Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Faculty/ Program Lead

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Faculty/ Program Lead


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located primarily at the Tyson Family Center for Technology in Monroe, NC


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Construction, Advanced Manufacturing, and Trades

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

· A minimum of:

o A Bachelor’s degree in the teaching discipline – or

o An Associate’s degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution that is recognized by the United States Department of Education, currently valid Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Universal Certification or equivalent, and five (5) or more years of full-time equivalent experience in the discipline field – or

o Documentation of significant and extensive experience or contributions to the discipline demonstrated through: currently valid Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Universal Certification or equivalent, work experience, technical and performance competency, records of publications, or other qualifying credentials

· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

· Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications

· 10 or more years of relevant industry experience as an HVACR field service technician.

· Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the community college level

· Online teaching experience

· Familiarity with a course management system such as Canvas

· Evidence of teaching experience with high school-age populations

· Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

· Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments

Position Description

Job Description

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (HVAC) Faculty/Program Lead is a full-time, 9-month faculty position located primarily at the Tyson Family Center for Technology in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Director for Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing, the HVAC Faculty/Program Lead assumes primary responsibility for curriculum and assessment of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology program of study within the College of Applied Science and Technology. This individual is an academically qualified faculty who holds degree credentials or other qualifications appropriate to the program. The HVAC Faculty/Program Lead is responsible for coordination of curriculum development and review. They ensure that the program contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Job responsibilities of the program lead are considered additional duties beyond those of curriculum faculty. Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.

Job Duties

· Create classroom activities and learning environments that meet the needs of all learners, including high school students, adult learners, and senior populations.

· Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services

· Acts as chief advocate for the program and presents a positive image of the program and the college to both internal and external customers

· Leads the recruitment effort for the program and assures that promotional literature is current, accurate, and available

· Assures that all faculty members in the program are assisting with student advising and providing current, accurate information

· Assists the Director in maintaining a roster of qualified adjunct faculty for the program

· Works with the Director in recruitment, orientation, and mentoring of adjunct faculty

· Performs classroom observations of adjunct faculty in the program

· Makes recommendations to the Director and Dean of Applied Science and Technology for curriculum changes

· Leads program faculty in the area of outcomes and assessment as required for SACS‑COC accreditation

· Maintains and updates all master course syllabi specific to the program

· Maintains and updates all master course documentation specific to the program

· Manages annual audit and update of all Moodle master shells

· Coordinates the selection of textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency

· Leads the program’s advisory committee process, program review, and program improvement plans

· Coordinates class scheduling for the program as directed by the Director

· Assists the Director and Dean of Applied Science and Technology in other ways as needed

· Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college

· Stay current with developments in the discipline by earning additional industry-recognized credentials as assigned by the supervisor

· Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position

· Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college

· Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in high school and community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)

· Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online

· Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation

· Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135