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2018-2019 PT Instructor Pool - Fire Services
Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin
Date Posted 01/24/2019
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Fire Science
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Posting Details

Position Title: 2018-2019 PT Instructor Pool - Fire Services
Request Type: New Position
Posting Date: 02/09/2018
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled Yes
Transfer Requests and Application Due By:
Location: Any Location
Department: School of Human & Protective Services
Employment Conditions:

Madison Area Technical College is recruiting a pool of qualified part-time candidates to teach courses for the Fire Services program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2018-2019 academic school year. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. Health and dental benefits are NOTprovided.
For all internal candidates who are interested in transferring or promoting to this position please review the transfer and promotion policy located in theMadison College Employee Handbook

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for instruction in the Fire Services at the college level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, division and college levels.

This position reports to the Associate Dean- School of Human and Protective Services.

Essential Duties:

The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

1. Responsible for facilitating student learning in the Fire Services program.

2. Develop and plan appropriate instructional strategies and alternative delivery strategies when appropriate including but not limited to hybrid, face-to-face and on-line course delivery.

3. Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.

4. Evaluate student performance and provide regular feedback in courses taught by the instructor.

5. Use data to continually revise curriculum to improve student learning.

6. Actively work with other personnel in student recruitment, retention and job placement. This includes developing strategies aimed at the recruitment and retention of minority students.

7. Develop and maintain curriculum in a variety of non-traditional formats to meet student delivery needs in collaboration with department/ division staff; participate in instructional and curriculum articulation activities with other programs, other Schools of the College, other colleges and universities, and District K-12 partners.

8. Function without direct supervision in a team environment with the ability to support a cohesive department atmosphere.

9. Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.

10. Assist students in developing work experience assignments such as clinical affiliations, work study assignments, team projects, etc.

11. Design and implement strategies to engage students in the learning process.

12. Integrate the use of technology into the teaching and learning process.

13. Attend School, program and advisory committee meetings; participate in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.

14. Plan and implement professional development strategies to continually improve teaching and professional experience.

15. Maintain competencies as an instructor as aligned with the Faculty Quality Assurance System.

16. Maintain ESI Certification with the WTCS.

17. Demonstrate a commitment to the college’s mission, vision and values.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies; learner-centered instruction, active learning, assessment, evaluation; collaborative techniques; and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender, and disability.

2. Skill in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods to deliver high-quality instruction (i.e., online, hybrid, and accelerated course formats, course software such as Blackboard, video, Telepresence, etc).

3. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.

4. Skill in oral and written communication.

5. Ability to interact with business, industry, other educational institutions, and government agencies to establish partnerships.

6. Knowledge of and experience in coursework and teaching in specific areas related to the Fire Services program.


1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited public or private institution.

2. Two (2) years (6000 hours) of related work experience.

  • • One (1) year (2,000 hours) of related work experience must be within the past five (5) years.
    • Two (2) years of full-time equivalent teaching experience in a related area at an accredited college within the past five (5) years may be substituted for the one (1) year of related work experience within the past five (5) years.

3. Certified Wisconsin Emergency Services Instructor (ESI) with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Madison College utilizes pool postings for all PT Instructor positions at the College. You will be considered as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position if/when the need arises. By posting these positions, there is no guarantee that Madison College will actually be hiring for this position.
Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.
If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. Submission and receipt of this material does not infer acceptance as a part-time instructor or guarantee an interview.

This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2019. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials.
We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.


When applying for this position, the system will prompt you to respond to the following supplemental questions in 1,200 characters or less. If this is not enough space, please attach a Microsoft Word or PDF documented response to these questions in no more than a total of two (2) pages. Failure to respond and/or attach questions WILL RESULT IN THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION.

1. What days of the week, including Weekends, are you available during the day or evening? Please specify times. (Example: Tuesdays, Thursday 5-9 pm)

2. Please indicate which Madison College Campus site (s) you are interested in teaching at (Madison Truax Campus, Madison Downtown Education Center, Madison South Campus, Madison West Campus, Watertown, Ft. Atkinson, Portage, Reedsburg).

Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Rosemary Buschhaus, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Employment and Employee Relations
1701 Wright St
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-6900

Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Strategy: External
Posting Number 20160602954
FLSA: Exempt
Quick Link http://jobs.madisoncollege.edu/postings/13303
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