Careers with Vaughn

FACULTY JOBS

Adjunct Professor – Avionics

Adjunct Professor – Mechanical Electrical

Assistant Professor – Mechanical Engineering Technology

Part Time Faculty (Adjunct) for Jian Qiao University – Shanghai, China

 

 

If interested in any of the positions below, email your resume to Mary Durkin noting the job you would like to apply for:

mary.durkin@vaughn.edu
Fax: 718.651.2553
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369

The college thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only applicants selected for interviews and/or further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

 

Adjunct Professor – Avionics

Position purpose

This position requires the knowledge and skills related to avionics/electronic systems including their function, theory of operation, testing, troubleshooting. Successful candidate will deliver discussion sessions and hold lab exercises associated with specific avionics and electronics courses.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answer student inquiries through email or a learning management system in an effective manner
  • Recommend selection of textbooks and other instructional materials
  • Engage in activities that facilitate student achievement of learning outcomes, such as ongoing feedback, and consultation as needed
  • Collaborate with appropriate Student Services personnel to address perceived student issues, which may require special attention
  • Attend scheduled department meetings, as required
  • Hold on-site class instruction and lab exercises on scheduled basis
  • Establish and maintain academic and attendance records for student files
  • Submit attendance, grades, student evaluations, and all other required documentation and reports per established department procedures and deadlines
  • Actively utilize proven student learning and retention techniques acceptable to the college.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly classroom and lab
  • Assist Program Coordinator in development of curriculum related course materials and training aids
  • Develop and improve discussion material and lab exercises as needed to maintain currency with technological trends
  • Help students in acquiring practical skills related to conducting experiments and standardized testing of avionic systems, interpret results and prepare standard lab reports
  • Collect assessment related data, prepare course assessment reports and utilize the results of assessment to improve student learning through the course by incorporating suitable action plan
  • Work with the lab technician to perform equipment configuration audit and order supplies as needed
  • Hold discussion sessions and conduct lab exercises
  • Must be able to comply with program continuous improvement efforts and prepare formal course assessment reports as per the procedures established by the department
  • Interact professionally with students, faculty and other employees

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

Master degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field, or a combination of a Master degree with related avionics/electronics work experience.

Professional Skills

Good written and verbal communication skills including class discussion using presentation software and classroom technology and equipment demonstration skills.

Knowledge of AC and DC Electronics, Solid State Electronics, Digital Electronics, Basic Wiring, Communication Theory, Navigation Systems, Gyroscopes and Autopilot Systems, Pulse Microwave Systems, and troubleshooting techniques. Knowledge of associated lab test equipment such as Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Function Generator, Frequency Counter, Power Meter and Spectrum Analyzer is a plus.

Familiarity with assessment of student learning outcomes, both course and program levels, according to the standards of Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology is a plus.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to assess the level of achievement of student learning outcomes through a given course, evaluate assessment data to draw inferences about the need for corrective action and prepare and execute any necessary corrective action plan through the course.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

Preferred:  

Federal Communication Commission – GROL License

ASTM NCATT AET Certification

FAA Airframe and Power Plant License

 

 

 

Adjunct Professor – Mechanical Electrical

Position purpose

This position requires the knowledge and skills related to mechanical/electrical systems including their function, theory of operation, testing, troubleshooting. Successful candidate will deliver discussion sessions and hold lab exercises associated with specific mechanical and electrical courses.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Answer student inquiries through email or a learning management system in an effective manner
  • Recommend selection of textbooks and other instructional materials
  • Engage in activities that facilitate student achievement of learning outcomes, such as ongoing feedback, and consultation as needed
  • Collaborate with appropriate Student Services personnel to address perceived student issues, which may require special attention
  • Attend scheduled department meetings, as required
  • Hold on-site class instruction and lab exercises on scheduled basis
  • Establish and maintain academic and attendance records for student files
  • Submit attendance, grades, student evaluations, and all other required documentation and reports per established department procedures and deadlines
  • Actively utilize proven student learning and retention techniques acceptable to the college.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly classroom and lab
  • Assist Program Coordinator in development of curriculum related course materials and training aids
  • Develop and improve discussion material and lab exercises as needed to maintain currency with technological trends
  • Help students in acquiring practical skills related to conducting experiments and standardized testing of avionic systems, interpret results and prepare standard lab reports
  • Collect assessment related data, prepare course assessment reports and utilize the results of assessment to improve student learning through the course by incorporating suitable action plan
  • Work with the lab technician to perform equipment configuration audit and order supplies as needed
  • Hold discussion sessions and conduct lab exercises
  • Must be able to comply with program continuous improvement efforts and prepare formal course assessment reports as per the procedures established by the department
  • Interact professionally with students, faculty and other employees

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

PhD is preferred.  Those with a Master’s degree with related industrial experience can be considered for an adjunct position.

Professional Skills

Good written and verbal communication skills including class discussion using presentation software and classroom technology and equipment demonstration skills.

Familiarity with assessment of student learning outcomes, both course and program levels, according to the standards of Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology are a plus.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to assess the level of achievement of student learning outcomes through a given course, evaluate assessment data to draw inferences about the need for corrective action and prepare and execute any necessary corrective action plan through the course.

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in an office environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the office area. The office equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

Assistant Professor – Mechanical Engineering Technology

Position purpose:

Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching lecture and laboratory undergraduate courses in Aeronautical, computerized design, and Advanced Manufacturing concentrations of mechanical engineering technology program.

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

  • Teaching lecture and laboratory courses in statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, CATIA, SolidWorks. Patran-Nastran, as well as courses in Advanced Manufacturing concentration of MET program
  • Assisting department in developing the appropriate sequence of courses that to help students earn a certificate program in CNC machining and programming
  • Advising students and serving on department/college committees
  • Participation in workshops and hands-on training courses related to additive manufacturing materials processing, CNC machining, and advanced manufacturing
  • Participation in scholarly activities that includes working with students in presenting and publishing papers related to mechanical and manufacturing engineering
  • Designing courses that support the student learning outcomes outlines by the department
  • Assessing student performance throughout the course and program using the Vaughn College faculty course assessment model

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements

A minimum of MS/ME in appropriate engineering field or a closely related discipline with experience in additive manufacturing CATIA, Patran-Nastran, MATLAB and SolidWorks is highly desirable.

Professional Skills

Maintain a professional and collegial manner in interactions with coworkers and students.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Ability to understand and follow directions

Work environment and physical functions

This position is located in a classroom/ office environment. Generally, an employee needs to be able to sit, stand, and navigate within the classroom/office area. The equipment either individually used or shared with a department is the responsibility of all employees.

 

Part Time Faculty (Adjunct) for Jian Qiao University – Shanghai, China

Vaughn College is seeking adjuncts to teach one or two Management courses at Jian Qiao University – Shanghai, China. Classes are taught over 4 weeks, travel and expense allowance included.

Position purpose

To teach one or two Management courses at Jian Qiao University – Shanghai, China

Major Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

To teach one or two of the following:

  • Business Communication
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management

 

**Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management or a related discipline.

Professional Skills

Excellent communication skills

Work environment and physical functions

University campus

Preferred

PhD

 

 

 

To apply:

Email curriculum vitae, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to mary.durkin@vaughn.edu

 

The college thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants selected for interviews and/or further consideration will be contacted.