UAF CTC - Aviation Adjunct (Temporary Faculty Credit)

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Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
Grade:Adjuct Faculty Credit 1
Work type:Adjunct Faculty
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional, Academic Advising/Support

Position Summary:

UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for FAA certificated A&P Mechanics to teach in our Aviation Maintenance Program. These adjunct faculty / part-time instructors teach and advise students and prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe. Their instruction is instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. For more information on this teaching opportunity contact Arvid Weflen at 907-455-2809 or awweflen@alaska.edu.

Duties:

100- The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description. - Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory trainings within the specified period of time. - Duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students in the identified subject matter in alignment with UAF policies and procedures and direction from faculty program coordinators. - Duties include developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests or other assessment methods consistent with UAF policies and procedures.Essential

Adjunct faculty / part-time instructors develop course outlines, syllabi, teaching materials, and tests as needed, and will teach and advise students to prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe. 

The person(s) selected for this position must be a FAA aircraft mechanic with airframe and powerplant ratings, have excellent practical and theoretical knowledge of aircraft maintenance and inspection and the ability to teach a variety of students, be adaptable to varying needs of students and be self-motivated, possess a willingness to stay on track and have the ability to follow schedules and procedures rigorously.  Inspection authorization and previous teaching experience are preferred.

UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 30 full-time faculty and 200 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 40. Approximately 3300 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.  

Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.

SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

UNAD-Adjunct:

This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO   

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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