Full-Time, Faculty Engineering and Engineering Technology - Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 148221
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Sun May 29 2022 Job Description:
For over fifty years, Quinsigamond Community College has provided opportunities for a first-rate education and personal growth to thousands of area men and women. Some students choose to prepare for immediate entry into a career field. Some choose to transfer to bachelor's level programs at four-year colleges and universities, and some choose opportunities for personal growth and cultural enrichment. Quinsigamond Community College is seeking student-centered faculty and staff who are committed to the community college mission and actively engaged in promoting diversity.
The Engineering faculty member will be responsible for teaching, curriculum development, student assessment, student advisement, and related college service activities within the Associate in Science in Engineering, Engineering-Biomedical Engineering Option, and/or Electronics Engineering Technology programs. The full-time workload for this position may require day, late afternoon, evening or weekend hours and may take place in Worcester, Southbridge, or any another QCC satellite location.
Member reports to the Dean of the School of Business, Engineering & Technology.
The full-time faculty member exercises supervision over personnel assigned to him/her.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.Provide classroom, laboratory and/or team teaching instruction and facilitate individualized and non-traditional approaches to learning as appropriate in the following topic areas:
a.any one or all of the Engineering and Biomedical Engineering (ERG) courses to include, but not be limited to: 2D/3D CAD, introduction to materials science, statics, thermodynamics, and strength of materials.
b. any one or all of the Electronics Engineering Technology (ELT/ELM) courses to include, but not limited to: Introductory and intermediate electronics, digital circuits, embedded microcontrollers, photonics, mechatronics and robotics systems, programmable logic controllers, and instrumentation and control technology.
2.Develop and/or revise instructional materials using common higher education teaching and learning approaches.
3.Develop and apply instructional methods that engage students of varying learning styles, academic abilities and varied ethnic backgrounds.
4.Develop and apply assessment strategies that maximize the learning process and measure student learning outcomes.
5.Actively participate in ongoing curriculum & program review.
6.Serves as Champion to promote innovation and educational opportunities in our Engineering/Engineering Technology lab spaces for our diverse student population.
7.Conduct academic advising and assistance of students.
8.Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
9.Assess the effectiveness of Engineering (ERG) and Engineering Technology (ELT/ELM/MNT) courses and curriculum in concert with other full-time or adjunct faculty members within the area.
10.Support campus activities of the of Engineering (ERG) and Engineering Technology (ELT/ELM/MNT) programming in concert with other full-time or adjunct faculty members within the area and with staff across the College. This may include, but not be limited to, such activities as regular review and revision of curriculum; submission of all reports and accreditation materials, as appropriate; participation in program recruitment activities both on and off campus; promotion of the program with regional employers, business and industry associations, etc.
11.Work collaboratively and effectively with internal and external colleagues as needed to recruit and retain students.
12.Participate in community and industry outreach as appropriate to program development and student success.
13.Support of Engineering (ERG) and Engineering Technology (ELT/ELM/MNT) program development as needed, including working with the program coordinator to monitor ongoing equipment maintenance needs, to identify and coordinate software and hardware integration, and equipment testing and/or related upgrade.
14.Work with the program coordinator to develop and maintain related business/industry partnerships.
15.Actively participate in all meetings and activities of the program advisory committee including membership development, review and utilization of curricular input, etc.
16.Travel as necessary among multiple campus locations, employer sites and other off-campus locations as required supervising students in cooperative education placements or internships.
17.Work closely with the program coordinator to seek alternate funding sources to enhance program quality and service to students.
18.Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; striving to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
19.Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
20.Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation, both in and outside of the classroom.
21.Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assess processes and procedures and revise accordingly.
22.Participate in college service activities in concert with the provisions of the MCCC Agreement.
23.Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline plus 5+ years progressive industry experience in engineering, electronics and/or advanced manufacturing.
Master's Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related discipline, or ability to complete Master's Degree within 5 years of date of hire.
Three years or more of successful industry experience as an engineer, and working within a fast-paced technical environment.
Two years of successful college teaching of Engineering, Engineering Technology or other technical courses preferably in a community or technical college setting.
Documented examples of curriculum / course development and assessment.
Demonstrated experience in using technology in the teaching of Engineering or other technical courses.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of MATLAB? or Scilab? or other industry-recognized software programs.
Demonstrated track record in innovative, non-traditional modes of instruction and instructional delivery, including team teaching across disciplines, on-line learning and service learning.
Demonstrated experience in collaborative efforts working with high schools to develop college readiness at the high schools to transition to college as it relates to Physics, Mathematics and/or Engineering.
Demonstrated experience in working with baccalaureate institutions on transfer and articulation.
Well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges, their students and philosophy.
Evidence of understanding of and appreciation for diversity and multiculturalism.
Integration of computer technology into instruction.
Predisposition to working in a dynamic environment requiring flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork.
Strong evidence of passionate commitment to striving for excellence in working with students, faculty, and staff and in responding to opportunities that extend the Mission of the College.
Documented evidence/examples of effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.