Instructor, Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Instructor, Mechatronics Engineering Technology


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Greensboro, NC


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, December 18, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, December 18, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Control Systems Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Industry recognized mechatronics certifications or the ability to attain them within six months of hire (e.g., Allen Bradley, Siemens, Fanuc)

Experience Required

  • 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Working knowledge of programmable logic controls, mechanical systems, electronics, pneumatics and hydraulics, and robotics.
  • Teaching and/or industry training experience in mechatronics topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Control Systems Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Siemen’s Mechatronics and/or Mechatronics Instructor Certifications or the ability to attain them within one year of hire
  • Documented industry training in automation equipment (e.g., Allen Bradley, Siemens, Fanuc)

Experience Preferred

  • More than 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Post-secondary or secondary teaching experience
  • Experience with the operation of industrial robotic equipment (i.e., Fanuc) and/or systems integration
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

Position Description

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the instructional team.

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will develop/revise, prepare and teach Mechatronics Engineering Technology courses within the program, while caring for and maintaining the laboratory facilities. Faculty will also be responsible for advising students and collaborating with industry partners to ensure relevancy of the curriculum and provide necessary training and education. The faculty member must possess the knowledge, skills and experience to provide effective instruction in advanced manufacturing topics related to mechatronics engineering technology.

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