Faculty Positions

Anatomy & Physiology Instructor

(Copper Country Center, Houghton) 

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for a full-time, faculty position to teach Biology courses, specifically in Human Anatomy & Physiology. We seek a candidate with excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, someone with the ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning, and one who is familiar with student outcomes assessment. A commitment to innovative instructional models is expected. It is important that there is recognition, acceptance, and adherence to the community college mission and philosophy from our candidate. 

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide lead instruction in Human Anatomy & Physiology.
  • Collaborate with adjunct faculty who teach lab courses to ensure proper lab usage and supply of materials.
  • Recommend and review purchases for science lab equipment & materials.
  • Create, select, and revise course materials as necessary.
  • Mentor adjunct faculty who teach Biology courses.
  • Keep students informed regarding course requirements, evaluation measures, and attendance policies.
  • Post and maintain regular office hours. 
  • Participate in faculty discussions of curriculum, teaching-learning techniques, and teaching materials.
  • Participate regularly in department, instructional, and college meetings and committees.
  • Work effectively with other faculty and staff in a rapidly changing team environment.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Biology or closely related field or equivalent credits from a U.S. Department of Education regionally accredited college or university or A Master’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Biology from a U.S. Department of Education regionally accredited college or university.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching Biology and Science Curriculum, community-college level preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Familiarity with student outcomes assessment.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following in one email or mailed envelope:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

                                    Director of Human Resources, Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

 

 

Construction Technology Instructor

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to teach Construction Technology courses at the Ironwood campus. We seek a candidate with excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.  It is important that there is recognition, acceptance, and adherence to the community college mission and philosophy from our candidate. 

 

Core Responsibilities

Technical Instructors are expected to be positive role models for students. Instruction shall be based on current state-of-the-art practices.

  • Participate in the development, organization, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.
  • Develop course objectives, content and laboratory experiences.
  • Direct site selection and building project.
  • Coordinate and oversee the construction project from plans to excavation to the finished project.
  • Collaborate with other technical instructors to implement the course of study.
  • Teach both theoretical and practical learning experiences.
  • Select and maintain appropriate materials, audiovisuals and equipment to enhance student education.
  • Direct, guide and evaluate student performance in a laboratory setting.
  • Maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Maintain student records pertaining to the program.
  • Evaluate each course one teaches and one's own performance in teaching.
  • Assist in selection, recruitment, retention, evaluation, advising and counseling of program students.
  • Submit recommendations related to budget and purchases.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations and advisory committees.
  • Attend seminars, conferences and workshops.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships and constructive interaction with other technical instructors, both in the program and across the institution, and personnel of the school, cooperating agencies and community groups.
  • Work effectively with an advisory committee and maintain relationships with general contractors, plumbers, electricians, etc.
  • Serve as a member of committees as assigned.
  • Direct all aspects of the construction technology building projects.
  • Perform all other functions necessary for the proper operation of assigned courses.
  • Move and maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 50 pounds.

 

Required Qualifications

  • A Certificate or an Associate’s degree in a construction related field.
  • Two years of experience (4000 hours) in residential construction.
  • A Michigan Residential builders license.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Industrial Education or in a related field.
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk about.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outdoor conditions and often works indoors. The noise level in the work environment is often loud while running different types of machinery.

 

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all of the following in one email or mailed envelope:

  •  A letter of interest
  •  A detailed resume
  •  Three references with current contact information
  •  GCC Application for Employment
  •  Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

            Other relevant material to:

                                    Director of Human Resources, Ashley Paquette
                                    Gogebic Community College
                                    E4946 Jackson Road
                                    Ironwood, MI  49938
                                    (906) 932-4231 ext. 324
                                    ashleyp@gogebic.edu

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.