Faculty, Electromechanical & Automation Instructor

Northcentral Technical College
Rib Mountain, WI
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Applications must be submitted by 12:01 a.m., December 04, 2023.Thank you for your interest in a career at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). NTC offers outstanding career opportunities at our beautiful campus with state-of-the-art technology and a stimulating and diverse environment. Employees are offered an amazing Total Rewards package with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and generous paid time off - including two paid closures for the winter holiday (Christmas - New Year) and summer (week of July 4th), for most full-time positions. NTC is "The College that Cares" and makes a difference in the lives of our employees and students.If you have the desire to help students while positively impacting the community, we'd love for you to join our team! Salary is commensurate based on occupational experience and qualifications.JOB SUMMARY, DESCRIPTION & QUALIFICATIONS:
Job Summary

This full-time faculty position will support instruction for NTC's Electromechanical Technology and Automation Systems Technology programs. The individual should be comfortable teaching in a variety of formats using multiple forms of technology for instruction. Possible course topics could include: PLCs and HMI, Ethernet, Robotics Semi-Conductors, AC/DC Fundamentals, Digital Electronics, AC/DC Drives, Print Reading, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Mechanical Systems, Servo Systems and Machine Control, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0 Fundamentals.

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative life-long learning. The College seeks team-oriented, student-focused individuals who have a deep value of education to facilitate learning. NTC staff serves in alignment with the College's mission, vision, core values, and operating principles, and Board of Trustee's Executive Limitations and Productivity and Quality Measures. As a member of a learning team, faculty report to a designated dean and participate in program, school, interschool, and College-wide team activities. Faculty provide instruction, expertise, and leadership within their program and content area. Faculty are expected to remain current in their area of expertise and in the field of education through professional growth and continuous learning activities. Faculty contribute to the College community as exemplified by committee involvement, participation in leadership activities, academic advisement of students, and sponsorship of student activities. Faculty members are also encouraged to be involved in the NTC College through various service opportunities in community organizations or through other community activities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

NTC Faculty will serve their learners and the College in the following ways:
  • Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, out-of-classroom activities, and the mentoring of students and peers.
  • Support and maintain collaborative relationships with business & industry, community-based organizations, and K-16 partners.
  • Assess and evaluate student performance in alignment with the College assessment plan in a timely manner.
  • Conduct assigned classes for the scheduled length of time.
  • Submit final grades by the scheduled due date identified on the academic calendar.
  • Post and maintain office hours.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and achievement for up to one semester after the semester end, unless requested for a longer period of time.
  • Furnish written evaluations as requested by students.
  • Coordinate instructional support services to meet individual student accommodation and modification needs.
    • Coordinate instructional material and timely distribution of such to regional campuses.
    • Assist in student academic advising.
    • Utilize and engage in professional day activities and team time as designated.
    • Maintain course outcome summaries, learning plans, Performance Assessment Tasks (PATs), syllabi, and online Learning Management System template in the approved College format and time parameter.
    • Actively select and use appropriate learning materials and resources including textbooks, library resources, equipment and supplies to enhance learning.
    • Assist in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a new or modified course/certificate/program. Identify areas in need of improvement. Stay current and focused on learner needs.
    • Collaborate with the program team in identifying, developing, implementing and evaluating strategic goals and objectives (Team Action Plans, Instructional Vitality Process).
    • Assist in identifying, planning, and delivering continuing education and Business and Industry workshops and seminars.
    • Participate in the budgeting and procurement process.
    • Keep professionally up-to-date in area of content expertise and in the teaching profession.
    • Participate in institutional, advisory and program team and committee meetings.
    • Actively support diverse learners.
    • Attend the College's in-service sessions, and commencements and other activities as directed.
    • Assist in the orientation of new full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty, and all other employees within their content areas.
    • Maintain professional certifications, licensures, and requirements.
    • Assist in student recruitment and Student Services activities.
    • Attend College Open Houses (on-campus and off-campus, set-up and take down) to assist with student recruitment.
    • Assist with dual credit and other articulation/transfer agreements.
    • Assist with coordination of grant development and management as directed.
    • Maintain documentation as required by accreditation, program, or clinical sites.
    • Assist, participate, support, and carry out the duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Required

In limited circumstances, NTC may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Education: Bachelor's degree in related field

Qualified at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor by the Wisconsin Technical College System. Must also meet Higher Learning Commission requirements, accreditation standards, and/or licensing standards where applicable.


Occupational instructors must have a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) full-time or equivalent demonstrated relevant occupational experience. At a minimum, occupational experience has to have occurred at least one year within the last five years; may waive the occupational experience of one year within the last five years if the candidate has two years post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.
  • Preferred: Background in both industrial automation and electromechanical

Knowledge of the latest industry 4.0 technologies and their implementation

Prior teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability: Success and commitment as a team member, fostering consensus and collaboration in and out of the classroom. The ability to manage projects, set and achieve specific objectives and measure results. Proficiency in use of technology, computers and software.

Other Requirements

Preferred: OSHA Outreach trainer or OSHA 10 Certification

Physical Requirements

Carrying/Lifting 10-25lbs - Low

Carrying/Lifting 25-50lbs - Low

Carrying/Lifting > 50lbs - Low

Sitting - High

Standing/walking/climbing - Medium

Squatting/Crouching/Kneeling/Bending - Low

Repetitive Hand/Foot Movement - Low

Pushing/Pulling/Reaching Above Shoulder - Low

Work Environment

Indoor/Office Work Environment - High

Outdoor Weather Conditions - N/A

Irritated or Agitated Individuals - Medium

Hostile or Violent Individuals - Low

Hazardous Fumes/Odors/Toxic Chemicals - N/A

Confined Spaces (as identified by OSHA) - N/A

Work-Related Travel - Low

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