The Heavy Highway Construction Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing instruction, facilities usage, and inventory for the Heavy Highway Construction Program. Additionally, the Heavy Highway Construction Program Coordinator will instruct the heavy highway classes, deliver corporate training through Texas Workforce Commission grants, fill in as a substitute instructor as needed. This position will also work closely with local businesses, Texas Transportation Institute, Rutgers University, and Prairie A&M University to ensure that the training provided meets and exceeds industry expectations for entry-level positions.
Essential Duties :
Participate in the preparation and delivery of heavy highway classes: Prepares prospectuses, program submissions, syllabi, course descriptions, and other course-related documents as required by SACSCOC, THECB, and/or College policies and regulations: Teach assigned heavy highway classes and Pre-Apprenticeship classes as well as be a substitute instructor for heavy highway construction. Delivers one credit or non-credit courses for heavy highway not to exceed 64 contact hours per 16-week and 10-week semester: Completes hiring process for faculty as needed in the Heavy Highway Construction Program: Create and deliver corporate training in Heavy Highway Construction throughout the Blinn College district: Maintain inventories of tools, classroom supplies, and commodities necessary for the delivery of all heavy highway construction classes: Develop and maintain partnerships with area employers in order to cultivate input into the Heavy Highway Construction Program in order to improve the quality of material and curriculum provided to the students as well as employment opportunities for program completers: Participate in department and division meetings, serve on various committees, and perform other duties as assigned: Creates program schedules for each semester: Speaks with students for technical advising questions and to resolve student questions/comments/concerns:Other duties as required by the Dean of Technical and Community Education.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Associate's degree in related area.
3+ years experience in Heavy Highway Construction or Civil Engineering
3+ years' working in a lab environment
Experience maintaining an inventory of consumables, tools, and equipment
Experience ordering consumable supplies for construction projects
Advocate for career and technical education and its students; supporter of lifelong learning.
Desire to be a part of something new.
Openness to developing, learning, following new processes and procedures.
Appreciation for teamwork; agreeable to serving a vital role within a team.
Knowledge of customer service practices; friendly, professional, helpful demeanor.
Computer proficient; comfortable using Outlook (email and calendar functions), Excel, and Word
Pro-active, energetic, customer service oriented
Knowledge of lab safety practices; advocate for culture of safety
Ability to earn a NCCER instructor qualification within 30 days of hire (Blinn provided).
Possess OSHA-10 Hour card or complete within 30 days of hire (Blinn provided).
Possess forklift certification or complete within 30 days of hire (Blinn provided).
Bachelor's degree in related field
5+ years' experience as a Heavy Highway Construction Manager
Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs. The premier two-year college in Texas, Blinn College has the state's highest percentage of students who transfer to leading four-year institutions.