Aviation Instructional Faculty (Avionics) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Tucson, Arizona





Job Description:

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Aviation Instructional Faculty (Avionics), Applied Technology Division (Occupational)

Posting Number              20F3H11171

Position Type                   Faculty- General Funding

Salary                                $59,291- $85,976 (based on education and experience)

Job List                              External

Close Date                        Open until filled 

 



About Pima Community College

Pima Community College is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.  We value the diversity of our workforce and seek to hire and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are intentional about social justice, and addressing issues of equity and inclusion, as well as institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.  See our Diversity website for additional information about our commitment.

 



About the Position

The position is available beginning the 2020-21 academic year as a twelve-month contract. Faculty teach and work a set schedule over a twelve-month academic year, July - June, that could include day, evening, and weekend duties.


Instructional Faculty - Aviation Faculty teach a variety of courses in aviation maintenance technology. The selected candidate must be an effective communicator and must be able to demonstrate the techniques required in the performance of a wide range of maintenance, inspection, and overhaul procedures on various types of aircraft and aircraft systems.



Benefits

Please refer to the College Employees Personnel Policy Statement, under the section Benefits at:  pima.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/personnel-policy-statements/common-policy.html

 



Duties and Responsibilities

General Duties:


  • Instruct students and work with them on strategies to help them achieve academic success

  • Use current, effective classroom management techniques

  • Monitor and continuously improve instruction to ensure Student Learning Outcomes are met on a classroom, discipline/program, and College level

  • Evaluate student performance

  • Continually improve instruction utilizing appropriate delivery methods

  • Evaluate and revise course outlines and course materials

  • Provide academic advising

  • Maintain competency and currency in the teaching fields as well as in teaching strategies, subject delivery modalities, and assessment methods

  • Serve actively as a member of the department and discipline groups

  • Participate in fostering partnerships that strengthen educational opportunities in response to community needs

  • Represent the department and/or campus on college-wide committees

  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students and utilize a collegial style in all forms of communication



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The College places a premium on candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit and an openness to new approaches and professional growth.  We recognize that our faculty body is strengthened by a cross-sectional breadth of experience.


  • Current issues, trends, advances, research, and practices impacting the discipline

  • Student learning styles: ability to adapt and modify instruction based on the instructional needs of students, including working with accommodations and accessibility                 

  • Assessment instruments and their interpretation: knowledge of appropriate and effective use of assessment information to improve instruction           

  • Evaluation of students' educational progress: ability to maintain high instruction and learning standards and assess students' academic progress in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes              

  • Teaching in traditional and non-traditional formats such as online, web-enhanced, and D2L courses: knowledge of curriculum development, course design, and delivery              

  • Techniques for academic advising: knowledge of the resources available to students to assist them with academic and personal challenges, and ability to help students access those resources            

  • Competencies in multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusivity: knowledge of diverse community college student populations, and the ability to address diversity in effective instructional practice and student learning          

  • Mission: appreciation for the Community College mission



Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications requirements for faculty positions are governed by our faculty qualification standards. This position is in an Occupational discipline and requires the following to obtain Pima Community College teaching certification:


  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant certification AND one of the following:

Academic Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in any field and 3 years of avionics work experience OR

Work Experience:


  • 5 years of avionics work experience

The selected candidate will:


  • Work a flexible schedule including afternoons and evenings as needed to meet student demand

  • Possibly work at more than one Pima Community College Campus, depending on need

  • Teach in multiple modalities, including in- person, online, and hybrid

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience teaching online courses and/or alternative instructional formats

  • Experience using a Learning Management System, preferably D2L Brightspace

  • Experience with innovative teaching methodologies



Directions for Applying and Other Important Information

Degrees and courses qualifying for Pima Community College teaching certification must be from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants currently in progress for a degree or additional coursework to meet the minimum qualifications must have the degree conferred and/or coursework completed by May 2020.

A degree from any college outside of the United States (even if the transcript is in English) may need to be evaluated by a foreign transcript evaluation service. Pima Community College requires that applicants use an evaluation agency that is a member of NACES or AACRAO's corporate partners

Before ordering an evaluation, check with the Faculty Certification Office to confirm whether you will need to complete this step.

To submit an application you must include the documents that are listed within the application form as required.  Documents listed as optional do not have to be attached in order to submit the application. Follow the directions in the application form to upload your documents.  At minimum, these documents are required:



  1. Resume. This should be up to date and account for and describe all gaps in employment.


  2. Letter of interest or cover letter. This is a description of your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. The letter should not exceed three (3) pages.


  3. Diversity Statement. In one page or less, please share your experience working with diverse student populations and also indicate how that informs your teaching practice and/or philosophy.


  4. Unofficial copies of transcripts. These must be:

    1. for all post-secondary degrees you have listed in your application

    2. legible (front and back) and show the name of the regionally accredited institution, the degree conferred, and the page(s) explaining the institution's grading system

    3. attached to the application even if they have been submitted in the past



The selected candidate(s) must provide Faculty Certification with official (unopened) transcripts and/or official (unopened) foreign transcript evaluation.


Selection Process:

The selection process typically consists of one or two advisory group interview(s), a teaching demonstration, and an administrative interview.

Candidates invited to the interview process will be chosen from those who most closely meet the stated requirements.  Meeting these qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact http://www.pima.edu/pima-jobs/contact-us.html

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions, please contact Rosa Valenzuela at rovalenzuela@pima.edu

 



About the College and Tucson Community

Pima Community College is committed to becoming a premier community college, one that is built on a foundation of student success, community engagement, and diversity. We hire people who:


  • set and meet high standards

  • believe in service and accountability

  • have a passion for learning

  • are creative

  • can help fulfill our mission

  • understand the first-generation college student experience

  • are knowledgeable about the challenges of underprivileged populations

  • are knowledgeable about the traditions and culture of the populations of the Southwest, including Latinos and Native Americans

  • have cultural sensitivity and understanding of the needs of differently-abled, veterans, and LGBTQ

We are one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the nation, opening our doors to nearly 45,000 credit and noncredit students each year. With six campuses and more than 100 learning sites, we are a comprehensive community college, offering learners of all backgrounds and ages a variety of opportunities to meet their educational goals:


  • University transfer programs

  • Occupational education programs

  • Adult Education/HSE preparation

  • Workforce and Business Development

  • Continuing Education

The College meets the needs of the community by offering instruction when and how our students want it: evenings, weekends, year-round, in traditional classroom settings, online, in web-classroom hybrids, and in semester-long or accelerated formats. Employees can expect to participate in innovative, flexible scheduling, in keeping with the College's vision, to provide access to learning without the limits of time, place, or distance.

Pima Community College is in Tucson, an inclusive and welcoming oasis in the Arizona desert. A cosmopolitan community just 65 miles from the Mexico border, Tucson is enriched by a tapestry of vibrant cultures. Tucson enjoys nearly 300 sunny days a year, and, as the city sits in a valley surrounded by four mountain ranges, residents can travel from the saguaro-studded desert floor to inviting pine forests in 45 minutes. With a population of about 1 million, metropolitan Tucson boasts excellent schools, hundreds of miles of hiking trails and cycling paths, affordable housing, an active LGBTQ community, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and an up-and-coming downtown. In all, Tucson is as great a place to live.


Additional information about the College may be found at www.pima.edu.


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