Faculty, Mechatronics Engineering Technology (9+3 month)

Faculty, Mechatronics Engineering Technology (9+3 month)


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 2, 2023
Closes: Friday, March 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, April 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8 am-5 pm, F 8 am-3pm; may vary depending on department needs

Reports to

Department Chair, Applied and Industrial Technologies

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Mechatronic Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems or related discipline from a nationally accredited institution; minimum five years work experience in industrial systems, electrical/electronics, industrial building/ maintenance technology, and/or facility and equipment maintenance experience

Must be an authorized instructor for the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) Certified Production Technician program or obtain the authorization within 3 months of employment.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, schematics, blueprints and maintenance instructions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills required and ability to collaboratively work as a team member.
  • Ability to engage with business and industry partners to develop work-based learning experiences and apprenticeships.
  • Ability to provide instruction during the day, evening, and weekends.
  • Ability to integrate and maintain content in a learning management system.
  • Ability to use technology to deliver instruction
  • Ability to provide instruction in industrial and programmable logic controls, robotics, instrumentation, blueprint reading, hydraulics and pneumatics, computer-aided drafting and design, motors and controls, and electrical wiring
  • Excellent reference (s) from previous employers

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more certificates in: SMSCP Siemens Level 1 Mechatronics, PMMI Mechatronics Certification, NC3/Festo Certifications, MSSC Certified Production Technician, Fanuc Robotics, Siemens or Allen Bradley (Rockwell Automation) PLC's.
  • Work experience in industrial control systems, robotics, Programmable Logic Controllers, Variable Frequency Drives, fluid power systems, factory automation and/or systems integration.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Electronics, Electronics Engineering or related Industrial Technology discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Higher education teaching experience.

Position Description

Full-time faculty are professional, credentialed educators with the primary responsibility of providing quality learning experiences in credit or non-credit courses in their area of expertise for all Rockingham Community College (RCC) students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid. Faculty are expected to perform all instruction-related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and with appropriate accrediting entities where applicable. Faculty are also responsible for academic advising, follow-up support services, recruitment, and performing other duties as assigned.

Under the supervision of the Department Chair, Applied and Industrial Technologies, provide implementation and delivery of courses in Mechatronics Engineering Technology within the Workforce Development division.

This faculty position will support Career and College Promise career and technical education pathways and the pre-apprentice and apprentice programs.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/rockinghamcc.

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265