Dunwoody College of Technology currently has the need for a part time adjunct instructor within its Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology program housed in the Construction Sciences and Building Technology Department.
These instructors will be responsible for delivering and maintaining curriculum in line with current industry standards and practices, advising students, developing curriculum, and building and maintaining relationships with industry. Courses are taught in daytime and evening.
Dunwoody’s Surveying & Civil Engineering Technology program provides education to students seeking employment in the surveying and civil engineering technology field. Infrastructure needs will require many technicians in the coming years.
The successful candidate will have the ability to disseminate the technical information required to the students along with applying the candidate’s own industry experiences to reinforce the prevalent theories in the program.
Course and section details are below:
These courses will be taught during Fall 2019 semester:
Examine the current state of the Geospatial Industry, including Geographic Information Systems(GIS) and Geospatial products.
Class is currently scheduled for Monday 5:00 - 9:00PM, but can be changed to meet instructor needs.
This position is responsible for initiating the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement; creating an environment in which students can accomplish the learning competencies of the course of instruction; maintaining, updating, designing and developing new curriculum. The result should be students’ abilities to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to meet industry and professional business standards.
Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles, theory, skills, and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry level positions.
Creates a positive learning environment.
Monitors, assesses and advises learner on technical and academic progress and performance.
Uses current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of instruction.
Develops and upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains equipment within assigned course of instruction.
Other duties as assigned.
Commitment to Dunwoody’s Mission – Works to provide a high-quality education experience for our students. Actively supports our commitment to a college culture that demonstrates mutual respect, trust, and collaboration. Demonstrates a commitment to community service. Exhibits good stewardship of college resources and facilities.
Drives High Performance Through Continuous Improvement – Demonstrates flexibility, is adaptable to change, and strives for continuous improvement. Actively seeks out solutions to problems. Works with a sense of urgency. Provides feedback upward and laterally, and makes recommendations for alternative ways of doing things. Continually challenges self to improve and perform job better.
Demonstrates Accountabilityfor Actions – Takes ownership of personal performance and development. Accomplishes assigned objectives. Honestly assesses self and can accurately articulate strengths and developmental needs. Seeks out feedback and advice from supervisor and peers, and takes action on both positive and constructive feedback.
Building Effective Relationships – Seeks out and responds to others appropriately. Communicates clearly and succinctly with peers and leadership. Acts maturely and professionally when faced with conflict. Actively listens to understand and asks for clarification when necessary. Builds trust with others and establishes rapport. Displays and exhibits appropriate and professional body language.
• Associate’s degree in Surveying or Civil Engineering Technology
• 3+ years industry experience • Industry credentials and certifications, as necessary by individual course content • Ability to work collaboratively and motivated independently. • Ability to express self clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. • Ability to use electronic technology and online resources to support the management and delivery of instruction.
• Bachelor’s degree (in progress, or completed) in related field • 1-3 years teaching experience • 5+ years industry experience • Strong PC skills, including experience with Microsoft Office suite programs; database management skills
About Dunwoody College of Technology
Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, not-for-profit, endowed institution of higher education. It is one of the few institutions of its kind in the nation, and has been a champion of applied education throughout its history. Its mission is to provide students with a high-quality technical education that result in an immediate job and a fulfilling career.Located in the Lowry Hill neighborhood next to downtown Minneapolis, Dunwoody College offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of technical fields. The College maintains strong ties to local business and industry and values a diverse faculty, support staff, and student body and their unique contributions to an inclusive Dunwoody community. As articulated by our founder William Hood Dunwoody, the College's vision is to provide "for all time" a place where people of diverse backgrounds receive learning opportunities that prepare them for "the better performance of life's duties."