Instructor, Electricity (part-time)

Job title: Instructor, Electricity (part-time)

Company: Milwaukee Area Technical College

Job description: Description

Develops and teaches concepts and strategies for a variety of courses. May require teaching courses at MATC campuses, business, community, other sites, and online during the day, evening, and/or weekend. Related duties include participation in department and advisory meetings, department and college functions, course and curriculum development in both traditional and non-traditional formats, online courses, staff development, conduct open labs (if/when necessary), student advising, student outcome assessment and quality review assessment and implementation, student organization involvement, recruitment and retention of students, and other duties as assigned**. Required to keep current with the latest trends and technologies in discipline.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare for and deliver instruction and perform teaching-related activities.
  • Manage the classroom/laboratory.
  • Develop curriculum and monitor and revise as appropriate to maintain course effectiveness; assist in program/department evaluation. **
  • Manage equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Assess student performance.
  • Advise students on academic issues. **
  • Collaborate with advisory committee in program/department area. **
  • Attend departmental and institutional meetings. **
  • Promote the education/training program/department, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to promote educational opportunities at MATC.
  • Support student organizations and activities. **
  • Develop relationships with business and industry. **
  • Complete program/department evaluation and follow-up.
  • Maintain certification, continue professional development and stay current in field.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

**Part-time faculty are encouraged, but not required.


Educational Requirements:

  • Must have completed a registered apprenticeship in Electricity Trade

Occupational Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of full-time or equivalent (14,000 hours) occupational experience in the electricity trade as an apprentice or journey level electrician in construction and/or industrial maintenance, or a combination of both. Up to two (2) years of occupational experience in commercial or industrial eletrical system design can be counted toward occupational experience.
  • In addition, one of the following must be met:
  • At least three (3) years of work experience must have occurred within the last five years. OR
  • Two (2) years of teaching Electricity course work at the post-secondary level within the last five years

Industry or vendor certification:

  • Apprenticeship certificate from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards or equivalent.


  • Must have a current license as a Journeyman Electrician or Master Electrician from the State of Wisconsin.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience in teaching and/or developing curriculum in a variety of classroom environments including in-person and online.
  • Experience using a variety of instructional methods including: face-to-face, blended, and 100% online preferred.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain curriculum currency.
  • Working knowledge of computers and software related to instructional area including MS Office/Google Suite, data systems, mobile technologies, web conference tools, and social networking; and knowledge of, or willing to learn, Blackboard or similar learning management system (LMS) preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience with engaged and service learning strongly required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
  • Must have knowledge of assessment of student academic competency attainment.
  • Must be able to relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social and educational backgrounds.
  • Must embrace and demonstrate Standards of Teaching Excellence and the MATC Career Essentials in development and delivery of instruction:

MATC Career Essentials

  • Effective Communication through Speaking and Listening
  • Effective Communication through Writing
  • Mathematical Competency
  • Effective Problem Solving
  • Global Awareness
  • Professionalism
  • Technology Competency

Essential Technology:

  • Email – Experience with email systems
  • Telephone – Experience with a voice mail system
  • Computer – Experience with software to prepare documents, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.

Supportive Technology:

  • Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:
  • Online Learning Management and Information Systems used for instruction, student advising, student programs/departments, grading, class schedules and rosters, etc.
  • Experience delivering synchronous instruction using multi-media based, and emerging technologies.
  • Experience delivering distance learning where applicable.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Expected salary: $28.13 – 33.67 per hour

Location: Milwaukee, WI

Job date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 00:24:00 GMT

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