Associate Professor, Lineworker Electrical Program at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona

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Job Description:

Description of Position


$5,000 sign on bonus with a two year commitment



***Up to $5,000 in relocation for qualified candidates
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Reporting to the Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education at the Chino Valley Campus, the incumbent will be responsible for continued development and instruction of a Lineworker Technician Program. The Electric Utility Linework Instructor will be responsible for curriculum development, field training, such as pole climbing, equipment operation, overhead and underground line construction, hot line work, safety, and instruction of all other subjects in the program. Conforms to policies and procedures for safe work practices, area protection, proper use of vehicles, tools, and equipment associated with accepted lineman work practices. Additional responsibilities will include course preparation and instruction in assigned classes according to course syllabi; participation in the college community and continued professional growth activities; and creative program building based on needs assessment and in collaboration with other faculty. May be asked to teach other courses in disciplines in which she/he is able to be credentialed.


Besides traditional class structuring, the College is also attempting to meet the varying needs of our students by offering weekend, year-round, and compressed courses of instruction and services. Since service to our students is our highest priority, instructors can expect to participate in innovative methods and assignments may be multi-campus with the possibility of interactive, online, day, evening and/or weekend classes.


The general expectation is that full-time faculty serve as probationary faculty for a period of three years prior to being reviewed for continuing status. The determination of faculty status is, however, ultimately at the discretion of the Yavapai College District Governing Board and the College President, as the Board's designee.


This is a 12 mo. faculty position. Minimum Expectations & Requirements

- Documented proof of at least five years' experience in the electric utility industry as journeyman lineman
- Available to teach day and/or evening and/or summer classes as assigned
- A strong commitment to working with students and faculty
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Credentialing Requirements for Faculty Teaching Coursework in Occupational Terminal Degree Programs (outlined below)

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Credentialing Requirements for Faculty Teaching Coursework in Occupational Terminal Degree Programs1. Bachelor's degree in the discipline to be taught; OR2. Associate's degree in the discipline to be taught; OR3. Five (5) years recent work experience in the field to be taught; OR4. Specialized certificate in the field to be taught may be considered for terminal degree and certificate programs only.
Preferred Skills & Abilities

- AAS degree or certifications in a related field, will accept extensive field experience in lieu of formal education
- Some management, supervisory, or teaching experience in classroom or field
- Computer competency skills needed to perform instruction, grading, emails, assembly of curricula and syllabi, assignments, tests, and other necessary computer operations needed to perform teaching assignments
- Experience working with culturally diverse populations
- Community college teaching experience
- Experience with multi-media technology to enhance student learning
- Experience with online instruction
- Experience working with culturally diverse populations
- Ability to teach other courses

Essential Functions


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time; ability to climb as high as 80 feet, making repairs or installation of utility poles in any type of weather; ability to climb stairs and ladders; ability to crawl, reach, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, and twist in the repair, installation, and maintenance of electric lines and equipment; ability to throw ropes weighing up to 2 pounds; and ability to operate foot controls on equipment and vehicles. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may vary based on assignment.


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