Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is an innovative leading-edge college dedicated to student success. An instructor’s primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success. An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of college outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making. Instructors work in alignment with the college’s mission, vision, core values, and operating principles. Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities. In addition, instructors commit to ongoing professional growth in both instructional and technical areas to comply with NWTC’s faculty progression structure, as well as the development of their colleagues and teams.
It is our commitment as a College to ensure that we invest the resources necessary to positively impact teaching and student success. Consistent with this commitment all new faculty are required to successfully complete the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Instructor Preparation Academy. The Academy is a structured, practical, course-based cohort learning experience during first three years of employment. Courses include teaching and learning strategies, guidance and counseling, curriculum development, assessment, diversity, and more. The details of the schedule will be made available upon hire.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee and maintain the Echocardiography Program structure and operation
Review, evaluate, and guide the curricula of program
Measuring and monitoring program outcomes.
Continued development in administration of the program with department leadership.
Professional association participation
Active participation with employer members of the community and the Advisory Committee
Responsible for compiling capital equipment and operational extra-ordinary budgetary requests on behalf of the Echocardiography program.
Day travel to clinical sites up to 8 times per month (in and out of district). Overnight travel approximately once per month
Communicate and interact with stakeholders in the program
Demonstrate good hand hygiene and infection control in a health care environment
At least three years of full-time clinical experience as a staff medical sonographer in a hospital or other similar work environment. Experience in a supervisory role is preferred.
At a minimum, occupational experience has to have occurred at least 1 year within the last 5 years.
Education and training in educator competency
Continuing medical education specific to job
RDCS credential required.
Previous teaching experience with adult learners is preferred
Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes multicultural perspectives, core abilities, and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards to prepare graduates for successful careers.
Utilize engaging instructional strategies and methodologies which foster student success both in and outside of the classroom.
Create learning experiences which integrate multiple alternative or emerging delivery methodologies and instructional technologies to maximize student success, including, but not limited to, hybrid, face-to-face, video conferencing, self-paced, and on-line course delivery.
Provide immediate, routine, and consistent feedback to students to assist them in improving performance in technical and core ability competencies.
Create a learning environment that integrates best practices for student success including authentic service learning, student club events, and engagement in profession specific activities.
Develop, support, participate and collaborate with other departments on student recruitment, program marketing, and referral of students as needed for student success strategies including tutoring, counseling, advising, etc.
Use data to measure quality outcomes related to student persistence, retention, completion rate, course success, and to design improvement strategies based on the evidence.
Comply with College policies and practices related to instruction, assessment, and delivery.
Engage with business and industry through engagement and participation in advisory committees, including the recruitment of new members, planning of meetings, participation in community groups, and business visits.
Participate in community and college-sponsored events to promote the college’s programs and enhance community relationships.
Engage in division, department and team meetings and requirements including the development and completion of the college’s strategic planning through team action plans and budget requests
Maintain proficient knowledge and skill in emerging trends and current occupational practices by networking with regional industry leaders and participating in continuing education and professional development.
Assist in the development of adjunct faculty through communication, sharing of resources, coaching and mentoring.
Maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements, faculty progression structure requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.
Internal Number: 602151
About Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Founded in 1912, NWTC is a nationally-ranked, two-year public college where students prepare for high-tech careers and begin their bachelor’s degrees. Each year, NWTC served over 32,000 students; 7,800 students pursued degrees and diplomas and worked with over 1,100 businesses for contract training.
The College is committed to providing all learners with the highest-quality, high technology education to improve their quality of life. Students at NWTC are provided with resources needed for success. As a result, over 94 percent of grads have careers within six months of graduation and hundreds continue their education through NWTC’s transfer agreements with nearly 40 other colleges/universities.
The College has welcomed students from more than 23 countries around the globe including Egypt, Pakistan, South Africa, Brazil, Ghana, Spain, Moldova, and China. All NWTC students are provided with resources needed for success. As a result, 94 percent of grads have careers within six months of graduation; 80 percent of those grads are employed in their career fields. Hundreds more grads continue their education through NWTC’s transfer agreements with nearly 40 other colleges/universities. Start here. Go anywhere!