To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Kirkwood Community College seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Construction Management and Architectural Technology/Construction Management/Engineering (ACE) Instructor. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge base in construction technologies and building systems in both residential and commercial projects. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated construction leadership experience in directing on-site construction. Successful candidate should be proficient in technical math, analyzing construction documents, general carpentry skills, and also have knowledge and experience in electronic scheduling software as well as electronic take-off software. Teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level is desirable. Primary duties will include instructing students, meeting regularly with industry stakeholders and communicating with department staff, students, and other faculty.
Teaching occurs mornings, afternoons and/or evenings and is comprised of face-to-face lecture, online learning, and hands-on laboratory activities. Teaching assignments may include on campus and at one or more of the college's regional centers. Related work includes communication with industry partners, serving on college committees, developing curriculum, evaluating and reporting student performance in compliance with college policies and procedures, assisting in the development and implementation of college initiatives. The instructor will be responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of an individual Professional Preparation Plan as outlined in the College's Quality Faculty Plan.
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Be able and willing to deliver courses in variable delivery times, methods, and locations as required by the college.
Effectively organize, prepare, and teach assigned courses in accordance with established syllabi to students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
Evaluate student performance and provide timely feedback on a regular basis.
Utilize the Kirkwood Learning Management System to post course syllabi and relevant documents and provide access to student grade book.
Maintain minimum office hours and be available on an as-needed basis for student questions and discussions regarding their performance.
Participate in curriculum development, revision, and assessment activities at course, program, department, and college levels.
Discuss program, career, transfer options and other college services with students to support informed academic decisions.
Cultivate student engagement through facilitation of and/or participation in college-sponsored activities.
Participate in the development and/or execution of departmental and college tasks, projects, and goals.
Maintain relationships with K-12, transfer, and community and/or industry partners.
Regularly engage in professional development activities and actively seek information about developing trends and ideas.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
Represent Kirkwood Community College in a positive manner with prospective, current, and former students, clients, supplies, and the community.
Organize and present various concepts to a wide range of students.
Deliver courses in a variety of delivery methods and formats.
Manage a classroom setting consistent with Kirkwood's mission, values, policies, and practices.
Communicate with students, colleagues, and other Kirkwood staff maintaining professionalism and respect.
Maintain minimum office hours per week and be available on an as-needed basis for student questions and discussions about performance.
Possess a working knowledge of technology necessary for instruction.
Collaborate and contribute to department and college committees and projects.
Maintain and improve professional skills relevant to the Construction Management program.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
A Bachelor's Degree in a related field or a combination of 6000 hours of relevant, tested experience, education, and training in the construction/ACE industry.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
Community college teaching experience.
Hold current OSHA-10, CAPM, and USGBC LEED Association Green certifications.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
At Kirkwood Community College, we are focused on success. Whether you are a prospective student or parent, an employer or simply someone who cares about the growth and vitality of eastern Iowa—you have an energetic, committed partner with us at Kirkwood. Since the mid-1960s our graduates have worked, raised families and prospered in this area. More than 70,000 of these grads have applied their academic degrees to work in a host of fields. Tens of thousands more have enjoyed life-enriching experiences through our Continuing Education programs. As our college has grown, so have the tools and facilities to meet the changing needs of our Creative Corridor. A key part of that growth in service is our network of regional centers. Kirkwood employees have long set the standard for innovative talent, visionary spirit and overall excellence in their work. Being part of Kirkwood means being part of a deep commitment to the success of every student, every day.