Faculty, Architectural Technology, Part-time

Position Type
Academic Affairs


The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership and student instruction on a part-time and substitute basis in Architectural Technology courses.



-Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Architectural Technology, Architectural Engineering, Sustainable Design, or a related discipline.  (Minimum)

-Master's Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Architectural Technology, Sustainable Design or a related discipline.  (Desired)   

-Licensure as a Registered Architect or Professional Engineer.  (Desired)

-Formal coursework in Education.  (Desired)


-Six (6) years of related professional experience, OR, a combination of successful teaching and trade experience.  (Minimum) 

-Teaching experience at the high school, trade school, or college level. (Desired) 

-Six (6) years’ experience utilizing CAD in design and construction documentation.  (Desired)

Abilities and Skills:

-Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty, and the public.  (Minimum) 

-Sensitivity to the expectations of students, faculty, and staff.  (Minimum) 

-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.  (Minimum) 

-Developed organizational skills.  (Minimum) 

-Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues.  (Minimum)




-Instruct and evaluate students in theory and lab courses in Architectural Technology to include one or more of the following: Structures; Professional Administration; Contract Documents; Building Codes; Estimating; Working Drawings (residential and commercial); Architectural Graphics; Materials and Methods; Computer-Aided Drafting; Basic Architectural Drafting; Sustainability and related courses.  (Essential)

-Maintain office hours as stated in the part-time agreement.  (Essential) 

-Maintain accurate written records of student performance.  (Essential) 

-Supervise students in laboratory clean-up activities.  (Essential) 

-Complete official student rosters and return to School Office as required. (Essential) 

-Provide coordination and supervision for instructional field projects.  (Essential) 

-Comply with College safety, hazardous waste disposal, and recycling policies.  (Essential) 

-Attend school and department meetings as requested.  (Marginal) 

-Assume responsibility for laboratory coordination and maintenance.  (Essential)

Physical Standards and Special Job Features

Physical Standards:


Special Job Features:

-Finalists must present a sample lesson.

-Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written)– English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76.).

-This position is subject to a background check.

Pay Transparency

The part-time rate for 2023/24 will be the greater of $1140 per credit or $760 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven. The approved substitute pay rate is $47.50 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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