Adjunct Instructor - Automotive Technology

Kirkwood Community College

JOB GOAL:

To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

Pay is $1,284 per credit hour.

Schedule:
According to the class schedule, hours are likely between 7am - 5pm, Monday-Friday. 

 
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
Kirkwood Community College seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Adjunct Instructor.  Under minimal supervision, the instructor fosters student learning of Automotive Technology in a NATEF-certified program. Teaching assignments may include lecture and hands-on classes at multiple Kirkwood locations. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of Automotive Technology. Teaching experience at the college level is desirable.  
 
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide instruction for Automotive Technology courses including using college-approved syllabi, assessments, and grading practices.
  • Effectively organize and prepare learning activities.
  • Evaluate and record student performance using Kirkwood’s student learning platform.
  • Complete required trainings.
  • Communicate with Kirkwood staff, students, and faculty to ensure student success. 
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Effectively instruct and communicate material for the course.
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a lab setting.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in a classroom setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Completion of specialized training and at least 6,000 hours of recent and relevant work experience in Automotive Technology or related industry.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • Experience teaching at the college level or leading training sessions. 
EEO AA/STATEMENT:

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. 

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 85204

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