Bismarck State College

Energy Technology Instructor/Assistant Professor

Bismarck, North Dakota
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Sep 28, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Position Information

Full-time, tenure track position, and/or open to discussing other possibilities. Located on the Bismarck State College campus.

Position includes responsibilities for curriculum instruction and upgrade of online and/or classroom-based courses and instructional materials directly related to operations or technical support in the process technology (PTEC) industry. Additional responsibilities may include student advising, committee work, marketing programs, working with various industry advisory committees, incumbent employee training, submitting grades by the established deadline and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and/or the Dean of the National Energy Center of Excellence (NECE).

Salary based on experience, education and academic school year contract (other contract options may be available). Paid health insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount.


Employee Benefits at BSC: BSC Employee Benefits

Required Competencies

Bachelor's degree or an associate degree in energy, process technology, petroleum production or related field and a minimum of three years non-teaching experience in energy operations/technology.

OR a certificate in one of these disciplines and a minimum of five years of non-teaching experience in energy operations/technology.

OR no degree/certificate with a minimum of ten years of non-teaching experience in energy operations/technology.

Agreement to complete a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field within six years of date of hire (tuition assistance available) if applicant does not possess one.

Excellent working knowledge of Operations and or Automation/Instrumentation as applied in any of the areas of gas processing, refining, ethanol production, or gasification.

Strong knowledge of the process technology industry, including safety and environmental aspects.

Good computer software skills - Microsoft Office, email and electronic calendar.

Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent written communication skills.

Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and to articulate and support the community college philosophy.

Will be required to obtain North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education certification (up to six years to obtain and training is provided). This requires a combination of education and work experience. For more information on CTE certification:

Preferred Qualifications

Appropriate bachelor's degree.

Extensive industry experience.

Curriculum development, teaching and/or training experience.

Applicant Materials Required

To be considered by the search committee, thoroughly complete the application and upload the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of reference
  • Copies of industry related certifications
  • Copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).

Additional Information

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Bismarck State College does not provide sponsorships. BSC is an E-Verify Employer.

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 224-5531. This position requires a criminal history record check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Human Resources*Meadowlark Building*PO Box 5587*1700 Schafer St.*Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

701-224-5531*800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.