Visiting Lecturer, Construction Management - Rochester Institute of Technology

Requisition Number: 5751BR

School/Department: Construction Management

College : College of Engineering Technology

Faculty Rank : Visiting Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Anticipated Start Date: August 2021

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The Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety (CETEMS) in Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) College of Engineering Technology (CET) is seeking applications for a full-time Construction Management Program Director position. This is a non-tenure-track Visiting Lecturer position renewable annually for up to three years, depending upon funding availability, performance and successful growth in program enrollment.

The successful candidate will have the unique and exciting responsibility to work with the department chair to manage and expand an on-line MS degree program in construction management at RIT. Responsibilities include program promotion and recruitment, program development for Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, curriculum development and teaching, graduate students advising, workforce development through institution and private partnership, program coordination and budgeting, service to the department/college/university, maintaining a clear professional development and engagement agenda with professional organizations and businesses to support the growth of the program, and scholarship research.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.


The College of Engineering Technology (CET) is one of RIT’s nine colleges enrolling 12 percent of the university’s students. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as THE place of choice for an education that embraces the integration of hands-on learning and application. We have an outstanding faculty and staff, world class facilities and equipment, innovative curricula, and an infrastructure and campus that support unparalleled academic experiences. Our academic experiences occur inside and outside the classroom, academically and socially, and personally and professionally. Read more at

CETEMS has 13 full-time faculties and more than 20 adjunct faculty. With over 350 students, the department continues to grow, offering two Bachelor of Science programs through its on-campus format, two Master of Science programs taught principally in an on-line format, and a BS/MS program. Each program uses project-based education to prepare students in their field of study and has a required co-operative industrial experience. RIT and the department have a strong career focus in their programs and thus have an outstanding record of successfully preparing students for industry. Read more at


Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at


  • MS or PhD required in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated relevant U.S. or Canadian industrial experience in construction, construction operations, or construction management.
  • Demonstrated U.S. or Canadian teaching experience at the higher education level in the construction management or a related field.
  • Demonstrated record of academic or outreach program leadership and administration
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural and gender diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • Ability to fully develop new course curriculum and teach graduate and undergraduate courses.


Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Apply online at; search openings, then Keyword Search 5751BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at Dr. Lu Sun, Department Chair

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