PT Automotive Mechanical Repair Instructor

$67.28 - $101.72 hourly
  • Cerritos College
  • Norwalk, CA, USA
  • May 27, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Vocational & Technical

Job Description


PT Automotive Mechanical Repair Instructor

Salary: $67.28 - $101.72 Hourly
Job Type: Part Time
Job Number: Automotive Mechanical-2021
Closing: 6/14/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Norwalk, CA
Department: Automotive Mechanical-2021
Division: Technology


Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.

Job Duties
Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
The text must be downloadable or printable.
If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.


Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. We are a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages approximately 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos College online at

The automotive department is one of 11 departments in the technology division. The department manages and delivers curriculum supporting the automotive industry with six certificate programs. Instruction is provided from basic automotive skills to advanced incumbent worker training. The department also provides automotive management certificates and training in alternative fuels.

The automotive department is supported by various automotive manufactures including GM, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, BMW, Subaru, Mitsubishi, and others. The College has formal training agreements with GM, Ford, and Chrysler supporting those dealer networks in the Southern California area. The department maintains NATEF certification for the manufacturer's programs and the general technician certificate.

Classes are usually offered Monday through Thursday form 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM. Instructors in the automotive department teach both lecture and lab aspects of their class. They may be assigned to one manufacturer program or may teach in more than one. To stay qualified to teach the NATEF certified classes, instructors must complete at least 20 hours of technical training update annually and maintain their ASE certification.

The automotive department is committed to student success through continual improvement of the automotive department and seeks a candidate who shares this commitment.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications


Hold current ASE certifications in G1 and A6 and any bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience, or any associate degree and six years of professional experience.

Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree
-Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification.

Transcripts and Foreign Degrees:
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is
All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

Supplemental Information

Physical Demands:
Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.
College/Department Profile:

Application Details

Application Procedure:
Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

Selection Procedure:
Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants' qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews and may include a teaching demonstration in order to determine which applicants best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District's needs.
** Please note - the District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Letter of Professional/Occupational Experience means written confirmation of experience, issued and signed by a Human Resources or Payroll representative on company letterhead that attest the dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.) If you were self-employed, include a statement, signed under penalty of perjury, detailing dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.) Further substantiation is required in writing by other person(s) having first-hand knowledge of your self-employment, such as your accountant, or major user of services.

Documents needed to apply:
Letter of Interest

Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and conferral date of the degree)
Letter of recommendation (Written within one year)
List Courses Taught

Letter of Professional Experience

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The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .

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