Adjunct Instructor 1 - Heavy Equipment

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Heavy Equipment  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38100 - School of Automotive & Heavy Equip

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: The College of Engineering Technology is seeking adjunct instructors to teach Heavy Equipment courses. 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 of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 at the latest.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Qualification by Credential: Master's Degree in Heavy Equipment or Automotive Engineering, or a related discipline OR a Master's degree and 18 graduate hours in Heavy Equipment or Automotive Engineering or related discipline.
Qualification by Tested Experience: Bachelor's degree in Heavy Equipment Service Engineering Technology or Equivalent degree. Minimum of three years full-time experience in the Heavy Equipment Service field or teaching in a Heavy Equipment related setting, within the previous five years.
Required Work Experience: Required experience is relevant to degree and experience. See Required Education.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: CDL Class A, Air Brake Endorsement, Haz-Mat Endorsement, or ASE Certification  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Conduct courses in the Heavy Equipment Technology program.
Delivery of instruction in a Lecture/Lab format.
Curriculum enhancement, as needed, to meet NATEF standards.
Development and presentation of educational experiences, utilizing varied methods and techniques to enable students, with a variety of learning styles, to attain the course outcomes.
Development and implementation of accepted assessment practices.
Assessment of student success toward outcome fulfillment.
Maintenance of office hours as required.
Off-campus or distance learning teaching may be required.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
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.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2, Certification  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts showing appropriate degree.
Unofficial Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants may attach a copy of unofficial transcripts showing additional degrees related to work experience.
Transcripts must include Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Certifications (OPTIONAL): Certifications relevant to this position may be attached (CDL Class A, Air Brake Endorsement, Haz-Mat Endorsement, ASE Certification)
Initial Application Review Date:
August 21st, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
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’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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