Instructor, Digital Fabrication and Design Program

Selkirk College
Posted a month ago

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and deliver teaching strategies and assessments that meet course learning outcomes Provide classroom instruction to students in the Digital Fabrication and Design program Teach students how to install, operate, maintain, and improve performance of additive manufacturing machines. Teach students fundamental 3D design skills using Fusion 360 software. Evaluate student progress and provide constructive feedback Ensure program alignment with industry trends, advanced manufacturing best practices, and innovation Provide support and cooperative assistance to students Be a positive and active participant in the Program’s responsibilities Create and maintain a positive and respectful learning environment, while acting with professionalism at all times Maintain student records, grades, and course outlines, while adhering to institutional standards and expectations for professional practice Other related duties as assigned by the School Chair Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Expertise with common office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Expertise using Fusion 360 as a computer-aided design (CAD) software (Solidworks considered) Expertise with various 3D printer slicer programs (Cura/PreForm) Extensive experience in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of additive manufacturing equipment including: FDM and SLA-type 3D printers. Experience in designing parts and assemblies for additive manufacturing using best practices. Knowledge of basic solid mechanic theory eg. tensile testing of 3D printed parts Knowledge of electronics, including microcontrollers and programming not required but considered an asset Experience creating estimates for production runs, parts, and assemblies. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to be able to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor Ability to promote creativity and problem solving through delivery of multi-disciplinary projects. Excellent communication, leadership, teamwork and time management skills Adaptability and friendly collaboration with peers are all key attributes of this role Education and Experience

Successful completion of a degree in a related program such as industrial design, fabrication, or engineering. Lesser qualifications may be considered with relevant experience. Training in education, preferably adult education, strongly recommended. Applicants must have 3 - 5 years of directly related experience. Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset. Demonstrated curriculum development skills is an asset. Applicants should include an electronic portfolio of at least 10 pieces demonstrating their skills. Applicants must submit a current CV and cover letter. Details about the Digital Fabrication and Design Program can be found online:

This is a short-term, part-time, (59%) position commencing December 23, 2022, and ending May 4, 2023. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. The salary range is $2369.08 to $3,806.85 bi-weekly (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications and experience.

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