Automotive Technology Instructor

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DIVISION: Applied Technology

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Applied Technology

BASIC FUNCTION: Full-time, nine month position with potential for supplemental summer term contract. This position includes classroom and laboratory instruction as it relates to all courses/topics taught within the automotive department as listed in the college catalog.

Required – Two-year post-secondary diploma or AAS degree in the field of automotive technology or related field.
Three years (5 preferred) of recent full-time experience as an automotive technician, or automotive instructor, or combination of both.
ASE Certified in the areas of instruction or ability to obtain within two years of employment.
Basic computer skills.

Preferred – Additional work experience as diesel technician a plus.
Bachelor’s degree.
Previous teaching experience.

1. Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
2. Ability to work in a team environment.
3. Basic computer skills
4. Knowledge of and skilled in service procedures related to automotive repair.

1. Conduct effective instruction in all assigned areas, using approved course outlines.
2. Develop, revise, and maintain current program curriculum for assigned courses.
3. Notify the Academic Dean, designee, or individual in charge as early as possible of inability to meet a class.
4. Assess student progress and maintain accurate grade computations. Submit grade reports to Student Services according to designated timelines.
5. Attend all faculty and division meetings and serve on college committees as appropriate.
6. Schedule and meet with program advisory committee a minimum of twice per year.
7. Recommends additional media center instructional materials.
8. Assist in the budgeting process by identifying instructional materials and equipment.
9. Counsel, advise, and/or refer students as appropriate.
10. Maintain evidence of competency achievement (knowledge and application of knowledge) and demonstrate continuous professional development as outlined in the Quality Faculty Plan.
11. Assist in promotion and recruitment of the instructor’s respective program(s).
12. Submit requisitions for needed supplies to immediate supervisor.
13. Serve as a resource person for students and graduates regarding job opportunities.
14. Enforce all Northwest Iowa Community College student policies.
15. Participate in professional development activities.
16. Provide students written course expectations, including course objectives, attendance policy, methods of evaluation, and grading practices.
17. Conducts business or industry training as needed.

WAGE/SALARY RANGE: Based upon experience and education.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Applications accepted until the position is filled; review of applications to begin immediately.


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