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7 Oct 2019

Full-Time Full-time Temporary Automotive Instructor – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is seeking a professional with expertise in the automotive industry to join our team as an Automotive Instructor. We are currently accepting applications for a full-time, temporary Automotive Instructor whose primary teaching duties will include the fundamentals of automotive brakes, electrical systems, steering and suspension, engine performance, engine repair, drive trains, automatic transmission, and heating/air conditioning service with targeted manufacturer specific training. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the division or college) to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success and retention. The successful candidate will join a cohesive team of instructors to fulfill the needs of a growing department. Duties may include teaching Toyota T-TEN (Toyota Technician Education Network), Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training, or Audi AEP (Audi Education Program) curriculum, based on previous experience and certifications. Class schedules will vary, but normal teaching load is three (3) days per week, with the remaining time dedicated to curriculum development and/or improvement and course and program assessment. The expected start date is January 6, 2020. This position is for the 2019/2020 academic year with the potential for a renewed contract.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of the college. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities
• Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.
• Instruct all classes utilizing technology (e.g. learning management systems, web-based simulations or other) as part of course design (web-enhanced, hybrid or online) to facilitate student learning and success.
• Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on a college campus.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique learning opportunities at Clark College.
• Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree, certificate or transfer to a four-year college.
• Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in Department and College committees.
• Pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.
• Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques.
• Plan, develop, and refine competency based curriculum materials for use in automotive training outside of teaching time.
• Participate in course and program level assessment activities.
• Participate in ASE Education Foundation and other industry partner program certification processes.
• Attend manufacturer training and conferences outside of teaching time.
• Obtain and maintain Professional–Technical Certification requirements.
• Understand and commitment to the mission of the community college.

Minimum Qualifications
• A.A.S degree in Automotive Technology OR equivalent technical training.
• ASE Master Certified (A-1 thru A-8).
o ASE L-1 Certification, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
o ASE G-1 Certification, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
• Six years of recent (within the past two years) automotive repair technician experience working on modern vehicles.
• Experience in using computer applications, information systems, and the Internet.
• Knowledge and/or experience with curriculum and teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse student populations.
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• Mobile refrigerant certified.
• Washington Authorized Emission Specialist.
• Toyota or Honda dealership experience.
• Toyota or Honda Master Technician Certified.
• Experience in supply and inventory control.
• Relevant teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to student learning.

How to Apply

Please apply online at

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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