Associate Professor, Design and Technology (Fall Term 2022) - Closing Date February 14, 2022

Seminole State College of Florida (Sanford)

United States

February 14, 2022


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    Position Title Associate Professor, Design and Technology (Fall Term 2022) - Closing Date February 14, 2022

    Job Requisition Number 104368 Date Posted January 14, 2022 Closing Date February 14, 2022 Position Type FAC FT Department Center for Design Pay Benefits and Work Schedule

    Salary is $59,749 to $85,312 based on education and related work experience in accordance with Salary Schedule in Article 26 of the UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement for employees and qualified dependents, professional development opportunities great work-life balance including time off when the College is closed, paid holidays and sick leave. In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a percentage towards retirement, based on the employee's selected plan.

    Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work history even if attaching a resume.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application prior to 11:59 PM on February 14, 2022):

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
  • Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
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    This is a regular full-time, Bargaining-Unit teaching position on track for continuing contract to begin August 2022. The standard contract length is 228 days; however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department needs. Assigned campus location may vary based on enrollment.

    Job Description: The School of Construction, Design, Engineering and Information Technologies is seeking a dynamic, innovative leader for a full-time faculty position responsible for the division's emerging design technology courses shared by multiple departments. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in 2D and 3D design industry specialty software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Naviswork, Bluebeam and other industry-related software. The primary teaching assignments are the software-based courses such as CAD and Revit; however, this position will provide support to programs such as interior design or construction as needed.

    Faculty responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and developing industry-driven curriculum and following state mandated curriculum framework.
  • Collaboration with other faculty within the division on interdisciplinary curriculum development to reflect current industry standards and content.
  • Supporting college policies, procedures and inclusiveness.
  • Participating in department and college activities and serving on committees.
  • Interfacing with community partners to remain current with workforce needs and promoting internship and mentoring opportunities.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with local high schools and university partners.
  • Assists with the recruitment of students.
  • Implements strategies to increase student retention and completion.
  • Participating in grant writing proposals that relate to the industries this position serves.
  • Attending college wide meetings and training as they apply to the division.
  • Professor will attend a minimum of one graduation ceremony.
  • Essential Functions:

  • Plans, organizes, and teaches classes as assigned. Develops detailed outlines and syllabi as required for each class. Project-based instruction will be incorporated into each respective class as appropriate.
  • Makes use of professional growth opportunities, including but not limited to the Seminole State Faculty Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Incorporates teaching strategies relevant to academic discipline that foster student learning, success and retention.
  • Engages students and supports student learning success in and beyond the classroom (i.e., help students to develop and maintain a good work ethic).
  • Works effectively, respectfully and productively with people from all cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Maintains required office hours to provide assistance to students, both individually and in small groups.
  • Advises students in matters relating to academic progress.
  • Works with other faculty in support of curricula improvements as appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program competencies.
  • Collaborate with Computing and Telecommunications Services (CTS) staff to ensure computer labs are maintained and licenses are current.
  • Complies with college policies and procedures with required deadlines.
  • Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as required. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment (Sanford/Lake Mary, Heathrow or Oviedo campuses). And may require travel between campuses.
  • Participates in committee work as requested.
  • Contributes to collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Becomes actively involved with the diverse community that the college serves.
  • Works with other college departments to engage community partners that support the College Mission and Vision.
  • Performs all other site and position specific responsibilities as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Building Construction, Construction Management, or other related technology degree.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in AutoCad and Revit.
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Bluebeam, Navisworks and other BIM software.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite and other design / architectural related software.
  • A minimum of two years of direct industry experience with construction documents.
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) from an accredited institution in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Building Construction, or Construction Management
  • Previous teaching experience at the college level.
  • Previous teaching experience with online learning modality and technology (i.e. distance learning).
  • Experience utilizing emerging technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver exceptional teaching and learning such as Hololens, and laser scanners.
  • Previous leadership experience in an educational setting.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the learning- centered approach to teaching and project based learning.
  • Experience in writing grant proposals and/or participation in grant activities.
  • Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Seminole State College.
  • Understanding of and commitment to working with a diverse student population.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • English reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional courteous demeanor.
  • Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Work Environment and Special Considerations:

  • Works in classroom/lab environment.
  • May travel between campuses and occasionally offsite for field trips, department special events and projects.
  • This position is not eligible for Veterans' Preference.

    This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

    Conditions of Employment

    Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security- sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.

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    Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans' or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.

    Other Information


    Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida's Veteran's Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant's military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran's Preference laws.

    To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.


    Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

    This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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