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Automotive Technology Instructor

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Automotive Technology Instructor
Job Location: Mission Viejo , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-01-16
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Automotive Technology Instructor
South Orange County Community College District

Automotive Technology Instructor
Saddleback College
Full Time, Tenure Track
Job Close Date:  02/26/2018

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:    
This assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:

• Instruct lab and lecture classes in accordance with the established course outline of record. This includes organizing instruction towards achieving those objectives; participate in the selection of textbooks and other materials; conferring with students; assigning grades; and providing a safe and positive classroom and laboratory environment.
• Work collaboratively with other department instructors.
• Maintain professional and ethical standards.
• Remain current in all subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction.
• Work effectively with unique constituent groups.
• Participate in the development, assessment and analysis process of SLOs.
• Participate in department and committee work, curriculum and program development, community outreach, and other duties necessary for the benefit of the students, college, community and the profession.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:    
For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:

1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND two years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
2. Associate’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND six years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above ; OR
4. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).

Experience Required:    
• Minimum of two (2) years recent successful experience teaching automotive technology-related subjects.
• Prior teaching experience teaching automotive technology at the college level.
• Demonstrated ability in a) Certified ASE Automotive Master Technician, L1, C1, HD Vehicle Certified, b) experience teaching automotive electrical/electronics, engine performance, brakes/suspension, HVAC, diesel, alternative fuel vehicle systems, engine rebuilding/machining, all automotive related systems.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:    
Preference will be given those candidates who demonstrate a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Master’s degree
• Advanced education/training in automotive technologies
• Organizational and computer expertise, including the ability to use technology in the classroom
• Recent industry experience including alternative fuels, tires, and other automobile functions
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with automotive manufacturers to develop industry sponsored programs
• ASE Master Automotive Technician certification
• Demonstrated knowledge of the training needs of automotive service employers and employees
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Recent community college teaching experience
• Knowledge of the needs of adult and under-prepared students

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  


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