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Adjunct Faculty- Automotive

Company: Central Texas College District
Location: killeen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Faculty- Automotive

FLSA Exempt

Full Time/Part Time Part Time

Department Automotive

Campus Central Campus

Location Central Campus

Salary Per PTEA

Hours Part-time, include requirement and total hours per week - per PTEA schedule

Summary of Position

Overall duties and responsibilities are teaching all assigned classes and laboratory activities in a professional manner, assisting students on an individual and group basis and assisting the Department Chair in ensuring that the Instructional Programs of the Automotive Department are of the highest quality and reflect current technology.

Minimum Required Education

Associates Degree from a nationally, regionally, or identified at the state level accredited institution of higher education closely related field with documented work experience in related field required.

Minimum Required Experience

Three (3) years of recent paid work experience with a Bachelors Degree or
Five (5) years with an Associate Degree in the Automotive career field exclusive of teaching
Hold a Master ASE Certification or ASE Certifications in :
G-1 Maintenance & Light Repair
A-6 Electrical/Electronic Systems

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge in all phases of Automotive Service and Repair to include: shop operation, safety, OSHA Requirement, hazardous material disposal, use of printed and computerized publications, use tools and equipment used in the Automotive Service Industry, theory, application, service and repair of all automotive systems. Must be able to use welding and cutting equipment
Knowledge of the Automotive Service and Repair education process, must possess teaching skills, and be able to teach the program mentioned above. Must be able to perform the following tasks: curriculum development and evaluation, program development and evaluation, technical writing, course scheduling, recruitment and advertising activities, student counseling on technical career, transcript and work experience evaluation, student registration, work with Advisory Committees, prepare and evaluate student surveys, and evaluate and prepare articulation agreements.

Dedicated, loyal, effective and concerned Instructor that teaches all assigned classes in a professional manner, using accepted current teaching methods, professional in dress and appearance at all times and present a pleasant personality when dealing with students, other staff and faculty members.
Present and on time for each class or laboratory assigned except in cases of personal illness or injury, death in the immediate family or other authorized absence. Classes will not be let-out early. The only exceptions will be in the AAS Degree program on examination days or in laboratory activities when students may be permitted to leave upon finishing the exam or completing the laboratory assignments early. Skills Center students will not be let-out early.
Notify the Department Chair immediately if it is necessary to be absent from class so that a substitute can be obtained.
Conduct classroom and laboratory instruction at the highest possible level of efficiency and interest for students, following the course syllabus, outline or module and lab requirements or performance exams.
Use fair and efficient procedures for evaluations of student learning.
Maintain technical proficiency in the area that you teach, staying current with new technology.
Have adequate class plans available at all times in case it becomes necessary for a substitute to teach the class.
Keep regular office hours, as prescribed in the CTC Policy and Procedure Manual for student conferences and other duties as assigned.
Post scheduled office hours on the outside of your office door and to provide two copies to the Department Chair for forwarding to the Dean of Central Campus.
Prepare reports as required by the College Administration, and to submit these reports through the Department Chair within the time limit established by the College Administration or the Department Chair.
Maintain accurate and legible records (files) of student attendance, grades and module completions so that an evaluation may be made at any time on the progress of any student.
Certify or otherwise complete all documents in a legible manner required for administrative record keeping as required by the Central Texas College Registrar and to meet the record keeping criteria and time schedules published in the Administrative Instructions for record keeping documents, i.e. certification of class rolls, class record books, and final grades.
Attend faculty meetings called by the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor for Texas Campuses, Dean of Central Campus, or Department Chair of the Automotive Department unless excused by the person authorized to call the meeting.
Advise students on academic problems or refer them to the appropriate counseling office.
Make continuing efforts to improve the quality of courses and instruction by making recommendations to the Department Chair on ways to improve the program content to keep it in alignment with industry. This includes, but is not limited to: textbooks, audio visual aids, computerized programs, syllabus, course outlines, module books, lab sheets, space utilization, and operating procedures.
Become thoroughly familiar with the current College Catalog, Industrial Technology and Skills Center Policies and Procedures Manual so as to be able to advise students, without imparting incorrect information about the regulations of the College concerning sequence of courses, majors, minors, graduation requirements, transfer to senior colleges, or other such information.
Write or update syllabi, course outlines, module books and lab sheets for courses as needed or as directed by the Department Chair.
Procure, order, store and maintain sufficient supplies and equipment to operate the Automotive Program and submit requests for supplies and equipment on a properly prepared standard requisition request form to the Department Chair for approval. Includes planning for emergencies. All purchases must be cleared with Department Chair prior to making a commitment (purchases made without approval will be the responsibility of the instructor).
Clean-up laboratories, properly store and secure equipment and training aids after you use them, and to ensure that facilities and equipment are serviceable and available for use by repairing broken equipment or reporting it to the Department Chair if you are unable to repair it.
Maintain office, classrooms, tool room and lab area in a clean and safe condition at all times.
Sign for and be accountable for all vehicles, tools, equipment, audio visuals, computer and printer equipment and software assigned to the Automotive Department.
Coordinate the use of class rooms and lab space with other Department Instructors.
Perform periodic maintenance on equipment assigned to the Automotive Department.
Safely and properly operate all tools and equipment assigned to the Automotive Department, to include: scanners, engine analyzers, electrical test equipment, mechanical and computerized wheel alignment equipment, tire balancers, valve grinding equipment, electronic test equipment, air conditioning service equipment, bench and pedestal grinders, drills and drill press, brake lathes, engine rebuilding equipment, brake service equipment, precision measuring tools and equipment, hot tank, vehicle lifts, hand and power tools, and audio visual and computers, printers and software.
Assist part-time instructors, lab assistants and work studies, keeping them up-to-date on current policies and procedures, course material changes, recommend instructional/lab techniques, ordering of required supplies and equipment, requesting repairs of equipment and facilities as required, and other areas as deemed necessary.
Plan and present to the Department Chair proposed class schedules as requested.
Assist in recruiting students for the Automotive Program.
Assist in conducting tours of shops by visitors as required.
Assist in the student registration process as required.
Assist the Department Chair in evaluation of student transcript and work experience for College Credit.
Use and operate within the limits of a set budget.
Be familiar with Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations and submit and maintain records and reports associated with all hazardous materials used in Automotive Department. Includes proper disposal of hazardous chemical waste. To maintain MSDSs for the Program.
Familiar with and insure that all aspects of the Automotive are in compliance with OSHA and HAZMAT requirements at all times.
Perform services and repair operations on all types of modern automobiles and light trucks to include: explain theory and applications, troubleshooting, diagnostics, and tune-up of standard and electronic system equipped vehicles, complete repair/overhaul of gasoline engines, cylinder heads, steering and suspension systems, brake systems, air conditioning systems, standard and automatic power trains, carburetor and electronic fuel systems, electrical and electronic starting and charging systems, vehicle computer systems, air induction and exhaust systems, emission systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, wheel balancing and alignment, and use of technical publications.

Other Information

Attain additional ASE certifications to support instruction accreditation level .
Assist students in the use of computerized training programs.
Track and report student completers and placements to the Department Chair as requested.
Assist students in job placement upon completion of the Automotive Program.
Maintain a positive attitude toward students and the college.
Become familiar with Central Texas College purpose, goals, policies and procedures.
Support of and assist as needed in all efforts in preparing the CTC Quality Enhancement Plan ( QEP ), and all efforts in preparing for and participating in the SAC Reaffirmation and THECB Site visits.
Meet CTC Professional Development requirements.
Perform other functions/duties that may be assigned by the Department Chair or other Administrators who have that authority.
Possess management skills to include: personnel supervision, budget preparation and management, bid evaluation and supply/equipment purchase procedures, office management, correspondence preparation, personnel evaluation, and resource management and EEO Policies. Must possess basic computer skills (Microsoft Word) and be able to use a calculator and Xerox machine. Must be able to evaluate situations and make sound judgments. Must be knowledgeable in
OSHA and hazardous material requirements.
Able to perform repairs and periodic maintenance on equipment assigned to the Automotive Department.
Able to answer office telephones and communicate information to callers.
Possess a valid Texas drivers license and be willing to travel.
Possess a pleasant personality and be able to work with people. Must be highly motivated and able to work with limited supervision. Must be fair and impartial when working with students and staff.
Communicate in the English Language (Read, Write, Speak). Must be able to explain enrollment procedures programs/course content in a manner that potential students can understand. Must be able to write legibly. Must have some counseling ability. Must be able to speak to groups.
Eligible for coverage under CTCs commercial auto and other liability insurance policies.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * What is your highest level of education attained? (Transcripts must be uploaded or credit will not be granted)
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree-Transcripts must be attached to application
    • Bachelors -Transcripts must be attached to application
    • Masters-Transcripts must be attached to application
    • Doctorate-Transcripts must be attached to application
    • JD-Transcripts must be attached to application
    • Certificate of Completion-Transcripts must be attached to application
    • I do not have a GED or High School Diploma
  • * Do you have a Master ASE Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have ASE Certifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have ASE Certification in G-1 Maintenance & Light Repair?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have ASE Certifications in A-6 Electrical/Electronic systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have any non-teaching professional experience related to the discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * How many years of professional experience do you have in the discipline being taught?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • Over 4 years
  • * Are you a Veteran of the US Armed Forces?
    • Yes
    • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Transcripts- upload as one single PDF document- MUST BE INCLUDED IF YOU STATED YOU HAD DEGREE
  • License/certifications (upload all certificates as one single PDF document)
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications, Research and other Creative Activities
  • Form 202-Prior Occupational Experience-Please fill out form 202 located at the below link:
  • DD214-Military Discharge
  • Central Texas College District and its operating units, divisions and sponsored activities prohibits discrimination on the basis of any protected class including, but not necessarily limited to race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or transgender status. Inquiries about Title IX, sexual misconduct can contact the Title IX Coordinator, David Hickman through email to or call 254-501-3028.

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