Instructor, Electrical Technology

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)3.5


The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, founded in 1908, is a private, non-profit, two-year technical college located in Boston's South End. The college is proud of its long tradition of educating students who aspire to advance themselves in a technical field. We provide our students with the technical and professional skills that will create a foundation for success, civic responsibility, and life-long learning, adhering to the principles put forth by our benefactor, Benjamin Franklin.

Position Overview:
The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) invites applications from committed and positive licensed Journeyman/Master Electricians to teach full-time or part-time in the Department of Electrical Technology. This program focuses on preparing students to become Journeyman Electricians. Courses such as Circuit Theory, Electrical Design & Layout, Electrical Machinery, and Low Voltage Systems & Controls provide the technical focus for an associate degree program, but also serve as the educational hours that are required for eligibility to sit for the Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician licensing exam. The Massachusetts State Board of Examinees of Electricians mandates that this position is filled by an individual who holds either a Journeyman or Master Electrician license in the state of Massachusetts. The college prefers a master’s license which may be obtained within 2 years of accepting a position. Other candidates need not apply.

Through teaching, participation in institutional initiatives, and pursuing professional development, the faculty member contributes to the mission, outcomes, and strategic plan of the department and the College. Faculty at BFIT embrace the opportunity to support a diverse group of young people in meeting a range of academic and other challenges to prepare for successful and rewarding careers in technological fields.

Key Responsibilities of Full-time Faculty:

  • Facilitate effective, multi-sensory classroom instruction through preparation, meeting course goals, organization and presentation of materials, student involvement, and classroom management;
  • Use various teaching formats to effectively stimulate, engage, motivate and educate students;
  • Accommodate the multiple learning styles of a diverse population of students;
  • Provide additional academic support to students outside the classroom, through tutoring and one-on-one instruction;
  • Stay informed of trends, resources and best practices relating to education and the electrical industry;
  • Reinforce a strong academic and professional foundation, based on accountability, time management, and study skills;
  • Collaborate with other BFIT departments, such as Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, the Library and other academic departments;
  • Uphold academic and community standards as outlined in the faculty and student handbooks; and
  • Meet all departmental responsibilities as assigned by the Chair, regarding teaching, assessment, curriculum development, evaluation, participation in departmental and college-wide meetings and activities and annual reporting.

Part-time faculty is expected to provide the above services to a lesser extent, as available and interested.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have:

  • An earned associate degree from a recognized college or university with major study in electrical technology, education or a related field;
  • Valid Journeyman and Master electricians' licenses in the state of Massachusetts;
  • Five years of industry experience in the electrical field and;
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • An earned bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in electrical technology, education or a related field;
  • One year teaching experience in electrical technology.

A candidate may be hired without an associate degree but will be required to earn one within three years of the date of hire. A candidate may be hired without a Master’s Electrician’s license but will be required to earn one within two years of the date of hire.

Type of Appointment:
Part-time appointments to teach day and/or evening classes would begin immediately, with the expectation of renewal on satisfactory performance. Salary is dependent upon the level of education and years of teaching experience.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two references. Review of applications will begin immediately.

The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • teaching: 3 years (Required)
  • Tutoring: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)