This is an opportunity for a faculty appointment during Spring Semester of the 2019-2020 academic year that may be renewed by semester at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Trade Technologies.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teach a part-time (10-13 credits per semester) load of college-level courses in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician (ACMT) Department of the College's School of Trade Technologies.
Teach and test skills in both lecture and laboratory settings.
Teach morning and afternoon courses.
Develop and revise courses and instructional materials for both lecture and laboratory courses.
Provide quality instruction and services to a very diverse student population.
Assess student outcomes at the course, department, and college levels.
Utilize campus technology to stay current in the aviation maintenance technician profession and connect to faculty, staff, and students.
Participate actively in ACMT Department and School of Trade Technologies meetings, coordination activities, and College-wide committees.
Establish, cultivate, and maintain collegial and cooperative work relationships with colleagues in the Department, Department academic advisors, administrators, support staff, and all College personnel.
Participate in ongoing professional development activities and professional association memberships.
Dates of Appointment:
Spring Semester 2020 (January 13 - May 15, 2020)
Our Aircraft Technician Program:
Minneapolis College educates students for careers as aviation maintenance technicians by teaching the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power Plant curriculum (14 CFR Part 147.)
The ACMT Department consists of three cohorts of 25 students each, two unlimited, full-time instructors, and one temporary, part-time instructor. Our objective is to prepare students to pass the FAA Airframe and Power Plant license examination and obtain post-graduation employment as "A&P Licensed" aviation maintenance technicians.
We teach our ACMT Department students in class room and lab space located in the Delta Air Lines Building C at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Minneapolis College is one of 49 Delta Air Lines "preferred" aviation maintenance technician schools. ACMT Department students and faculty benefit from a School Partnership Agreement between the College and Delta Air Lines that provides the Department with access to the support of one of the nation's largest air carriers.
The State of Minnesota offers eligible employees an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Full time instructor salaries currently range from $37,437 - $82,417 annually on the basis of education and experience; salary schedule placement is determined in accordance with the 2017-2019 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty. Adjunct faculty members who teach fewer than five (5) credits per semester will be compensated at the rate of $1,400 per semester credit.
Must be able to satisfy requirements for issuance of a contractor's T.O.C. security badge issued by Delta Air Lines, including, but not limited to, the ability to pass the required background check.
Diploma in aviation maintenance.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid occupational experience in aviation maintenance.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
FAA Airframe and Power Plant License (FAA 147 Requirement)
Teaching experience in a community college or technical school setting
Occupational experience as an aviation maintenance technician
Demonstrated success in teaching adult learners from diverse backgrounds
Experience developing and using active and experiential learning strategies
Student-centered teaching approach; demonstrated ability to contribute to student growth and development; demonstrated ability to solve problems
Evidence of a strong and clear understanding and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community colleges and their students, faculty, staff, and administrators and the communities that they serve
Commitment to participating in the intellectual life of the Department, and a willingness to participate in the life of the College through leadership in Department and College-wide committees
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Computer skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel and course management software applications (i.e. D2L.)
Professionalism, diligence, collegiality, and a commitment to strive for excellence
Demonstrated desire and ability to stay informed on current aviation maintenance technician industry and technical education trends and best practices through professional development
Willingness to be actively involved in promoting the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program to prospective students, employers, and College donors
INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE BY PRIORITY REVIEW DEADLINE OF FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Submit a cover letter, cv/resume, and unofficial copies of all transcripts, online to: https://minneapolistech.peopleadmin.com/. Application materials submitted by any other method are unable to be considered. Applicants should be prepared to provide contact information for at least four (4) references who can directly address your qualifications for this position (prefer that at least one reference observed you while you were acting in a teaching capacity).
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS TO BE CONSIDERED. Copies of transcripts will be acceptable for the screening process; however, the successful candidate must provide official transcripts at the time of hire.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving approximately 8,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. The college enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The college has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the college's graduates.
Minneapolis College is located downtown with easy access to jobs, internships, city life, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural activities just steps away. The Twin Cities is also home to a population of more than three million people and has one of the highest concentrations of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the country. The region consistently ranks high in quality-of-life surveys, with a relatively low cost of living and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 37 colleges and universities across 54 campuses, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fourth largest system of higher education in the United States.
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