Overview

Required Qualifications:

• Associate degree in the field plus three (3) years’ relevant work experience
OR
• An industry recognized credential in the technical field plus five (5) years’ relevant work experience. (Faculty hired without an Associate’s degree are required to complete one within three years of date of hire)
• ASE Master Technician Certification (must be obtained within two years of date of hire)
• Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 1-year teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, staff, and faculty
• Knowledge of computers and current automotive technology
• Knowledge of automotive diagnostic and repair equipment and procedures
• Knowledge and experience with shop safety, steering and suspension, brakes, electrical, and engine repair

Position Summary:
To provide instruction to students in Automotive Technology program in accordance with established policies and guidelines. Participate in department and committee assignments, recruiting, and other academic, institutional and community support activities. Provide input to the Vice President of Instruction relative to new course development and program redesign. Prepare students to succeed in related employment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Teach an appropriate load as required by the negotiated agreement
• Maintain current knowledge, changes and technology in the field
• Identify, create, evaluate, modify, and implement outcomes, curricula, and assessments
• Prepare and distribute a learning syllabus for each course
• Deliver the approved course of study as outlined in the syllabus, maintain a student-oriented approach to education
• Provide individual and group instruction
• Identify, evaluate, implement and modify instructional materials, technologies, methods and textbooks based on student and industry assessments and feedback
• Evaluate student learning and teaching effectiveness through written, oral, practical and/or performance testing, ensuring that what it taught is evaluated
• Provide support and guidance to students with an aim toward retention and job placement. Responsibilities may include advising; counseling students regarding career options, appropriate referrals, graduation requirements, and placement activities
• Develop and maintain an environment conducive to high student learning
• Verify and maintain records of student attendance, performance and provide frequent feedback to students regarding individual progress
• Conduct assessment of student performance, maintain accurate records as requested, and submit grades in a timely manner
• Establish and maintain appropriate and adequate office hours
• Develop and maintain active partnerships with business/industry to establish good public relations and become aware of employment opportunities, changes, processes, and job skills. This may be accomplished through advisory committees, industry visits/contacts/tours, and professional organizations
• Organize, communicate and meet with Advisory Council
• Promote the program and assist with student recruitment
• Assist in program assessment, accreditation, program review processes and activities to maintain program viability and effectiveness
• Work closely with other faculty, administration and staff; attend meetings, serve on committees
• Participate in professional growth activities, certification training, and pursuing additional education required for this position
• Support the vision, mission and policies of Salina Area Technical College
• Perform other duties as assigned

Application Process:  To be considered for this position you must complete the following:
• Submit an online application
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• Three professional references
• Unofficial copies of transcripts

If hired, official academic transcripts must be submitted to the HR Coordinator

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About Salina Area Technical College

Salina Area Technical College offers 17 technical programs leading to a Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or Technical Certificate.