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Assistant Professor, Low Voltage Electrical (SLTC)

Salt Lake Community College
Job Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Electrical Engineering
If faculty, tenure track status: Tenure Track

Reports to (title): Associate Dean

Department: Div of Apprent. & Construction Related Tech (School of ATTS)-2N3

Requisition Number: F22TT11

Position Type: New position

Initial Work Location: Varies

Starting Salary: Min $64,822.00

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date: 11/10/2022

Job Summary

SALT LAKE TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Short-term training with long-term results

Regular full-time faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with established guidelines and policies. Faculty participate in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities. SLTC utilizes a faculty model that includes tracking and reporting student progress and employment outcomes; student and community access; and employer engagement. Program coordinator responsibility may be assigned.

Under general supervision, prepare and teach college level low voltage electrical courses and labs such as Safety, General Construction, Basic Electricity, Bisci Installer1, Bicsi Installer2 Copper Training, Bicsi Installer Fiber Training, Bicsi Technician, along with other low voltage systems.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Essential Job Duties

a. Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization.

b. Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.

c. Work closely with department peers and administrators to understand processes and procedures that lead to becoming a successful teacher and contributing member of the academic unit.

d. Maintains professional and collegial behavior.


a. Creates an effective, supportive learning environment for Salt Lake Technical College students.

b. Teaches courses consistent with department procedures, appropriate Course Curriculum Outline (CCO), and catalog description.

c. Provides each student with a syllabus* (paper or online) at the first-class meeting that complies with department procedure and the CCO.

d. Teaches assigned classes at the scheduled time and place, meeting during required contact hours.

e. Demonstrates the incorporation of active and applied learning in courses taught (hands-on and engaged high-impact activities).

f. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments.

g. Promotes the development of critical thinking among students.

h. Actively participates in the update and production of new curriculum development and related activities as a contributing team member of Salt Lake Technical College.

i. Maintains campus presence on contract days to respond to instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college, and community. Actively and consistently engage all students enrolled in programs assigned to teach on a weekly basis, ensuring contact is significant and meaningful.

j. Maintain availability to teach courses at times directed by the academic needs of the program and availability of staffing pool. The department recommends final teaching assignments with the final decision by the Academic Administrator.

k. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards.

l. Consistently improves course quality, design, and course integrity through participation in the college- wide assessment of student learning.

m. Maintains student attendance, progress, completion, employment outcome records, per SLTC requirements.

n. Tracks and reports student progress minimally on a weekly basis, preferably as part of a daily routine.

o. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance. Informs students of progress to date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines.

p. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment. Prepares and submits incident reports to the Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy.

q. Uses appropriate resources and technology in the delivery of courses.

r. Collaborates with colleagues for instructional improvement.

s. Coordinates and supervises internships and clinical experiences for students as assigned.

t. Responds to voicemail and email communication promptly (generally within 1 contract day).

u. Meets deadlines.

v. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure.

w. Partners with the college to provide innovation to improve the learning environment.

x. Promotes support for the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College by incorporating culturally- competent pedagogy and inclusivity practices.

Under the direction of supervisor/Academic Administrator, engages employers, industry representatives, and community members.

Professional Activity

a. Maintains necessary educational credentials, professional skills, and demonstrated teaching competencies consistent with department standards.

b. Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers when appropriate.

c. Expands knowledge in discipline and teaching craft on an ongoing basis.

d. Promotes the professional development of peers/colleagues through recognized professional activities (in-service activities and the presentation of conference papers and/or publications, and other methodologies appropriate to the teaching field), as approved by departments.

e. Participates in the collegial mentoring relationship, serving as a mentor and/or mentee in the department and college.

f. Engages in local, state, and/or national professional organizations appropriate to the faculty role.

g. Serves community partners as content area experts.

h. Completes required training and participates in professional development.

i. Actively participants in continuous review of technical education programs to ensure their relevance and appropriate rigor.

Service to the College

a. Provides service to the institution through appropriate participation in academic and campus committee assignments; offers adequate service on at least one department, school, or college-wide committee.

b. Promotes, models and exhibits the College Values with colleagues, students, and community stakeholders.

c. Responds to discussions and requests for department work in a timely manner (e.g. answers email, completes task assignments, etc.)

d. Mentors new faculty as assigned.

e. Serves on tenure sitting committees for department colleagues when appropriate, providing meaningful feedback to colleagues.

f. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines and other pertinent federal regulations.

g. Assists in maintaining a safe and secure campus environment.

h. Reviews and recommends program textbooks and/or materials.

i. Attends Convocation, Professional Development Day, Commencement, and other institutional meetings (e.g. department meetings).

j. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints.

k. Assumes an active role in the student advising process, formal and/or informal, per departmental guidelines.

l. Meets with and updates the counseling office; updates and maintains advising materials per departmental guidelines.

m. Develops and/or participates in student recruitment and retention strategies. (Career and Majors Fair, Pathways to Professions, informal outreach, etc.)

n. Assists with the assessment of credit for prior learning as needed.

o. Participates in the formulation and implementation of department initiatives.

p. Evaluates and revises program offerings/materials on an ongoing basis and develops new curricula as needed.

q. Participates in strategic planning and monitors the institutional effectiveness and accountability process.

r. Provides leadership and instructional integrity through classroom observation, mentoring, and evaluation of part-time employees or serving on tenure sitting committees as needed. Participates in state-level issues as requested.

s. Reports maintenances issues for classrooms and equipment to appropriate authorities.

t. Maintains inventory, if appropriate, of equipment, tools, supplies, and storage/disposal of hazardous materials required for classes and request appropriate equipment repair.

u. Actively participates in the informed budget process.

v. Identifies budgetary needs and priorities within the program as applicable.

w. In collaboration with program faculty coordination and under the direction of supervisor, completes required service, responding to employer and community needs in timely and relevant manner.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience in Low voltage or electrical related field.
2. Certified BICSI Trainer.
3 Bachelors Degree in Electrical related field.
4. Demonstrated competency with multiple instructional delivery methods (web-enhanced and face-to-face).
5. Experience teaching in a competency based educational (CBE) environment.
6. Recent Low Voltage teaching and curriculum experience at the community college or equivalent environments, including non-traditional settings that require professionalism, flexibility, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.
7. Interest in pursuing creative and innovative services to improve student achievement and completion.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Must hold a current or obtain a BICSI Technician designation
2. Must have attended and successfully completed the current version of BICSI's Technician Training Course (TE350) or able to obtain current certification.
3. Minimum six (6) years of professional field experience in the Low Voltage Industry and an Certified BICSI Technician
  • OR-
Minimum of four (4) years of professional field experience in the Low Voltage Industry and an Associates of Science (AS) degree in Electrical related program.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Ability to stand before a class of students and deliver required subject matter
2. Demonstrate proficiency in Safety, Blueprint Reading, National Electrical Code regarding electricity between 0 and 49 volts.
3. Knowledge of Broadband Internet, Cable and Digital Television, CCTV, Fiber-optic Networks, LAN/WAN Networks, Landline Connections, Home Entertainment Systems, Security/Fire Alarms
4. Good reading and writing skills.
5. Excellent communication skills.
6. Proficiency with hand and power tools and testing equipment used by Low Voltage Technicians.
7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
8. Ability to effectively communicate as well as work with all groups in diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities

9. Ability to effectively communicate as well as work with all groups in diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background including those with disabilities within our community

10. Ability to maintain good working relationships across the College.

Special Instructions

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at time of hire.

Priority Review Date: 11/10/2022: Applications received by this date will have first consideration. Applications after this date will be reviewed on a need by need basis until a candidate is selected for hire.

Required documents for Application:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Transcripts - If a degree is not earned, please upload certificates
Note: Please submit all current BICSI certifications. Applicants are given 5 slots for documents. It is appropriate to combine certifications in one file. Please reach out to SLCC People Workplace and Culture for further assistance and support if needed (801)-957 -4210.

Anticipated Start Date: January 1, 2023

Reference Letters are required upon request of the committee.

Selected finalist will be required to participate in a teaching demonstration.

This is a 12-month appointment which includes full benefits, vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, and retirement contributions.

SLCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for FT Faculty members. Please review SLCC's Benefits Summary.

SLCC HR Dept will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist. In addition, Official Transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.

FLSA: Exempt

SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.
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