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Adjunct Instructor - Electrical Apprenticeship

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Position is open until filled with applications reviewed as received. Copies of transcripts must be provided at time of application. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring from all degree granting institutions. If you cannot attach them to your application when prompted, please mail to CWC, ATTN: Human Resources, 2660 Peck Ave, Riverton, WY 82501.

Position Details

Title Information

Class Title Instructor - Adjunct (Bachelors)
Title Code INST008
FLSA Exempt
Salary Grade NA
Salary Schedule NA
Min Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Position Information

Posting Number 17-N005
Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Electrical Apprenticeship
Job Summary

Instructional faculty has the important responsibility of creating an innovative learning environment both inside and outside the classroom to inspire success and excellence in student learning. Instructional faculty members are also expected to adhere to professional standards and ethics. Under the general direction of the Dean of Business, Technical, Health & Safety, the Instructor Electrical Apprenticeship will prepare students to successfully pass the Electrical State Journeyman examination; teach students a variety of residential, commercial and industrial electrical theory and place a strong emphasis on students learning the National Electrical Code.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Teach various Electrical Apprenticeship courses including residential, commercial and industrial electrical theory and the National Electrical Code (NEC) in both on-line and classroom courses.
2. Prepare students to successfully pass the Electrical State Journeyman examination.
3. Use innovative pedagogies and emerging technology to enhance learning by working with the Director of Distance Learning to incorporate the latest technology, and distance education techniques to enhance the students learning experience.
4. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
5. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
6. Promote a collaborative learning environment that extends beyond the traditional classroom.
7. Provide an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary focused curriculum.
8. Participate in student recruitment and community outreach efforts.
9. Keep current on degree requirements and applicable electrical subject matter in order to advise students in the electrical apprencticeship program.
10. Assist in department and program budget development and compliance.
11. Actively participate in annual and five year academic program review(s).
12. Assess and revise curriculum offerings which includes all curricular forms, including course syllabus, as required, to align with the NEC and National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum.
13. Be student focused.
14. Work with in a Learning Management System (LMS) to manage on-line curriculum, student progress and grades.
15. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
16. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades according to established CWC protocol and deadlines.
17. Share student information with other faculty and counselors when deemed appropriate, including progress reports, attendance records, etc.
18. Post and maintain office hours.
19. Represent division on college committees as required.
20. Operate within the guidelines set forth in the College’s policies, procedures and practices.
21. Perform other reasonably related duties as directed or assigned.

Compensation & Position Parameters

Status AF - Adjunct Faculty
Classification NA
Benefit Status Non-Benefitted

Position Specifications/Minimum Qualifications:


Wyoming State Journeyman or Master’s License required.
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education is preferred.


Six years of directly related experience in the electrical field including a combination of experience in at least two of the following: residential, commercial or industrial fields.

Licenses and Certifications

Possess and maintain a Wyoming State Electrical Journeyman or Master’s License.

Equivalency Statement Equivalent combinations of education, experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Considerable knowledge of discipline taught.
2. Knowledge of the electrical apprenticeship requirements.
3. Knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and assessment.
4. Knowledge of various instructional pedagogies and technologies that enhance attainment of student learning outcomes.
5. Knowledge of CWC policies, procedures and practices.
6. Excellent knowledge and demonstrable ability to use personal computer software, preferably Microsoft applications.
7. Commitment to exploring nontraditional approaches to education a comprehensive community college atmosphere.
8. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
9. Ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.
10. Ability to employ effective learning strategies to maximize student learning.
11. Ability to learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.
12. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.
13. Ability to teach electrical apprenticeship courses.
14. Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both with the college and the community.
15. Ability to organize, prioritize and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion within established deadlines.
16. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to effectively identify and resolve problems.
17. Ability to teach using technology in the classroom.
18. Ability to maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues and supervisors.
19. Ability to relate to a broad range of students and with a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner and be a team player.
20. Ability to evaluate student progress.
21. Ability to perform administrative/clerical duties such as: technical telephone usage, coping documents, learning new software programs, integrating Learning Management System into on-site and online classes, entering data—ex. grades, retention.
22. Ability to apply communications skills in the areas of composing, editing, listening, presentations.

Level of Supervision

Work is performed under the general direction of the Division Dean. Plans own time to meet predetermined schedules; work is subject to general supervision and review. Follows general instructions and directions and makes recommendations for own work and department area. Has some freedom of choice in approach to problems, methods of operations and the setting of goals and objectives.

Work Environment / Environmental Conditions

Work is generally performed in a classroom or office setting. Weekend and evening work may be required.

Physical Demands/Requirements

EQUIPMENT USED: Performance of work requires operating a PC Computer, laptop, instructional technology and, other general office equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sedentary Work/Light Work: Exerting up to 10-20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or other wise move instructional materials and objects. Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. Ability to speak and hear. Use of fingers and hand dexterity is required. Ability to distinguish colors.

Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally, recognized disability.

Posting Detail Information

Central Wyoming College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Location Riverton
Open Date 05/24/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Position is open until filled with applications reviewed as received.
Copies of transcripts must be provided at time of application. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring from all degree granting institutions. If you cannot attach them to your application when prompted, please mail to CWC, ATTN: Human Resources, 2660 Peck Ave, Riverton, WY 82501.

Documents needed to apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Transcript 2
  3. Transcript 3
  4. Transcript 4
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Other Document 1
  7. Other Document 2

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Central Wyoming College Website
    • Wyoming Workforce Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Local Print Advertising
    • Trade/Professional Publication/Website
    • Social Media
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other" above, please specify how you heard about this position:

    (Open Ended Question)