Central Washington University
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Full/Part Time Full-Time
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| ||Job Summary |
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Support the Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) program's faculty and students by developing educational materials, coordinating facility usage, and teaching laboratory experiments. Maintain laboratories through the budgeting and planning of maintenance, material and manpower. Supervise undergraduate student employees. Maintain hardware and application software for the electronics labs in the EET program, and assist the EET faculty with educational technology implementation.
| ||Job Duties |
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- Teach laboratory sections of Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) as assigned.
- Write programs and scripts for instruction using Multisim, LabVIEW and Matlab using ‘C' and Assembly languages.
- Develop laboratory experiments for the ETSC department's EET program curriculum and for assigned ETSC courses for which the EET program has responsibility.
- Meet with faculty immediately after preregistration for the forthcoming quarter to formally lay out the plan for meeting the educational requirements of faculty and students.
- Study and evaluate instructional trends and developments; integrate these ideas with new implementations of hardware, software, and design methods used in the technology disciplines of the program to insure that the information and delivery of applied technology laboratory curriculum is relevant.
- Coordinate the functional and safe use of laboratory facilities, equipment, and storage to meet the instructional needs of the students and faculty.
- Plan and develop laboratory arrangements including equipment and software needs to best meet the instructional objectives of the EET faculty and students.
- Provide technical and scientific expertise in the coordination of programs
- Lead workshops to teach faculty and laboratory personnel curriculum and media development for new technologies, equipment, and software through participation in conferences, workshops, and seminars regarding the instructional use of new technologies and their design.
- Prepare and administer course support budgets, preparing cost estimates, projecting equipment, software, parts, and maintenance needs; coordinate the expenditures from various budget lines that are used in support of the EET instructional laboratories using and reconciling the Purchasing Card and CWU financial system
- Actively engages in recruitment and hiring new student employees;
- Clearly defines performance expectations, ensure accountability, and provides ongoing informal feedback, coaching, and mentoring. Conducts formal performance evaluations;
- Ensures employees have necessary resources;
- Oversees and directs the work of staff; serves as mentor, coach and leader, and resolves complaints or issues;
- Promotes professional development opportunities;
- Develops and fosters supportive working relationships, motivation and engagement;
- Communicates information to staff on an ongoing basis to influence staff engagement and to be a part of a larger community;
- Takes corrective action in a timely manner;
- Recognizes and rewards employees for good performance;
- Schedules employee work hours/shifts; monitor hours worked; approve payable time and absence requests;
- Adjusts leadership style as needed to achieve results;
- Recognizes value of and promotes diverse workforce. Values and encourages diverse perspectives, creativity and teamwork
- Conduct, coordinate and organize EET's involvement in University outreach activities, program accreditations, and tours or visits by interested groups and member of the public.z
- Other duties as assigned
| ||Minimum Qualifications |
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- Specialized professional experience and/or training in Electronic/Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Ability to exercise independent judgment
- Ability to perform multiple tasks accurately while working under time pressure and multiple deadlines
- OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
- Bachelor's degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field
- Experience in higher education
- Experience with Multisim, LabVIEW, Matlab, ‘C', and Assembly programming languages
- Instructional experience and/or education
- Supervisory experience
- Budgeting experience
- Experience working with groups to come to consensus on instructional, personnel, budgeting and space allocation issues
- Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
- Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
- Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
- Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
- Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
| ||Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule |
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$3627/month with periodic increases up to $4762/month
|Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch)/ PSE Bargaining Unit 4 |
|Work is performed in office and electronics laboratory settings on the Ellensburg campus. There are daily in-person interactions with students, faculty and community members. It is essential to be able to meet the physical demands of remaining at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, using repetitive arm, hand finger movements. Some stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying or moving of objects and other movements may be required. Occasional evening work and travel may be required. |
CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
| ||How To Apply |
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To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
- A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting; and
- Resume including work history, education, training and contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: November 21, 2016
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
| ||Contact Information |
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Name: Ethan Bergman
Title: ETSC Department Chair
Phone: (509) 963-1975
Website: Engineering Technology, Safety, and Construction
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
| ||Conditions of Employment |
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Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
This position is part of a Public School Employees of Washington (PSE) bargaining unit. New employees are required to meet the membership requirements of the current collective bargaining agreement within 30 calendar days of employment.
The seniority date for the selected applicant shall be set in accordance with Article 43.2 of the Public School Employees (PSE) collective bargaining agreement.