Full-time Faculty - Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

Kirkland, King County
Jul 22, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track


Develop and teach a variety of courses related to the diesel and heavy equipment technician program. This program leads to a certificate or an AAS degree in diesel technology. Foster student achievement of discipline-specific, college-wide, and transfer degree learning outcomes. Assess and modify curriculum as needed to meet the changing needs of the diesel industry. Teach classes in a variety of timeframes and delivery formats. Work with other faculty and administrators to plan, implement, and update program and program materials. Take part in college activities, student advising, mentoring part-time faculty and scheduling. This position reports to the division dean.


  • Two years full-time related industry work experience required
  • Knowledge and experience in current diesel technology related to diagnosis and repair; knowledge and skills must be in all phases of the occupation including: engines, drive trains, suspension systems, fuel systems and electrical/electronic computer systems
  • Industry certifications strongly preferred
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a state professional-technical certificate to teach in the technical area; valid First Aid certificate required
  • Recent college teaching experience and experience with various teaching methods preferred
  • Ability to use computer technology as a component of instructional delivery required, with willingness to learn and integrate the college’s online learning management system into content delivery within one year of hire
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Experience in and commitment to working with undergraduate education strongly preferred
  • Willingness to participate on college, division, or department committees
  • Must have sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations
  • Due to the diversity of the college population, we encourage applicants who are multilingual

REQUIRED: You must apply for this job through the college's online application process at http://www.lwtech.edu

LWTech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer