Surveying Technology Coordinator

Location: Kansas City, KS
 Kansas City Kansas Community College
Education Requirement: Associate degree in surveying, engineering, or a closely related field.
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty
Compensation: $53,986.55 - $75,697.86 Annually

Description & Nature of Work:

Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) is currently searching for a full-time faculty member to provide high quality, learner-centered instruction for students enrolled in Surveying Technology related coursework at any KCKCC location while supporting the institution’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide formal instruction and leadership in the Surveying Technology program using learner centered pedagogy.
  • Ensure curriculum, resources, and materials are kept current with industry standards and practices.
  • Specify, select, operate, and maintain necessary equipment and/or training modules required to support the specific course(s) being taught within departmental budget constraints. 
  • Ensure program equipment stays current and on trend with the industry.
  • Work with program personnel on the departmental budget and utilize the e-purchasing system for purchase and procurement of programmatic items.
  • Maintain and update course syllabi addressing targeted student abilities, specific competencies, textbook requirements, grading/assessment methodology, course scheduling, and/or other items as required.
  • Prepare course lesson plans utilizing the approved program syllabi.
  • Provide timely submission of required grade, attendance, or other miscellaneous reports to the administration.
  • Help to recruit and market the program to potential students. 
  • Collaborate on textbook selection and educational resources to support the program learning with program personnel.
  • Complete all assessment activities including program review and documentation per the Office of Assessment’s guidelines.
  • Maintain an industry-based advisory board in support of a college-level Surveying Technology program. The advisory board must meet a minimum of twice per year.
  • Design and administer on-campus laboratory sessions to be conducted on campus during the semester one Saturday per month (more if necessary).
  • Coordinate with Kansas Society of Land Surveyors members and vendor organizations to arrange for availability of the proper needed equipment for each laboratory.
  • Assist with student job placement and follow-up.
  • Ensure students are following appropriate safety practices.
  • Participate in regular professional development.
  • Hold regular program meetings with program faculty and staff.
  • Serve on institutional committees as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to train and work with diverse students and learners.
  • Strong computer and technology skills.
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with industry partners.
  • Knowledge of the latest industry technology and ability to integrate the technology into the program.
  • Ability to work within institutional policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to work with students, colleagues, and supervisor in a collaborative and professional manner.
  • Ability and willingness to serve as an ambassador for the College by interacting appropriately with college stakeholders and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in surveying, engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience performing boundary, construction, topographic and engineering surveys.
  • Professional registration as a Land Surveyor or Professional Engineer.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to drive college vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in surveying, engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Four (4) years of experience in management.
  • Teaching experience in an open enrollment, urban community college.
  • Experience with a Learning Management System such as Blackboard.
  • Experience in learner-centered pedagogy.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule:

Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours. 

How to Apply / Contact:

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