Alliance Safety Council
Part-time, Hourly Non-exempt
Alliance Safety Council
Job Title: Instructor
Department: Content Development
Reports To: Instructor Manager
FLSA Status: Part-Time Hourly - Non Exempt
Summary: An instructor at Alliance Safety Council must meet the minimum regulatory requirements for the course(s) that he/she is teaching. Additionally, this individual must have an understanding of adult education principles and presentation skills. This individual must be able to effectively communicate in a professional and effective manner to all levels of participants. Client mix varies widely and must be able to keep the interest of highly intelligent students and at the same time not outpace the slower learners. Also he or she must be knowledgeable in all instructor procedures of the Education/Innovation Department and the Alliance Safety Council relating to the training function.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have practical job experience the petrochemical industry that includes knowledge of safety and hazard identification and control as it applies to OSHA regulatory compliance. Qualifications also includes a basic knowledge of adult learning principles and presentation skills
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepare classroom and instructional materials for each class.
- Deliver instruction as prescribed in the instructional manuals.
- Deliver instruction within the prescribed time frame.
- Be attentive to student needs.
- Be attentive to situations where cheating could occur and use prescribed measures to address the problem.
- Work with the Member Services department in an effort to provide an excellent customer experience to students and their employers.
- Attend semi-annual instructor meetings.
- Attend instructor development courses provided by the Safety Council.
- Look for situations that need to be corrected and submit corrective action requests to address them.
- Work with the Instructor Manager to ensure that class scheduling occurs in a timely and smooth manner.
- Perform all duties as assigned.
- This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
- Minimum Education: High School
- Previous Work Experience: 5 years in the Petrochemical Industry
- Necessary Skills & Abilities: Experience in the petrochemical industry that includes knowledge of safety, hazard identification and control as if applies to OSHA regulatory compliance is a necessity and experience in the training field is strongly desired.
- Special Licenses & Certificates: N/A
- Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired specific to discipline.
- Demonstrates organization, communication and creative expertise.
- Other duties/tasks as may be assigned.
- Must be able to adapt and learn all programs and software that are associated with Alliance Safety Council computer systems and databases.
Additional Job Specific Competencies: Able to demonstrate moderate skills in the areas of judgment and decision making, coordination, critical thinking, negotiation, active listener, monitoring, moderate problem solving, reading comprehension, and speaking as listed below.
Judgment and Decision: Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Coordination: Adjusts actions in relation to others’ actions.
Critical Thinking: Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listener: Gives full attention to what other people are saying, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Problem Solving: Responds to problems and reviews related information and offers and solutions.
Reading Comprehension: Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking: Talks to others to convey information effectively.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing instructor duties of, the employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, be able to regularly stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop and kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
Work Schedule: The work schedule for this position is a part-time (up to 29 hour work week) position with flexibility in the schedule depending on needs.
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