Education Specialist, Auto Tech

Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, PA

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Job Details

Title: Education Specialist, Auto Tech
Job no: 493361
Categories: Staff
Hiring Range: $46,329 - $57,911

This position will be open until filled.

Job Summary: Responsible for the instructional delivery of assigned educational programs(s). Monitors the overall operations including development, implementation, and evaluation of various assigned programs and makes revisions as required. Possesses the ability to teach program content. Ensures alignment of classes and

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's Degree and 5 years experience*
*or a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing Requirements:

  • Industry Certification including: GM Technician Training, PA State Vehicle Safety and Emissions Inspection, and NATEF
  • Valid Driver's license

Hiring Range: $46,329 - $57,911

Job Specific Task List:

  • Prepare course and lab materials for training in assigned area. - review and maintain course content, assuring compliance with HACC standards and policy. - Monitors proper use and care of the equipment during training. - Gathers student information at the beginning/end of class including: OEF's, student release forms; permission for photography forms; program specific information. -Course/Instructor Evaluations. - (Standard)
  • Instructs students in assigned area; selects, develops, and delivers curriculum, including lectures, discussion, quizzes, and exams to meet established guidelines. - Lectures -Quizzes and tests/exams -Discussions - Lab (hands-on) - Hands on assessments - (Standard)
  • Prepares course and laboratory materials; ensures content of material is relevant, and monitors proper use of care of equipment during lab exercises. - (Standard)
  • Assist with coordinating department activities, such as: - maintaining records - communication with staff - researching information -providing support to the coordinator - staff meeting -problem solving -special events scheduling classes - (Standard)
  • Coordinates and participates in counseling and advising sessions with students including job searches; may maintain regular office hours. - provide support to ASEP and Automotive Technology programs. - (Standard)
  • Maintains equipment and supplies; organizes, orders materials, and arranges for repair of equipment as needed. - Fuels all equipment or directs other instructors to do so. - Performs lift inspections to ensure safe lift operations. - Update vehicle usage logs. - (Standard)
  • Participates in continuing education and professional development courses as assigned. - (Standard)
  • Serves on various committees and makes recommendations on college policies and procedures. - (Standard)
  • Performs needs assessment to workforce clients: Designs, delivers, evaluates and reports assessment results. - (Standard)
  • Customizes curriculum for workforce clients. - (Standard)
  • Responsible for transport of equipment and supplies for workforce offsite training. - (Standard)
  • Provides support for the College Mission and Strategic Plan by: serving on various non-credit committees; work with industry roundtables and advisory boards to align curriculum with community and industry needs such as: - NATEF certification requirements. - Serve on ASEP and Automotive advisory committees. - (Standard)
  • Continue training to remain current with technology and industry needs - including 100% certification in all GM training areas. - (Standard)
  • GM Specific Tasks - Promote GM training and GM ASEP through various GM Service club meetings and ACDelco meetings. - Update GM dealers as to the training requirements on a bi-monthly basis. - Provide feedback for errors discovered in GM Service Information. - Provide GM course feedback to regional training manager for errors discovered in GM courses. - (Standard)
  • College-related travel is required, as necessary. - (Standard)
  • Instructs students in assigned area; selects, develops and delivers curriculum, including lectures, discussion, quizzes, and exams to meet established guidelines. - (Essential)
  • Reviews curricula to ensure compliance with industry standards and/or accrediting bodies and makes necessary revisions. - (Essential)
  • Monitors proper use and care of equipment during training. - (Essential)
  • Develops, implements, and managers curricula regardless of delivery mode. - (Essential)
  • Performs other duties as described. - (Standard)

Job Type: Full Time 12 Month

About Us:

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Feb 24, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:


Become part of a rich tradition of excellence and a community of people who are creating opportunities andb transforming lives to shape the future —TOGETHER!

We recognize that excellence in the performance of the college requires excellence in the performance of its people.

At HACC, you will find:
• Commitment to our students and our community
• Quality accredited programs and services
• Dedicated colleagues
• Exceptional online course off erings
• Beautiful campuses

On February 14, 1964, HACC became the first community college in Pennsylvania. We welcomed our first class of 426 students on September 21 of the same year.

Our mission is to "provide educational and cultural opportunities to the community we serve." HACC has become one of the largest undergraduate colleges in PA. We have nearly 20,000 students enrolling in credit programs and courses each semester.

Today, HACC is proud to offer:

  • Well-equipped laboratories and studios
  • Modern, well-maintained campuses
  • Quality programs and services

HACC's reputation reflects the quality and dedication of our faculty and staff. We are committed to meeting the needs of the communities and students we serve.

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