Job Overview

  • Experience Level Highly Skilled
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education 4-year degree

Function of Position

Adjunct faculty in Construction Technology are regional residents and part-time employees who can commute to MCC’s Brighton and Downtown Rochester campuses. Adjunct faculty prepare and teach courses in the Engineering Technologies Department, develop new educational materials, assist with the assessment of student learning, and report to the chairperson of the Engineering Technologies Department.

During semesters when they are asked to teach, adjunct faculty can expect to spend between three and ten hours each week in the classroom. The number of hours adjunct faculty spend in the classroom will depend on the number of courses or sections they agree to teach.

Successful candidates will have appropriate education in their field and relevant industry knowledge derived from work experience that they can share with students, a passion for teaching, the administrative skills necessary to perform effectively, and a desire and ability to support and mentor MCC students as they pursue their career goals.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance in Construction Technology per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
  • Teaches course(s)/section(s) when requested, as available, and as outlined by the Faculty Association contract
  • Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
  • Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
  • Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment and develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate in-person and/or remote learning
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records in accordance with Department and College guidelines, and submits them in a timely manner in the ways required by the College
  • Assists the Department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
  • Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design, as appropriate
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Demonstrates excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Department Chair

Required Qualifications

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution or Professional Engineer (PE) license with an associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Technology.
  • Three years’ or more experience in the field after earning an undergraduate degree.
  • Working knowledge derived from education and experience in one or more of the following construction-related course topics: CADD/3D Modeling/BIM; Surveying; Building Construction; Construction Management; Contracts and Specifications; Estimating; General Construction; Heavy, Highway and Site Construction; Project Management; Soil & Concrete Testing
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
  • Commitment to supporting an equitable, inclusive environment on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Evidence of proficiency with technology (i.e., Microsoft Office products, the Internet, discipline-specific tools, and software, etc.)
  • Awareness of the value of technology as a tool for teaching and experience and interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Commitment to continued professional growth

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited higher education institution in Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Civil Technology, Engineering Management or equivalent, including earned Bachelor’s in a construction-related field and a MBA
  • Five or more years’ field or professional experience after earning an undergraduate degree
  • Teaching experience in a construction-related discipline
  • Licensed Architect, Engineer, or Surveyor
  • Certified Concrete Testing Technician
  • Member of one or more construction industry associations (e.g., ABC, ACI, AGC, AIA, ASCE, CSI, DBIA, ISSMGE, NAPA, NRMCA, NYSAPLS, PCA, etc.)
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations as they relate to the construction industry
  • Familiarity with green design principles and standard and alternative energy systems
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
  • Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Experience with computerized student record management
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