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Posted: 05/15/2015

Savannah Technical College
Historic Preservation

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 4,500 credit students each semester, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. The College is a vibrant member of the Technical College System of Georgia and is governed by a local board of directors. It is an Achieving the Dream Institution. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Historic Preservation Instructor
Professional Opportunity
Savannah, GA

Savannah Technical College seeks a full-time Historic Preservation Instructor.  This 12-month position is based at the Savannah Campus.  The instructor is responsible for teaching students in classroom, laboratory, and construction environments, as well as advising students and performing various departmental/college-wide assignments.  Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Preparing lesson plans for classroom instruction

* Developing program syllabi, goals, and objectives

* Delivering instruction, performing live laboratory demonstrations, and assessing student progress

* Coordinate and oversee off campus occupational experiences

* Ensuring safety and security requirements are met in the classroom and laboratory area

* Requesting and maintaining supplies and equipment

* Maintaining program certification requirements, as appropriate

* Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports

* Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences

* Providing academic advisement to students and participating in term registration

* Perform other duties as assigned


Successful candidate must be willing to work split teaching shifts that might require split teaching days.  Will be required to manage and recruit adjunct instructors.  Must fully embrace the responsibility for maintaining an acceptable number of students within this program and also work diligently to maximize student placements in this field or related fields by working directly with local employers and the Department of Labor.


Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelors degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

* Must have demonstrated professional experience in one or more of the following areas: Plaster, Decorative Finishes, Carpentry, Ceramics Faux Finishes or Masonry restoration and replication.

* Three (3) years of Historic Preservation and Restoration work experience within the past seven (7) years

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook.


Preferred Qualifications

* Masters degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

* Teaching experience at a secondary or postsecondary institution.


Physical Demands
Teaching responsibilities are typically performed in a classroom/laboratory/construction environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for three (3) four (4) continuous hours at a time.  The employee frequently lifts objects up to 50LBS.  The work is performed in buildings and outdoors where the employee is occasionally exposed to cold or inclement weather.  The exposure to dirt, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, chemicals, and fumes is possible in the laboratory environment.  The ability to distinguish colors is required for purposes of electrical wiring.  The ability to speak clearly, hear, and understand at a normal conversational level is required.


Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.


Note: No phone inquiries please.  Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact ea

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How to apply
Application Procedure To apply, visit https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=EDU0021. Attach cover letter, resume, and salary history. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application, but must be submitted within 30-days of employment. Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check.

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