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Adjunct Professor - Industrial Technology/CNC Precision Machining
Erie Community College

Date Posted Dec. 16, 2020
Title Adjunct Professor - Industrial Technology/CNC Precision Machining
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Vocational/Technical


Industrial Technology

$53.33 Hourly
Union/Position Status:
FFECC Teaching PT

Posting Closing Date:
June 1, 2021



Adjunct faculty teach department courses on a part-time basis and evaluate student performance pursuant to guidelines set by the department and the College.  Adjunct faculty report to the Department Chair for their discipline. Adjunct faculty are responsible for preparing lesson plans, teaching aids, and instructional materials or activities for class. Adjunct faculty must maintain accurate records on students and submit pertinent data to the department and/or the College.


  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject;
  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s);
  • Prepares course syllabi and outcomes;
  • Encourages student participation;
  • Evaluates students’ performance based on course learning outcomes;
  • Establishes and maintains an organized and disciplined classroom environment;
  • Is responsive to students and provides students with assistance and guidance;
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment;
  • Adheres to all College, Department as well as applicable County policies.


  • Training and supervision of students working with conventional machine tools and/or CNC lathes and milling machines;
  • Production of machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating CNC machines; maintaining quality and enforcing safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies;
  • Planning of machining operations by studying work orders, engineering plans, materials, tooling, and other technical specifications;
  • Utilizing CAD/CAM software for specifying and analyzing orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD& T);
  • Setting up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting 3 and 4-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, indicating vices; tramming heads;
  • Using coordinate measuring machines and metrology equipment for reverse engineering and inspection of parts and assemblies;
  • Installing and debugging controls and instrumentation;
  • Serve the College and community;
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned.


  • Candidates with considerable industrial experience combined with some teaching experience at the industrial and/or the college level will be considered;
  • Ability to supervise student work;
  • Ability to provide safety training classes for people using machine tools.


  • Journeyman’s Papers in Machining, Tool and Die Making, or Mold Making;
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 30 hours of Advanced Studies in related field.


Please attach cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts with your application to be considered.  Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

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New York Office
United States Department of Education
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New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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