Instructor/Assistant Professor — Automotive Technology
*This position was previously posted with spring 2019 appointment. This search has been extended with a fall 2019 appointment*
Announcement is hereby made for a 10-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in the fall 2019 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.
This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.
The Department of Automotive Technology is seeking a qualified faculty member for its growing automotive program, which currently supports four different programs: General Motors ASEP, Toyota T-Ten, Honda Pact and a General Automotive track.
Our automotive program requires continual professional development and growth, which will include attending hands-on manufacturer training and self-study. Conference attendance and course development is also required by our corporate partners and manufacturer training is required for certification as an instructor in our manufacturer programs. The successful candidate will be required to complete some of this manufacturer training outside of normal work hours to gain and maintain certification levels. The candidate will be required to certify as an instructor in multiple manufacturer programs. At times, this training will require College-supported travel resulting in single or multiple overnight stays, possibly out of state.
The candidate must also engage in coordinating student activities and attending various College functions. The College seeks faculty who value the opportunity to form mentoring and advising relationships with our students. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching and to professional development. Duties will include:
- Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in the College catalog and the approved course outline.
- Incorporate an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and perspectives into courses.
- Engages in assessment of college-wide learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in courses.
- Actively participates in departmental, campus and College committees/meetings.
- Academic advisement and curriculum development.
- Demonstration of professional development/scholarly work in the discipline.
Bachelor’s Degree in automotive or related field, plus five years of work experience as an automotive technician; or an Associate’s Degree with seven years of work experience as an automotive technician. Candidate will be required to have all eight ASE certifications by the date of hire and demonstrated teaching experience in automotive.
Prior corporate training certification and/or completion of one of the above mentioned corporate programs.
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