Assistant or Associate Professor of HVACR

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of HVACR  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38230 - HVACR

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Department of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position. Primary responsibilities include: preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met; and delivering courses in both a classroom and an on-line format. Additionally, advising students, recruiting students, developing industry relationships, developing curriculum, and serving on various committees within the department, college and the university.
The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: 1. Master's Degree in a related discipline OR
2. Bachelor's Degree in HVACR and five years relevant industry experience OR
3. Bachelor's Degree or higher in a closely related field and eight years relevant industry experience OR
4. Associate's Degree in HVACR and eight years relevant industry experience.
Required Work Experience: Required work 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: Relevant HVAC training and/or teaching experience.
Higher Education experience.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teaching courses in the Associate in Applied Science and the Bachelor of Science HVACR degree programs.
Responsible for the timely grading of course materials, the timely return of graded course materials, and the timely submission of course grades.
Advising students.
Developing and delivering curriculum.
Recruiting students.
Developing industry relationships.
Serving on department, college, and/or university committees.
Reports to the Director of the School of Built Environment through the Program Coordinator.
Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information and performing duties in compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, 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 members 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 and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, presentation, team and relationship building skills.
Working knowledge of state-of-the art HVACR processes, systems and methods.
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript showing applicable degree based on Required Education field.

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:
December 19, 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 The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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