Millwright Assistant Professor

Millwright Assistant Professor

  • 527955
  • Valdez, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAA Prince William Sound College

The Millwright program trains entry-level craftsmen who can install, dismantle, maintain, repair, and reassemble machinery. The faculty member is responsible for teaching Millwright courses and preparing students for successful placement into the gas and oil, mining, fish processing, and energy transmission workforce. The faculty member will also be responsible for the organization and management of the Millwright programKnowledge of the principals and practices of the Millwright profession.

To thrive in this role, we are seeking candidates that have the following skills and abilities:

Expert-level skills in subject area, equipment, tools, and materials used in the trade.

Ability to organize activities that promote skill development and knowledge of the Millwright profession.

Knowledge of pedagogical practice and theory working with non-traditional learners and various ethnic and socio-economic groups.

Ability to work and communicate cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff.

Skill in the preparation and delivery of classroom content.

Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.

Effective oral and written communication skills, decision-making skills, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work flexible hours and manage multiple and competing priorities.

Journey-level experience and completion of an apprenticeship program. Experience teaching and/or mentoring also preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree in Technology or closely related field and at least 3 years of work experience as a Millwright
or
A combination of technical training, education, and experience to meet minimum standards for a faculty position in the University of Alaska Anchorage Career and Technical College.

A valid Alaska Driver's license, or the ability to obtain one upon hire, and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, exempt, term-funded faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. 

Please inclue a CV/resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references.  *If applicable to the selected finalist, transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application review will begin immediately.  To ensure consideration please apply by 11:55PM Alaska Time on Thursday, April 18, 2024. 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/


This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Casey Frahm, HR Coordinator, at cefrahm@alaska.edu.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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