Adjunct Instructor - Industrial Technology

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA Education & Training / Technology
JOB GOAL: Evenings 5:00-9:00pm

Under limited supervision, the Learning Facilitator is responsible for assisting the development and facilitating the content of a new Operator Training Certificate for adults, ages 18+ and ensuring all students meet the objectives of the course. The facilitator will have knowledge of tools, skills, and resources used in a modern manufacturing environment, including but not limited to torque wrenches, tensioning devices, measuring tools, and related devices. The facilitator will provide exemplary customer service through positive class interaction, meeting the participant needs, maintaining a clean, neat, and inviting learning experience while having a positive and upbeat attitude.

  • Successfully attend and facilitate the Operator Training Certificate classes
  • Assist with development of Operator Training Certificate core technical classes
  • Facilitate an outstanding participant experience by giving exemplary customer service.
  • Greet and welcome participants.
  • Effectively communicate with participants and Continuing Education Staff.
  • Clean and straighten classroom before and after each class.
  • Answer questions and provide resources as appropriate to participants.
  • Deliver course content and ensure that learning outcomes are met.
  • Complete all required paperwork as requested by Continuing Education Staff.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

  • Have a true excitement for helping participants learn
  • Enjoy a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Personify a commitment to exceeding expectations.
  • Passionate about life-long learning
  • Possess a savvy and confident personality.
  • Be able and willing to represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current participants, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, staff and fellow Learning Facilitators.
  • Possess strong human relations skills and be able to interact with diverse personalities.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, logically, and coherently orally and in writing.
  • Deal responsibly and effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Position involves working in a classroom setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching utilizing art equipment and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.


  • Interest in adult education
  • Experience in a modern manufacturing environment
  • Experience with common advanced manufacturing tools (torque wrenches, measurement tools, and computer systems)
  • Experience with basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing industry policies, procedures, and terms
  • High school diploma required

  • Four year degree preferred, not required
  • Iowa teacher license preferred, not required
  • Substitute License, Para License or working towards an education degree preferred, not required
  • Manufacturing industry credentials such as NIMS, AWS, etc preferred, not required

Job ID: 65786

Posted 21 days ago

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