Western Technical College is a preferred employer in the 7 Rivers Region. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping others learn and are dedicated to serving students. If you are a motivated individual who can contribute to excellence in teaching and learning, please consider this employment opportunity at Western.
Instructors are responsible for preparing and providing quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment that leads to student success. Recognizing the diverse backgrounds of students, instructors foster student growth and prepare them for success in the workplace and/or a pathway to further education.
1. Maintain and uphold the College values of Learning, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Student Success, Teamwork, Integrity, and Respect.
2. Instruction - Supporting Actions Include:
Prepares coherent lesson plans which align with competency based learning and reflect knowledge of subject matter and the students in the course.
Delivers course via multiple modes of delivery.
Scaffolds and differentiates instruction so that all students can engage with the content in a rigorous and thought-provoking manner.
Assists all students in learning content knowledge in support of the College Core Abilities.
Understands and incorporates a variety of teaching methods, assessments, and technologies that align with class objectives, course competencies, and program outcomes.
Uses a variety of formative assessments to gauge student learning, adjust instruction, and provide timely feedback to students.
Incorporates performance-based assessment strategies and other forms of summative assessments.
Collaborates with other programs, faculty, and teams to support learning.
Collaborates with all students and Western staff to retain students and assist them in being successful.
Uses student feedback and other data for continuous improvement.
Is accessible, available, and responsive to support a safe, positive learning environment.
Understands and conveys the student code of conduct.
Supports student success through referrals to appropriate student services.
Defines and utilizes clear classroom policies and procedures that supports a positive learning environment and academic risk taking.
Maintains labs, classrooms, and clinical spaces for safety, functionality, and sustainability.
4. Professional and Academic Leadership - Supporting Actions Include:
Develops and continually revises curriculum that reflects diverse perspectives, core abilities and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards.
Engages in reflective practice.
Participates in ongoing development to continually refine teaching methods through College trainings and professional development opportunities.
Models the College Values of Learning, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Student Success, Integrity, Teamwork, and Respect.
Implements the Core Values with the end result of student success.
Actively participates in College initiatives and work groups (e.g. hiring committees, learning teams, etc.)
Works collaboratively within program/department to support orientation, registration, advising, mentoring, recruiting, and other activities.
Maintains necessary credentials and professional development in accordance with Higher Learning Commission, WTCS Faculty Quality Assurance System, other program accreditation or individual occupational licensures and state and federal law.
Develops ongoing partnerships with students, coworkers, supervisors and the community.
Uses College systems to maintain class records and develop curriculum.
Uses data to measure quality outcomes related to student success and design improvement strategies as appropriate to maintain program/department integrity.
Creates and conducts assessments to measure previous learning for the required application of credit for prior learning.
5. Complete all required College training and responsible for maintaining the skills necessary to complete the essential functions of the position as defined by the department. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Educational and Occupational Requirements:
AAS in any field and a hospital-based certificate in Radiography along with a Bachelor's in any field OR AAS in Radiography with a Bachelor's in any field OR a Bachelor's in Radiologic Sciences AND
Master's degree in any field OR must be willing to complete a Master's degree in any field within an agreed-upon timeframe, AND
Must have 3 years (6,000 hours) directly related occupational experience, one year in the last five years AND
Must hold current certification in Radiography from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Prior experience working with Radiography students in a clinical setting.
Prior management experience in either a clinical or academic setting.
Prior teaching experience in a variety of formats (i.e., face-to-face, blended, and online).
Additional Salary Information: This position would include competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical, dental, WRS and more
Internal Number: 2018-00584
About Western Technical College
Thank you for your interest in a career at Western Technical College; it's a great place to work. Western is one of 16 Wisconsin Technical Colleges and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Western is also a founding member of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council (GLADC). Two members of our organization serve on GLADC's board of directors.
Western offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and a very employee-friendly work environment. The college believes strongly in lifelong learning and provides a variety of professional development opportunities to employees.
While Western's main campus is located in La Crosse, we also have five regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah and Viroqua, plus the Sparta Public Safety Training Facility and the Sparta College Prep & Transitional Education Center. These locations are convenient for people who want to take a course, complete a program, or start their education close to home and transfer to another college or university once they have a foundation for continued learning.