Engineering Technology Lab Technician

Deadline

Part-Time: Review of applications begins Thursday, November 18, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.


SUMMARY

Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Engineering Technology Lab Technician position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.

  

POSITION SUMMARY:

Southern University at Shreveport is seeking a dedicated, experienced, and motivated Laboratory Technician with experience as an engineer or engineering technology professional to teach courses in the relevant discipline as a Laboratory Technician at the Shreveport campus. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants, and will be accessed based on student enrollment. Applicant credentials will remain active for a year (12-months).

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching

  • Teach regular, online and hybrid lab courses in engineering and technology.
  • Design and deliver the course in a way that ensures accomplishing course objectives/outcomes.
  • Use the university approved syllabus template for all courses.
  • Post the course syllabus in the learning management system before the first class or the first day of the semester for online sections.

 

Course Delivery

  • Design and deliver the course in a way that ensures accomplishing course objectives/outcomes.
  • Keep up-to-date with, and effectively use technology and media in the classroom.
  • Meet each class during the scheduled hours in face-to-face classes or participate in teaching and learning activities several times a week in online classes.
  • Plan and arraign for equipment and supplies, field trips, web page, outline, or other special activities needed for the course.

 

Course Management

  • Post grades to students (on the learning management system) and the Banner on timely manner before deadlines.
  • Use the university email for all communication with students, other faculty, or staff.
  • Respond to all emails from students within 48 hours.
  • Monitor student performance, and utilize early warning systems for students who are not making satisfactory progress, and/or refer students who may need support to the Department Chair.
  • Submit the student learning outcome assessment and other evaluation documents required at the end, or throughout the semester.
  • Respond to academic appeals when needed.
  • Promptly fill out and return any mandatory university forms.

 

Administration and Advisement

  • Understand and interpret the mission and vision of the university.
  • Advise and assist students in matters related to course activities.
  • Attend faculty/staff and in-service meetings.
  • Implement and adhere to all university and department policies.
  • Maintain and uphold academic integrity and the university’s work ethic in all aspects of performed duties and activities.
  • Perform other duties, and participate in activities as assigned.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or relevant field.
  • Two to three years of supervisory laboratory experience in their respective discipline.
  • Successful teaching experience in lecture-based environments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Willingness to work in an accelerated and traditional learning format.
  • Previous work experience in engineering field.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ethics.

 

Compensation:

Salary Range is 15,000 annually.

 

Type

Part-time

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to:

Quiana Skidmore, Director of Human Resources

ATTN: “ Engineering Technology Lab Technician” Vacancy
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107
HResource@susla.edu  (NOTE: Please type “Engineering Technology Lab Technician” in the Subject line)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

Review of applications begins Tuesday, March 22, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

 

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability or any other protected class. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Tuesday W. Mahoney, Fine Arts Building, Room C14, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator: Dr. Anjelica Hart, NCR Building, Room 125, (318) 670-9367.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.

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