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Truck Driving and Construction Equipment Operation Training Instructor

Job Vacancy Notice: 6/13/2014
Application Deadline: by 4:00pm CST

JOB SUMMARY: This is a full-time position with the responsibility of providing high-quality classroom and in-cab instruction and leadership to the students in transportation and construction programs. Coordinates training schedules, co-op placement and works with industry training programs. Maintains good communication with the Dean of Applied Science and Engineering Technology, keeping the Dean informed of matters relating to instruction. Maintains and updates curriculum. Is responsible for curricular revisions, modifications, and proposals according to instructional area procedures. Makes recommendations for teaching assignments in accordance with standard procedures. Serves as the contact person for other departments or offices requiring information, opinions, or recommendations on matters relating to the college or its students. Administers proficiency tests to appropriate college members as needed. Coordinates the selection of texts. Oversees budget and makes recommendations for equipment and supply purchases to Dean of Applied Science and Engineering Technology. Takes required actions to see that equipment is maintained in a good state of repair; conducts research, and makes report. This position has classroom contact with students from all tracks as well as serving as academic advisor to students. Teaching assignments may include days and evenings, and various sites and formats (face-to-face, on-line, ICN). A full-time teaching load of 15 credit hours per term is typical. This individual will maintain cooperative relationships with the Dean, other faculty, all divisions of the College, prospective employers, and the community. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Special training and 6,000 hours of recent, relevant work experience. Must have a good driving record and hold a current Class A CDL License. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide a certified driving record. Working knowledge of State and Federal regulations, safety practices, driving skills and techniques, hazardous materials hauling, knowledge of construction equipment operation, workplace safety and certifications. Working knowledge of computer technology used in the trucking and construction industries. Working knowledge of diesel truck and equipment operations, diesel engine, air brake, and vehicle component and construction equipment inspections. Working knowledge of modern principles and practices relating to adult learning and teaching (instructional program). Demonstrated ability to plan and supervise the work of instructors. Ability to develop and administer budgets. Ability to coordinate programs with other college programs. Ability to work with diverse groups, faculty, staff, and students. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Nine-month contractual position beginning in August of 2014. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience and will include a comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, life, and LTD insurance; a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expense; personal and sick leave; and a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution).

Application Procedure

  1. Complete an online employment application.

  2. Submit all required application materials by the application deadline. Application materials are required to complete your application.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.

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