Dunwoody College of Technology currently has the need for an adjunct instructor within its Construction Sciences and Building Technology Department.
The instructor will be responsible for delivering and maintaining curriculum in line with current industry standards and practices, advising students, developing curriculum, and building and maintaining relationships with industry. Courses are taught in daytime and evening.
The successful candidate will have the ability to disseminate the technical information required to the students along with applying the candidate’s own industry experiences to reinforce the prevalent theories in the program.
MAJOR OBJECTIVE: This position is responsible for initiating the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement; creating an environment in which students can accomplish the learning competencies of the course of instruction; maintaining, updating, designing and developing new curriculum. The result should be students’ abilities to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to meet industry and professional business standards.
Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles, theory, skills, and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry level positions.
Creates a positive learning environment.
Monitors, assesses and advises learner on technical and academic progress and performance.
Uses current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of instruction.
Develops and upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains equipment within assigned course of instruction.
Assists in the recruitment and placement of learners.
Leads the process of maintaining equipment and recommends new equipment purchases within assigned program.
As a part of a team, designs and develops new curriculum within assigned program.
Provides support, coaching, and guidance to faculty members.
Participates in industry and/or professional organizations in order to maintain and enhance program health and academic integrity.
Other duties as assigned.
Potential available courses and details are below:
Course Name: CMGT2131-01 Course Description: Examine the principles of construction safety and identify health hazards using the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)1926 Construction Industry Regulations and MNOSHA Laws and Rules. Emphasis is on OSHA 30-hour Construction standards. Semester: SPRING 2022 Day(s) of the week: TUE/THU 1:30-2:55P *Can adjust to align with instructor needs* Class Time(s): 1:30-2:55P
Course Name: CMGT2230-90 Course Description: Evaluate structural behavior, structural materials, and load resistance for vertical and horizontal projects. Focus is on how construction managers work with designers. Semester: SPRING 2022 Day(s) of the week: THUR Class Time(s): 5:00-8:55PM
Course Name: CMGT1231-90 Course Description: Analyze a sequence of construction tasks using network diagrams, Gantt charts, and the critical path method to create a project schedule. Semester: SPRING 2022 Day(s) of the week: MON Class Time(s): 5:00-8:55PM
Course Name: CMGT3211-90 Course Description: Apply basic accounting and finance concepts in the construction industry to analyze project data and financial statements to forecast, monitor and manage the costs of a construction project. Analyze the unique characteristics of construction accounting and finance through their use in budget development, securing funding, and cash flow to forecast the implementation of business decisions on financial statements. Semester: SPRING 2022 Day(s) of the week: MON Class Time(s): 6:00-8:55PM
Course Name: CMGT4120-90 Course Description: Analyze statics and strength of materials as used for the application of material specifications, quality control, and testing required in the field. Emphasis on field documentation and verification of subcontractor work. Semester: SPRING 2022 Day(s) of the week: WED Class Time(s): 6:00-8:55PM
Qualifications for CMGT2131-01, 2230-90, and 1231-90:
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related program
3+ years industry experience
Industry credentials and certifications, as necessary by individual course content
Qualifications for CMGT3211-90 and 4120-90:
Master’s degree in any area with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or relatedprogram
3+ years industry experience
Industry credentials and certifications, asnecessary by individual course content
Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, not-for-profit, endowed institution of higher education. It is one of the few institutions of its kind in the nation, and has been a champion of applied education throughout its history. Its mission is to provide students with a high-quality technical education that result in an immediate job and a fulfilling career.Located in the Lowry Hill neighborhood next to downtown Minneapolis, Dunwoody College offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of technical fields. The College maintains strong ties to local business and industry and values a diverse faculty, support staff, and student body and their unique contributions to an inclusive Dunwoody community. As articulated by our founder William Hood Dunwoody, the College's vision is to provide "for all time" a place where people of diverse backgrounds receive learning opportunities that prepare them for "the better performance of life's duties."