Instructor, Truck Driver Training (CDL)

Instructor, Truck Driver Training (CDL)


Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Park Ave
Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone: 336-633-0200


Salary to Commensurate with Education and Experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum HS Diploma/GED
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have at least three years of continuous experience operating a Class A Vehicle and hold a valid Class A North Carolina License; provided on and after April 1, 1992.
  • Meet the North Carolina State CDL qualifications (Have not been convicted of a felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, in the ten years immediately preceding the date of application, not had a revocation or suspension of their driver’s license in the two years immediately preceding the date of application, not have had convictions for moving violations totaling seven or more cumulative points within three years of the date of application).

Preferred Qualifications

  • FT or PT teaching experience at the community college or four-year college level. On-line teaching experience a plus.
  • Have more than three years of continuous experience operating a Class A Vehicle and hold a valid Class A North Carolina License; provided on and after April 1, 1992.
  • Fluency in a foreign language, preferably Spanish.

Other Requirements:

1) Driver-specific application for employment (§391.21);


a) Original motor vehicle record (MVR) requested from state(s) within 30 days of hire (§391.23);


b) Road test or road test exception:

• Road test form and certificate conducted by your motor carrier (§391.31(g)), or

• Road test certificate conducted by another motor carrier within the past 3 years (§391.33(a)(2)), or

• Photocopy of a CDL accepted in lieu of road test – not applicable if hired to operate doubles, triples, or tankers. (Note: No subsequent copies of license renewals required.) (§391.33(a)(1));


c) Background investigations (§391.23):

Drivers hired before October 30, 2004: General employment verifications sent to all former employers for the 3 years prior to the application date or a record of a good faith effort; or 


Drivers hired on or after October 30, 2004: Safety Performance History data from all former DOT-regulated employers for the 3 years prior to the application date or a record of a good faith effort. This form must be maintained in accordance with §391.53 (secured, limited access) and may be in a separate Driver Investigation History File; and if applicable, any driver rebuttals to the Safety Performance History data and responses to the rebuttals from the former DOT-regulated employers.


2) The following documents are to be included in the DQ file for three years from date of execution:

Medical certificate or MVR showing that driver is medically certified (§391.43(g)):

• Medical exam certificate, original or a copy, for all non-CDL drivers; or

• Medical exam certificate, original or a copy, kept for up to 15 days, until the

            CDL/CLP driver’s MVR can be obtained, showing current medical certification status; or

• Current MVR showing CDL/CLP driver’s medical certification status.

• If applicable, documentation of any variance, exemption, or waiver from the physical qualification standards (§391.51(b)(7));

• Verification that medical examiner was listed on National Registry (for exams conducted after May 20, 2014) (§391.51(b)(9));

• Annual motor vehicle record (§391.25);

• Annual review of driving record (§391.25); and

• Annual list of violations from driver (§391.27).

• The DQ file and Driver Investigation History file must be retained for 3 years after a driver leaves your employment.


3) The following documents are also required and kept in the DQ file, but are not applicable to all drivers:

• Longer Combination Vehicle (LCV) Driver-Training Certificate (§380.401); and

• Entry-level driver training certificate (§380.509(b)).


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess KSA’s required to provide lecture and training delivery for a CDL Training program including, but not limited to curriculum design/delivery, equipment management and maintenance.


Required license or certificate:

CDL required

Position Description

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of this position is to counsel and instruct students in a professional manner and appearance. Incumbent will be proficient in skills as they relate to operations of over-the-road, commercial motor vehicles. Daily activities include prioritizing workload and maintaining organized records, working well under pressure and taking initiative. Utilizing the computer in daily operations. Meeting and conferring with individuals and groups concerning a variety of subjects including confidential matters. Being knowledgeable of effective teaching concepts. Being knowledgeable of current school laws and state and federal regulations. Providing quality customer service to students, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities include student recruitment/advisement, course planning, and revising the curriculum materials and standards.  The position maintains relationships with the North Carolina Trucking Association, NC Department of Motor Vehicles, and assures meeting Federal Motor Carrier standards. This position will report to the Dean or Director of Workforce Development/Continuing Education and will have reporting responsibility to the program coordinator for the Truck Driver Training program consortia.


This position is grant funded for the first year with the intent to support the position through general state budget in the subsequent years depending on enrollment of the program.



Classroom Instruction

  • Teach all assigned courses for the full duration of scheduled instruction
  • Ensure that each class session contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency
  • Evaluate student progress and provide appropriate, timely feedback
  • Incorporate appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning
  • Provide and/or facilitate quality experiences in laboratory and/or clinical settings to meet program needs
  • Maintain cleanliness of instructional areas and laboratories
  • Ensure the proper operation of classroom/lab equipment, reporting any malfunctions to the appropriate person(s)
  • Recommend textbooks and other instructional materials, including classroom and laboratory equipment to Dean, Director, or Coordinator.
  • Develop and distribute course syllabi according to established template providing appropriate information to students concerning course expectations and evaluation criteria


Other Services to Students

  • Maintain appropriate office hours and accessibility for students.
  • Serve as educational advisor to assigned students by providing academic and employment planning
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention efforts of the College
  • Advocate and provide motivation for students
  • Communicate student needs to Dean, Director, or Coordinator


Divisional Administrative Expectations

  • Prepare and submit instructional records, reports, grades, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness and completeness of all data
  • Exert an effort to remain current in discipline and instructional methods through professional development activities offered by the College and other opportunities including attendance at off-campus activities, webinars, etc., as feasible
  • Participate in program and curriculum review; offering suggestions concerning the improvement of curriculum in keeping with the mission and vision of the College
  • Serve on and actively contribute to college committees as needed and as appointed by the President
  • Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings and other announced co-curricular activities of the College
  • Maintain proper communication and supportive relationships at all times with all other units and branches of the college
  • Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the discipline, department, division, and College


Other Duties Specific to this Position

  • Oversee class schedule and course instruction for day, night, and/or weekend classes
  • Teach classes and labs
  • Recruit and advise new students
  • Assess equipment suitability as well as ongoing repair and replacement needs
  • Remain abreast of new professional developments and opportunities for truck driver training
  • Write, assess, and revise curriculum
  • Maintain relationships with the NC Department of Motor Vehicles and regional partners
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry partners and employers in service area
  • Maintain all administrative records and files for students
  • Act as a third-party examiner for CDL and maintain all CDL records
  • Responsible for managing the drug and alcohol testing program as pertains to the Truck Driver Training Program.



  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the academic, intellectual, and social development of all students and employees.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
  • Treats others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
  • Acts as a team player when working with any and all employees of the College.
  • Serves on institutional committees as appointed by the President.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Annually review all Randolph Community College safety rules and policies and be familiar with all emergency safety procedures.
  • Promote good safety habits and be compliant with OSHA safety regulations.
  • Randolph Community College conducts a background check and drug screening on all full-time new hires.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified individuals must apply online at

Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

Heather Clouston

Director of Human Resources

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Park Avenue

Asheboro, NC  27205