Adjunct Instructor 1 - Automotive Engineering

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Automotive Engineering  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38130 - Automotive Service

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: Teach AAS degree level coursework in the College of Engineering Technology. Depending on qualifications, subjects taught could include manual drivelines, brakes, electrical, engines, steering and suspension, electronic fuel management, chassis electrical, automatic transmissions, heating ventilation and air conditioning, service area or automotive machining.

A focus on student success is expected. Office hours are required with at least one hour for each class taught. Use of current technology is 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 of this position is August 2023 at the earliest, and January 2024 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Qualification by Credential: The standard to teach college credit courses at the associate degree level (1xx, 2xx) shall be the bachelor's (or higher) degree in field, or closely related area.
Qualification by Tested Experience: a bachelor's degree or higher out of field and an associate's degree in field and five (5) years of relevant industry experience; or a bachelor's degree out of field and seven (7) years of relevant industry experience; or an associate's degree in field and seven (7) years of relevant industry experience.
The industry experience shall illustrate professional expertise at a level to be foundational to the development of professional judgement that safeguards public property and life safety. ASE Master Technician may substitute for two (2) years of industry experience.
Required Work Experience: Required experience is relevant to degree and experience. See Required Education.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: Appropriate ASE certifications based on content of course taught.  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Lifting (up to 40 pounds)
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Previous Career and Technical Education teaching experience.
Previous college teaching experience.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach Auto Service courses.
Responsible for teaching Auto Service course objectives according to established guidelines.
Ability to use Microsoft Office, Mitchel on Demand and All Data.
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.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are 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 online environment.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Certification
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts to show proof of appropriate degree.
Unofficial Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants may attach a copy of unofficial transcripts showing additional degree(s) 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.
Certification (REQUIRED): Please attach a copy of your ASE certification(s).
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‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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