Reports to Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Medical and Retirement benefits.
The Trade Program Director reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer and is responsible for all aspects of providing classroom instruction and/or skill development training in a classroom/shop setting for all the students in the program. The Director coordinates curriculum with the Dean and other program Directors, as necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities/Functions
• Prepare required course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, and catalog descriptions for assigned courses. Place all required information on the College’s Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas.
• Assist in curriculum planning, including planning, developing, and implementing curriculum additions, deletions, and revisions for assigned courses.
• Supervise student work on shop or campus projects.
• Provide instruction and develop student skills for assigned courses.
• Order, purchase, and store supplies and materials.
• Serve as Officer on Duty on a periodic basis, as scheduled.
• Oversee compliance with applicable safety standards, OSHA regulations, accident prevention rules and procedures, and hazardous materials handling requirements in the shop and on all school-related projects.
• Prepare shop facilities for open houses, Board evaluations, guest tours, government inspections, and other special events.
• Assist individual students with classroom assignments and skill development to encourage successful attainment of program standards.
• Regularly and consistently monitor and record student aptitude and performance in classroom and/or shop setting by means of standard instruments of evaluation and submit grades to the Registrar as required for assigned course.
• Implement the College’s academic policies, such as those relating to grading academic probation, course failure compensation.
• Plan and coordinate the logistics for course functions, including: instructional equipment and supplies; field trips; off-campus appointments; and guest speaker presentations to the students.
• Maintain close cooperation and coordination with the Provost, through the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer, for all technology issues.
• Execute required professional development activities, as outlined in the College’s Faculty Professional Development Plan.
• Attend and participate in scheduled In-Service Training sessions.
• Assist the administration through service on various administrative committees.
• Participate in college disciplinary processes, such as those regarding Disciplinary Appeal, Disciplinary Review, and Scholarship Review.
• Enforce student compliance with the College’s Conduct Code, including regulations regarding attendance, dress and grooming, drug and alcohol abuse, fire and safety, and those general regulations that embody the ideals of gentlemanly behavior.
• Attend and perform any assigned duties for special events, such as: Freshman Orientation, Convocation, Freshman Day, Homecoming, Applicant Interviewing Days, Founder’s Day, Service Week, Spring Cleanup, Commencement, and Alumni Day.
• Follow all college policies and procedures as described in the Staff Handbook.
• Assist students in adjusting to established disciplinary standards and in internalizing the vital moral, ethical, and spiritual values of the College, with special emphasis on developing a positive work ethic.
• Perform other duties as may occasionally be assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer or the President.
Qualifications (Skills and Abilities Required)
• The Electrical Program Director must have at least ten years of progressively responsible trade experience to the level of job site supervisor. An Associate’s degree or higher is desirable.
• The Director must be able to show a command of relevant theory and practice and contemporary knowledge of the Electrical trade.
Preferred Start Date
August 16, 2021
• Occasional travel for professional development.
• Physical demands of the position require standing on your feet for extended periods of time to teach in the classroom.
• Must be able to practice and demonstrate the curriculum of the trade program.
Electrical Program Instructor(s) – Full and Part-time Adjuncts
Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Email cover letter that details teaching and industry experience and interest in Williamson, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Michelle T. Williams
Vice President of Academic Affairs/CAO