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31 May 2022

Part-Time Part-time Automotive Instructor – Continuous Pool

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Job Description

Do you place value in your ability to expand the skills of Automotive technicians currently working in the field?  Do you enjoy collaboration with other technicians/instructors to find innovative solutions that encourage success?  Clark College is accepting applications for a Part-time Automotive Instructor to facilitate Instructor Led Training courses to advanced level automotive service technicians in General Motors dealerships. This person must be highly motivated, willing to accept new challenges, and be able to complete tasks with minimal direction, including self-guided study, to stay current with technology. The ideal candidate will have previous dealership and instructor/facilitator experience.

Class schedules will vary, but normal teaching load is 3 days per week, with the remaining time dedicated to faulting vehicles, maintaining vehicle fleet for instruction, and managing teaching resources required for course delivery. Record keeping and reporting to Vertex (Raytheon) are also required job duties. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion.  We have not always gotten it right, but are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.  Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice.  The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317, ggabbard@clark.edu, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

General Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Instruct all classes as a subject matter 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 collaboratively with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique and sustainable learning opportunities at Clark College.
  • Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree.
  • Participate in campus decision-making processes by taking part in Department and College committees.
  • Actively pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.
  • Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on campus.
  • Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques that support student learning objectives.
  • 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 or contract time.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) years of recent automotive repair technician experience working on modern vehicles.
    • Recent teaching experience may be considered in lieu of technician experience
    • Associate Degree or higher in Automotive Technology can count towards two years of experience.
  • ASE Master Certified (A-1 thru A-8).
  • ASE L-1 Certification, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • ASE G-1 Certification, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Demonstrated Advanced-Level Diagnostic skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with highly advanced tools and equipment such as scantools, Oscilloscopes, DVOMs, HVAC recycling equipment, Vibration analysis equipment, High Voltage testing, and ADAS calibration equipment, among others.
  • Ability to work with co-workers and clients in a team environment.
  • Experience using computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, service information systems, and the Internet.
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office

Work Environment:
Work is performed in both classroom and shop/lab settings. Working in shop/lab areas may involve exposure to various automotive fumes, fluids, noise, smells, sharp edges and bump hazards that require continuous use of personal protective equipment, i.e., safety glasses, gloves, and head protection. Classroom work may involve standing, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision uses for reading and computer use.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 35 pounds on a regular basis such as automotive components and equipment, as well as papers, files, boxes, computers, etc. Less frequent requirements for moving materials weighing over 35 pounds do exist with the assistance of lifting and moving equipment, i.e., hoists and lift tables. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while working in the shop/lab areas as well as operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS: Required Online Application Materials:
  • Clark College Online Application, including three (3) references
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Current Résumé
  • Unofficial copy of all transcripts uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office.
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application.
    1. Please describe how you have implemented practices and/or participated in initiatives that promote racial and cultural equity.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Salary/Benefits:   Starting Salary: $74.93 per hour Application Deadline: Open until filled. Applicant screening will begin June 9, 2022. Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105   DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901. SECURITY The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133.  The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:  http://www.clark.edu/student_services/security/report.php ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work. CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES  Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office. Clark College Human Resources May 31, 2022 22-00087

Job Types: Part-Time.

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