Part-time Faculty, Truck Driver Training Program

Part-time Faculty, Truck Driver Training Program

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

DCCC - Davie Campus

1205 Salisbury Road

Mocksville, NC 27028

Salary/Grade

Not Posted: Depends on Qualifications

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Closes: Friday, December 14, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, October 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

<27 hours per week to meet the needs of the college

Reports to

Coordinator, Truck Driver Training Program

Employment Type

Adjunct (part-time) Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited school (high school diploma and substantial related work experience may be substituted for the degree)
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • 3 years of experience driving a tractor-trailer
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's degree
  • 5-10 years of experience as an over-the-road driver
  • Previous teaching/training experience
  • Industry experience with safety, compliance, and driver training

Position Description

SUMMARY:

Part-time instructors are needed to teach Truck Driver Training courses at the Davie Campus, located in Mocksville, NC. Courses are offered in a variety of environments and incorporate the use of technology. This position reports directly to the Truck Driver Training Program Coordinator.

The part-time Faculty, Truck Driver Training is responsible for designing and implementing learning strategies for students; developing instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; implementing strategies for student retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
 
I.  Actively embracing the College mission, vision, and values by:
1.  Promoting the College mission, values, and vision.
2.  Becoming involved in the culture of the College. 
3.  Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and an openness to change.
4.  Embracing innovation, and being open to risk-taking.
5.  Maintaining professionalism in the DCCC community through an attitude of respect and collegiality.
6.  Performing assigned tasks that support the mission and initiatives of the College.
7.  Adhering to all College policies and processes.
 
II.  Fostering student success through:
1.  Teaching the course content to align with the course and program level outcomes using the assessment measures defined by the school.
2.  Fostering a classroom environment in a way that maintains respect for diversity among students, including learning styles, and honors the focus on student learning and equity.
3.  Ensuring that teaching strategies include active student engagement, timely and consistent feedback, and accurate up-to-date record keeping (attendance, final grade reporting, etc.).
4.  Actively participating in completion initiatives. 
 
III.  Promoting effective teaching and learning through:
1.  Teaching assigned courses at any and/or all of DCCC's service locations using the delivery method needed. Teaching times include day, evening, or weekend hours.
2.  Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline through reading, workshops, conferences, professional development, membership in relevant professional organizations, etc., as well as currency in the issues of higher education
3.  Providing appropriate documents for students.
4.  Exploring, assessing, and implementing appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student retention and progression. 
5.  Understanding and using data-informed decision-making.
 
IV.  Demonstrating commitment to a relevant and rigorous curriculum by:
1.  Participating in the evaluation of courses and programs.
2.  Participating in discussions relevant to choosing textbooks and other instructional materials. 
3.  Identifying and providing supporting resources through innovative use of the classroom and collaboration with support services on campus.
4.  Obtaining and accurately reporting data needed to assess the College's efficacy in teaching and learning.
5.  Engaging collaboratively with colleagues in assessing relevant course and program data, determining how courses and programs can be improved, implementing and evaluating resulting changes. 
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited school (high school diploma and substantial related work experience may be substituted for the degree)
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • 3 years of experience driving a tractor-trailer
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies
    - Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    - Collaborating and facilitating
    - Creating and innovating
    - Anticipating and responding to change
    - Providing vision and leadership
    - Assessment of student learning
    - Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Preferred:

  • Associate's degree
  • 5-10 years of experience as an over-the-road driver
  • Previous teaching/training experience
  • Industry experience with safety, compliance, and driver training
     

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation, and analysis of data, and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review. Other requirements include ease of mobility in supervising students in classroom/lab settings, carrying supplies and other instructional materials, ability to move, climb, or crawl under equipment, use of keyboard, effective use of all forms of communication, and the ability to perform general teaching and office duties and travel to other campus locations.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
https://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment

Position #2018-00024
PART-TIME FACULTY, TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM
 

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, https://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment. 

Job Post Contact

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu