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Salt Lake Community College
  • Position Number: 4821074
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Position Type: Business - Accounting

Assistant Professor, Manual Machinist Program - SLTC

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Manual Machinist Program - SLTC

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status: Tenure Track

Reports to (title): Associate Dean

Department: Div of Apprent. & Construction Related Tech (School of ATTS)-2N3

Requisition Number: F23TT12

Position Type: New position

Job Category: Faculty

FT/PT: Full-time

Initial Work Location:

Starting Salary: $64,822 - $80,000

Job Open Date: 06/28/2023

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date: 07/11/2023

Job Summary: Ranked as one of the best places to work, Salt Lake Community College is located in the Salt Lake Valley, nestled in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. This area boasts more than just winter recreation; it is also the cultural heart of Utah. The cities and surrounding area offer year round, world-class recreation, sporting events, history, arts and entertainment. Utah consistently earns top accolades for its exceptional economy, affordable cost of living and strong communities.We dont just state our values; we live them through dedicated, collective effort. Our values ground our future endeavors and help us realize our mission of being an open-access, comprehensive community college committed to the transfer education and workforce needs of our students. Click here for more information: SLCC Mission and Values.The successful candidate will provide classroom and lab instruction in all aspects of the SAT Manual Machinist program while working with students in an open-entry, open-exit competency-based classroom and lab. SLCC Faculty are required to collaborate with other departments sharing the machine lab and work with the internal departments to recruit students and market the program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Essential Job Duties
a. Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization.b. Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.c. Work closely with department peers and administrators to understand processes and procedures that lead to becoming a successful teacher and contributing member of the academic unit.d. Maintains professional and collegial behavior.

a. Creates an effective, supportive learning environment for Salt Lake Technical College students.b. Teaches courses consistent with department procedures, appropriate Course Curriculum Outline (CCO), and catalog description.c. Provides each student with a syllabus* (paper or online) at the first-class meeting that complies with department procedure and the CCO.d. Teaches assigned classes at the scheduled time and place, meeting during required contact hours.e. Demonstrates the incorporation of active and applied learning in courses taught (hands-on and engaged high-impact activities).f. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments.g. Promotes the development of critical thinking among students.h. Actively participates in the update and production of new curriculum development and related activities as a contributing team member of Salt Lake Technical College.i. Maintains campus presence on contract days to respond to instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college, and community. Actively and consistently engage all students enrolled in programs assigned to teach on a weekly basis, ensuring contact is significant and meaningful.j. Maintain availability to teach courses at times directed by the academic needs of the program and availability of staffing pool. The department recommends final teaching assignments with the final decision by the Academic Administrator.k. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards.l. Consistently improves course quality, design, and course integrity through participation in the college- wide assessment of student learning.m. Maintains student attendance, progress, completion, employment outcome records, per SLTC requirements.n. Tracks and reports student progress minimally on a weekly basis, preferably as part of a daily routine.o. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance. Informs students of progress to date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines.p. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment. Prepares and submits incident reports to the Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy.q. Uses appropriate resources and technology in the delivery of courses.r. Collaborates with colleagues for instructional improvement.s. Coordinates and supervises internships and clinical experiences for students as assigned.t. Responds to voicemail and email communication promptly (generally within 1 contract day).u. Meets deadlines.v. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure.w. Partners with the college to provide innovation to improve the learning environment.x. Promotes support for the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College by incorporating culturally- competent pedagogy and inclusivity practices.Under the direction of supervisor/Academic Administrator, engages employers, industry representatives, and community members.

Professional Activity
a. Maintains necessary educational credentials, professional skills, and demonstrated teaching competencies consistent with department standards.b. Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers when appropriate.c. Expands knowledge in discipline and teaching craft on an ongoing basis.d. Promotes the professional development of peers/colleagues through recognized professional activities (in-service activities and the presentation of conference papers and/or publications, and other methodologies appropriate to the teaching field), as approved by departments.e. Participates in the collegial mentoring relationship, serving as a mentor and/or mentee in the department and college.f. Engages in local, state, and/or national professional organizations appropriate to the faculty role.g. Serves community partners as content area experts.h. Completes required training and participates in professional development.i. Actively participants in continuous review of technical education programs to ensure their relevance and appropriate rigor.

Service to the College
a. Provides service to the institution through appropriate participation in academic and campus committee assignments; offers adequate service on at least one department, school, or college-wide committee.b. Promotes, models and exhibits the College Values with colleagues, students, and community stakeholders.c. Responds to discussions and requests for department work in a timely manner (e.g. answers email, completes task assignments, etc.)d. Mentors new faculty as assigned.e. Serves on tenure sitting committees for department colleagues when appropriate, providing meaningful feedback to colleagues.f. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines and other pertinent federal regulations.g. Assists in maintaining a safe and secure campus environment.h. Reviews and recommends program textbooks and/or materials.i. Attends Convocation, Professional Development Day, Commencement, and other institutional meetings (e.g. department meetings).j. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints.k. Assumes an active role in the student advising process, formal and/or informal, per departmental guidelines.l. Meets with and updates the counseling office; updates and maintains advising materials per departmental guidelines.m. Develops and/or participates in student recruitment and retention strategies. (Career and Majors Fair, Pathways to Professions, informal outreach, etc.)n. Assists with the assessment of credit for prior learning as needed.o. Participates in the formulation and implementation of department initiatives.p. Evaluates and revises program offerings/materials on an ongoing basis and develops new curricula as needed.q. Participates in strategic planning and monitors the institutional effectiveness and accountability process.r. Provides leadership and instructional integrity through classroom observation, mentoring, and evaluation of part-time employees or serving on tenure sitting committees as needed. Participates in state-level issues as requested.s. Reports maintenances issues for classrooms and equipment to appropriate authorities.t. Maintains inventory, if appropriate, of equipment, tools, supplies, and storage/disposal of hazardous materials required for classes and request appropriate equipment repair.u. Actively participates in the informed budget process.v. Identifies budgetary needs and priorities within the program as applicable.w. In collaboration with program faculty coordination and under the direction of supervisor, completes required service, responding to employer and community needs in timely and relevant manner.

Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 1. Associates degree and 7 years full time work experience in the machining industry with extensive knowledge and experience in both conventional and CNC Machinery.

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Current professional industry experience.2. Knowledge of SLCC reporting system and registration process.3. Prior professional work experience, preferably in higher education, working with disadvantaged and underserved populations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions: Priority Review Date: July 11, 2023. Applications received by this date are given first priority in screening. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a needed basis until position is filled. The following documents are required to submit the application:1. Resume or curriculum vitae,2. Copy of transcripts,3. Cover letter. For additional consideration, please attach resume or curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, or credentials for consideration.Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to participate in a teaching demonstration.SLCC HR Dept will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist. In addition, official transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.SLCC Faculty General Description found Appendix 1 Faculty Compensation and Workload Handbook. SLCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for FT Faculty members. Please visit: SLCC Employee Benefits Page.SLTC Faculty are issued a 12-month Faculty Appointment with vacation accruals and other exciting benefits.

SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utahs largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utahs fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA: Exempt

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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