Instructor for Marine Technology

Technical Area Other
Location
Prince William Sound College
Valdez, AK
United States
Job Summary

Responsible for developing and teaching credit and non-credit Marine Technology courses and for the general effectiveness of course organization, administration, and outcomes assessment. Students who successfully complete courses may receive college credit, and any licensing or credential essential for employment in the marine services workforce.

Full Job Description

Prince William Sound College is located in Valdez, Alaska. It is described as a place where the mountains meet the sea. The historic Port of Valdez is a scenic and important location utilized for shipping oil, commercial and sport fishing, tourism, and it is home to a Coast Guard station. This position is responsible for developing and teaching credit and non-credit Marine Technology courses and for the general effectiveness of course organization, administration, and outcomes assessment. Students who successfully complete courses may receive college credit, and any licensing or credential essential for employment in the marine services workforce.

MAJOR DUTIES
Under general supervision, develops program and course outlines, goals and objectives
Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credit and non-credit Marine Technology courses
Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives
Requests and maintains supplies and equipment and prepares required budget requests
Maintains program certification requirements
Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports
Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training area
Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of the students
Assists with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts
Coordinates the hiring of adjunct instructors
Manages administrative responsibilities related to scheduling, developing syllabi and teaching courses
Responsible for administrative duties related to student advisement, advisory committee meetings, and program development

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree in Marine Technology or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university and at least 3 years of work experience in a position related to Marine Technology or
A combination of technical training, education, and experience to meet minimum standards for a faculty position in the University of Alaska Anchorage Career and Technical College

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Knowledge of the principals and practices of the marine industry
A comprehensive knowledge of vessel maintenance, diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair
Ability to work flexible hours, and manage multiple and competing priorities
Knowledge of pedagogical practice and theory working with non‐traditional learners and various ethnic and socio‐economic groups
Ability to work and communicate cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references.

REVIEW DATE:

November 7, 2019

Qualifications Associates degree in Marine Technology or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university and at least 3 years of work experience in a position related to Marine Technology or A combination of technical training, education, and ex
Contact Information jdoconnor@alaska.edu