DESCRIPTION: Minnesota State College Southeast seeks an Unlimited, Full-time Mechatronics Technology Instructor for the Winona, MN Campus. This position is dedicated to excellence in teaching and seeks someone with a desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives. Faculty members at Minnesota State College Southeast are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff. The instructor may earn unlimited status upon completion of six successful probationary semesters.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Teach core mechatronics courses, including basic electronics, programmable logic controllers, hydraulics/pneumatics, sensors, system interfacing, and motors as well as a range of subjects across the program and the program curricula
Provide instruction and advising to students in day, evening, and alternate schedule formats utilizing traditional and alternative delivery methods and virtual learning environments
Design, develop and maintain current curriculum to meet local, regional, state, and national industry standards
Contribute to department, division, and college goals, which provide the basis for program planning, implementation, evaluation and support
Work as a team member in maintaining a learning environment that effectively and efficiently meets the educational requirements of the diverse postsecondary student.
Build and maintain professional and community business relationships
Recruit program students and assist with retention and job placement efforts.
Engage is scholarly activities consistent with the college's goals Course assignments may include day, evening, and weekend hours; and off-site locations.
Associate degree from an automated systems and mechatronics, electrical/mechanical systems or fluid power program.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in automated systems and mechatronics, electrical/mechanical, or fluid power.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
* These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
** This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Background with electro-mechanical integration, advanced programmable logic controllers, sensors, and/or instrumentation and a current robotics certification
Knowledge of industrial processes, automation, and/or robotics, and experience with IOT (Internet of Things),
Complimentary mechanical knowledge spanning hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical power transfer
Bachelor's degree in a closely related field
MSC Southeast is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity EmployerAffirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator/ Employer A member of Minnesota State Colleges & University System
Note: Official academic transcripts may be requested from those invited for an interview. Applications will be reviewed starting February 13, 2020. For full consideration, please apply online only prior to this deadline. The position will be open until filled.
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About MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGE - SOUTHEAST
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.