Transportation Systems Instructor-10 Month

Transportation Systems Instructor-10 Month


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Flat Rock, NC


$4,473.00 - $5,070.00 Monthly


Standard Benefits Package

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Closes: Thursday, December 8, 2022

Target Start Date

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Advanced Technologies

Employment Type

Full-Time Faculty-10 Month

Minimum Qualifications

Job description

The Purpose

The purpose is providing quality instruction for all students enrolled in their assigned classes in compliance with Blue Ridge Community College's "Open Door" policy. The ultimate goal is meeting the occupational and general educational needs of the students. Classes may include curriculum, continuing education, workforce training, or other courses, and may be scheduled during day, evening, or weekend.

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Why it’s Important

The Blue Ridge team is excited by every opportunity to be creative, innovative, and engaging. We do this by working alongside our staff to ensure we provide a modern, technologically advanced institution for the community. We are here to support our Students to ensure they reach their highest potential. Our team engages with the community to ensure that we are consistently meeting standards and then rising above them. Guiding students along their educational journey is our calling and we are looking for like-minded teammates to help us serve our community. Whether a student is entering the workforce for the first time, entering a new profession, or just expanding their knowledge, we are here to provide the necessary tools to accomplish all their goals. Working together, no elevation is too high, and no summit is unreachable.


What You'll be Doing


  • Preparation of Secondary (High School), Post-Secondary (College), professional incumbent worker (Continuing Education), and automotive apprenticeship students to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Instructional areas include brake and electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions, drive trains, heating and air condition systems, light-duty diesel, electric vehicles, and related topics according to ASE Education Foundation guidelines.
  • Establish and conduct working lab conditions that mirror a fully functioning automotive repair facility. Classes and Labs must operate according to ASE Education Foundation standards and comply with appropriate OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Prepare adequately for all classes assigned, and conduct all classes in a professional manner.
  • Establish and follow all course syllabi guidelines for the curriculum for the grading process, class content, on-line class instruction, class hours, attendance and ASE Education Foundation tasks taught.
  • Classroom and Lab management with regard to providing an orderly, clean, safe working environment, while ensuring that all related equipment is maintained within budget constraints.
  • Develop and carry out student testing program in all classes taught that meets College policy and standards

Curriculum Planning and Support

  • Maintain the ASE Education Foundation MAST Automotive Systems certified program for secondary level education.
  • Assist with the curriculum review of all program courses. Revise/update course content as necessary
  • Develop, maintain, and record student learning outcomes for courses and associated program(s)
  • Maintain and act on results of annual program assessment and student learning outcome data; revise instructional strategies annually as results indicate.
  • Schedule courses with approval of the area Dean for ensuring students can progress through the program in an orderly and timely sequence
  • Coordinate high school courses and schedules with Henderson County Public Schools CTE staff
  • Maintain accurate records and reports and submit these in a timely manner to the appropriate person.

Student Engagement

  • Maintain a Skills USA chapter as Transportation Systems Technology program advisor.
  • Advise and register students while demonstrating genuine interest for the general welfare of all students.
  • Promote and implement program recruitment and retention strategies for high school students and adult learners
  • Provide necessary support for and referrals to the College’s educational support programs and functions.

Professionalism and Partnerships

  • Maintain a professional attitude toward teaching and professional relationships.
  • Partner with automotive repair facilities for better understanding of their applicable needs, then transferring those needs into the program curriculum.
  • Mentor adjunct faculty as appropriate by sharing information, advice, and materials
  • Ensure compliance and confidentiality with all policies and procedures of the College, NC Community College System, and applicable State and Federal agencies


  • Maintain the technical competencies necessary to the job function.
  • Maintain mastery ASE and currency in the Automotive Repair field.


  • Responsibilities encompass all classes assigned, committees assigned, or other activities agreed upon between faculty members and administration.
  • May be required to attend training, workshops, or attend meetings during regular day-time hours to attain or maintain teaching skills and soft skills necessary to maintain professional relationships with faculty, staff, students, and community members.
  • Maintain or develop excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to organize and prioritize work flow, the ability to meet deadlines, and the ability to work independently.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Required Education

Master ASE Automotive certification or Automotive manufacturer-specific certifications.

Required Experience

Industry experience in automotive technology with a minimum of five years of automotive technician-related experience within the last ten years.

Preferred Education and Experience:Associate’s Degree in Automotive, Transportation Technology, or a similar related field. Former transportation teaching experience at either a secondary or post-secondary level would also be preferred.

Skills and the Know-How

The faculty member will possess strong personal and professional integrity, effective verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to safety. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite or similar products, database systems, College email and website, and other computer applications associated with the position.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

Blue Ridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard