Engineering Instructor

Engineering Instructor


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, NC


See Position Description


Full-time benefits; see job posting for details.

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 6, 2017
Closes: Sunday, October 22, 2017

Target Start Date

Friday, October 6, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Typically M - F; hours may vary

Reports to

Department Head, Engineering

Employment Type

Full-time, 9-month

Minimum Qualifications

Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.

Minimum three years of industry/practical experience preferably in machine design, industrial automation, industrial plant engineering, industrial maintenance, or similar.  CAD experience preferred.

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.  Must be able to interact well with adult learners, high school students, local industry representatives, and other college employees/departments.

Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft Office software.

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Full-time, 9-month position.

Minimum base salary:

Bachelors Degree $4,398.00 monthly.
Masters Degree $4,617.00 monthly.


Provide technical instruction in in mechanical and/or electrical subjects such as engineering materials, 2D and 3D CAD software, 3D printing, fluid power, motor controls, PLCs, robotics, and/or instrumentation.

Develop course materials and hands-on training exercises. Evaluate, specify, install, and maintain training equipment.

Assist with student advising.

Organize/conduct advisory committee meetings.

Serve on various campus committees and/or as an advisor for student organizations.

Other duties as required. 



Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246