Instructor, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

Instructor, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Transportation Center


Compensation varies on experience and qualification


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 29, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 29, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Matthew Doub

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology or closely related field OR Diploma in Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology.
  • Ten years of experience with medium to heavy-duty truck repair in a shop environment. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
  •  Do you have a ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Certification, and/or Current OEM Training Certifications

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelors or higher degree in Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology or closely related field.
• Five years of teaching experience.
• Five years’ experience as a training technician, working truck shop, manufacturer specific factory training in engines, electrical and emission systems.
• Bilingual in Spanish and English.
• CDL Class A license.

Position Description

The Instructor, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technologies will teach assignments as recommended by the program coordinator or department chairperson and approved by the dean. Duties include but are not limited to: preparing course outlines and objectives, evaluating courses offered, recruiting and advising students, serving on college committees as assigned, and assuming responsibility for equipment and facilities; other duties may be assigned. Schedule may consist of day and evening classes.

Teaching and Learning:
• Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chairperson and approved by the dean.
• Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
• Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
• Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
• Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
• Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
• Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
• Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.

Curriculum Development:
• Maintain, review and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
• Make recommendations to department chairperson for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
• Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
• Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.

• Provide assistance to advisees.
• Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
• Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
• Use the computer and the college=s student information system to assist advisees.
• Follow up on all assigned advisees.
• Attend training sessions relative to advising.

Professional Development:
• Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the department chair and then the dean and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
• Maintain membership and participation in professional organizations.
• Read professional literature.
• Keep abreast of current technology.
• Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
• Participate in on-campus professional development activities.

Institutional Service:
• Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
• Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
• Serve on committees as required.
• Participate in college-wide activities.

Community Relations:
• Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
• Be alert to public relations opportunities and uses these to promote the college and the department.
• Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309