Heavy Equipment Instructor

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DIVISION: Applied Technology & Workforce

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Applied Technology

BASIC FUNCTION: Full-time, nine month position with potential for supplemental summer term contract. This position includes classroom and laboratory instruction as it relates to all courses/topics taught within the Heavy Equipment program as listed in the college catalog.

Required – Post-secondary diploma or AAS degree in Heavy Equipment or related field, or
three years of recent experience as a heavy equipment operator, or heavy equipment instructor, or combination of both.
Currently hold or have the ability to obtain Class A CDL with one year of employment.
Basic computer skills
Preferred – Additional work experience as diesel technician a plus.
CDL training experience.
Underground utility and/or GPS experience.
Surveying experience.
Bachelor’s degree.
Previous teaching experience.
Bilingual in English and Spanish languages.
Copies of all academic transcripts are required. Unofficial copies are acceptable at the time of application. Upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment, a complete set of original transcripts will be required.

1. Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
2. Ability to work in a team environment.
3. Knowledge of and skilled in service procedures and equipment operation related to heavy equipment.

1. Conduct effective instruction in all assigned areas, using approved course outlines.
2. Develop, revise, and maintain current program curriculum for assigned courses.
3. Notify the Academic Dean, Executive Dean of Student & Academic Services, designee, or individual in charge as early as possible of inability to meet a class.
4. Assess student progress and maintain accurate online grade computations. Submit grade reports to Student Services according to designated timelines.
5. Generate and coordinate work projects for the Heavy Equipment program each semester.
6. Attend all faculty and division meetings and serve on college committees as appropriate.
7. Schedule and meet with program advisory committee a minimum of once per year.
8. Recommends additional media center instructional materials.
9. Assist in the budgeting process by identifying instructional materials and equipment.
10. Counsel, advise, and/or refer students as appropriate.
11. Maintain evidence of competency achievement (knowledge and application of knowledge) and demonstrate continuous professional development as outlined in the Quality Faculty Plan.
12. Assist in promotion and recruitment of the instructor’s respective program(s).
13. Submit requisitions for needed supplies to immediate supervisor.
14. Serve as a resource person for students and graduates regarding job opportunities.
15. Enforce all Northwest Iowa Community College student policies.
16. Participate in professional development activities.
17. Provide students written course expectations, including course objectives, attendance policy, methods of evaluation, and grading practices.
18. Conducts business or industry training as needed.

WAGE/SALARY RANGE: $49,000–$52,000 annual nine-month salary with potential for summer term supplemental contract. Annual salary based on experience and education.



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