Instructor - Automotive Systems Technology

Instructor - Automotive Systems Technology


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Merancas Campus - Huntersville


$45,349 - $68,076


State Health Plan and Retirement

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Associate Dean Transportation Systems

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Automotive Systems Technology or related field plus documented related experience in the field (i.e. resume to show work experience, certification(s), license(s) etc.) 
 High School Diploma plus demonstrated competencies   

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in a community college or university setting

Position Description

This position is located on the Levine campus which is home to the Joe Hendrick Center for Automotive Technology. Each year, the center serves more than 3,000 students who aspire to be automotive technicians as well as technicians who seek updated automotive technical skills. 

General Function

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction.  Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college.

Duties and Responsibilities

Mastery of Subject Matter 

  1. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.
  2. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.
  3. Connect their subject matter with related fields.
  4. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.
  5. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.

Teaching Performance 

  1. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.
  2. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
  3. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
  4. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  5. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.
  6. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
  7. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.
  8. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.
  9. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.

Evaluation of Student Learning  

  1. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.
  2. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.
  3. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
  4. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.
  5. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

Support of College Policies and Procedures 

  1. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.
  2. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.
  3. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.
  4. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.
  5. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.
  6. Maintain confidentiality of student information.
  7. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

Exercise stewardship of college facilities Program Activities 

  1. Serves on college, divisional, and program and materials.
  2. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.

Participation in College, Division, and 

  1. committees as assigned.
  2. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.
  3. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.
  4. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.
  5. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.
  6. Participate in graduation ceremonies
  7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.

Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs 

  1. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.
  2. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.
  3. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.
  4. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.
  5. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to: Central Piedmont Careers

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