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Computer Electronics Technology Instructor

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Position Information

Job Title Computer Electronics Technology Instructor
Department Computer Technology
Position Type Full Time
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only) 1-6
Step Range 0-10
Salary Range $40,498 - $55,582
Pay Basis Annual
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair, and/or AVPI and in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use up-to-date discipline and pedagogical skills to ensure active participation and learning by students. In addition to technical expertise in the computer field, the individual must be able to communicate and teach effectively. He/she must also be willing to accept extra class overloads and night classes when required.

Position Reports To Department Chair, Associate VP for Instruction
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop, evaluate, and revise programs, courses, and objectives to ensure instructional and programmatic responsiveness to the occupational and academic needs of students and to ensure instructional quality as demonstrated by student’s achievement of competency-based objectives.
2. Stay current of changes that occur in discipline. Participate in departmental initiatives to infuse changes into curriculum Participate in interdisciplinary discussions which are directed at improving student learning and evaluating core competencies curriculum.
3. Participate in college and departmental committees and activities. Substitute for colleagues as appropriate.
4. Participate in college activities which include but are not limited to orientation, convocation, in-service, graduation, and workshops designed for professional growth and development.
5. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute syllabi which inform students, about course requirements, grading requirements testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
6. Participate in meetings called by the AVPI, or department chair for the purpose of disseminating information, providing input into the decision making process, and sharing expertise with colleagues.
7. Prepare professional development plan in consultation with the department chair; review plan on an on-going basis with the department chair; work with assigned peer/mentor.
8. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which will allow students to succeed. Use multiple measurements of assessment. Include opportunities for research and outside assignments.
9. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
10. Encourage use the of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.
11. Participate in minimum of thirty-five hours on instructional duties, including maintaining office hours for consultation with students.
12. Participate as a faculty advisor during registration process and during the semester by providing accurate career counseling and guidance at time assigned by the department chair or AVPI. Use the Program Degree Guide on an on-going basis to maintain current information about each student’s progress.
13. Provide appropriate information to Library staff regarding desired discipline materials.
14. Respond to requests for information from the AVPI OR VPI’s Office.
15. Follow procedures related to the Registration Office. including grade reports and deadlines; attendance records reports, withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
16. Participate in the preparation and updating of class schedules and the Catalog.
17. Distribute student evaluation forms on a timely basis.
18. Participate in faculty evaluations as described by the department chair and/or the AVPI.
19. Serve as peer mentor when requested.
20. Follow proper procedures for requesting textbooks, instructional supplies, and expendable supplies; submit travel and absence reports on a timely basis.
21. Participate in career days for elementary and secondary school students; participate in civic activities for the purpose of communicating services provided by the College.
22. Sponsor or provide assistance with student clubs and organizations.
23. Promote the College’s programs and curricula.
24. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.
25. Participate in Southern Association accreditation activities; implement institutional Effectiveness plan in occupation area.
26. Perform other duties assigned by the department chair, the AVPI, or the VPI.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of an Associate Degree in the teaching field.
Three year’s professional industry work experience in the teaching field.
Teaching experience in computer related subject matter is desired.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Computer Electronics or closely related technical field.
Knowledge and or experience in automation technology, including robotics, program logic controllers (PLCs), and drone technology.

Certificates/Licenses

A+, Network +, Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP), Certified
Electronics Technician (CET), preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have knowledge of operation and control of the types of computer systems used by the department, or similar systems; must have knowledge of computer networks, microcomputer operating environments, and applications software packages.
Must know or be able to learn what teaching and testing materials are being used for all Computer Electronics Technology courses taught at Laredo Community College; must be able to prepare error-free student testing materials; should reflect appropriate office and telephone etiquette and procedures; should be poised and articulate in English and in Spanish.

Must exhibit discipline competence; pedagogical competence, while engaging with students and must focus on student learning. Must be capable of operating specialized laboratory equipment and must have ability to use current technology to enhance teaching effectiveness. Must have concern of academic progress of students. Must possess cooperative and professional skill while dealing with College administrators, colleagues and students.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, bend, push and pull.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Exercised
Work Environment

Work is routinely performed in a standard office environment.
Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00112
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 04/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required work experience in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae