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Architecture-Mechanical Design Instructor - Adjunct/Part-Time

WSU Tech
$32 /hr - Associated perks with all part time or adjunct positions with WSU Tech. https://wsutech.edu/whyhere/
United States, Kansas, Wichita
March 14, 2024
At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.

Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!

Compensation: $32 /hr

Worksite Location: NCAT Campus (5:00pm - 8:30pm or 5:30 - 9:00pm Roughly) Monday to Thursday

Overview / Job Summary:

We are seeking a dynamic and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor to join our academic institution's faculty as a subject matter expert in Architectural and Mechanical Design. This position is a part-time, temporary role aimed at providing specialized instruction and mentorship to students pursuing degrees and certifications in architecture and mechanical engineering. As an Adjunct Instructor, you will play a crucial role in shaping the next generation of skilled professionals in these fields by delivering engaging and hands-on instruction.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver high-quality lectures, workshops, and hands-on sessions to students, covering a wide range of topics in architectural and mechanical design. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes active participation and critical thinking.
  • Conduct practical demonstrations and workshops to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of architectural and mechanical design principles, techniques, and tools.
  • Evaluate student performance through assignments, projects, examinations, and other assessment methods. Provide constructive feedback to students to support their academic growth and success.
  • Be accessible to students outside of class hours for academic advising, mentoring, and support. Assist students with their queries and guide them towards additional resources for further learning.
  • Continuously update your knowledge of advancements in architectural and mechanical design, as well as related software and technologies. Share this knowledge with students and colleagues, contributing to the overall improvement of the program.

We welcome applications from individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching and wish to make a positive impact on the next generation of architects and mechanical engineers. If you are enthusiastic about sharing your expertise and inspiring students in architectural and mechanical design, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.


  • Possess a minimum of a Technical Certificate in Architecture or Mechanical Design, or a closely related field. An Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree would be considered and highly beneficial.

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Have substantial professional experience (3-5 years) in architectural and/or mechanical design, with a track record of successful projects and achievements in the industry.
  • Prior teaching experience in higher education or professional training settings is highly desirable. Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences is essential.
  • Proficient in using industry-standard software and tools related to architectural and mechanical design, such as AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, Inventer, and Chief Architect.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for effectively conveying ideas and concepts to students and colleagues
  • A team player who can collaborate effectively with fellow faculty members and contribute to the growth and development of the department.
  • Demonstrates a genuine passion for teaching and helping students succeed in their academic and professional endeavors.

WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents, and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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