Position TitleAdjunct Instructor Substitute, Automotive Technician
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Associate Dean
DepartmentSchool of Applied Tech & Technical Spec-2N4
Position TypeOne Year Temporary
Job CategoryAdjunct - Variable
Initial Work LocationMiller Campus
Job Open Date02/15/2022
Job Close Date02/17/2023
Open Until FilledYes
Salt Lake Community College seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The successful applicant will join a vital and innovative department as its members are reflective practitioners and knowledgeable teachers in their respective fields. They participate in their professional communities, and collaborate with colleagues in developing curriculum. Such faculty members actively serve our students in successfully obtaining the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in their careers.
Provide classroom and lab instruction in all aspects of the SAT Manual Machinist program while working with students in an open-entry, open-exit competency-based classroom and lab. The instructor will be required to collaborate with other departments sharing the machine lab and work with the Marketing Department to recruit students and market the program. This position depends on student enrollment levels.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
13. Completes all required employee trainings
14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
16. Remains compliant with OSHA rules and regulations
Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology or related field from an accredited College of University
Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience in Automotive, or related field
Certifications related to specific classes being taught
1. Associate of Applied (AAS) degree and six (6) full-time years of paid work experience
Bachelors of Science (BS) degree or four (4) full-time years of paid automotive work experience
2. National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Ability to stand before a class of students and deliver required subject matter
2. Demonstrated proficiency in automotive electrical and electronics, engines, brakes, steering and suspension, air conditioning, manual transmissions, automatic transmissions and engine performance
3. Good reading and writing skills
4. Excellent communication skills
5. Dependable and punctual
6. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.
This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.
Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
1) In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
2) Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within in 30 days of hire.
3) In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.