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Job Title: Coordinator/Instructor, Industrial Systems Technology
Reports to: Program Chair/Instructor, Applied Technologies Career and Technical Programs
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Coordinator/Instructor is responsible for the development, management, operation, supervision, and evaluation of the Industrial Systems Technology program; including the planning, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of his/her program components, services, personnel, and related activities functioning within the program area.  Working closely in harmony with his/her program faculty, the Coordinator/Instructor promotes and provides professional leadership and unit direction in all program affairs.  As a member of the Applied and Public Service Department’s program management staff, the Coordinator/Instructor also shares responsibility for assisting and supporting with Department Head in the operation of the Department.  More specifically and consistent with the terms and conditions of appointment as stipulated in the contract of employment, the Coordinator/Instructor is accountable for managing and supervising the following program operations and related duties:
  1. General Operations:
    1. Maintain a weekly work schedule designed to ensure proper supervision to program affairs and regular attention to the department requirements of the position;
    2. Plan, execute and evaluate annual program goals, objectives, and related activities based on the needs of the program, the department and the Student Learning, Development, and Support Division for improved performance;
    3. Recommend, implement and enforce academic policies and procedures, administrative rules and regulations, other controls intended to maintain order and the highest standards of instruction;
    4. Maintain communication within the program by a system of regular meetings with program full-time and part-time faculty and by means of written communications, utilization of committees, conferences, and other personnel management strategies;
    5. Maintain complete program records and needed, process, reports, forms, schedules, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the legibility, accuracy and correctness of all data; and,
    6. Maintain supportive relations at all times with all departmental program units and all other branches of the Student Learning, Development and Support Division and the college, providing assistance to them in carrying out their authorized functions and securing their cooperation for program operations in accordance with administrative policies and/or procedures.

  2. Personnel Management:
    1. Assign, supervise and evaluate program faculty, aides, and other assigned program personnel;
    2. Provide for the professional development needs of all assigned program personnel;
    3. Maintain current job descriptions and other required personnel information; and,
    4. Interview and recommend the appointment of full and part-time faculty and provide for orientation of new program employees.

  3. Program Management:
    1. Develop, revise, and evaluate the instructional program, facilitating innovation in curriculum and instructional development;
    2. Execute the revision and distribution of all plans of study, course outlines, and other curriculum information, including copy for publication;
    3. Maintain an effective program advisory committee to support the curriculum program
    4. Support the functions of the Office for Curriculum Development, including adherence to all facets of the academic change process;
    5. Ensure that the program is in full compliance with requirements of accreditation, certification and/or other standards stipulated by appropriate external agencies; and,
    6. Develop and maintain productive relations with those businesses, industries, and other organizations in the community, which are pertinent to the program and prospective graduates and with which the college may hold contracts, other agreements, or arrangements.

  4. Financial Management:
    1. Prepare and administer the program budget in an efficient manner, regularly monitoring status of expenditures, maintaining necessary records and filing reports;
    2. Recommend program needs to personnel, equipment, supplies, materials, facilities, space, and other resources, maintaining functional facilities and equipment, and maintaining security and inventory records;
    3. Effect preparation and processing of contracts for part-time faculty, aides, contractual services, external agencies, and other financial agreements; and,
    4. Maintain records of program personnel absenteeism, leave requests, tardiness, and premature departures; collect and distribute related documentation via the appropriate administrative channel.

  5. Instructional Management and Supervision:
    1. Prepare semester course offerings and class schedules which meet the program requirements and the needs of students, ensuring that the instructional resources of the program are being utilized efficiently and effectively and that the program’s mission is being met;
    2. Supervise and evaluate the operation of classes/labs being conducted within the assigned function of the program, including visitations today, evening, and off-campus classes, and other instructional activities;
    3. Ensure that individual program faculty schedules are being developed and fulfilled, including adequate provisions for teaching loads, office hours, student advisement, lab preparation, assisting in registration, committee work, and other instructional activities;
    4. Maintain supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the department, division, and college and providing assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions and securing their cooperation for the program operation;
    5. Otherwise ensure that accountable instruction is being provided at all times; instructors are on time and prepared, all classes/labs are properly covered, instruction is conducted as scheduled, and course and program objectives are being met.
  1. Other Duties:
    1. Maintain a teaching load as established by the Assistant Dean within the range of 12 to 15 credit hours or 15 to 18 contact hours per semester, given the requirements of the program and as otherwise permitted by the demands of the position
    2. Supervise and manage the Industrial Systems Technology course(s) in the Applied and Sustainability Technologies Facility;
    3. Maintain orderly and clean classroom and laboratory facilities, including storage rooms and assigned personnel offices;
    4. Assist the Chair in effecting the general upkeep and security of the Applied and Sustainability Technologies Facility and grounds;
    5. Represent the program, the department, the division or the college in institutional assignments, community affairs, and professional activities, and uphold such involvement among program members;
    6. Provide appropriate assistance and support to the functions of Continuing Education, particularly the special training needs of business and industry;
    7. Provide support and assistance to the Student Learning, Development and Support Division in conducting student recruitment and registration, determining admission requirements and procedures, orientation of new students, job placement of graduates, and other related activities; and,
    8. Assume other appropriate responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Assistant Dean, the Dean of Career and Technical Programs and/or the President in meeting the needs of the college.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
    1. Associate’s degree in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Systems Technology, or other related field or a bachelor’s degree in related field;
    2. Five years’ experience managing a major industrial maintenance operation;
    3. Three years’ experience supervising multiple trades people in an industrial maintenance setting (preference given to those of HVAC, welding, and/or plumbing;
    4. Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the areas listed above;
    5. Teaching or training experience in an industrial maintenance setting;
    6. Ability of organize and establish new educational programs;
    7. An understanding of local (Durham and Orange counties) training needs in industrial maintenance;
    8. Understanding of and a commitment of the mission of the North Carolina Community College System;
    9. Demonstrated ability to use appropriate technology to deliver, support, or enhance instruction and to carry out administrative responsibilities.
    10. Valid North Carolina driver’s license.
Normal Work Hours:
A forty-hour week established according to a flexible schedule which may include day, evening, and weekend to allow the Coordinator/Instructor to adequately fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities.

This position is a nine (9) month position with the possibility of a supplemental contract during the Summer term for teaching or administrative duties.


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  revised Feb. 14, 2012

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