Adjunct Faculty – Fire Protection Technician Pool


Applications are being accepted for a Fire Protection Technician adjunct pool at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac, Beaver Dam and West Bend campuses. The primary teaching responsibility will be in the Fire Protection program, however, class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings and weekends. This person reports to the Associate Dean of Human Services. This pool will stay active from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. After this time period, you will receive an email asking you to resubmit an application if you are still interested in potential adjunct opportunities.


  1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment.  Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior.  Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct. 
  2. Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
  3. Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe.  Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.   
  4. Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting and incorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan. Assist with mentoring other full-time and adjunct faculty.
  5. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry.  Work with supervisor to identify alternative funding sources as needed. 


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Two (2) years (4,000 hours) of paid work experience, within the past five (5) years, related to the program(s) being taught.
  3. Qualified applicants must hold:• Current Wisconsin certification as a Firefighter II and Fire Officer. Driver/Operator-Pumper certification preferred.
    • Certified at NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor Level 1. Certification as an Instructor II preferred, must be willing to obtain within 1 year of hire.
    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement preferred and possess valid Federal medical card preferred.
  4. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
  5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner.  Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students.  Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers. 
  6. Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy. 
  7. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn. 
  8. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet, social media and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies.  Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
  9. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
  10. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.  Excellent problem solving skills.
  11. Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
  12. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.


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