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PT Instructor Pool - Non-Degree Fire Services

Company: Madison Area Technical College
Location: Madison
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

PT Instructor Pool - Non-Degree Fire Services

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Job Posting Date:
August 1, 2022

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
PT Instructor

School of HPS_Fire

Job Description:

Madison College is recruiting a pool of highly motivated and qualified candidates to teach part-time courses for the Non-degree Fire program. Applications will be accepted continuously for the 2022-2023 academic school year. If you possess the aspiration to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you to impact the community and lives of our students positively. Madison College is a first-choice institution that offers exceptional educational opportunities to our students providing high-demand skills for professional and academic growth.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College - it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the instruction of Fire Fighter Services at the non-degree continuing education level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, school, and college levels.

This position reports to the Dean of the School of Human Protective Services.

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitate student learning by developing appropriate instructional strategies to fit students' needs to support student engagement.
  • Evaluate student performance and provide regular feedback in courses taught by the instructor.
  • Contribute to student success and retention by advising students with course selection, career concerns, internships, and other matters.
  • Serve as an advocate for students and engages in activities that help students achieve their goals such as writing letters of recommendations, and/or helping students link with internships, service learning, job shadowing and other forms of networking.
  • Provide support to the program, the school, and the college by attending and engaging in events and meetings and participating fully within the team environment.
  • Continually revises curriculum to improve student learning.
  • Continually improve teaching through professional development activities and the integration of new techniques and technology. This includes the development and implementation of individualized professional development plan.
  • Maintains a commitment to the college mission, vision and values. Comply with college policies, directives, and work rules.
  • Other duties as defined by department, college, or officials.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Skill in communicating effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated skill in communications and human relations with populations of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities.
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. This includes, but is not limited to, knowledge/experience with current educational methods/strategies such as learner-centered instruction, active learning, assessment, evaluation, collaborative techniques, and strategies aimed at closing the achievement gaps across race, gender, class, and disability.
    • Ability to teach courses at non-degree continuing education levels.
    • Ability to communicate complex and difficult concepts and ideas to students with varied backgrounds and levels of preparedness.
    • Ability to learn new and emerging technologies and incorporate them into the classroom and curriculum.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues on course and program promotion, direction and innovation.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      1. High school diploma. Associate's degree preferred.

      2. Two (2) years (4,000 hours) experience developing and delivering learning.

      3. Certified Wisconsin Emergency Services Instructor (ESI) with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) or obtain within 60 days of hire. Must maintain ESI Certification with the WTCS. For Support Instructors: 2 years or 4,000 hours, Certified Wisconsin Emergency Services Instructor (ESI) with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) or obtain within 60 days of hire.

      Madison College utilizes pool postings for all Part-time Instructor positions. This posting is a pool position to collect applications for potential part-time instruction positions. Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.

      If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2023. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials.

      We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.

      If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline, (608) 246-6900.

      To ensure that emails from us regarding your application do not go to your spam folder, please add the domain as a safe sender in your email.

      Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221

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      About Us
      Welcome! Thank you for visiting our career site, where Madison College is committed to matching talent to opportunity. We are known for our real-world, smart approach to learning - offering students innovative, high-tech career pathways and college transfer opportunities with more than 150 programs to choose from. Madison College is a great place to work and has been for over 100 years, serving more than 33,000 students in 12 south-central Wisconsin counties. The College offers generous salaries, benefits, and an inspiring work environment. Employees enjoy a culture dedicated to lifelong learning, wellness and inclusiveness.

      Take some time and look around - once you've have a chance to explore our current opportunities, apply to the ones you feel best suit your interests, background and experiences. Thereafter, you can keep track of your application status and watch for new opportunities that might be of interest to you.

      Along with our competitive wages, check out the benefits that we offer:
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      As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying.

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