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Automotive Technology Instructor (One or More)

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Posting Details

Classification Title
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Job Category: Full-Time Faculty
Job Close Date: 02/26/2018
Open Until Filled No
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: P0001467
Job Opening ID: REQ6876
Position Title: Automotive Technology Instructor (One or More)
Department Automotive Technology (SC) (SC-052-007)
Term: 10 Months/Year
Salary Schedule Link:
Pay Basis: Monthly
% of Range: 100
Hours per week: 36
Receives benefits: Yes
Location: 20-Saddleback College
Classification Benefits:
Position-Specific Benefits:
Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:

1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND two years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
2. Associate’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND six years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above ; OR
4. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).

Experience Required:

• Minimum of two (2) years recent successful experience teaching automotive technology-related subjects.
• Prior teaching experience teaching automotive technology at the college level.
• Demonstrated ability in a) Certified ASE Automotive Master Technician, L1, C1, HD Vehicle Certified, b) experience teaching automotive electrical/electronics, engine performance, brakes/suspension, HVAC, diesel, alternative fuel vehicle systems, engine rebuilding/machining, all automotive related systems.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given those candidates who demonstrate a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Master’s degree
• Advanced education/training in automotive technologies
• Organizational and computer expertise, including the ability to use technology in the classroom
• Recent industry experience including alternative fuels, tires, and other automobile functions
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with automotive manufacturers to develop industry sponsored programs
ASE Master Automotive Technician certification
• Demonstrated knowledge of the training needs of automotive service employers and employees
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Recent community college teaching experience
• Knowledge of the needs of adult and under-prepared students

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

This assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:

• Instruct lab and lecture classes in accordance with the established course outline of record. This includes organizing instruction towards achieving those objectives; participate in the selection of textbooks and other materials; conferring with students; assigning grades; and providing a safe and positive classroom and laboratory environment.
• Work collaboratively with other department instructors.
• Maintain professional and ethical standards.
• Remain current in all subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction.
• Work effectively with unique constituent groups.
• Participate in the development, assessment and analysis process of SLOs.
• Participate in department and committee work, curriculum and program development, community outreach, and other duties necessary for the benefit of the students, college, community and the profession.

Additional Position Information:
Additional Classification Information:
Contractual Duties and Responsibilities:
Assignment Type: Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Transcript 5
  5. Other Doc
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
  7. License or Certificate

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I meet at least one of the following criteria. Select only one: NOTE: If degree is NOT CONFERRED, then select the last item.
    • I have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college and two (2) years of professional experience;
    • I have an Associate's Degree from an accredited university or college and six (6) years of professional experience;
    • I have a Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).
    • I do not meet any of the above Minimum Qualifications. I am REQUIRED to complete the following seven (7) EQUIVALENCY questions showing a combination of education and experience that is at least equivalent of the first item above.
  2. Equivalency Question #1: List all academic preparation that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please be specific regarding the institution, course titles, unit value, and level of course work (graduate, upper division, etc.) and to which degree(s) it is equivalent. Transcripts and copies of course descriptions should be attached.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Equivalency Question #2: List all relevant professional/work experience (teaching and non-teaching) that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please give a detailed description of the duties performed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Equivalency Question #3: List any other relevant accomplishments that should be considered to determine equivalency. (This could include, but would not be limited to research, publications, seminars, professional performance/exhibitions, honors/awards, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Equivalency Question #4: List specialized skills, knowledge and abilities that should be considered to determine equivalency.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Equivalency Question #5: List relevant memberships and/or organizational activities that should be considered to determine equivalency.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Equivalency Question #6: List the name, address and phone number of three (3) references who could attest to your education, experience and knowledge being equivalent to the minimum qualifications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Equivalency Question #7: Please write a narrative synopsis (not to exceed one page) of your education and experience that illustrates possession of qualifications that are at least equivalent to the stated minimum qualifications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * I understand that all degrees must be from a U.S. accredited College or University. Additionally, I understand that any Non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified evaluation with translation (e.g. NACES agency: www.naces.org) by the recruitment closing date; if not submitted, application will be considered incomplete.
    • Yes, I understand.