Mechatronics Engineering Instructor

Mechatronics Engineering Instructor


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

Main Campus (Dobson, NC) & Yadkin Center (Yadkinville, NC)


Commensurate with education and experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Closes: Friday, July 12, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Varies - Day/Evening/Special Events/Saturdays/As required to support college systems.

Reports to

Director - Engineering Technologies

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in mechatronics engineering technology, electrical systems technology, or related field and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline (e.g., work experience, certifications).

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related area, on the job experience in related field. OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour general industry certification. Robotic certification. Electrical contractor’s license. Microsoft Office experience. Digital classroom experience.

Position Description

Job Description - Summary

Under the supervision of the lead curriculum instructor, a qualified candidate will provide Mechatronics Engineering Technology classroom and hands-on curriculum instruction. The Mechatronics Engineering Technology program includes industrial automation, industrial robotics, motors and controls, programmable logic controllers, industrial maintenance, industrial process controls, mechanical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, test equipment, electrical print reading, and troubleshooting. You will be teaching the next generation of Mechatronics Engineering Technician and maintenance students in this position. Required experience provides the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities to educate students in the Mechatronics Engineering Technology field. The Mechatronics Engineering Technology Instructor will provide professional instruction and training for industrial and commercial electricity, maintenance, and repair. Instruction topics will include routine maintenance, repair estimates, proper record keeping, industrial and commercial electrical safety, industrial and commercial power trains, motor shaft alignment, using thermal imaging and ultrasound equipment for electrical troubleshooting. Your responsibility will be that students from different backgrounds, ethnicity, nationalities, gender, ages, religions, or disabilities learn the practical skills to work in the field of Mechatronics Engineering safely.

Job location: Main Campus (Dobson) and Yadkin Campus (Yadkinville)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Posting office hours each semester, providing copies for the Director and VP of Instruction, and meeting all posted office hours.
f. Attending all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notifying the Director as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintaining alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Supporting and following college policies and procedures.
j. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information.
m. Substituting for other faculty members as assigned by the director or executive dean.
n. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time.

a. Providing accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participating in advisor in-service training.

III. COLLEGE SERVICE: Participating in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentoring new and adjunct faculty, advising SGA-approved student organizations, recruiting for and marketing instructional programs, participating in faculty governance, revising curricula, or otherwise using the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college.

a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities.
b. Participating in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attending or presenting at professional conferences, participating in summer institutes or short courses, auditing or taking graduate-level courses, and maintaining membership in professional organizations.


Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers