Arapahoe Community College

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Adjunct Instructor - Computer Aided Drafting

at Arapahoe Community College

Posted: 11/18/2017
Job Reference #: 306
Keywords: technology, system

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Arapahoe Community College


To be the leader in Community College education in the state of Colorado.


To provide innovative and responsive educational and economic opportunities in an accessible,

inclusive environment that promotes success for students, employees and the community.

Values Statements

Lifelong Learning

We uphold the highest academic standards and support the growth and success of each individual.


We encourage the free exchange of ideas in an open environment that embraces honesty, respect and personal responsibility.


We foster trusting relationships and respectful communication through collaboration with our students, employees and community partners.


We honor an open dialogue in a safe environment that respects and embraces individual differences.

Arapahoe Community College was founded in 1965 in Littleton, Colorado. Presently we serve over 10,000 students per semester in our credit programs and over 6,500 students per year in our non-credit programs. We offer nearly 100 degree and certificate programs. Arapahoe Community College has campuses located in Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock, Colorado.

Arapahoe Community College is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and diversity. Minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

WHERE TO APPLY: Please see the 'Apply' option at the bottom of this page.


Released: 11/16/2017

Apply by: Open Until Filled

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor - Computer Aided Drafting

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Adjunct Instructor - Part-Time


Part-time instructors provide instructional duties for the college in their respective areas of expertise. They report to the department chair within the discipline and do not have any supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities include: instruction, student assessment, and other related instructional duties. Teaching location will be the Littleton campus and classes may be held days, evenings, and weekends. Instructional delivery may include face-to-face, hybrid, and online.



Classroom Instruction: Required to meet all class periods and start and end classes promptly. Teach assigned curriculum and make use of required texts and materials. Provide students with a complete syllabus on the first day of class that includes information on course description, objectives, assignments, grading policies, and contact information. Maintain accurate records of attendance and provide data on no-shows, last day of attendance, etc., promptly. Use technology to facilitate learning including meeting the required minimum standards for the use of Desire2Learn (D2L) the college learning management system.


Student Assessment (Grading): Maintain updated and accurate grading records in D2L and submit all final grades by the due date in the college SIS system (Banner). Provide consistent and timely feedback to students regarding progress and grades on assignments.


Planning: Prepare for each class meeting and consider learning strategies that address diverse learning styles and a diverse community college student population. Class content and assessment methods should relate to course objectives.


Communication: Provide timely feedback to students using ACC email account for all college business. Check ACC email account and D2L email account (if used) every 24-48 hours during the class term and for at least one week after grades are submitted.

Required Skills


Self-Management – Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals, displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner, works with minimal supervision, is motivated to achieve, and demonstrates responsible behavior.

Interpersonal Skills – Shows understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern, develops and maintains relationships, may deal with people who are difficult, hostile, and/or distressed, relates well to people from varied backgrounds and situations, and is sensitive to individual differences.

Diversity – Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce.

Conflict Management – Manages and resolves conflicts, grievances, disagreements in a constructive manner to minimize negative personal impact.

Integrity/Honesty – Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization, displays high standards of ethical conduct, understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others, and is trustworthy.

Organizational Awareness – Knows the organization’s mission and function and how its social, political, and technological systems work and operates effectively with them including the program, policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the organization.

Teaching Others – Helps others learn through formal or informal methods, identifies training needs, provides constructive feedback, coaches others on how to perform tasks, and acts as a mentor.

Computer skill proficiency; particularly in M/S Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Associate's Degree in Computer Aided Drafting.
  • Posses or qualify to attain soon after hire the post-secondary CTE (Career and Technical Education) Credential including 4000 non-teaching occupational hours within the past 7 years.


  • Two years of teaching experience.
  • 5+ years of AutoCAD experience.
  • AutoCAD 2017 knowledge.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of students.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills to facilitate learning.
  • Must support and promote the mission of Arapahoe Community College.


Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.


The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.

  • Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
  • May need to stoop, reach, handle, have manual dexterity and the ability to talk and hear.
  • Mental function demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement
Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, at (303) 797-5715 or


All applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest addressing the job announcement in addition to a résumé, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three current professional references. All applicants must be Colorado residents or willing to relocate to Colorado if selected for the position. Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its thirteen Colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application. Official transcripts for all college degrees will be required of all finalists. Only those applicants with complete files will be forwarded to the Screening Committee for consideration. For more information, please access


Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview. A criminal background check is required as part of the selection process and will be considered before an offer of employment is finalized.

WHERE TO APPLY: Please see the 'Apply' option at the bottom of this page.

Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. ACC will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, as its Affirmative Action (AA) Officer, Equal Opportunity (EO), and title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you have any questions, please contact 303.797.5715,, or 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80160-9002.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204 or call 303.844.3417.

We respect, understand, and embrace the differences and similarities among our students, staff, faculty and the community we proudly serve. As a community, ACC encourages the richness of diversity and values the dignity of all persons. We strive to foster an equal and positive learning environment that reflects the diverse nature of the people of Colorado and the nation.

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: The State of Colorado must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work. This law applies to ALL PERSONS HIRED. The selected candidate must also be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace.

All vacancies are to be filled by individuals who will be able to make Colorado their primary workplace. Recruiting can be nationwide, but recruiting materials and job requirements need to indicate that the selected candidate must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace. Every ACC faculty and staff member is expected to participate in the assessment process of the College, utilizing the results of assessment for continuous institutional improvement.

The Arapahoe Community College ("College") is a state system community college governed by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education ("Board"). The Board requires the College to comply with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Amendments of 1989 (PL 101-P226 in Federal law). A copy of this program is available in the College's Human Resources office.

For information regarding Arapahoe Community College Security, including Clery Act / Crime Statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the Arapahoe Community College Annual Security Report. For a hard copy report, please visit ACC Campus Police Department, Room AM2600 at 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, Colorado 80120.

Job Location
Littleton, Colorado, United States
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