Automotive Systems Technology Instructor- 12 months

Automotive Systems Technology Instructor- 12 months


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Main Campus, Graham, NC



Depends on Qualifications


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full Time Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related discipline or demonstrated competencies in teaching specific automotive technology courses.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in Automotive related job such as:
    • Dealership Technician
    •  Community College instructor
    •  North Carolina Safety and OBD inspection Instructor Certification
  • Applicants are expected to demonstrate skills needed to communicate Automotive repair and diagnosis knowledge.
  • Current North Carolina driver’s license
  • Provide instruction that fulfills the requirements of the regulatory and/or accrediting agency. 
  • Dresses professionally and arrives on time for classes. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships within an education setting; plan, organize, and implement programs and services; and provide tracking and assessment to ensure quality, required
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral). 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity and a record of building consensus and reaching out to various and diverse stakeholders. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-secondary teaching experience, preferably in a community college environment.
  • Industry Recognized Credentials (ex. ASE Master Certification with “L1”(Advanced Electrical) Certification, TIA - Tire Industry Association, Certification , MLR –Maintenance Light Repair Certification, etc.
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague and advising and registering students
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in an automotive technology environment 
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and students. 
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of the student experience to include coaching, mentoring, advising, student/career services, and progression, preferred
  • Understanding and commitment to the mission and principles of community colleges. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students as well as other internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Commitment to using data to support informed decision-making processes. 
  • Proven ability to develop successful strategies for enrollment growth, student success and student retention. 

Position Description

Faculty are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with a minimum of 20-24 on -campus hours Monday through Friday (position may include day and/or evening work hours). In certain program areas and during certain periods, such as advising ad registration, Faculty may work more than the minimum on-campus hours. Focused on student success, Faculty support the colleges mission by facilitating student learning in and outside of the classroom through high-quality instruction, academic support, and informed advising.

Example of Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Providing appropriate and effective instruction.
    1. Teaching classes per the College’s teaching load and formula in combinations including day, evening, weekend, off-campus and online as the College requires.
    2. Providing relevant learning opportunities that promote student engagement and retention. 
    3. Staying current in their field and in teaching methodology.
    4. Creating meaningful assessments and evaluating student work according to departmental standards.
    5. Marinating accurate student records, including course attendance to enhance retention and success.
    6. Being available to students during office or lab hours for assistance.
    7. Providing regular grade updates through Moodle gradebook
  • Providing accurate, informed advising.
  • Maintaining accessible office or lab hours.
  • Understanding College policies and procedures, degree requirements, and transfer agreements. 
  • Providing students with current information regarding career opportunities, as appropriate.
  • Being informed about College services and support for students.
  • Supports extracurricular activities by attendance and/or advisory role.
  • Manages inventory control including purchasing materials, supplies, equipment and tools
  • Recruiting students, including participation in open houses, College events, and recruitment fairs.
  • Engaging in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Building positive, effective relationships with internal and external partners. 
  • Participating in student club activities and events.
  • Assisting with accreditation/regulatory reports.
  • Assisting with live projects as relevant.
  • Maintains licensure /certifications and through professional development activities stays well-informed of advancements and changes within the field of Automotive Technology.
  • Serve on College Committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives

Permanent full-time faculty (who are not Department Heads or otherwise required to work 12 months) receive contracts for nine-month periods within a fiscal year and may be contracted on a month-to-month basis in summer per instructional needs.

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest (teaching philosophy) and transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application.  Unofficial transcripts MUST be scanned and attached in order to be considered for this position!  Applicants who are selected for an interview will be requested to present a 15-minute teaching demonstration.  
For faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time teaching experience, including start and end dates of employment, should be included on the application. Also, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the teaching discipline should be included on the application, including start and end dates.
For non-faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the position should be included on the application, including start and end dates.


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Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College