Industrial Systems Technology 9 Month Instructor

Industrial Systems Technology 9 Month Instructor


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Main Campus, Graham, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type

Full-Time Non-Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline or a related teaching discipline
  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Must have experience in the fundamentals of industrial controls, machining, electricity, mechanical systems, hydraulics, and pneumatics
  • Must be able to read industrial schematics
  • Must have experience in troubleshooting industrial equipment typical to an industrial production environment

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills 
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills 
Ability to calculate and apply concepts of basic Mathematics.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry Recognized Credentials (ex. OSHA 10/30/MESH, CPT, CPT +).
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague and advising and registering students
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and students. 
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of the student experience to include coaching, mentoring, advising, student/career services, and progression, preferred
  • Understanding and commitment to the mission and principles of community colleges. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students as well as other internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Commitment to using data to support informed decision-making processes. 
  • Proven ability to develop successful strategies for enrollment growth, student success and student retention.

Position Description

Faculty are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with a minimum of 20-24 on -campus hours Monday through Friday (position may include day and/or evening work hours). In certain program areas and during certain periods, such as advising ad registration, Faculty may work more than the minimum on-campus hours. Focused on student success, Faculty support the colleges mission by facilitating student learning in and outside of the classroom through high-quality instruction, academic support, and informed advising.

Example of Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Providing appropriate and effective instruction.
    1. Teaching classes per the College’s teaching load and formula in combinations including day, evening, weekend, off-campus and online as the College requires.
    2. Providing relevant learning opportunities that promote student engagement and retention. 
    3. Staying current in their field and in teaching methodology.
    4. Creating meaningful assessments and evaluating student work according to departmental standards.
    5. Marinating accurate student records, including course attendance to enhance retention and success.
    6. Being available to students during office or lab hours for assistance.
    7. Providing regular grade updates through Moodle gradebook
  • Providing accurate, informed advising.
  • Maintaining accessible office or lab hours.
  • Understanding College policies and procedures, degree requirements, and transfer agreements. 
  • Providing students with current information regarding career opportunities, as appropriate.
  • Being informed about College services and support for students.
  • Supports extracurricular activities by attendance and/or advisory role.
  • Manages inventory control including purchasing materials, supplies, equipment and tools
  • Recruiting students, including participation in open houses, College events, and recruitment fairs.
  • Engaging in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Building positive, effective relationships with internal and external partners. 
  • Participating in student club activities and events.
  • Assisting with accreditation/regulatory reports.
  • Assisting with live projects as relevant.
  • Maintains licensure /certifications and through professional development activities stays well-informed of advancements and changes within the field of Automotive Technology.
  • Serve on College Committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives

Permanent full-time faculty (who are not Department Heads or otherwise required to work 12 months) receive contracts for nine-month periods within a fiscal year and may be contracted on a month-to-month basis in summer per instructional needs.

Supervisory Responsibilities 
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. 


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data.

Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information.

Business Acumen - Aligns work with strategic goals.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for diversity and cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Personal Appearance - Dresses appropriately for position.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest, transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application.  

For faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time teaching experience, including start and end dates of employment, should be included on the application. Also, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the teaching discipline should be included on the application, including start and end dates.

For non-faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the position should be included on the application, including start and end dates.  


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Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College