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Electrician Instructor

Ridgewater College
Job Description

Minnesota State Colleges & Universities

Hutchinson Campus
Faculty Vacancy Notice
Posting Date: December 3, 2018
Position: Electrician Instructor
Bargaining Unit: MSCF
Employment Condition: Full-Time Unlimited
Start Date: August 2019
Salary Range: Commensurate upon prior work experience and education level    
  • Provide classroom instruction, prepare and update curriculum, evaluate student performance, advise students, recruit and promote the program, oversee instructional supplies.
  • Maintain appropriate professional and instructional credentials through professional development.
  • Participate in activities that provide service to the college and the community including committee assignments, promotion and outreach activities, co-curricular student activities and other needs within the department.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following: NEC, Electrical Theory, Applied Math, Wiring Fundamentals, Motor Controls, HVAC Controls, PLC’s, Fire Alarm systems, Security Systems, CCTV,
  • Knowledge and experience in Residential, Commercial and Industrial wiring methods
  • Some travel is necessary (approximately 5%)
  • The applicant (the employee) should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Education Requirement
  • Two-year diploma in an electrician program or completion of a registered electrician apprenticeship program.

Occupational Experience Requirement

  • Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience as a licensed electrician in residential and commercial.

Recency Requirement

  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.

Professional Requirement

  • State of Minnesota Master Electrician License 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability, experience and desire to use and distribute alternative instruction techniques and delivery methods through online education by developing and implementing online courses.
  • Ability to actively engage, motivate and demonstrate commitment to the academic needs of traditional and non-traditional students in a diverse student population who have a broad range of interests and abilities. 
Application Procedure
  • Please apply online at
  • Click on Academic and Administrator Jobs
  • Select vacancy you are applying for (bottom of page)

Applicants must include:

  • Online Employment Application
  • Letter of Interest addressing the position qualifications
  • Copy of College Transcripts (originals required upon hire)
  • A list of three professional references with contact information


Review of applications will begin January 22, 2019
For further information please contact Jane Bohlsen or 320-222-6075.
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
NOTICE: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.  The employee should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations. 

All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment.  For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
Ridgewater College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
A Member of HERC Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

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