Moraine Park Technical College seeks an instructor for General Chemistry on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-7:55pm on our Fond du Lac campus this spring. The course runs from January 22 - May 17.
We are also seeking an instructor for Introduction to Biochemisty this spring. This course will run Thusdays on the Fond du Lac Campus from 9 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. from January 25 - May 17.
These positions report to the Associate Dean of General Education.
1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
2. Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments. Utilize Learning Managament System (Canvas.)
3. Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
4. Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting and incorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan.
5. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry.
1. Master's Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry, or a Master's Degree in any field or discipline and 18 graduate credits in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
2. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner. Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students. Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers.
4. Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy.
5. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn.
6. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet, and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
7. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
8. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively. Excellent problem solving skills.
9. Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
10. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.