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Optical Systems Technology, Faculty Member, Full-Time Temporary, Spring '18

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Philosophy of Teaching: Please provide your personal philosophy of teaching statement. List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference. NOTE: Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call HR for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once * required documents are attached, submit and confirm application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number AF655-17
Title of Position Optical Systems Technology, Faculty Member, Full-Time Temporary, Spring '18
Organizational Unit Engineering Technologies
Position Type Faculty
Position Status Full Time, Temporary
Function of Position

The Engineering Technology Department is seeking applicants for a full time temporary faculty member in the Optical Systems Technology program for the Spring 2018 semester. The temporary assignment will convert to a Full-Time Tenure-Track position in the Fall of 2018. Optics Systems Technology is housed in MCC’s Engineering Technologies Department along with Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Technology.

The department welcomes candidates who are committed to MCC’s mission of success and academic excellence. In addition to excellent academic credentials, candidates should have a desire to work in a diverse and dynamic environment, be able to demonstrate a love of teaching, have a desire to create partnerships with local industry, and have the ability to design innovative learning experiences to explain technology concepts. Highly motivated candidates should also demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning and continuous improvement in the classroom.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will, in addition to teaching responsibilities, be willing to assist the Optics Program Coordinator. These responsibilities include working with the local optics industry to promote and build enrollments in the program, master schedule management, student recruitment, industry collaboration, strengthening existing and creating new transfer and articulation agreements, career placement, and working as a liaison for workforce development training opportunities.

MCC Expectations:
• Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
• Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
• Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
• Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
• Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications

• Earned bachelor’s degree in Optical Engineering/Technology, Imaging Science, or related technical discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution, or comparable industrial experience in the optics or electronics industry
• Industrial experience in the areas of optical manufacturing and testing
• Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
• Experience in the successful design or implementation of student recruitment and retention strategies or comparable experience (such as marketing new products) within business or industry
• Evidence of effective service to an academic department, division, or college in a previous teaching position or comparable experience (such as involvement in product design/testing/marketing) within business or industry
• Evidence of a commitment to continued professional growth
• Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
• Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
• Maintains appropriate academic standards
• Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college

Preferred Qualifications

• Teaching experience
• Earned master’s degree in Optics or related technical discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution
• Experience with the use of programmable logic controllers and/or automated systems in industrial production applications
• Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
• Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching, writing, and research
• Experience and/or interest in teaching online courses.
• Ability to develop collaborative, multidisciplinary relationships that bridge traditional educational boundaries
• Understanding of the integrated nature of technology and the ability to translate knowledge into relevant curriculum
• Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
• Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs

Posting Date 11/17/2017
To be fully considered, supply all requested documents by this date 12/15/2017
Special instructions regarding transcripts

Unofficial transcripts are required for the application process. Applications that are lacking unofficial transcripts will not be considered by the search committee.

Please attach transcripts for the most recent degree earned or a combination of transcripts showing that the required minimum qualifications are met. To attach multiple transcripts electronically, please scan as a single document and attach. It is not possible to attach multiple transcripts separately. If you are not able to attach unofficial copies electronically, please certify and submit your application without them. Follow up by either mailing unofficial copies to: Human Resources, Monroe Community College, 1000 E Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 OR faxing them to: 585-292-3843 OR emailing them to: hr@monroecc.edu.

Human Resources (HR) will scan the transcripts and attach them to your application after you have certified and submitted your application. (If HR attaches the transcripts, the applicant is not able to view them.)

Current MCC employees should contact HR with a request for HR to scan and attach transcripts from the employee file.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF EMPLOYMENT. New employees will not be permitted to begin employment until official transcripts showing degree(s) earned are received by Human Resources.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Philosophy of Teaching: Please provide your personal philosophy of teaching statement.

List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference.

NOTE: Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call HR for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once * required documents are attached, submit and confirm application.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Philosophy of Teaching
  4. Philosophy of the Role of Community College
  5. List of References With Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript (Please see special instructions regarding transcripts)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you earned bachelor’s degree in Optical Engineering/Technology, Imaging Science, or related technical discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution, or comparable industrial experience in the optics or electronics industry?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please also review the Engineering Technologies - Department Chairperson description located at http://jobs.monroecc.edu/postings/4430. Would you also be interested in serving as the Department Chairperson?
    • Yes
    • No