Academic/Faculty, Online/Distance, Other - Academic/Faculty, Vocational/Technical Education
Courses may be taught on campus OR online
Dunwoody College of Technology currently has the need for an adjunct instructor within its Construction Sciences and Building Technology Department.
The instructor will be responsible for delivering and maintaining curriculum in line with current industry standards and practices, advising students, developing curriculum, and building and maintaining relationships with industry. Courses are taught in daytime and evening.
The successful candidate will have the ability to disseminate the technical information required to the students along with applying the candidate’s own industry experiences to reinforce the prevalent theories in the program.
MAJOR OBJECTIVE: This position is responsible for initiating the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement; creating an environment in which students can accomplish the learning competencies of the course of instruction; maintaining, updating, designing and developing new curriculum. The result should be students’ abilities to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to meet industry and professional business standards.
Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles, theory, skills, and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry level positions.
Creates a positive learning environment.
Monitors, assesses and advises learner on technical and academic progress and performance.
Uses current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of instruction.
Develops and upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains equipment within assigned course of instruction.
Assists in the recruitment and placement of learners.
Leads the process of maintaining equipment and recommends new equipment purchases within assigned program.
As a part of a team, designs and develops new curriculum within assigned program.
Provides support, coaching, and guidance to faculty members.
Participates in industry and/or professional organizations in order to maintain and enhance program health and academic integrity.
Other duties as assigned.
Potential available courses and details are below:
Course Name: CMGT3111 Construction Law (3 credits) Course Description: Examine the components of Construction Law using case law studies and construction documents to understand and identify the legal issues and liabilities encountered in connection with a construction project. Semester: FALL 2021 Day(s) of the week: Tuesday Evenings Times: 6:00 - 7:30pm
Course Name: CMGT3304 Construction Technology II Course Description: Analyze electronic-based technology through research and case studies to distinguish the appropriate technology to effectively manage the construction process. Semester: FALL 2021 Day(s) of the week: Thursday Evenings Times: 7:30 - 9:25pm (Online or on campus)
Course Name: CMGT4211 Construction Topics II Course Description: Investigate a selected topic in various areas of construction allowing a problem of special interest to be further examined. Semester: FALL 2021 Day(s) of the week: Tuesday Evenings Times: 6:00 - 8:55pm (Online or on campus)
Master’s degree in program of study related to the discipline (such as Construction Management, Architecture, or Law, or Occupational Safety)
3+ years industry experience
Industry credentials and certifications, as necessary by individual course content
About Dunwoody College of Technology
Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, not-for-profit, endowed institution of higher education. It is one of the few institutions of its kind in the nation, and has been a champion of applied education throughout its history. Its mission is to provide students with a high-quality technical education that result in an immediate job and a fulfilling career.Located in the Lowry Hill neighborhood next to downtown Minneapolis, Dunwoody College offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of technical fields. The College maintains strong ties to local business and industry and values a diverse faculty, support staff, and student body and their unique contributions to an inclusive Dunwoody community. As articulated by our founder William Hood Dunwoody, the College's vision is to provide "for all time" a place where people of diverse backgrounds receive learning opportunities that prepare them for "the better performance of life's duties."