Full-Time CDL Instructor

Full-Time CDL Instructor


Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone: 910-692-6185

Job Location

3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst NC, 28374



$50,000 Annually


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 6, 2023
Closes: Friday, March 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, February 6, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 M-F 8am-5pm (Varies)

Reports to

Director, Customized Training and Advanced Manufactoring

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • A current commercial driver's license (CDL) with a clean driving record. 
  • 5+ years of experience as a commercial driver or similar role. 
  • Ability to effectively plan and deliver instruction, including hands-on training. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in using a computer for daily operations. 
  • Ability to evaluate student performance and provide constructive feedback. 
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills. 
  • Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience as a commercial driver or similar role. 

Position Description


Sandhills Community College is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual to join our team as a CDL Instructor. This person will play a crucial role in providing top-notch instruction and guidance to students in the college’s Truck Driver Training Program, a registered Entry-Level Driver Training?(ELDT) provider through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The instructor will be responsible for preparing and delivering lesson plans, assessing student progress, and maintaining a safe and productive learning environment.  


The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Plan and deliver instruction in the CDL Training program, ensuring that all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) requirements are met. 
  • Provide hands-on training in the operation of commercial motor vehicles, including pre-trip inspections, basic vehicle control, and emergency procedures. 
  • Maintain an organized and well-equipped training environment, ensuring that all equipment is properly functioning and that students have access to the tools and materials they need. 
  • Ensure that all equipment and training materials meet FMCSA standards and requirements. 
  • Assist in managing equipment maintenance schedules 
  • Evaluate student performance, provide feedback, create and grade assignments and exams. 
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, performance, and other relevant data, as required by the FMCSA and the college. 
  • Stay updated on industry developments and regulatory changes, incorporating relevant information into course instruction. 
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and standards, including those set by the FMCSA. 
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that supports student success and encourages creativity and critical thinking. 
  • Collaborate with other instructors and staff to promote the growth of the CDL Training program and the college. 

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Chreatha Alston, Senior Director of Human Resources