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Adjunct Faculty - Advance Manufacturing Technology

Augusta County

Adjunct Faculty - Advance Manufacturing Technology

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/22532
  • Augusta County, Virginia, United States
  • DEANS INS &/OR PRVST (Blue Ridge)
  • Blue Ridge Community College

Title: Adjunct Faculty - Advance Manufacturing Technology

Agency: Blue Ridge Community College

Location: Augusta - 015

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: Based on credentials

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Additional Detail

Job Description:
Founded in 1967, Blue Ridge Community College has served the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia for over 50 years. Its comprehensive program of instruction includes associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry.

BRCC is accepting applications for adjunct Advance Manufacturing Technology instructors. Assignments include evening classes at one or more locations served by the College.
The adjunct professor will be responsible for teaching industrial maintenance and manufacturing courses in a hands-on experiential format. Professor will have knowledge and application of industrial control devices, programmable logic controllers, industrial robots, mechanical processes, fluid power, machinery, and basic communication protocols. Students in these classes build on fundamental industrial maintenance and manufacturing skills to troubleshoot, design, and build different projects related to the course material. The instructor will be responsible for making sure the projects focus on industry skills and the materials are provided for students in a timely manner.
Need ability to create positive classroom/lab culture that provides foundational knowledge for Mechatronics courses; ability to teach in a hands-on, experiential format; knowledge of a programmable logic controllers; knowledge of multiple programming languages and how to troubleshoot; ability to create open-ended problems for students to solve creatively; perform classroom management of lab-based classrooms, including maintaining equipment and supplies; work with students in a diverse environment with a sensitivity to all members of the community.
Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in the field or Associate's degree in the field, with demonstrated competency in the teaching field; or two years of on-the-job trainer experience. In addition, two years of related occupational experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications:

Troubleshooting basic circuitry and electronics problems related to Industrial controls and programmable logic controllers;
Various robotic and programmable logic controller programming languages;
Use and develop electrical, fluid power, and mechanical schematics and prints;
Five+ years of manufacturing experience; ability prepare students for mechatronics certification exams; ability to help develop project-based modules for students and expand current curriculum


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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