Vocational Skills Lecturer – Solar PV
Job no: 494801
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: CE Instructor
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Department: Career & Technical Programs
Schedule Information: Day and/or evening part-time teaching positions, based on enrollment.
Benefits: N/A This position is not SURS eligible.
Duties of Position: The Career and Technical Programs Division offers non-transferable credit courses in career development, computer training and health care through Continuing Professional Education (CPE). CPE courses are short-term trainings that are completed within one semester. We continually accept proposals for new courses leading to a career.
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- Conduct online and on-site training for solar photovoltaics technology, processes, technical sales, solar installation, and related subject areas
- Evaluate student performance and record grades
- Ensure students who successfully complete programs receive a digital badge and access to certification and career resources
- Support the development of related Continuing Professional Education courses in accordance with industry certification requirements
Training covers Solar PV technologies, protocols, and best practices. Topics covered include NABCEP Solar PV Associate Certification Preparation, Solar Business and Technical Sales, as well as PV application, design, installation, operation, cybersecurity, and maintenance.
Educational Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience is required with a focus on solar photovoltaics, alternative energy, sustainability, natural science or a related field.
Experience Requirements: Two years of professional experience in the alternative energy industry including solar, wind, construction and installation, electrical, and/or energy auditing. Knowledge of safety practices in professional settings. Experience teaching adults.
Preferred Education and Licensure: Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in alternative energy/sustainability or related fields as well as certification/licensure including NABCEP Solar PV Associate, PV Installation Professional or other NABCEP or industry-recognized certification.
Required Documents: **A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process.**
*Official transcripts required upon hire.
*Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
*Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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