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Construction Adjunct Faculty Pool

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Construction Adjunct Faculty Pool
Brief Position Overview

Great Falls College MSU is seeking individuals to join the team as an adjunct instructor in construction for Lifelong Learning.

Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Adjunct Faculty
Position Number
Department Division Administration
Division Academics
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Semester
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Union Affiliation Not applicable (Temporary)
Benefits Eligible No
Compensation By Credit
Salary $35.00 per hour or higher, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.
Contract Type LOA
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Recruitment Type External

Position Details

General Statement

This position provides classroom instruction and hands on training for customized training clients. The instructor may need to travel to client locations across the state and work within their schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Instructional duties involved in teaching courses/customized training in construction trades and carpentry.
• Developing and teaching classes from basics to advance in both residential and commercial settings including but not limited to: carpentry basics, framing, finishing, roof/floor/wall/stair systems, blueprint reading, rigging, and safety.
• Setting construction site/shop standards for students.
• Working with the client to provide training specific to their needs.
• Represent the College and Lifelong Learning in the community and with industry partners.
• Being able to stay current with state of the art construction technology, processes and equipment.
• Working closely with College administration, Great Falls College MSU faculty and staff, and industry partners on the customized training.
• Maintain equipment as needed.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• High School diploma plus 15 years working experience OR equivalent combination of education, training, teaching, or related employment experience required;
• Associate’s Degree in a related field plus four years working experience OR equivalent combination of education, training, teaching, or related employment experience required;
• Experience teaching in an educational setting required; experience teaching in a technical or community college preferred;
• Working knowledge of construction practices; experience with construction applications, shop drawings & blueprints is required;
• Ability to apply practical aspects of Construction Technology into the building projects, while preserving a safe environment;
• Ability to develop curriculum and assessment for industry partners using the National Council on Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is required;
• Computer literacy required;
• Experience teaching students of varying abilities and with diverse educational goals required;
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills required; and
• Ability to work positively with teams and individuals with diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, and interests required.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
The Successful Candidate Will
Special Requirements
Physical Demands
The Program
The Department
The College
This position has supervisory duties? No

Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number F00038P
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 06/27/2017
Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
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Diversity Statement

Great Falls College Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the College does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the College’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Great Falls College Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, GFC MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, Great Falls College Montana State University, 2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405; 406-268-3712;

GFC MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the GFC MSU Website:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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