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Solar Photovoltaic Instructor


Career Ready Education and Success Training Center (CREST)


Commensurate with experience

Description of Duties

SUNY Canton, Career Ready Education and Success Training Center (CREST) invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor/Coordinator for a 5-week training program in Solar Photovoltaics for the Solar Ready Vets Program at Fort Drum, N.Y. 

The successful candidate will teach Solar and Electrical basics to transitioning soldiers during the 5-week training program.  The program is held 3 times per year. This roll coordinates other professional instructor’s participation in the program, foster relations within the Solar Industry to encourage companies to present to and hire soldiers in the program for opening with their organizations.  Marketing and recruiting soldiers for participating in the training program is also the responsibility of the incumbent. This position is 40 hours per week during the 5-week training program and approximately 12 hours per week in between cohorts.  


Area of required knowledge:

  • Solar Basics
  • Basic Electricity
  • Mathematics
  • Installation
  • Site Evaluation
  • System Sizing
  • NEC & Codes


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field.
  • One to two years of experience. 


Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications

Position open until filled. Application review begins immediately.

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SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.