Madison Area Technical College is recruiting a pool of qualified part-time candidates to teach courses for the Automotive programs. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2013-2014 academic school year. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. Health and dental benefits are NOT provided.
Organizational Function and Responsibilities:
This position will instruct students in Automotive Technician and Automotive Technology at the vocational, associate degree and college transfer credit levels.
This position reports to the Associate Dean – School of Applied Science, Engineering & Technology.
1. Provides instruction in Automotive Youth Educational Systems ( AYES ) programming including but not limited to courses in electrical / electronic systems, engine performance, suspension and steering, and brakes.
2. Provides instruction in the Automotive Technician and Automotive Technology programs including but not limited to courses teaching the eight ASE accreditation areas: engine repair, automatic transmission and transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/ electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance.
3. Plans, develops and implements appropriate instructional and alternative delivery strategies, including but not limited to, Interactive Television and on-line course delivery.
4. Instructs students in classes and participate in college activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
5. Assists and advisse students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
6. Evaluates student performance in courses taught by the instructor.
7. Actively works with other personnel in student recruitment, retention and job placement.
8. Complies with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
9. Assists students in developing work experience assignments such as internships, work study assignments, team projects, etc.
10. Maintains certification as an instructor with the Wisconsin Technical College System.
11. Maintains ASE Certification.
12. complies with all aspects of Board policies and work rules.
13. Attends division, department and advisory committee meetings.
14. Develops strategies aimed at the retention of minority/female students.
15. Participates in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.
16. Demonstrates a commitment to the college values of excellence, respect and integrity.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.
2. Knowledge of personal and equipment safety.
3. Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.
4. Skill in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.
5. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds.
6. Skill in oral and written communications.
7. Ability to interact with business and industry to establish partnerships.
8. Ability to use the computer as a management, instructional and diagnostic tool.
9. Ability to establish and maintain strong linkages to community, industry, dealer and independent businesses.
10. Ability to work in a team environment.
1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent* (based on a combination of academic training and related work experience.)
*Equivalent: Occupational experience combined with education and training preparing a person for the occupation totaling 7 years or 14,000 hours.
2. Minimum of two (2) years (4000 hours) of recent related work experience in a position in which a student would logically work after graduation from the program.
3. ASE Certification. ( NATEF program accreditation reques ASE certification by instructors in teaching areas.)
Work experience must come from the categories listed on the Wisconsin Technical College system website:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach your ASE certification on the Attachments page under “Other Documents”.