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Adjunct Faculty - Industrial Technology Instructor - Amarillo

Amarillo College
Amarillo, TX
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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At Amarillo College, our mission is: Transforming our community and economy through learning, innovation, and achievement. Every team member, regardless of job title or duties, is responsible first and foremost, for assisting students in every way.

This is an exciting time to work for Amarillo College! We are seeking our next Adjunct Faculty - Industrial Technology who will be all-in on our mission and who will Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, laboratory, online courses, or tech supported classes, and in immediate preparation for respective courses; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; and preparing teaching materials.

This is a continuous recruitment to be filled on an as-needed basis. Departments will refer to the pool of applications on file as needs arise. Applicants will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department be interested in scheduling an interview. Your application is valid for one year, however if you decide to remain in the applicant pool you must reapply.


Required: Associate Degree or higher and demonstrated competencies in Industrial Technology, i.e., HVAC, Instrumentation, or related field. Work experience and professional certification may substitute for educational requirements.

*High quality work experience and professional certifications may substitute for educational requirements.


Required: Three (3) years of industry-relevant work experience.

Preferred: Five (5) years of industry-relevant work experience.


Teach Industrial Technology courses as assigned each semester. Courses may be scheduled during mornings, afternoons, or evenings. Locations include any Amarillo College Campus, or any off-campus instructional site (Dumas, Hereford, partner high schools, and TDCJ Unit).

Perform teaching activities, including classroom instruction, directing projects, grading classroom and lab assignments, and assisting with student coursework, research and internships.

Plan, develop, and present organized classroom instructions and learning opportunities for students in accordance with approved course outlines.

Teach day and/or evening courses as required.

Teach off-campus, dual credit and online courses as required.

Develop curriculum.

Prepare syllabus i.e., determine course content that is consistent with the catalog description.

Select instructional materials (textbooks).

Assist with registration. Participate in recruitment activities.

As an Amarillo College employee, seek knowledge of and pledge to actively engage in a culture of caring striving to serve students, peers and the community by embracing the AC Core Values: Wow, Family, Fun, Innovation, and Yes!


Ability to work with and motivate students.

Ability to demonstrate excellent teaching skills.

Ability to work under stress.

Ability to work well with a team or independently.

Excellent oral, written and listening skills, including computer skills sufficient for email, course development and course management.

Judgment and decision-making ability.

Demonstrate and maintain competence in the use of instructional technology.

Demonstrate competence in his/her teaching field and related technologies.

Ability to ensure effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility.

Ability to exhibit effective teaching in Instrumentation courses with a willingness to learn new software applications as needed.

Ability to demonstrate commitment to student success, innovation, collaboration and instructional quality.

Notice: Applicants selected for employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal history background check and possibly a pre-employment drug test.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time, and be able to move materials weighing up to 25 pounds.

Working Environment: This job may operate in a classroom, online, or tech supported setting. This role routinely uses standard classroom and office equipment such as microphones, audio/video-recorders, computers, overhead projectors, phones, copy machines, filing cabinets and fax machines. Classroom location assignment may vary.

Salary: Highest Level of Education

Commitment Statement: Amarillo College is dedicated to building a workforce that embraces a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, fostering a culturally aware team at every organizational level. Our goal is a faculty and staff that mirrors the distinctiveness of our community and is continually enhancing their skills and knowledge to better serve our entire student population.

Promotional Opportunity Policy: Under the Amarillo College Promotional Opportunity Policy, only current appointed or part-time non-appointed employees will be considered for a position during the first five (5) working days from notice or posting


Part-time employees are entitled to a free gym membership at the First Bank Southwest Fitness center, Free tuition up to 6 credits per semester, and a generous retirement plan.

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