Part-Time Instructor, Auto System Technology

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute   Hudson, NC   Part-time     Education
Posted on July 19, 2022
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Part-Time Instructor, Auto System Technology

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 07/14/22
 
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
 
DESCRIPTION:

The Part-Time Instructor, Automotive System Technology provides accessible, quality learning experiences within the classroom, clinic, and laboratory, and or distance learning setting. Course objectives and competencies will be met by assessing students, retaining students, providing classrooms and lab management, completing required paperwork, caring for equipment and material, and complying with all CCC&TI policies and procedures.

 
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Essential and other responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

 Essential Functions:

Plan and participate in the instruction of classes for the program; prepare supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student atten­dance and performance.
Prepare objectives, assignments, grading standards, attendance polices and course syllabus to be distributed at first class meeting; select text books; prepare, proctor and grade tests; prepare instructional materials and aids.
Provide supervisor with objectives and course outlines for each class; begin and end each class on time; turn in reports, final grades and other forms on time; revise course content and objectives as required; administer student evaluations each term; develop new courses in field as required.
Assist in the evaluation of activities and operations of assigned program; ensure that operations meet the goals and objectives of the college and the needs of the student population. Offer suggestions and implement strategies to continually improve the program for the benefit of the student and local industry. 
Marginal Functions:

Support college functions/cultural activities; assist in the placement of students.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. The President or appropriate supervisory personnel may assign additional duties. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title with or without notice.

 
QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

Knowledge of:

Principles and techniques of classroom instruction.
The mission, goals and objectives of CCC&TI.
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
Safe work practices and procedures used in both lab and repair shop settings.
Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in the diesel and heavy equipment repair field.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Current trends, research and development in the diesel industry.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regula­tions. 
Ability to: 

Articulate complex technical concepts in a method that enables a broad base of students that may or may not possess mechanical experience or knowledge to understand and apply those concepts.
Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Contribute to the development of academic mission, goals and objectives which compliment those of the college.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws, and regulations.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Interpret, explain, and enforce departmental policies and procedures.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.
Follow all safety rules and regulations of the Department.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner. 
Environmental Conditions:

The instructor should have the ability to effectively handle a work environment and conditions which involve an office, classroom workspace, and a diesel lab setting; working closely with others; and periodically working irregular hours.

The instructor must maintain the office and teaching environments by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards to provide a safe work and learning environment.  

Physical Conditions:

Physical and marginal functions require the ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following; standing, walking or sitting for extended periods, climbing stairs, mounting and dismounting from vehicles, moderate lifting and carrying, general manual dexterity, operating assigned equipment, and extended exposure to computer screens.

The instructor is required to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment, communicating with others, and handling varied tasks simultaneously.

Additionally, the instructor must maintain mental capacity, which permits making sound decisions and using good judgment, demonstrating intellectual capabilities, and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and personnel.

 Scheduling Conditions:

This is a part-time position, with availability of contract hours and scheduling (day/evening/online) dependent upon enrollment needs each semester.

 Traveling Conditions:

Local travel between the Caldwell campus, Watauga campus, or any off-campus sites may be required.

 
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Training:

One year diploma, or Associate degree in Automotive Systems Technology or closely related field.  Current ASE A-1 thru A-8 and G1 certification is acceptable. 

Experience:

Alternately, five (5) years of experience as an automotive technician maybe considered. Community college instructional experience, and prior use of a learning management system is preferred.