Aviation Paint/Coating Instructor (Adjunct/Part Time) ~ Aviation
Wichita, KS 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Flames & pinstriping is not what we need! We need someone poised & patient to show our students how to paint & coat aviation parts teaching them techniques to make them a superstars. This can be a delicate process & is important to many other aspects of the aviation trade with little room for error. Come work with us to help our student excel in this quick aviation certificate program!

Job Summary:
The Adjunct Faculty Instructor provides subject matter expertise.  Responsibilities include teaching courses, adhering to lesson plans, meeting course objectives, beginning and ending courses on time as scheduled and adhering to academic faculty ethical and professional behaviors.

Quick Glance of Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Manages and supervises students in all assigned classroom and laboratory activities to ensure a safe and effective learning environment.
  2. Keeps students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  3. Ensures each program/class contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Maintains a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and stimulates enthusiasm for those subjects.
  4. Evaluates students to measure their progress toward the achievement of course outcomes/competencies.

Teaching and Instruction
  1. Develops, revises, and/or recommends curriculum changes which meet the objectives of the course/program and improve student learning.
  2. Ensures that each program/class meets the WSU Tech Course Standard, includes all appropriate curricular components, utilizes effective teaching methods/practices (pedagogy) and reflects current field practices.
  3. Plans each unit or lesson, both as to content and method. Provides lesson plans to the appropriate dean or designee.  Publishes lesson plans on course syllabus. 
  4. Teaches and maintains an effective learning environment regardless of instructional modality. 

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed:
  • Knowledge of the aerospace industry quality standards (ANSI, NADCAP, AS9100), preferred.
  • 4 years industry experience or combination of education & experience equaling 4 years, required;
    1. Paint/Coating Knowledge
      1. Experience performing coating & paint application processes.
      2. Experience utilizing coating & paint equipment & tools.
      3. Coating & paint surface preparation, masking & taping.
  • Previous teaching or training experience in adult education preferred with pre-planning course work.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skills – must be able to work with students, technical and administrative personnel in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision, meeting deadlines and dealing with pressure appropriately.

Pay Rate: $32 /hr
Schedule: M-Th, 7a-4p OR 4p-9p; NCAT Campus

WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Special Notes/Instructions
This is NOT a remote position.
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Days or Evenings
Salary and Benefits
$32 /hr
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
4 to 5 years
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