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Part-Time Adjunct Instructor - Construction Program
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2024
Title Part-Time Adjunct Instructor - Construction Program
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Educational Opportunity Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Construction Engineering/Management
The Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC) is seeking a knowledgeable and passionate individual to join our faculty as a Part-Time Adjunct Instructor specializing in Construction. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses focused on various aspects of construction, including safety protocols, equipment operation, materials management, and sustainable practices. This position offers a unique opportunity to impart essential skills and knowledge to students pursuing careers in civil engineering, construction management, and related fields. Candidates should have the ability to teach seated, remote, and online courses.

Academic Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
  • Develop and deliver engaging and informative lectures, presentations, and hands-on activities related to construction.
  • Design course curriculum, learning objectives, and assessments aligned with industry standards and best practices.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to students, fostering their understanding of theoretical concepts and practical applications.
  • Incorporate real-world examples, case studies, and guest speakers to enhance learning experiences and industry relevance.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of advancements, trends, and regulations in construction, integrating relevant updates into course content.
  • Facilitate discussions and collaborative projects that encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork among students.
  • Offer constructive feedback and evaluation to students to support their academic growth and professional development.
  • Collaborate with departmental colleagues to ensure coherence and consistency across related courses and programs.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development activities, and curriculum preparation and reviews as required by the department or institution.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the program through assessment, feedback, and innovative instructional approaches.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject matter.
  • Enter grades and attendance into software used by Center.
  • Engages in the classroom, replies to emails and voicemails, and holds on-campus or online office hours.
  • Maintains knowledge in one’s own discipline-related area by participating in professional development.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About the Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center
The Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC), an adult education enterprise, of the State University of New York, University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD), with an annual enrollment of 1,940 students, is seeking applications for a Part-Time Adjunct Instructor for the Construction Program. The mission of BEOC is to produce lifelong learners who are self-directed, empowered, and committed to excellence. Residents of the surrounding Buffalo community are provided a range of services designed to develop the academic and workforce development skills necessary to become self-sufficient. Programs and services are structured to adapt to the needs of our students — as well as to the demands of our community — and serve as first steps toward the attainment of long-term educational and employment skills.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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