Automotive Systems Technology Instructor

Automotive Systems Technology Instructor

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC

Salary/Grade

$37,584.00 - $42,309.00 annually

Benefits

State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Closes: Sunday, June 2, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, August 5, 2019

Expected Work Hours

See job description

Reports to

Dean of Career Technology

Employment Type

Full-Time 9-Month Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Certificate Automotive Systems Technology

Knowledge

Must have proficiency (at the master level) in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the following automotive systems: Engine performance and fuels; brakes; steering and suspension; automatic transmissions/transactions; manual transmission/transaxles; heating and cooling; electrical/electronics.

Ability to use computers and software to support instruction, including learning management system, word processing, email, Internet, and student information database.

Licensing Requirement

ASE Certification in G1 maintenance plus the steering/suspension, brakes, electrical required.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree Preferred

Master Certification in all 8 areas preferred.

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

Responsible for coordination and development of the curriculum program and ensuring instructional excellence for all assigned courses in accordance with college policies and the mission of the North Carolina Community College System.

 

Classification

Curriculum faculty, full-time, exempt.

 

Reporting Relationships

Direction received: Receives guidance and direction from the Automotive program coordinator; receives direct supervision from the Dean of Career Technologies Division.

Direction given: No authority or responsibility for the supervision of others or program administration

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Teaching Performance

Teach a course load consistent with college workload policy.

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

Ensure that course content is up-to-date, relevant, accurate, and consistent with state and national accreditation standards (NATEF).

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

Stay current in the subject matter through professional development, professional organizations, and professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience.

Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs. Facilitate the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

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

Incorporate relevant general education competencies into assignments and assessments.

Develop, update, and share course syllabi in a timely manner.

 

Evaluation of Student Learning

Establish meaningful student learning outcomes for courses.

Develop and implement methods that measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently, and return student work.

Maintain accurate records of student progress; submit grade records according to deadlines.

Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

 

Support of College Policies and Procedures

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

Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and students.

Maintain confidentiality of student information.


Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.


Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College policies and procedures.

 

Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

Serve on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

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

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

Support and collaborate with both part-time and full-time colleagues.

Contribute to departmental and divisional curriculum development processes.

Assist in selection and ordering of equipment, supplies, and textbooks.

Participate in graduation ceremonies.

Demonstrate productive interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators.

 

Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

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


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


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

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


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

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

 

Ensure building security – unlock the lab before the first class, secure and lock the lab, outside storage and gated areas after class dismissal.

Maintain general tools and shop equipment.

Assist with inventory and ordering of tools equipment/supplies.

Assist with end of year inventory and orders for upcoming year.

Maintain the NATEF files with current information and schedule NATEF related events.

Maintain NATEF tool and equipment requirements.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Certificate Automotive Systems Technology; Associate Degree Preferred

 

Knowledge

Must have proficiency (at the master level) in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of the following automotive systems: Engine performance and fuels; brakes; steering and suspension; automatic transmissions/transactions; manual transmission/transaxles; heating and cooling; electrical/electronics.

Ability to use computers and software to support instruction, including learning management system, word processing, email, Internet, and student information database.

 

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Must have physical agility to perform work and demonstrations on all areas of an automobile including engine compartment, trunk, underneath, and under dashboard. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time in a shop environment (4+ hours).

 

Licensing Requirement

ASE Certification in G1 maintenance plus the steering/suspension, brakes, electrical required. Master Certification in all 8 areas preferred.

 

Working Conditions and Environment

Must be able to work in a commercial grade automotive service/laboratory facility.

Must be able to tolerate intermittent periods of cooler and warmer temperatures.

May require work based at a high school in the college service area.

Occasional travel outside the service area for professional development may be required.

Some evening work required.

 

Equipment Operation

Must be able to operate all typical diagnostic, service, and repair equipment found in a modern automotive service facility. This includes but is not limited to:

All automotive hand tools, computerized automotive diagnostic equipment, and scan tools

Wheel alignment equipment

Automotive machining equipment

Parts cleaners

Lifts

Parts/component extraction equipment

Transmission and brake service equipment

Lab scope and dvom

Computer tire balancer

Vac/pressure tester

Coolant recovery equipment

A/C 134a and 1234yf recovery/recharge

Instructional trainers

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

 

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  http://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/157621-21374.html

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