AG POWER TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR
Supervisor: Division Chair Agriculture
Job Summary: Responsible for teaching classes within the Ag Power Technology Programs.
Description of Essential Functions:
1. Demonstrate a commitment to the teaching/learning process and use a variety of teaching methods and strategies that reflect the varied learning styles and needs of students. 2. Teach classes assigned by the Division Chair and approved by the Vice President and follow course outlines approved by the Lake Land College Curriculum Committee. 3. Update courses and develop the curriculum to meet ever-changing training and employment needs. 4. Place value on student success, recruitment, and retention. 5. Report attendance and grades as prescribed by the Director of Admission Services. 6. Attend the division meetings called by the Division Chair and faculty/administration meetings called by the administration. 7. Participate in faculty and professional development activities. 8. Be on campus, in classrooms, laboratories, library, or office for not less than thirty hours a week and maintain a schedule of at least three hours on campus or approved location each school day. 9. Maintain at least five office hours per week as posted on the office door and as filed in administrative offices. 10. Maintain current textbooks and submit textbook recommendations to the Division Chairman. 11. Prepare annual budget requests of equipment, supplies, furniture, and renovation needs to the Division Chairman. 12. Cooperate in the promotion of extra curricular activities by accepting reasonable assignments and encouraging student participation. 13. Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty. 14. Consider the general and special needs of the student. Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems when necessary and seek additional help from other college services. 15. Advise students assigned by Lake Land College Student Services. 16. Notify the Division Chairman in advance of absences allowing for appropriate class substitution. 17. Work collaboratively with division and campus faculty. 18. Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College. 19. Participate in course/program assessment as defined by the Assessment Participation Task Force. 20.. Serve as Coordinator of the Ag Power Technology AAS and Certificate curricula and complete the programs’ assessment results upon request of the Academic Vice President.
Specific Functional Job Requirements
Education: Associate Degree required, Bachelors Degree preferred. Experience: Minimum of 2000 hours work experience in Ag Mechanics field. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of hydraulics, electrical components, fuel systems, power trains, and harvesting, tillage, and planting equipment. Personal: Open minded, innovative, enthusiastic, positive attitude, and adaptive to new teaching technologies. Physical: Physical ability to perform the job functions and travel as the job requires.
Machines & Equipment Used: Office and classroom computers, classroom multimedia equipment, PTO dynamometer, valve grinder and other diagnostic equipment.
General Employment Statement: A. Length of Training and Probationary Period: 3 years B. Hours of Work Week: Minimum of 30 hours on campus or approved location C. Group Affiliation: Faculty D. Conditions of Employment: Contractual E. Position: Exempt