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Diesel Technology Instructor - 10 month position paid over 12 months

Posted: 11/16/2021

Hopkinsville Community College
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Diesel Technology Instructor
10-month assignment period
(Position 10015988)
Open until filled
KCTCS is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. We actively encourage applications and/or nominations of persons of color, women, veterans, persons with disabilities and other individuals.
KCTCS is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution.
Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) has earned the reputation of changing lives and enhancing the future for area students since its founding in 1965.  At HCC, students receive top quality instruction at the most affordable tuition rate in the region – and all at locations close to home.  HCC is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), and is one of 16 two-year colleges in the KCTCS system.   Situated at the Kentucky-Tennessee border just minutes from I-24, HCC embraces the essence of rural western Kentucky with scenic vistas and friendly faces. 
KCTCS offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation and creativity. Positions with the KCTCS / Hopkinsville Community College are term-contract positions, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance.

  • Effectively teach and coordinate Diesel Technology courses and serve as the program coordinator.
  • Responsible for program effectiveness, including student learning outcomes, continuous review, assessment, and development.
  • Create and actively engage all areas of the diesel technology sector’s academic initiatives to include any credential audits and apprenticeship relationships within the community.
  • Provide for and be actively involved in on-going evaluations, development, and enhancement of Diesel Technology offerings.
  • Develop strategic plan for improving the diesel technology program to include scheduling, recruitment efforts to draw students into the diesel technology program offerings, advising, and advisory board effectiveness. 
  • Maintain community relations within the service area, and oversee an active advisory council for the Diesel Technology Program.
  • Participate in academic and student enhancement activities, including student advising.
  • Maintain and improve, through professional development, competence in discipline knowledge and instructional techniques.
  • Participate in internal and external service activities (college committees, system committees, community relations).
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
  • Associate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of medium/heavy diesel experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be ASE certified in either of the following areas: Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician or Master School Bus Technician. The applicant must be willing to obtain Master Automobile Technician within 1 year.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality instruction, student learning, and instructional and institutional effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated effective technology skills, communication skills (written and verbal), and organizational and human relations skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the comprehensive community college concept and team management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the KCTCS/Hopkinsville Community College strategic plan. 
KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks
as a condition of employment.

Open until filled
 Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.
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