Floor Covering Installer Instructor

Vacancy Notice: Friday, December 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Classified
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: Trade and Industry Coordinator

Job Summary

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise in the area floor covering instillation? Are you passionate about making an impact and empowering others with life changing opportunities? If so, Hawkeye Community College has a great opportunity for you!

The Business and Community Education department is looking for a Floor Covering Installer Instructor to join their team starting. The Business and Community Education department provides services to the community, students and businesses looking for short-term training, continuing education, workforce training, apprenticeships, customized business training, and community resources.

There is a large need for talent in the floor covering industry and we are looking to help area floor covering businesses fulfill this need. As the Floor Covering Installer Instructor, you would be responsible for the administration and instruction efforts of the floor covering installation apprenticeship program. Responsibilities include preparing materials needed for course instruction and facilitating a focused and engaging learning environment that fosters student growth and increased skill performance.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teaches program-specific content in-person using established curriculum.

  • Prepares materials needed for course instruction, labs, and testing.

  • Creates a focused and engaged learning environment that prepares students for a career in the floor-covering industry.

  • Communicates effectively and efficiently with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Relates instruction and material course objectives to real-world, industry-specific examples.

  • Submits grades, attendance, reports, and records on time.

  • Participates in professional development.

  • Keeps current with manufacturing trends and training needs.

  • Ensures safety and security requirements are adhered to in training areas.

  • Maintains program certification requirements as appropriate.

  • Attends conferences, annual meetings, etc., on behalf of the technical college when needed.

  • Participates in campus committees as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Unless otherwise approved under Hawkeye’s remote work policy, regular on campus and/or onsite attendance is considered an essential function of the position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Three (3) years of experience in floor covering installation.

  • Demonstrated exceptional project and time management, prioritization and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in presenting to public and private groups.

  • Proficient in administering surveys to evaluate progress.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without direct supervision as well as with a team.

  • Demonstrated effective writing and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated ability to receive constructive feedback as well as lead and foster a positive learning environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit professional judgement, decision making, and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the general public.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, and video conferencing technology.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute organization and department policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching program-specific content using an established curriculum.

  • 5+ years’ experience in floor covering installation

Working Conditions

Anticipated schedule is 6 hours a day, Monday – Friday when classes are in session. Classes are scheduled to run for 10 weeks beginning March 2023. It is possible, however, that this position would be needed evenings, therefore flexibility in scheduling will be vital to accommodate class schedules.

Work is performed either in or a combination of an office setting, classroom setting and/or lab environment, with a combination of natural and florescent light. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard, tools and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move frequently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computers.

Employment Status

Part-time, non-exempt position averaging up to 30 hours per week when classes are in session (classes run on a 10-week schedule).

Application Procedure

  • Complete an online application at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment
    • Submit/upload a cover letter.
    • Submit/upload a resume.
    • Submit/upload 3 references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.
  • Submit the online application and all required materials by January 8, 2023. Preference will be given to applicants who submit the required materials on or before January 8th. This position will remain open until filled.

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Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: hawkeyecollege.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email equity-titleIX@hawkeyecollege.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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