Process Technology Instructor

River Parishes Community College
Reserve, LA
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Process Technology Instructor


Appointed by the Chancellor of the College upon recommendation of the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs


This is a 9-month, full-time position

Instructors may be assigned classes at any of the four River Parishes Community College campuses (Gonzales, Reserve, Plaquemine, and St. Charles Locations), as determined by student need and institutional demand. Teaching needs will include face-to-face, online, and/or evening classes. Full-time faculty are expected to serve on campus committees, participate in campus activities, and participate in student advising.


Process technology is defined as the study and application of the scientific principles associated with the operation and maintenance of the chemical processing industry. Teaching content includes areas such as process technology science, equipment, instrumentation, dynamic process control, quality control, troubleshooting, and safety.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a supportive learning environment for a diverse college student population. Instructors are responsible for planning, teaching, and managing student learning in all assigned areas of the programs that align with an approved course of study, state guidelines, program accreditation standards, and advisory committee recommendations. The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs.


The instructor will:
  • Effectively deliver, develop, revise, and teach classroom, lab and online curriculum in a team-oriented setting
  • Develop, plan, implement, and revise new and existing courses, curriculum, and lesson plans as needed
  • Apply necessary components of math, human relations, communications, and cultural competence as embedded soft skills in the technical curriculum
  • Develop and maintain appropriate lab equipment and environment for training
  • Develop and implement measures of program outcomes and effectiveness
  • Keep current with industrial practices and technology
  • Work with local industry representatives, as needed
  • Maintain office hours for student consultations
  • Meet College deadlines for attendance taking and grade submission
  • Consult with other College faculty and staff on issues relevant to student success
  • Monitor and document student performance
  • Work with the program advisory committee, as needed
  • Attend Departmental Meetings
  • Serve on Committees
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the River Parishes Community College Mission
  • Contribute to college-wide goals and activities


· Required:

o Associate of Applied Science degree in a related field and five years of full-time experience in the processing industry; or seven years full-time experience in the processing industry

o Current knowledge of various processing systems and practices

o Current knowledge of industrial safety rules

o Computer skills and use of internet

o Strong oral and written communication skills

o Ability to work with diverse student populations

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2022, or until a suitable candidate is located.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please attach a resume, transcripts, any pertinent certifications, and a list of three references. The top applicant will be asked to provide original transcripts. *In the ZipRecruiter system, it is likely that you will need to save these requested items for a complete application in one document for submission.
Company DescriptionRiver Parishes Community College is an open admission institution that partners with the communities and businesses of the river parishes region of Louisiana to provide workforce training, certificates, diplomas, and Associate Degrees.

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River Parishes Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. River Parishes Community College also operates in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, of the 1962 Educational Amendments and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to its programs and activities.. The College is also in compliance with the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-380) as amended by the (P.L. 95-568).

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