Automotive Technology Full-time Faculty

7 days left

Location
RV - Gudelsky Institute
Posted
Sep 21, 2018
Closes
Oct 27, 2018
Ref
R1020
Function
Other
Industry
Automotive, Education
Hours
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Automotive Technology Full-time Faculty

Job Description Summary

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has a need for a full-time, Automotive Technology faculty member to start in January 2019 for the spring semester. The Automotive Technology program is accredited by the ASE Education Foundation and meets the standards of quality for all eight of the automotive areas. In addition to the Degree and Certificate options the Automotive Technology program also serves the local automotive industry by facilitating a variety of non-credit Workforce Development and Continuing Education classes including technical updates, ASE test preparation, Maryland State Inspection preparation, contracted training for individual service providers, and other topics. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural, two-year environment, and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

The individual selected for this position will also serve in a leadership role as the Automotive Technology Program Coordinator. The coordinator will teach a reduced schedule to allow for interaction with the local automotive industry and the development of strong relationships and expanded training programs. Equivalent semester hours are awarded for serving as the coordinator, and that count toward the minimum 30 teaching semester hours required for all faculty positions.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.Job Description

Faculty duties include but are not limited to:

  • Teach a variety automotive technology across the eight ASE approved areas
  • Teach or perform alternate duties for a minimum of 30 semester hours
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections and online. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes
  • Engage students in their learning through active collaborative learning approaches
  • Meet with students outside of class to assist them with being successful college students
  • Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard and other relevant technology into instruction, including inexpensive or no-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction
  • Advise students about program curriculum, transfer issues and careers in the automotive industry.
  • Serve on, or lead, department, discipline, campus and college committees
  • Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities

Program Coordinator duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the leader and representative for the Automotive Technology program
  • Ensure compliance with all requirement and standards to maintain ASE Education Foundation accreditation
  • Schedule meetings and coordinate the activities of the Automotive Technology Advisory Board
  • Develop strong partnerships with the local automotive industry
  • Develop training and other activities designed to meet the specific needs of the local automotive industry in general as well as those of individual automotive service providers
  • Coordinate the creation of the credit and non-credit class schedules each semester
  • Represent the Automotive Technology program outside the college at automotive industry events and meetings, career and education fairs, and public school activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have current ASE Certifications for G1-Maintenance and Light Repair, A1-Engine Repair, and A6-Automotive Electrical as well as the appropriate ASE certifications for any teaching assignment in the automotive program
  • Evidence of at least 5 years of work experience in the automotive industry.
  • Ability to integrate technology and classroom-related computer software into course delivery
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASE Master Certification
  • Technical education teaching experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Experience supporting students with varying level of preparedness for college-level work.
  • Demonstration of student engagement strategies that help students succeed in the course.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Experience leading academic initiatives
  • Evidence of strong industry engagement
  • At least 3 years of experience in a leadership role for a college automotive technology  program

Application Process:

  • Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment
  • Online applications must be received by October 19, 2018.
  • For consideration, you must:

    Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

    submit a cover letter along with an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

Closing DateFriday, October 19, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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