Instructor, Truck Driving (Transport Systems), requisition number 1937

Instructor, Truck Driving (Transport Systems), requisition number 1937


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Merancas Campus


Associate Degree $40,396 - 63,674



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 2, 2017
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, August 7, 2017

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Merancas Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications


  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent combination of education and experience such as truck driving experience, truck driving certificate, current ASE certification, etc.)
  • Two years of experience driving a tractor-trailer
  • Possession of a valid NC Class A Commercial driver’s license (or possession of a valid out-of-state CDL and agreement to obtain NC CDL within sixty (60) days of hire in accordance with NC DOT residency requirements); and maintenance of license for duration of employment (in accordance with NC DOT regulations)
  • Possession of a clean driving record for past three years at time of hire; and maintenance of a clean driving record for duration of employment (in accordance with NC DOT regulations)
  • Successful completion of a DOT physical examination upon hire (CPCC uses a designated facility to conduct the exam and will cover any associated costs)
  • Successful completion of the DMV skills test administered by a third party, paid for by CPCC, within ninety (90) days of hire


Note: Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in Heavy Equipment or related field
  • Current ASE Certification
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Three years diesel/heavy equipment experience

Position Description

This position is located on the Merancas Campus.  


Overview of Division

CPCC’s Transport Systems Technology is a leading provider of technical education training with outstanding faculty, industry partnerships, work-based learning opportunities, and state of the art facilities. Our vision is to be a leader in workforce development. In line with our vision, we are please to announce that we are launching a new Truck Driving Training Certificate program. This new program will assist with closing the skills gap in the trucking industry.  Additionally, this new certificate program will provide students an opportunity to become skilled, competent drivers.


As a result of this exciting new program, there is a staffing need for a primary instructor. The instructor’s responsibility will include teaching and training, lab and on-the-road driving instruction for new truck driving students. Additionally, the instructor will increase student learning through designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments.  The instructor will be responsible for comprehensive safety, administrative requirements, inspecting and maintaining the equipment along with adhering to the schools policies and procedures. 


General Function:

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college.



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities


I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.


II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.


III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.


IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.


V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

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