Cincinnati State
  • Hazmat, Rescue & Safety
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Adjunct - HAZMAT, Rescue & Safety, Workforce Development Center (WDC)


Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Workforce Development Center, is recruiting an Adjunct faculty member to teach HAZMAT, Rescue & Safety programs at our Evendale Campus location, or at client sites. This position consists of classroom or online instruction courses in HAZMAT, emergency rescue, confined space and occupational safety topics. The individual for this position should be fully committed to the Mission and Values of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

Essential Duties:

Deliver learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.

Adequately prepare all course materials and lessons plans. Note preparation time will vary based on instructor experience in teaching the course.

Provide each student with clear course expectations, evaluations and timelines through carefully written topical outlines and approved, standardized syllabus.

Ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered as defined by the syllabus.

Maintain a paper or electronic record (i.e., spreadsheet or grade book) of each student's progress and have it available upon request by students and/or appropriate College personnel.

Facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment.

Complete as directed all end of semester(s) responsibilities, including submission of final grades, copies of exams, attendance records, and all other designated materials to the Academic Office.

Consult with the academic area chair or other appropriate College personnel on questions or issues involving course curricula, instructional strategies, and College policies and procedures.

Respond to requests (e.g., from students, academic area chairs, department heads, committee chairs, Records Office) in a timely and thorough manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a current Ohio Fire Service Instructor.

At least three (3) years' industry or business experience in the teaching subject area.

Some night or weekend hours may be required, based on client needs.

Physical ability to move or lift up to 40 pound materials, climb stairs or ladder as needed to facilitate instruction and classroom set-up.

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to clients and/or between campus locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience in an academic environment.

5 years of applied experience in industry or business in the teaching subject area.

Experience with instruction in higher education.

Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, life experiences, industries and skill levels.

Desired Competencies:

Ability to build or enhance proficiency in the use of diverse methods of classroom technology, and innovative instructional/academic support systems and programs.

Exhibits excellent communication skills and serves as a role model for students in this area.

Demonstrates success and commitment as a team player.

Utilizes constructive feedback as an opportunity for growth and handles conflict and criticism effectively.

Ability to create a positive learning environment that is respectful and promotes the interests of students first, while setting appropriate expectations for student growth and success.

Computer based software, analytical, and report writing skills.

Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.

Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents.

Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision.

Ability to learn from students' participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual.

Ability to interact successfully with academic as well as business and regulatory personnel.

Candidate notification: Please note that due to the high volume of candidates applying for adjunct positions, we will only follow up with candidates who we are considering for an interview. Please be assured that we will keep your resume on file until the position is closed.


Position Level: Adjunct HAZMAT, Rescue & Safety

Reports To: Director, Workforce Development Center

Status: Part-time

Contract Affiliation: Non-Bargaining

Classification: Non-exempt

Compensation: $15 per hour technical work & $35 per hour for instruction/curriculum development

Equal Opportunity Employer ~ Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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