Automotive Systems Technology Instructor

Automotive Systems Technology Instructor

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

Lenoir Community College 231 Hwy 58 South Kinston, NC 28502

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 29, 2022
Closes: Sunday, August 14, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm M-Th; 8am-3pm F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the teaching discipline or associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline 
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the automotive industry 
  • Must hold a current ASE Master Automobile Technician certification 
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred 
  • Licensure and/or certification requirements specific to the teaching discipline and external governing agencies shall be submitted to Human Resources 
  • This position will be responsible for teaching basic automotive courses at area high schools and will be on a firm nine-month contract in accordance to the high schools schedule with no guarantee of summer employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the teaching discipline or associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline 
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the automotive industry 
  • Must hold a current ASE Master Automobile Technician certification 
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred 
  • Licensure and/or certification requirements specific to the teaching discipline and external governing agencies shall be submitted to Human Resources 
  • This position will be responsible for teaching basic automotive courses at area high schools and will be on a firm nine-month contract in accordance to the high schools schedule with no guarantee of summer employment

Position Description

The Automotive Systems Technology Instructor is responsible for providing innovative and engaging instruction and ensuring that course topics and examples evolve with advancements in the field. The Instructor reports to the Automotive Systems Technology Program Chair and to the Dean of Business and Industry. The Instructor will maintain the program equipment, ensure shop orderliness and safety, and stay abreast of industry-standard practices as it relates to automotive repair. Outside of the classroom, the Instructor shall participate in student recruiting efforts, industry partnership outreach, and committee work as assigned. 

This position will remain open until filled.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College:

Mastery of Subject Matter  

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline 
  • Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline 
  • Connect the subject matter with related fields 
  • Stay current in the subject matter through professional development; involvement in professional organizations; and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops 
  • Maintain current ASE certification 
  • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate

Teaching Performance  

  • Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline 
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning 
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students 
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs 
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate 
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher-order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments 
  • Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives

Evaluation of Student Learning  

  • Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives 
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives 
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning 
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances

Support of College Policies and Procedures  

  • Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment 
  • Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed 
  • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation 
  • Serve as faculty academic advisor for students 
  • Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies 
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information 
  • Substitute for other instructors in the teaching discipline in case of an absence 
  • Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources 
  • Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Handbook for Distance Education, Policy Manual, and Procedures Manual

Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities  

  • Serve on college committees as assigned 
  • Participate in meetings and events as required 
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information 
  • Support both part-time and full-time colleagues 
  • Contribute to program, department, and division curriculum development processes 
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies 
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member

Contribution to the 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, mission, and plans of the College 
  • Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Other Duties 

  • Direct students in laboratory classes, train and supervise activities of students in lab settings, and assist students with lab assignments and related activities 
  • Ensure that equipment; materials; and other resources, such as instructional aids, are available for classes 
  • Take a lead role in maintaining lab equipment; and if needed, perform simple maintenance 
  • Make arrangements for equipment repairs when machines break down

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom or online teaching environment 
  • Frequent standing for 6 to 8 hours per day, withstanding frequent changes in temperature 
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling 
  • Infrequent lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs. without assistance 
  • Frequent travel between buildings on campus and infrequent travel to other campuses 
  • Frequent listening to and talking with students and other faculty and staff members 
  • Infrequent sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse 
  • Exposure to fire and chemical hazard

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

How to Apply

Please click the link provided below to apply: 

https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/lenoirccedu/jobs/3534515/automotive-s...

 

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899