Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology

Job description

Job no: 493873
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Professional

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor Automotive Technology


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

This faculty position is in the Automotive Technology program within the Industrial Technology division. The faculty member is expected to possess advanced level knowledge in the diagnosis and repair of automobiles and light trucks. The faculty member will carry a teaching load in a variety of areas such as chassis systems, electrical/electronics, engine performance, power train, and climate control systems.

This position is on the main campus in Overland Park, KS and starts on August 16, 2021 (pending grant funding).

Required Qualifications

-Associate's degree and five years full-time experience as an automobile technician OR
Bachelor's degree and three years full-time experience as an automobile technician
-Current ASE certification in G1, A1-A8 or OEM equivalent - maintaining ASE credentials are required for job retention. ASE L1 required to teach Engine Performance.
-Previous teaching experience in Automotive Technology at the secondary, post-secondary, or OEM Training Centers; part-time or full-time.
-Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with a wide variety of academic departments on campus.
-Establish and maintain relationships with local, regional, and national industrial partners.
-Demonstrate a strong ability and competence in the assigned subject matter.
-Demonstrate the adoption and integration of new technologies into the classroom and laboratory settings.
-Demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to the teaching mission of a comprehensive community college.
-Positive team player with leadership and project management skills, and participation beyond the instructional time with students.
-Exhibit a commitment and concern for global perspectives and the diversity efforts of the department, division, and college.
-Ability to pass a background check with a motor vehicle record search

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience in using Learning Management Systems (e.g. Canvas)
-Curriculum development and course design experience
-Create and contribute to in-class and out-of-class educational experiences such as field trips, tours, and training events

Required application documents

Please submit a resume/CV, cover letter, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation with the application. Official transcripts will be requested upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Hours vary based on department need

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 21 Dec 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time




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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2020
Application Due: 2/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time