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Adjunct, Aviation Jobs in West Windsor, NJ at Mercer County Community College

Title: Adjunct, Aviation

Company: Mercer County Community College

Location: West Windsor, NJ

Summary and Duties

If you are considering a new job, work environment or career opportunities you should look at Mercer County Community College. MCCC is a publicly supported college that is open to all and dedicated to student success. In order to support that mission Mercer seeks to attract, retain, and support a skilled diverse workforce which is our most valuable resource. We thrive on and are proud of our diversity and open access. Our students and employees find the College large enough for a multitude of offerings yet small enough to keep the “Community” feel for all. The College consists of two campuses, the James Kerney Campus (JKC) in the capital city of Trenton, NJ and a larger 292 acre suburban campus just six miles north of Trenton.

As part of the comprehensive and valuable benefits package the College offers credit course tuition waivers for employees, spouses and dependents. This allows for employees and their families to take advantage of earning a higher education degree without the high cost. The College offers students 69 Degree Program Options and 35 Credit Certificates from which to choose.

Reporting to the Dean, adjunct faculty provides assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success. MCCC is seeking Adjunct faculty member to support Aviation Program. The position prepares and delivers classroom instruction for selected courses and serves as Safety Manager for FAA Part 141 Flight Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaches classroom lecture-style instruction, (includes using technology such as; automated presentations, computer generated slides, videos, college online interface).
Assessment of student progress and success in the classroom and with individual course assignments.
Advise students and mentor students through individual and group interactions
Hands-on lab instruction and supervision.
Ability to have final course grades calculated and submitted by the semester deadline as needed.
Staff and support office hours for student consultation and tutoring.
Delivery of course content may be in-person, on-line and hybrid based on course needs.
Selected applicants will be required to comply with current College policy and procedures related to COVID masking requirements, vaccinations and weekly testing.
Teaching opportunities may include day, evenings, weekend classes
Year round teaching opportunities available based on need.
Understanding and commitment to serving a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
Salary / pay is based on instructional hours taught in the semester.

Required Qualifications

Baccalaureate Degree in related field from an accredited educational institution
Must be willing to obtain Master’s degree within three years
Proven instructional experience and dedication to student success
FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate Single and Multi-Engine Landing
FAA Certified Flight Instructor (Current CFI and CFII Certificates) or willingness to recertify in 1st year of employment

Preferred Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

Master’s degree in related field
At least 5 years teaching Aviation
Community College Teaching experience
Instructional experience teaching both in person and online courses
Performing flight instruction related to the CFI and CFII licensing preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Blackboard or other learning management system or similar learning/advising management systems

Core Competencies

Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
Customer Focus: Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

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