Adjunct Instructor 1 - Construction Management

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Multiple Locations
Categories: Staff

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Construction Management  
Location: Multiple Locations  
Department:

38220 - Construction

 
Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: To hire adjunct faculty to teach one course or a variety of courses, in one or more of the following degree programs: Building Construction Technology AAS, Civil Engineering Technology AAS, and Construction Management BS. In addition to the more common topics associated with the degree programs, experience in construction, surveying, construction finance, construction law, and virtual design and construction will be considered. Assignments may be lectures or labs; face-to-face, blended or online; in Big Rapids, Grand Rapids or other locations to be determined. A focus on student success, office hours, and use of current technology are expected.

This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.

The anticipated start date for this position is January of 2023 at the earliest and August 2023 at the latest depending on departmental needs.
 
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: 1. Master’s degree or higher, in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or master’s degree or higher, in a field related to course content plus five (5) years full-time US commercial or industry construction experience (this is required to teach 300 and 400 level courses) OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or appropriate related field and an MBA plus five years (5) full-time US commercial or industry experience with increasing levels of responsibility (this is required to teach 300 and 400 level courses) OR
3. A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering or appropriate related field and ten (10) years full-time US commercial or industry experience with increasing levels of responsibility (this is required to teach 100 and 200 level construction courses).

 
Required Work Experience: Required experience is based on degree attained. Please see Required Education field.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    

Physical Demands:

  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Preference will be given to candidates with construction industry experience in BIM, VDC, MEP and/or civil.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Meet established course outcomes.
Plan, deliver, and grade all course content and student work for assigned courses.
Conduct construction management, building construction technology, and civil engineering technology classes, labs, or other assignments as directed and in a professional manner.
Position may entail full-time or part-time teaching loads and related activities, based upon program need.
Close consultation with program faculty, as well as training via university-provided programs (where appropriate).
Approved adjuncts who have not received appointment will be asked to provide a minimum of one lecture or lab delivery per academic year as a demonstration of their interest and an opportunity for adjunct faculty development and preparation.
Maintain a minimum of one hour per week per course section for office hours to meet with students outside of class or lecture at a time convenient to the students.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Attendance at organizational meetings of the program, school, or college is highly encouraged.  
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Resume 
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 
 
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts showing appropriate degree. Transcripts must include: institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.


Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants who have completed additional coursework or obtained an additional degree related to this position may attach an unofficial transcript.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

 
Initial Application Review Date:
October 3, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes   
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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