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Adjunct Faculty - Sustainable Building Design


Adjunct Faculty

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Traverse City, Michigan

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Position Title:         Adjunct Faculty - Sustainable Building Design Instructor

Department:           Construction Technology

Position Type:        Adjunct Faculty

Reports To:             Coordinator of Construction Technology

Anticipated Starting Date:  August 1st, 2022



Expected Starting Salary Range: Click on the following link to view the adjunct faculty salary scale. 



All adjunct faculty are required to be part of the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS). Adjunct faculty are eligible to receive tuition benefit during the following academic year based on the contacts taught in the previous academic year.



This person will be familiar with and have a passion for the sustainable building concept. Additional education in architecture will be helpful. This individual must be willing to work with adult students and provide a safe, helpful, and interactive classroom experience. The ability to teach in the evenings is necessary to meet the needs of the students enrolled in this program. Skills in print reading, computer use, and multi-media technology will be helpful. LEED certification is not a requirement but will greatly assist students who are looking to take the certification exam sometime after completion of this course.





  • Associate’s degree in or closely related to building, renewable energy or sustainable concepts
  • 4 year’s experience in a directly related field or LEED Certification
  • Working knowledge of computer software i.e Microsoft Office



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • LEED Certification
  • 5+ years experience in directly related field of sustainable building/design
  • Prior classroom experience
  • Experience using Moodle


FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Team work
  • Value all people






This is a part-time position. The work hours may include teaching nights and/or weekends.



Please scan and attach transcripts, if possible. Original transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to:
Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources, 1701 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 or email to:



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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach resume and cover letter; scan and attach transcripts, if possible. Original transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686.

This position is located in Traverse City, MI. View the Google Map in full screen.