Responsible for the delivery of Accelerated Skills Training and Professional & Continuing Education programs within the discipline area(s) in which he/she has specific training and/or competence. Develops, plans organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct students learning in keeping with Valencia College’s learning-centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia College educator.
Engages in building a positive and impactful student experience by creating a learning environment that is inclusive, engaging, safe, supportive, and effective in preparing students for the workforce.
Contributes to the curriculum development process by developing, evaluating, and refining the curriculum to meet industry needs.
Supports incumbent training for partners by offering training solutions, developing training materials, and providing instruction.
Effectively delivers content to students via dynamic instruction including hands-on skills training. Ensures the proper balance of theory and relevant hands-on activities to support mastery of skills.
Provides students timely and constructive feedback on their progress including evaluation of their mastery of the course content and career applications.
Manages student behavior, and engages in intervention strategies aimed at student development, retention, and engagement.
Consistently remains available to students for instructional support outside of the classroom.
Communicates effectively with program leadership regarding student achievements, concerns, and/or issues.
Engages in professional development/growth, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification. Stays current on industry trends by networking with employer partners, collaborating with other colleagues, and participating on advisory boards.
Partners with the Recruiting and Job Placement Team (RJP) on recruiting and placement activities, developing relationships with new hiring partners, and seeking internship/employment opportunities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.