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Adjunct Professor - Mechatronics Tech.-Electrical Trades
Erie Community College

Date Posted Sep. 17, 2021
Title Adjunct Professor - Mechatronics Tech.-Electrical Trades
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Engineering


Computer and Electronics Technology
$53.33 Hourly
Union/Position Status:
FFECC Teaching PT
Posting Closing Date:
June 1, 2022



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.


  • Ability to effectively communicate one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of students.
  • Capability to teach a wide range of related subjects.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work a combination of days/evening/weekend schedules.
  • Remains current with subject matter and instructional methodology.
  • Plans and teaches courses that fulfill the current curriculum goals and objectives.
  • Communicates progress in the course to students in a timely manner.
  • Provides classroom and laboratory instruction in industrial maintenance; particularly in robotics and instrumentation, mechanics, fluid power, electricity, and other courses as assigned.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Good knowledge of field of specialization; knowledge of or experience in implementing a variety of teaching strategies; awareness of the value of technology as a tool for teaching; experience with computerized student record management; ability to develop educational programs; ability to teach effectively at the college level; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; ability to get along well with others; effective communication skills experience teaching a diverse student body; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Completion of an approved BOCES or IBEW training program in the electrical trades. Minimum of five (5) years of on-the-job experience as a license electrician or electrical inspector preferred. Journeyman status in his/her profession determined by the application of equivalencies in the individual academic unit and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities. See equivalencies below*


Have the ability to instruct students both through text book and hands on training on the methods and procedures of repair and new construction of both low and high voltage circuitry found throughout the industry. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to lighting, power outlets, conduit, underground circuits, switch boxes, breaker panels, switchgear, transformers, motors, electrical appliances and generators, and whatever else would be needed for electrical repair and construction to support the continued operational needs of the industry

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
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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