Dunwoody College of Technology - Minneapolis, MN
$57,500.00 - $62,500.00 Salary/year
Dunwoody College of Technology is currently seeking a full-time instructor to
teach in the Machine Tool program. Successful candidates will have a high
level of industry experience relevant to the courses, as well as a desire to
reinforce the mission and vision of our growing Machine Tool Program.
As one of our Machine Tool instructors you will be responsible for initiating
the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement;
creating an environment in which students can accomplish the learning
competencies of the course of instruction; maintaining, updating, designing
and developing new curriculum. The result should be students' abilities to
demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to
strengthen the profession.
Maintain curriculum within the college's worldwide instructional design
Instill professional principles, skills, and work ethics.
Work with students both in theory and lab to fabricate parts to print
Monitor and assess technical and academic progress and performance through
college attendance and grading recording systems.
Assist with the maintenance of shop equipment when required.
Other duties as assigned
MACH1110 – Machine Tool Fundamentals Lab
Manufacturing of parts through layout and bench work, includes the use of band
saws, drill presses, surface grinders, manual lathes and vertical mills. Basic
principles in metal-cutting technology includes threading, tapers, knurling,
boring, radii cutting and milling procedures such as squaring stock, the use
of rotary table and the many other milling and turning operations.
MACH1120 – Machine Tool Fundamentals Theory
Identification, recognition and calculations associated with basic principles
in metal-cutting technology including machine feeds and speeds, threading,
tapers, knurling, boring, radii cutting and milling and turning procedures.
Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles,
theory, skills, and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry
Creates a positive learning environment.
Monitors, assesses and advises learner on technical and academic progress
Uses current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of
Develops and upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains
equipment within assigned course of instruction.
Assists in the recruitment and placement of learners.
Leads the process of maintaining equipment and recommends new equipment
purchases within assigned program.
As a part of a team, designs and develops new curriculum within assigned
Provides support, coaching, and guidance to faculty members.
Participates in industry and/or professional organizations in order to
maintain and enhance program health and academic integrity.
Other duties as assigned.
Pedagogy: Exhibits competence. Is student centered, adapts/reflects
student needs. Is experiential/hands on. Promotes student's academic and
Curriculum: Relevant to current industry expectations. Compliant with
professional and programmatic accreditation standards. Competencies
addressed in presentations, syllabi, assignments. Syllabi are submitted in
a timely fashion. Assessment of students is objective and replicable.
Applied in an organized, deliberate manner. Allow for intentional
flexibility and innovation
Strategic Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and
skills to do the job at a high level. Makes good decisions. Provides sound
advice and problem solution. Provides honest and in-depth analysis on
problems and issues. Effectively presents creative ideas of others. Has
good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work.
Operating Skills: Makes decisions in a timely manner. Provides
challenging and stretching tasks and assignments. Holds frequent
development discussions. Provides individuals information so that they can
make accurate decisions; is timely with information. Clearly assigns
responsibility for tasks and decisions. Sets clear objectives and
measures. Monitors process, progress, and results. Is committed to
continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data. Creates
a learning environment leading to the most efficient and effective work
Courage : Has difficult conversations as necessary. Provides current,
direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to
others. Is a good judge of talent.
Energy and Drive: Is action oriented and full of energy for
challenging tasks/issues . Not fearful of acting with a minimum of
planning. Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers.
Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Organizational Positioning Skills: Can maneuver through complex
situations effectively and quietly. Is sensitive to how people and
organizations function. Anticipates where the land mines are and plans
his/her approach accordingly.
Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people.
Builds constructive and effective relationships. Is dedicated to meeting
the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
Supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all. Treats direct
reports equitably. Creates a climate in which people want to do their
best. Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core
purpose. Adheres to Dunwoody's core values. Is widely trusted - Keeps
confidences and admits mistakes. Practices attentive and active listening.
Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve
Associate's degree in Machine Tool Technology or related field OR
Specialized certification or advanced industry certification(s) and a
minimum of 6000 hours of industry experience
Strong PC skills, including experience with Microsoft Office suite
programs; database management skills