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Adjunct Instructor, Avionics
Title:Adjunct Instructor, Avionics
Department:Community College
Location:Ronald Reagan Airport Hanger

Number of Vacancies: TBD

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Part-Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with education and experience

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Ronald Reagan National Airport hangar

Brief Description of Duties

The Avionics Adjunct Instructor serves as a faculty member for the two-semester Professional Avionics Certification program. The individual reports to the Division Director for Math, IT and Engineering. All courses are held at the Airport location, 2801 Thomas Ave Hangar #2, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, DC 20001. However, there may be times the individual could be expected to teach at another location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches one (1) courses per semester (during the day, evening, and/or weekend; may include more than one campus site)

  • Conducts a minimum of five office hours per week

  • Answers student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a timely manner

  • Assists with curriculum development and revision

  • Recommends selection of textbooks and other instructional materials

  • Develops appropriate assessment of student learning at the course level

  • Engages in activities that facilitate student achievement of learning outcomes, such as ongoing feedback, and consultation as needed

  • Submits required reports on student attendance and course progress according to published deadlines

  • Collaborates with appropriate Student Services personnel to address perceived student issues, which may require special attention

  • Attends scheduled divisional, discipline, and faculty meetings, as required

  • Familiarity with and conducts assessment of student learning outcomes, both course and program levels, according to the standards of the College and Middle States Commission on Higher Education


    Other Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum Job Requirements

    Must possess FCC GROL and NCATT AET Certification, and have 8-10 years of verifiable industry experience (BS/BA degree is highly desired, along with FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Certification). At least two years of teaching experience in avionics, preferably at the college level. Work experience with AC and DC Electronics, Solid State Electronics, Digital Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Basic Wiring, Advanced Wiring, Communication Theory, Communication and Navigation Systems, Gyroscopes and Autopilot Systems, Pulse Microwave Systems, and Troubleshooting Techniques. A strong requirement is a demonstrated use of technologies to enhance classroom teaching and student learning; familiarity with assessment of learning outcomes. Preference will be given to candidates who have verifiable experience with FCC GROL Prep and NCATT AET Prep. Appropriate professional experience and achievements may be substituted when formal teaching experience in the discipline is limited or absent. When formal teaching experience is limited or absent, the candidate shall be required to demonstrate verifiable potential for effective teaching.

    Information to Applicant

    Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
    Dependent upon certain criteria, this position may be eligible for representation and require payment of union fees through direct payroll deduction.

    Employment Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

    Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

    Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

    Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

    Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

    Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

    Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

    Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

    The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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