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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Columbus, 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.

Major Responsibilities:

• 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.
• Maintains safe, quality classrooms, laboratories and equipment.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to the area of instruction and meet faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM 7.1 for the specific area(s) of instruction. Conducts all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote the same as an integral part of one's work.

Meet the full-time faculty discipline standard for School of Technology - Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution in technology, engineering, engineering technology; or an earned baccalaureate or higher degree directly related to the program’s discipline
1. And, possess any specialized certifications required for the class being taught as indicated in the Curriculum of Record (COR)
Courses to be taught include AVIT 132 Aviation Operations, AVIT 135 Aviation Safety Management Systems, and AVIT 208 Air Traffic Control.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:

AVIT 132
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An overview of general aviation operations, including the operation and management of the Fixed Base Operation (FBO). Emphasis will be placed on financial and operational considerations as well as on regulatory requirements and constraints.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to;
1. Understand the role of the Fixed Base Operator in the National Airspace System.
2. Identify general aviation management functions.
3. Describe and outline corporate aviation, including business use of aircraft, corporate flight departments, and the types of aircraft used by that industry.
4. Identify and describe the linkages among the manufacturers, fixed base operators, and corporate operators.
5. Compare and contrast the inter-working of the unique components of the general aviation industry.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of marketing techniques.
7. Demonstrate understanding of basic aviation fiscal administration.
8. Understand the role of human resources in the general aviation environment.
9. Identify general aviation organization and administrative functions.
10. Identify functions of the flight line and front desk.
11. Outline and explain the Federal Aviation Regulations that apply to general aviation flight training and maintenance.
12. Demonstrate an understanding of aviation management information systems.
13. Demonstrate an understanding of basic general aviation maintenance procedures.
14. Demonstrate an understanding of general aviation safety and liability.
15. Demonstrate an understanding of general aviation physical facilities.

AVIT 135
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the challenges and complexity of aviation security faced by aviation professionals across the industry. It traces the evolution of current security approaches and explores technologies and processes targeting threat mitigation and improved operational efficiency.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to;
1. Develop an outline of the essential characteristics of natural and man-made threats to national and international aviation.
2. Solve problems as an individual and in coordination with team members.
3. Compose historical timelines reflecting methods and outcomes used to counter aviation security threats.
4. Identify the functions and interdependencies of local, national, and international aviation security agencies.
5. Differentiate between individual privacy and national security-related to aviation.
6. Exhibit the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be a success in the chosen area of the aviation industry.
7. Develop an ability to do basic research, interpret and analyze the data, and make useful presentations based on that research.
8. Develop the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be useful participants in the student’s profession, society, and country, i.e., higher-order thinking, communicating, interacting, managing information, and valuing.

AVIT 208
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course introduces students to the significant regulations impacting airline operations. Students will receive a comprehensive education on the structure of the National Airspace System with a focus on Air Traffic Control. Areas of study include airline operations, safety, and air traffic control operations, including how these areas work together to maintain scheduled operations, and air traffic control procedures.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to;
1. Exhibit a high level of comprehension about the ATC system in the United States.
2. Determine how flights are coordinated between airlines, airports, and ATC services.
3. Discuss major regulations involving the National Airspace System.
4. Comprehend the Code of Federal Aviation Regulations.
5. Possess a working knowledge of the terminology specific to the industry.
6. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of navigational aids available to aviation professionals.
7. Demonstrate a working knowledge of ATC procedures to include control tower operations, non-radar operations, and radar operations.
8. Explain the different types of environmental concerns within a geographic area.

Work Hours: J. Everett Light Career Center campus  11:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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