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Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning

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If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning
Job Code/Position Control Number C21/172/P:004
Position Status Part-time Faculty
Reports to (Supervisor) Title Dean of Construction and Design Technologies
Co-Supervisor's Title
Daily Direction
Position Summary

The faculty will be responsible for providing educational leadership and student instruction on a part-time and substitute basis in Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning courses.

Position Work Calendar As-needed
Position Work Hours/Week


Abilities and Skills

*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
*Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
*Possession of a valid driver’s license. (Desired)


*Associate Degree in HVAC or a related discipline, OR, equivalent combination of education and work experience that qualifies the individual to perform the functions of the position. (Minimum)
*Bachelor’s Degree in HVAC or related discipline. (Desired)
*Formal coursework in Education. (Desired)


*Six (6) years of trade experience; OR, Journey or Master Plumbers License (Minimum)
*Professional teaching experience (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties

-Instruct and evaluate student performance in Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning courses. (Essential)
-Maintain accurate written records of student performance. (Essential)
-Assume responsibility for laboratory coordination and maintenance. (Essential)
-Provide coordination and supervision for instructional field projects. (Essential)
-Comply with College safety, hazardous waste disposal, and recycling policies. (Essential)
-Complete official student rosters and return to school office as required. (Essential)
-Attend school and department meetings as requested. (Marginal)
-Supervise students in laboratory clean-up activities. (Essential)
-Maintain office hours according to part-time agreement. (Essential)


*Requisite tools of the trade

Physical Standards

*Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds.
*Some lifting not to exceed 50 lbs. may be required.

Positions Supervised


Interfacing Departments


Special Job Features

*Finalists must present a writing sample and sample lesson.
*Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) English Fluency Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
*May include day, evening, and/or weekend assignments.
*Background check will be required on selected candidate.

Position Level FC
Employment Group Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Additional Expectations

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

Office/School School of Construction and Design Technologies

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 00530
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 09/12/2017
Closed Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Pay Rate / Salary

The part-time rate for 2017/18 will be the greater of $1080 per credit or $720 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven.

The approved substitute pay rate is $45.00 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

Additional Information

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.

If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.

Selected candidates will be added to the Adjunct Instructor list to be used on an as-needed basis.

Desired Start Date January 2, 2018
Position End Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at

For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Type Teaching Faculty, Counselors and Librarians
EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Sun Gazette, Williamsport
    • Press Enterprises, Bloomsburg
    • Centre Daily Times, State College
    • The Daily Item, Sunbury
    • The Express, Lock Haven
    • The Patriot, Harrisburg
    • The Student Portal
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • recruiting website
    • Internal Posting Announcement
    • Reference from a PCT Employee
    • Facebook
    • Notification as an Alumni
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents