The primary responsibilities for the position are teaching, advising, recruiting and program coordination for the Industrial Technology and Management program for the Auburn Hills, Warren, and Grand Rapids locations and other sites as they become available. The individual will cover various courses in ITM and related areas. S/he will participate in development and improvement of curriculum and curriculum delivery; participate in service work including student engagement activities and committees; and engage in scholarly activities and professional development aligned with current and emergent programmatic needs. This position will be required to teach off-campus and/or on-line. This position will be required to utilize our Learning Management System (LMS; currently Canvas).
Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Master’s degree in engineering, technology, business or a related field.
Required Work Experience:
A minimum of five years experience in a manufacturing environment. Effective interpersonal and public communication (orally and written).
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Prior teaching experience in higher education, especially with a nontraditional student population. Prior teaching experience using a Learning Management System (LMS) such as Canvas, Blackboard. Doctoral degree in a technical or business field.
1) Preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met. Courses could include, but are not limited to, Design for Manufacturing, Automation Technologies and Management, Production Flow and Plant Layout, Contemporary Issues in Industrial Management, Engineering Economics, Manufacturing Certification and Standardization and Manufacturing Improvement Management. 2) May be required to teach evenings or online. 3) Act as the program coordinator for the ITM program, including programming at all off-campus sites. 4) Exploring program opportunities at additional sites. 5) Act as a liaison between the program and industry/professional organizations. 6) Program marketing and student recruitment. 7) Provide accurate, timely academic advising for students, including semester plans/planning worksheets, use of MyDegree or other advising software, and Calendly or other appointment software. 8) Ability to work as a member of a team. 9) Contribute to the further development of a strong ITM Curriculum. 10) Assess student learning. 11) Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which include orientation and registration of students. 12) Ability to learn and utilize software technology that allows for continuous improvement to the academic program, student support services, and the overall student experience. 13) Keep regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students). Office hours will be established in consultation with the location Director and College of Engineering Technology. 14) Participation in functions which have academic significance. 15) Participation in University committees. 16) Faculty members also have professional responsibilities that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students; keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance. Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
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Unofficial Transcript 1
Unofficial Transcript 2
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Undergraduate degree. Transcript 2 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Graduate degree. Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
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