Niagara County Community College has a need for a part time Instructor to teach OSHA and Safety Courses in our Workforce Development Division.
This position will be responsible providing expertise and knowledge that support the Workforce Development divisions curriculum and programs. Responsible for establishing courses, teaching students and using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction; Evaluates students' progress in attaining goals and objectives. Development of the OSHA and Safety curriculum and program syllabi, including appropriate goals, objectives, student learning outcomes and assessment measures for the program. Flexible schedule is required as days and times of classes may vary.
Niagara County Community College is doing its part to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus within our work environment and requiring that all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, the candidate that is selected for hire of the position must show proof of their vaccination status to the Human Resources office after an offer of employment is accepted. NCCC will consider requests for medical and religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
In order to build and maintain an active pool of qualified candidates to meet our present and future needs for this position, Niagara County Community College will accept applications on a continuous basis. Openings may or may not exist at this time. Applications are evaluated on an as-needed basis, and candidates will be contacted when the department has an opening. Candidates who submit their information may or may not be notified as to the status of their application.
Typical Work Activities:
Teach Courses in the delivery format agreed upon (on campus, hybrid, blended or online)
Develop courses for the OSHA and Safety curriculum which includes developing student learning outcomes and assessment measures.
Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques and delivery methods.
Plan, develop and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Keep accurate student attendance and records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.
Review, evaluate and recommend student textbooks and learning materials
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional and business needs.
Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
Learn and apply technologies that support student learning.
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of NCCC
Define how to assess student learning outcomes and report on them, foster effective learning in both classroom and lab settings, and promote good public relations via contacts, and regular communications with business, industry, and the public sector.
Other work-related duties as assigned by Supervisor
Ability to work with, and teach a diverse student population. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. Must be able to develop, prepare and present information. Must able to operate computers. Ability to develop instructional materials, evaluating students' progress in achieving instructional goals and objectives. Ability to handle administrative responsibilities related to teaching of courses. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.
High School diploma or High School Equivalency;
OSHA Instructor certification;
3 years' experience in providing OSHA training
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.