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Automotive Technology Instructor FT - 10 months (Re-advertised)

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California (US)

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Antelope Valley College


Automotive Technology Instructor FT - 10 months (Re-advertised)

Salary: $64,675.62 - $88,336.26 Annually

Deadline: 8/21/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at:



This position is a full-time tenure track, 10 month classroom teaching assignment in the Career Technical Education Automotive Program (AUTO) Division. The current teaching load is 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester. Faculty are also responsible for 5 office hours per week and are expected to devote as much time as necessary to perform the professional responsibilities of the position. Participation in professional activities, curriculum development and campus committees is expected. The teaching assignment may include courses offered in either onsite, online and/or hybrid format, evening and or Saturday classes.  



• Teach fifteen lecture hour equivalents per semester in Automotive Technology Program using various teaching methods including demonstrations and active learning strategies.

• Maintain five office hours per week, including regular posted office hours, which are accessible to students.

• Responsible for preparation time

• Participate in faculty/division meetings; yearly program review; curricular planning, development, and implementation; student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance to  advance the college's mission and strategic goals.

• Participate in faculty professional development and continuing education activities that are designed to maintain and develop currency in the field, pedagogy (for traditional and online teaching and learning), and student support strategies, especially as they relate to student equity initiatives.

• Maintain records of attendance, census, grades, etc.

• Provide an environment conducive to effective learning.

• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with all employees and others encountered in the course of work.

• Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

• Travel between District locations is also expected.

• Performs other instructional-related duties as assigned.



Any Bachelor's degree or higher AND two years of experience OR any Associate degree AND six years of experience OR equivalency:


Antelope Valley College Equivalency: No Equivalency Available



Knowledge about or experience working with students who are underrepresented in higher academia, with the goal of reducing equity gaps.

• Teaching experience that reflects culturally responsive teaching practices.

• Successful experience teaching Automotive Technology at the college or university level.

• A strong "generalist background" and teaching experience in the field of Automotive Technology.

• Teaching experience and academic background in one or more of the following: Engine operations and repair, automatic transmissions and transaxles, manual transmissions, transaxles and drivetranins, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning systems, engine performance.

• Experience using a learning management system (LMS)

• Experience in developing and revising curriculum, assessing student learning outcomes, and participating in program review documents. 

• Extensive automotive experience. 

• Experience developing NATEF /ASE P1, P2, and P3 student lab documents. 

• Experience developing and implementing curriculum, lecture material, lab activities, and testing that aligns with NATEF /ASE certification or equivalent. Testing must include evaluation of both understanding and hands-on ability. 

• Experience recruiting potential students, performing outreach, developing industry partnerships, serving on campus wide committees, and additional activities to benefit the automotive program outside of the classroom. 

• Demonstrated experience in course planning documentation, daily lesson plans, and related support materials specific to the content areas that support student success. 

• Knowledge or experience with career tech education content development and presentation styles. 

• Certification in ASE A1-A8 areas and maintenance and light repair (G1). 

• Certification in ASE advanced engine performance (L1) preferred. Certified Bureau of Automotive Repair Smog instructor EO and EI license preferred. 

• Experience collaborating with full-time and adjunct faculty to develop, update and review curriculum currency in order to respond to the needs of historically underrepresented students. 

• Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter. 

• Strong organizational skills. 



Application Process

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:

• Application

• Current resume

• Letter of intent that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications.

• Scanned copy of official transcripts with required degree(s). Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application and must identify graduate level coursework.

• Two (2) current letters of professional reference dated within the last year.



Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by April 27, 2023. 


Applications with incomplete information (i.e., statements such as "see resume") or missing documents will not be considered.



AVC does not sponsor visas.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.


Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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