Dunwoody College of Technology currently has the need for an instructor in Arts and Sciences teaching a blend of math, science, and chemistry. This position is responsible for initiating the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement in an environment in which students can accomplish the learning objectives of the course of instruction. The expected results are that students are able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to meet industry and professional business standards.
The Arts and Sciences department is designed to provide a broad-based of knowledge through math/science, arts/humanities, communications, and social sciences.
Facilitates learning activities so that students learn the principles, theories, skills, and work ethic necessary to become proficient for entry level positions.
Creates a positive learning environment.
Monitors, assesses and advises learners on technical and academic progress and performance.
Uses current academic and industry practices in assigned courses of instruction.
Develops and upgrades lesson material, training aids and maintains equipment within assigned course of instruction.
Assists in the recruitment, advising, and placement of learners.
Other duties as assigned.
Strategic Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level. Makes good decisions. Provides sound advice and problem solution. Provides honest and in-depth analysis on problems and issues.
Operating Skills: Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts responsibility for tasks and meets objectives and measures. Documents process, progress, and results. Is committed to continuous improvement. Works toward the most efficient and effective work processes.
Courage: Has difficult conversations as necessary. Faces up to people problems on any person or situations quickly and directly.
Energy and Drive: Is action oriented and full of energy for challenging tasks/issues. Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Organizational Positioning Skills: Can maneuver through complex situations effectively and quietly. Is sensitive to how people and organizations function. Anticipates where the land mines are and plans his/her approach accordingly.
Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people. Builds constructive and effective relationships. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all. Adheres to Dunwoody’s core values. Is widely trusted - Keeps confidences and admits mistakes. Practices attentive and active listening. Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself.
Masters degree in Chemistry with 18 credits of graduate math required
1-3 years post-secondary teaching experience in related field.
Ability to develop and implement effective curriculum in both chemistry and math.
About Dunwoody College of Technology
Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, not-for-profit, endowed institution of higher education. It is one of the few institutions of its kind in the nation, and has been a champion of applied education throughout its history. Its mission is to provide students with a high-quality technical education that result in an immediate job and a fulfilling career.
Located in the Lowry Hill neighborhood next to downtown Minneapolis, Dunwoody College offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of technical fields. The College maintains strong ties to local business and industry and values a diverse faculty, support staff, and student body and their unique contributions to an inclusive Dunwoody community. As articulated by our founder William Hood Dunwoody, the College's vision is to provide "for all time" a place where people of diverse backgrounds receive learning opportunities that prepare them for "the better performance of life's duties."