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Job No. 140101

  • Job Title:
  • Faculty, Plastics Technology
  • Employer:
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Location:
  • Williamsport , PA
  • Posting Date:
  • 10-Jan-2019
  • Description:
  • Position Summary
    The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and student advising in Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology programs.

    Position Work Calendar 172-day calendar
    Position Work Hours/Week
    Abilities and Skills
    *Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
    *Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
    *Working knowledge of equipment requisite to the teaching area. (Minimum)
    *Competency in PC based design and simulation software, i.e., Moldflowtm, Inventortm, etc. (Desired)

    Education
    *Bachelor’s degree in Polymer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related discipline. (Minimum)
    *Master’s degree in Polymer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related discipline. (Desired)
    *Undergraduate studies in Polymer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related discipline from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). (Desired)

    Experience
    *Four (4) years of Industrial experience in plastics manufacturing. (Minimum)
    *Successful teaching and curriculum development experience at the college/university level. (Desired)

    Responsibilities and Duties
    -Instruct and evaluate students in Plastics Technology and Plastics Engineering Technology. (Essential)
    -Advise, schedule, and maintain accurate records on students. (Essential)
    -Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential)
    -Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Essential)
    -Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Essential)
    -Contribute to the betterment of the College through School wide committee participation. (Essential)
    -Contribute to the betterment of the College through College-wide committee participation. (Marginal)
    -Assist with laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance. (Essential)
    -Assist with the preparation of grant proposals and with follow-up activities. (Essential)
    -Assist Department Head with the design in development of instructional material lists, equipment specifications, program review, department budget requests, and assist in planning and development of master schedule. (Essential)
    -Collect, maintain, and analyze student outcomes assessment data for use within Department and School. (Essential)
    -Attend College, School and Department meetings as scheduled. (Essential)
    -Assist in providing tours and student recruitment activities scheduled by the College, School, and/or Department. (Essential)

    Machines/Tools/Equipment
    *Equipment requisite to the teaching area

    Physical Standards
    *None

    Positions Supervised
    *N.A.

    Interfacing Departments
    *None

    Special Job Features
    *Finalists for this position must present a sample lesson.
    *Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
    *The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to all the provisions of the bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association.
    *Background check will be required on selected candidate.

    Position Level FI
    Employment Group Faculty
    FLSA Status Exempt
    Additional Expectations
    -Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
    -Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
    -Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
    -Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
    -Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
    -Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

    College Statement
    This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

    Office/School School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Tech
  •  Contact information:
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Williamsport, PA 17701
  • United States
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