Adult Division PLC & Robotics Instructor for Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance Program

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General Job Description:
Instructors needed in the areas of:  PLC’s and Robotics
.  Instructor will provide instructional activities which are consistent with the program objectives and academic standards adopted and established by the Upper Valley Career Center and the State of Ohio.  The instructor will direct the learning experiences of the students, including skill development, human relations, and leadership qualities which are necessary to obtain gainful employment.  The instructor will perform in such a manner to ensure the best education possible for the students of the Upper Valley Career Center. 
          Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitates student learning activities that encourage teamwork, positive peer relationships and reinforces employability skills essential to today’s workforce.
  • Develops lesson plans that engage adult student learning in both the classroom and laboratory setting.
  • Monitors student progress using formal and informal assessment strategies.
  • Coordinates with employers to provide real world experiences and opportunities for students.
  • Prepares students for industry credential assessments. 
  • Assists program coordinator with curriculum development, course scheduling and Program Advisory Committee meetings.
  • 5 years’ work experience in field of expertise OR Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s Degree in field of expertise plus 3 years’ work experience in the industrial maintenance and machine repair profession with PLC experience.
  • Prior teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience with Control Logix 5000, Logix Pro, RS Logix and HMI software preferred; in addition, experience with setting up relay logic and VFD’s (variable frequency drives) preferred. 
  • Robotics experience in theory and application, FANUC & Motoman experience a plus.
  • Holds or is able to obtain a valid Ohio Department of Education Adult Education Permit.
  • Meets all mandated health screening requirements.
  • Maintains a record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.  Able to successfully pass a    BCI/FBI background check.
  • Maintains compliance with drug-free workplace rules, Board policies, and other applicable procedures/guidelines.
Appropriate placement on the Adult Division Intermittent/Hourly Salary Schedule to be determined by education and experience.  Compensation is $22.00 per hour, on an as-needed basis.  Maximum 839 hours in an academic year.  One-year contract with opportunity for renewal.
Other Benefits:
State Teachers Retirement System and Worker’s Compensation offered.   Upon hire, additional benefits may be offered dependent upon hours worked, job classification, and placement on the Upper Valley Career Center Salary Schedule.  Some benefits are a shared cost between the employee and the Board of Education.
Performance Evaluation:
Job performance is evaluated according to policy provisions and contractual agreements adopted by the Upper Valley Career Center.
This job posting description identifies general responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed.  The information contained in this document is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, program/curriculum changes, and unforeseen events.

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Upper Valley Career Center

8901 Looney Road, Piqua, OH 45356
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