Monday, April 18, 2016

Chemistry and Physics FT Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, WI

Position Information

Posting NameChemistry & Physics Instructor
Posting NumberF0135
Work LocationBusiness Education Center (Eau Claire), Health Education Center (Eau Claire), Manufacturing Education Center (Eau Claire)
Full Time or Part TimeFull-time
Employment StatusContinuous
SalaryBased upon master's degree level of faculty salary schedule for 42-week contract: starting salary of $58,455 and midpoint of $75,600. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.
Program NameScience
Projected Start DateAugust 2016
Hours Per WeekFull-time, 42-week, salaried position
Work ScheduleScheduled hours will vary each semester. Flexibility in schedule including availability for day, evening, weekend or summer assignments at various locations as appropriate.
If faculty position, indicate type of contract42-week contract
If contract type is other:
Benefits Summary
  • Health and dental insurance for all family members
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System
  • 403(B) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, personal and sick leave

Position Summary Information

Job Description SummaryThis position is responsible for increasing student learning through developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, and participating in college activities. Competencies and tasks of this position will be consistent with the educational principles of the college that focus on meeting the learning needs of students.
  • Provide instruction to students in the Science area, which may include courses such as Chemistry, Physics, Sustainability, and Science for Tech Trades.
  • Assist in the design, writing and implementation/alignment of performance-based curriculum and course delivery strategies.
  • Plan for instruction.
  • Facilitate student learning and deliver instruction.
  • Manage the classroom or learning site effectively.
  • Assist with recruitment of students.
  • Assess student learning.
  • Engage students in the learning process.
  • Assist with course/program evaluation and continuous improvement.
  • Support and assist with the development of flexible instructional delivery systems. This may include online instruction, hybrid, and web conferencing. Teaching of alternative delivery formats may be required.
  • Communicate and maintain positive relations with internal and external CVTCcommunity.
  • Demonstrate commitment to customer service standards.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and participate on instructional and college-wide teams.
  • Pursue on-going professional development.
  • Work in a team environment with the ability to support a cohesive and productive departmental atmosphere, which may include reaching consensus at team meetings, making budget decisions, scheduling classes, maintaining the lab, and being involved with college-wide activities.
  • Relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds.
  • Portray a positive attitude towards the students in a success-oriented learning environment.
  • Please view the Instructor Position Description document for additional roles and responsibilities of instructors at CVTC.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate educational courses of quality.
  • Ability to utilize technology that supports learning and teaching including, but not limited to, developing computer-assisted instructional units and PowerPoint presentations and using multi-media presentation stations.
  • Ability to work with students in both one-on-one and group instruction situations.
Training and ExperienceREQUIRED:
  • Master’s degree in chemistry or physics.
  • Minimum of 18 graduate semester credits in chemistry with a master’s in physics or 18 graduate semester credits in physics with a master’s in chemistry. If not already obtained, an employment agreement will be required to successfully complete the necessary credits within a specified timeframe.
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.
Physical DemandsThe following physical demands are representative of those that are required for employees to successfully perform the essential functions of a majority of jobs at Chippewa Valley Technical College.
The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms, hear and talk. The employee may be required to run, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, climb, balance, taste, and smell. May seldom be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with the aid of moving equipment, if needed. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Chippewa Valley Technical College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Unique College RequirementsEmployment with CVTC is contingent upon successful completion of background check(s).
Special Offline Instructions:


Additional Information for ApplicantsEqual Opportunity Notice
Chippewa Valley Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies:
Director of Human Resources
Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Mission Statement
CVTC delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities.
Vision Statement
CVTC is a dynamic partner for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed.
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position, an online application must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on the posting close date. You will be notified by email as to the status of your application as soon as an update is available.
Transcripts are required for all faculty positions. The preferred method is for copies to be attached to your online application, unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the application process. If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts to your application, please submit them via email or mail them to:
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Attn: Human Resources
620 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Posting Detail Information

Close Date05/08/2016
Open Until FilledNo

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you FIRST hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CVTC Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Direct Mailing
    • Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (print or online)
    • Email from CVTC
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Job Center of Wisconsin
    • LinkedIn
    • Newspaper other than EC Leader-Telegram (print or online)
    • WEAU Local Job Board
    • Wisconsin TechConnect
    • Word of Mouth
    • Other (Please specify below.)
  2. If you indicated "other" above, please specify how you FIRST heard about this employment opportunity.(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Transcript 2
  3. Transcript 3
  4. License/Certification 1
  5. License/Certification 2
  6. License/Certification 3
  7. Letter of Recommendation 1
  8. Letter of Recommendation 2
  9. Letter of Recommendation 3
  10. Curriculum Vitae