Adjunct Instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics

Adjunct Instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various Campuses/To Be Determined


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Closes: Sunday, March 28, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Instructor/Program Director, Technology and Automation

Employment Type

Part-Time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

5 years of related experience teaching and/or training adult learners.

Preferred Qualifications


 PMMI Certifications in Industrial Electricity I, Mechanical Components I, Fluid Power I, and PLC I, Manufacturer Specific Collaborative Robotic Certifications, Manufacturer Specific Programmable Logic Controller Certifications, IPC Certification, MSSC Certification, NCCER Instructor Certification.

Position Description

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction in assigned areas in support of Advanced Manufacturing, Apprenticeship, and Customized Training.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. 
*Conducts training classes and labs on site at Wake Technical Community College and at Industry and Employer Sites

*Reviews lesson plans for current and proposed classes to ensure an adequate understanding of the class material

*Establishes and executes meaningful learning objectives

*Plans, organizes and provides instruction using specific materials and methodologies to maximize student learning while meeting the needs of the employers, customized training projects, apprenticeship and advanced manufacturing classes

*Modifies instructional strategies as needed to meet the diverse needs of students

*Assists in the generation of new labs and simulations for proposed class offerings for apprenticeship, advanced manufacturing, and customized training

*Assists in the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment

Collaborates with leaders to determine availability for additional training

Maintains skills and certifications required for teaching by attending classes and training

Verifies that advanced manufacturing center and lab activities are set up prior to classes and all equipment and simulations are functional

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to understand technology and automation concepts encompassed in the Apprenticeship and Customized Training Programs
Knowledge of proper classroom management
Knowledge of principles and methods of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of learning transfer
Strong written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task with demonstrated commitment to follow-through expeditiously
Ability to select training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the intended audience

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply oline through the following link: Adjunct instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources