Adjunct Faculty - Construction Technology (Electrical Instructor)
Job no: 500841
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Indianapolis - Noblesville, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
|General Description of Position:
||Adjunct Faculty are hired each semester on an as-needed basis. Adjunct Faculty are responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided.
• Facilitates student learning by delivering assigned classes in accordance with College policy and course objectives.
• Makes optimal use of available technology to enhance instructional methods.
• Develops/maintains course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and materials. Maintains accurate student records, grades, and other requirements.
• Engages with students in meaningful and productive ways that impact student learning and leads to a positive experience with Ivy Tech Community College, shows evidence of developing and implementing active classroom teaching strategies focused on engaging students with their learning (curricular).
• Interacts with students and co-workers in a professional and cooperative manner, complies with College policies, campus guidelines and expectations.
• Ensures knowledge of and implements emergency and safety procedures for classrooms, labs and all learning environments.
This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.
A qualified faculty member meets the education component of the School of Technology discipline standard through one of three routes:
1. Possesses a Department of Labor, Bureau for Apprenticeship Training recognized journeyman’s card in the discipline directly related to credentials, certifications, and competencies listed in the Curriculum of Record (COR), and in journeyman status for two years or more with experience that is specifically linked to the competencies listed in the Curriculum of Record (COR) And, possesses any specialized certifications required for the class being taught as indicated in the Curriculum of Record (COR); or
2. Possesses any specialized certifications or credentials required for the class being taught as indicated in the Curriculum of Record (COR) And, 5 years directly related work experience in the field that is specifically linked to the competencies listed in the Curriculum of Record (COR);
3. Possesses a current Workplace Specialist License granted by the Indiana Department of Education appropriate to course objectives and directly linked to credentials, certifications, and competencies listed in the Curriculum of Record (COR) And, possesses any specialized certifications required for the class being taught as indicated in the Curriculum of Record (COR);
- Explain how to calculate branch circuit and feeder loads for residential and commercial applications.
- Discuss the factors involved in conductor selection, including insulation types, current carrying capacity, temperature ratings, and voltage drop.
- Describe specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lamps, as well as ballasts. Examine troubleshooting and various types of lighting controls.
- Investigate the NEC® requirements for equipment installed in hazardous locations.
- Explain how to size and select circuit breakers and fuses for various applications. Discuss short circuit calculations and troubleshooting.
- Discuss switchboards and switchgear, including installation, grounding, and maintenance requirements. Examine electrical blueprints.
- Discuss transformer types, construction, connections, protection, and grounding.
- Describe the components, installation considerations, and NEC® requirements for commercial services.
- Examine calculations required to size conductors and overcurrent protection for motor applications.
- Demonstrate installation, termination, and testing of voice, data, and video cabling systems.
- Explain the selecting, sizing, and installing motor controllers. Investigate control circuit pilot devices and basic relay logic.
- Describe forces that are characteristic of alternating-current systems and the application of Ohm’s law to AC circuits.
- Examine AC and DC motors, including the main components, circuits, and connections.
- List principles of human vision and the characteristics of light. Discuss the handling and installation of various types of lamps and lighting fixtures.
- Discuss bends in conduit up to 6 inches. Examine mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical benders.
- Explain how to select and size pull boxes, junction boxes, and handholes.
- Discuss the transportation, storage, and setup of cable reels; methods of rigging; and procedures for complete cable pulls in raceways and cable trays.
- Examine NEC® installation requirements for cable tray, including cable installations.
- Describe methods of terminating and splicing conductors, including preparing and taping conductors.
- Explain the purpose of grounding and bonding electrical systems. Investigate NEC® requirements.
- Describe fuses and circuit breakers along with their practical applications. Size circuit breakers.
- Examine basic descriptions of various types of contractors and relays along with their practical applications.
||Day and evening courses available.
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