Applications are being accepted for a full-time Electrical Power Distribution Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College, Beaver Dam campus. The primary teaching responsibility will be Electrical Power Distribution, however, class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings and weekends. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Trades.
Beginning: August 2018
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.
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. Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation and updating of curriculum.
5. Collaborate with College staff to recruit students. Assist with student recruitment by participating in College recruitment events, partnering with student recruitment staff, maintaining relationships with alumni and proactively promoting the College and services offered.
6. Collaborate with College staff to retain students and help them be successful. Work with Student Affairs staff to provide guidance to students. Assist in advising students regarding course enrollment, program and course content, lifelong learning and other program-related subjects.
7. Work with internal customers, including student services staff, adjunct faculty and other College staff, to provide consistent, effective learning and support for students. Support the College by staying current with internal and external changes and provide input by participating in College meetings and activities.
8. Build and maintain ongoing relationships with community, industry and clinical partners. Participate in external meetings and activities.
9. 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. Assist with mentoring other full-time and adjunct faculty.
10. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry. Work with supervisor to identify alternative funding sources as needed.
1. Associate Degree. If no Associate Degree, must be willing to obtain an Associate Degree from an accredited program. Progress toward an Associate Degree will be measured through the successful completion of a minimum of six (6) credits of coursework annually, beginning with the second year of employment.
2. Two (2) years (4,000 hours) of paid work experience related to the program(s) being taught, including one (1) year (2,000 hours) of related paid work experience that has been acquired within the past five (5) years. In lieu of this one (1) year (2,000 hours) of recent experience, two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the past five (5) years may be considered. (Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience means eight (8) semesters of part-time teaching or four (4) semesters of full-time teaching at an accredited institution.)
3. Appropriate work experience includes the erection, maintenance, and repair of wood poles, metal towers and cable, the installation and servicing of transformers, generators, conductors and underground distribution, the operation and replacement of overhead and underground residential distribution (URD) related equipment, as well as repair and routine maintenance of transmission and distribution networks. Must be familiar with safety rules, OSHA and DOT requirements, electrical code, rigging, right of way, climbing equipment and tree trimming. Proficiency in map reading, surveying, specifications and drawings is required.
4. Certificate of Apprenticeship from the Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards (BAS) OR a federally registered program preferred.
5. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) (Class A) for operation of a line truck and trailer required.
6. OSHA-30 cardholder preferred.
7. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload and type/variety of communication.
8. 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.
9. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
13. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.
14. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
Group Life Insurance
Group Health Insurance
Group Dental Insurance
Group Vision Insurance
Long Term Disability
Accumulative Sick Leave
403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options
Employee Assistance Program