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Assistant Professor of Manufacturing/Engineering Tech

Company: Bismarck State College
Location: Bismarck
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information: MISSION: As North Dakota's Polytechnic Institution, Bismarck State College focuses on student success through the delivery of affordable, flexible, high-quality, experiential learning enhanced by public-private partnerships.VISION: Bismarck State College will be a leader in polytechnic education improving lives and building sustainable communities.REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:This position is directly accountable and responsible to the appropriate Assistant Dean and the Dean of the National Energy Center of Excellence.RESPONSIBILITIES:This position is responsible for providing leadership to the programs within the Mechatronics (Mechanical, Electrical, Programming, Robotics) pathway in accordance with the mission of Bismarck State College. They will do this in the following ways:

  • Teaching undergraduate courses within the mechatronics pathway.
  • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring students in support of their academic goals.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to assist in course and program coordination.
  • Supporting a model that creates an engaging community of learners in connection to the programs within the finance pathway.
  • Engaging with industry partners in development and maintenance of academic programs within the mechatronics pathway.Benefits: COMPENSATION: Twelve-month, full-time, non-tenure track position. Minimum starting salary $66,485 (masters required), based on experience and education. Fully paid health insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount. Click here for full employee benefits.Looking to relocate to Bismarck, North Dakota? Find more information and resources here: Description & Details:
  • Instructs courses within the Mechatronics pathway. (Mechanical, Electrical, Programming, Robotics)
  • Provide classroom and/or laboratory instruction and supervision.
  • Provide ongoing curriculum development, revision of courses and program areas, and participate in academic assessment.
  • Provide academic advising to students.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Participate in departmental and campus activities.
  • Support student interest into the program pathway throughout the academic year.
    • Provide year round support for student recruitment activities connected to programs within the mechatronics pathway.
    • Serve as the main contact for prospective students for the programs within the mechatronics pathway.
    • Provide primary advising and retention support for students enrolled in programs within the mechatronics pathway.
    • Collaborate with academic leadership in mechatronics program pathway development and maintenance.
      • Assist in developing and maintaining program admission requirements
      • Assist in the evaluation of student applicants into the baccalaureate program.
      • Work with the college and other partners for the long-range planning and ongoing development of the program pathways.
      • Work in conjunction with the Foundation and other campus areas in support of grant applications as it relates to the program.
      • Provide an environment of high student engagement.
        • Supervises and mentors program area Student Organizations.
        • Recruits students for competitions and student organization memberships
        • Serves as faculty advisor for BSC mechatronics student club
        • Maintain and enhance relationships with affiliated finance partners.
          • Attend and participate in BSC Mechatronics-related meetings and events.
          • Coordinate with Polytechnic Outreach in supporting an active and engaged Mechatronics Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT).
          • Identify new partnerships with industry, secondary, or postsecondary organizations in support of the programs.
          • Perform other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
            • Continuously - 66-100% - Use hands dexterously, talk or hear.
            • Frequently - 34-65% - Stand, walk, or sit.
            • Occasionally - 1-33% - Reach with hands and arms, stoop/kneel/crouch or crawl, climb or balance, or lift up to 25 pounds.Minimum Requirements:
            • Appropriate master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
            • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with direct and indirect reports (faculty, staff, etc.), and administration.
            • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
            • High level attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple deadlines.
            • Good computer software skills (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite-Word, Excel, Teams, etc., Outlook E-mail and Calendar) and strong internet familiarity.Preferred Qualifications:
            • Experience with curriculum and course development,
            • Experience in post-secondary teaching
            • Experience with distance/online education, academic assessment, dual credit/early entry, and prior learning.
            • Substantial industry experience.
            • Appropriate doctoral degree.Applicant Materials Required: STARTING DATE: TBDTo be considered by the search committee, thoroughly complete the application and upload:
              • Cover letter
              • Resume
              • Teaching philosophy
              • Three letters of reference - these letters may be uploaded with your materials or emailed to
              • Copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
              • Copies of industry related certifications Application materials, including resume, cover letter, and transcript, must clearly explain how experience and education relate to the minimum qualifications and job duties.Additional Information: Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Bismarck State College does not provide sponsorships. BSC is an E-Verify Employer.For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 224-5531. This position requires a criminal history record check.Equal Opportunity Employer Resources*Meadowlark Building*PO Box 5587*1700 Schafer St.*Bismarck, ND 58506-5587701-224-5531*800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Keywords: Bismarck State College, Bismarck , Assistant Professor of Manufacturing/Engineering Tech, Education / Teaching , Bismarck, North Dakota

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