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Construction Electrician Faculty

Northwest Technical College (NTC) invites applicants to join our team as a temporary Construction Electrician (CONE) faculty member.  To accomplish our mission of “preparing students for rewarding careers”, we prioritize creating a culture in which diversity is embraced and all people are safe, welcome, and validated.  NTC has prepared students for fulfilling careers in high-demand fields for more than 50 years. The college’s accessible, affordable, hands-on programs also help the region’s employers meet their ever-growing need for a highly skilled workforce. NTC serves more than 1,000 students with an excellent education, an open-enrollment policy and affordable tuition. Students may pursue nearly 40 degree, diploma and certificate programs in six distinct career paths. Classes are offered on campus, online, or as a combination of both.  NTC is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities. 
The temporary CONE faculty member will perform technical work within a college setting, assists learners in carrying out lab assignments, and perform related work as required.
Responsibilities of the temporary CONE faculty member include:

  • Teaching Electrical and related program/courses such as theory and wiring including both lecture and lab. The faculty member will be expected to teach 16 credits for both Fall and Spring semester.
  • Teaching assigned courses in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
  • Maintaining necessary attendance, scholastic and student records, and submitting records according to published guidelines.
Minimum qualifications for this position include:
  • Education Requirement
  • Two-year diploma in an electrician program or completion of a registered electrician apprenticeship program.
  • Occupational Experience Requirement
  • Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience as a licensed electrician in residential and commercial.
  • Recency Requirement
  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) post-secondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
  • Professional Requirement
    • State of Minnesota Class A Journeyman Electrician License.
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Experience teaching in a two-year post-secondary setting.
  • Experience with a variety of software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Professional communication skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

For more details:
If you have any questions, please contact Melanie Pakonen at