Engineering Instructor

Engineering Instructor


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

Main Campus (Dobson, NC)


Commensurate with experience and education


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 23, 2023
Closes: Saturday, July 1, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, August 7, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Varies - Day/As required to support college systems.

Reports to

Director - Engineering Technologies

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in the field of electrical systems technology, electronics engineering technology, mechatronics engineering technology, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related area, on the job experience in related field. OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour general industry certification. Robotic certification. Electrical contractor’s license. Microsoft Office experience. Digital classroom experience.

Position Description

Under the supervision of lead curriculum instructors and the director of engineering, a qualified candidate will provide classroom and hands-on curriculum instruction in the electrical systems technology, electronics engineering technology, and mechatronics engineering technology programs. These advanced manufacturing programs include basic electricity and electronic theory, commercial and industrial systems, programmable logic controllers, industrial robotics, print reading, troubleshooting, motors and controls, with residential, commercial, and industrial wiring. You will be teaching the next generation of advanced manufacturing repair and maintenance students in this position. Required experience provides the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities to educate students the areas of advanced manufacturing. Instruction topics will include routine maintenance, repair estimates, proper record keeping, residential, commercial, and industrial electrical safety, industrial and commercial power trains, motor shaft alignment, using thermal imaging and ultrasound equipment for electrical troubleshooting and repair. Analog and digital electronics analysis, troubleshooting and repair will also be covered. Your responsibility will be to educate students from different backgrounds, ethnicity, nationalities, gender, ages, religions, or disabilities; and provide opportunities to learn the practical skills needed to safely work in the field of electrical systems, electronics, and mechatronics.

Job location: Main Campus (Dobson) and Yadkin Campus (Yadkinville)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Posting office hours each semester, providing copies for the director and executive dean, and meeting all posted office hours.
f. Attending all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notifying the director as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintaining alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Supporting and following college policies and procedures.
j. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information.
m. Substituting for other faculty members as assigned by the director or executive dean.
n. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time.

a. Providing accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participating in advisor in-service training.

III. COLLEGE SERVICE: Participating in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentoring new and adjunct faculty, advising SGA-approved student organizations, recruiting for and marketing instructional programs, participating in faculty governance, revising curricula, or otherwise using the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college.

a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities.
b. Participating in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attending or presenting at professional conferences, participating in summer institutes or short courses, auditing or taking graduate-level courses, and maintaining membership in professional organizations.


Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers