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Position Title: Construction Technology Director/Instructor
Department:  Academic, Career & Technical Education
Opening Date:  November 27, 2013
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Status: Exempt
Salary:  $DOE

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education, the Construction Technology director/instructor performs the following duties:

  1. Instructs and advise students based upon the master course schedule, degree plans, and student contracts, and curricula approved by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education.
  2. Assists with the assessment, orientation, registration, advising, withdrawals, and graduation of students.
  3. Develops culturally-relevant curricula, lesson plans and other postsecondary coursework materials that achieve student competencies and meet industry workforce standards. Course syllabi will be updated and submitted on a semester basis to the Registrar’s office and to the academic vice president.
  4. Monitors and reports student attendance and academic progress daily, at mid-terms, and at the end of Finals week through the Jenzabar system.  Also inputs student academic progress into the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) registry and database.
  5. Maintains and protects all equipment and supplies in shop areas. Ensures compliance with all shop safety policies and procedures by staff and students.
  6. Refers students to appropriate academic support and student/campus life services.
  7. Organizes, communicates with, and conducts at least two meetings annually of the UTTC Construction Technology Advisory Committee or board.
  8. Develops and submits monthly and trimester reports as required by program and college funding sources.
  9. Reviews and makes recommendations to the academic vice president regarding program needs, budgets, informational changes to the college catalog, departmental policies and procedures, and acquisition of instructional materials and supplies.
  10. Participates in student learning assessments, student advising, program evaluation, classroom observations, institutional committees, all hand conversation meeting, professional development activities, vocational club, and other activities required by the institution.
  11. Coordinates and supervises approved construction projects situated on or off campus, including the contracting of a certified building inspector to ensure safety and quality control of student housing projects.
  12. Coordinates with the academic vice president and prepares the program for comprehensive evaluations by the N.D. Department of Career and Technical Education and for re-accreditation by the NCA Higher Learning Commission.
  13. Will participate in graduation commencement wearing cap and gown.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises other CTE instructors and support staff. Supervises UTTC students in approved classroom, campus and off-site construction projects.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

General classroom conditions; outdoor situations dependent upon approved seasonal projects. Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with one hour lunch break. For flexible scheduling, arrangements will be made with the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education.

UTTC instructors must be sensitive to the cultures of the students enrolled at the college, must be willing to learn about those cultures, and must be willing to integrate multi-cultural perspectives where appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Individual must have a certificate, and preferably a two-year AA or AAS degree in Construction Trades or Construction Technology and/or related fields from an accredited postsecondary institution. Applicants will also posses at least five (5) years of active experience in teaching and construction, preferably in a supervisory capacity. Candidate will be familiar with AutoCad and with architectural estimating. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a CTE teaching certificate from the state of North Dakota. Must possess a valid driver's license. Ability to work with diverse groups of people is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Preference will be given to bona fide American Indian applicants in accordance with UTTC policies and Federal Indian regulations for such preference.

If selected for the position, the applicant is subject to a complete background investigation with favorable determination.

UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE, AGE, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL PREFERENCE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE INDIAN PREFERENCE PROVISION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.

PERSONS OF INDIAN ANCESTRY WHO ARE AT LEAST 1/4 DEGREE AND WISH TO CLAIM INDIAN PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRIBAL ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATE INDICATING THEIR DEGREE OF INDIAN BLOOD AND AGENCY ENROLLED.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested individual should submit the following application materials to the Human Resource Director:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Resume.
  3. Completed UTTC Application - call for a copy, or you can download a copy from www.uttc.edu.
  4. Reference letters or names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three individuals familiar with your preparation / experience.
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official copies required if hired).

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE
UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3315 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
BISMARCK, ND 58504