Faculty - Adjunct - Electrician Technology Instructor

Pittsburgh Technical College

Job Description

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.
About PTC

Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.

Purpose of Job

The ideal candidate will teach coursework in Electrician Technology program. They will develop curriculum, provide training and student support resulting in graduates who meet entry-level employment criteria for positions in Electrician Technology.
Education Requirements
  • Associate degree in Electrical Technology or a related field preferred 
  • State teaching certification not required
Experience Requirements
  • Five+ years of full-time work experience in the electrical field, or an equivalent combination of work experience and education, required
  • Must have education and work experience to demonstrate competency to teach course work in electrical residential, commercial and industrial construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, instrumentation, controls, conduit bending and power and lighting systems.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and convey blueprints and associated building and construction documents.
  • Proficient with and working knowledge of the National Electric Code., NFPA 70E and Electrical Computations.
  • Ability to use Office software programs (MS Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Electrician journeyman experience or licensure preferred . 

Essential Job Functions
  • Teach Electrician Technology coursework to prepare graduates for employment as skilled residential, PLC’s and commercial electricians.
  • Prepare students to pass certification tests required in the profession.
  • Support students in their educational experience at PTC
  • Prepare students for entry-level, in-field employment 
  • Performance Measured By
    • Student Instructional Outcomes
    • Individual Performance Plans developed in cooperation with Academic Chair 
Pre-Employment Requirements
Must pass criminal background check prior to starting position.
Work Schedule
Adjunct – Hours will vary based on course(s) being taught (DAYLIGHT and NIGHT-TIMEHOURS NEEDED) 7:00am to 9:30pm timeframe
PTC is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all positions. PTC believes that the gathering and celebration of unique experiences, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace. Our mission is to champion a community of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a spirit of civility. 
To learn more about DEI’s mission, vision, and values visit the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage

Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PTC does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students with qualifying disabilities. PTC will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. To request reasonable accommodation, please email
Equipment used includes desktop or laptop with Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment
Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
Work generally performed in a climate-controlled area with minimal exposure to safety hazards

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