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 for the spring 2021 semester:
SCVL1220 Transportation & Municipal Design. Utilize the principles of civil design with industry software to create elements of transportation and municipal design. This class is scheduled to meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays online from 12-2:50pm. We can flexibly move this class to accommodate the adjunct’s time.
SCVL2140 Civil / Surveying Topics. Topics in land surveying and civil engineering presented and examined through lectures, speakers, and field trips to develop an awareness of current trends, issues, and the future of the surveying and civil design industries. This class does not yet have a scheduled time. We can accommodate what will work for the adjunct.
SCVL2260 Site & Subdivision Design. Utilize the principles of civil design with industry software to create elements of site design, including the design of subdivisions and study of the subdivision process. This class is scheduled to meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 330-530pm.We can flexibly move this class to accommodate the adjunct’s time.
CMGT4220 Utility and Construction Design.Examine the infrastructure systems related to public works projects produced in the United States; presented and discussed through a series of speakers, field trips and readings in order for construction professionals to realize the importance of our infrastructure systems and how they affect our society, including an analysis of current and future needs.
MAJOR OBJECTIVE: 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.
• Bachelors degree in Construction Management or Architecture or related field
• 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.
• Master’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."