Part-Time Instructor – CE/Workforce Development – Automotive Inspections (OBD II New & Renewal) Inst

Part-Time Instructor – CE/Workforce Development – Automotive Inspections (OBD II New & Renewal) Inst


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

201 Highway U.S. 321

Dallas, NC 28034


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Closes: Saturday, May 14, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Part time

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications



  • Please make sure to list all relevant degrees and certifications you were awarded on this application.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • North Carolina Vehicle Inspection Instructor certification.


  • Please make sure to list all relevant experience you have in the field of instruction on this application.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and must value collaboration; possess good teaching and organization skills; able to communicate effectively both in verbal and written expression; and possess an educational philosophy that is compatible with the mission of Gaston College. 
  • 3 years relevant experience in the automotive industry.
  • Teaching and or industry training experience conducting North Carolina vehicle inspections classes or related continuing education courses

  • Some walking, standing, and bending required, with the ability to lift and maneuver items relevant to the field of instruction.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Associates degree or higher in Automotive Systems Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Automotive Service Excellence certifications

Position Description


Prepare and teach short-term North Carolina Vehicle Inspection courses designed for continuing education credits in the automotive industry. Part-Time Instructors will facilitate a variety of subjects and complete associated paperwork to ensure compliance with state and federal policies and/or grant regulations.  Must be able to teach day or evening classes.



  1. Develop/approve class schedule(s) under the direction of the Coordinator of Workforce Development and department staff as requested.
  2. Maintain accurate records (such as attendance, grades, documentation, etc.) and submit any corresponding reports according to departmental or college guidelines.
  3. Provide effective instruction to students online and/or in the classroom by preparing for each learning experience, and using effective evaluation methods to measure student performance.
  4. Maintain up to date knowledge within the teaching field, and of software used for class delivery.
  5. Participate in departmental and divisional orientation and training sessions.

Job Post Contact

Maelle Keener