Dunwoody College of Technology currently has the need for adjunct instructors within its Electrical Construction Department.
The instructors 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 the evening.
The successful candidates 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.
Potential Available Courses:
Course Description: Electrical Planning and Scheduling: Create a sequence of construction tasks using industry methods to generate construction schedules with preplanned and design build work-flow analysis. Examine potential conditions that impact planning of projects including supply chains, logistics of materials and equipment, and the workforce.
Day(s) of the week: 2 days / week Thurs 5 -8pm Synchronous / Friday check in Asynchronous
Class Time(s): Thurs 5 – 8 pm Online
Course Description: Electrical Lab: Investigate and apply electrical principles and theories utilizing electrical math, basic schematics, test equipment, circuit connections, and analysis techniques to identify and predict electrical circuit behaviors for a greater understanding of electricity.
Day(s) of the week: 2 days /week Hybrid Flex
Class Time(s): Tues / Thurs 5 – 7pm Online and In person
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.
All faculty should meet the minimum standards required by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Faculty will have at minimum an applicable associate’s degree, related credentials, and experience in the subjects taught
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."