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Adjunct Instructor - Automotive Technolog
Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware
Date Posted 10/22/2020
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Automotive Technology
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled


Position Title


Adjunct Instructor - Automotive Technology

Position Number TBD
Position Type Temporary Part-Time
Hiring Location Stanton Campus-Newark, DE
Contact Phone Number (302) 454-3916
Contact Email Address s-jobs@dtcc.edu
Work Location Stanton Campus-Newark, DE
Position Specific Details

Hours are variable / flexible, both day and night coverage is needed. Classes could be offered as follows: Monday thru Friday, 10:00-3:50 and also 5:00-10:50. Some courses are one day a week some are two days a week. All AUT courses will need coverage:

AUT-114, Intro to Automotive
AUT-116, Automotive Electrical
AUT-118, Steering and Suspension
AUT-119, Brake Systems
AUT-122, Automotive HVAC
AUT-202, Engine Repair
AUT-203, Engine Performance
AUT-205, Manual Transmissions
AUT-208, & Automatic Transmissions

Salary $36.00/hr.
Classification Title Instructor--Automotive
Job Code 2001 (FT), 2501 (PT)
FLSA Exempt
Position Pay Grade Salary Plan A (FT), Salary Plan C (PT)
Position Type Part-Time
Summary Statement

An incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing curricula, instructing assigned courses consistent with syllabi, and evaluating students.

Nature and Scope

An incumbent in this class typically reports to the Dean of Instruction through the Department Chairperson or other appropriate administrator. An incumbent is expected to plan, organize, and instruct in a manner to promote and direct successful student learning in keeping with the College’s values and goals.

Principal Accountabilities

An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities as determined by the supervisor:

1. Plans, organizes, and instructs courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson/supervisor, utilizing the instructional management system, effective communications, classroom management, leadership, and teaching techniques to promote student success. Normal contact hours are 15 – 18 unless otherwise modified by the Department Chairperson/Dean.

2. Plans and develops new curriculum and courses. Evaluates and revises existing curriculum and courses as assigned. Participates in program review.

3. Participates in the planning and implementation of Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SLOA).

4. Provides ample periods of time for advising students in matters related to academic success, including a minimum of six (6) posted office hours. Serves as an academic advisor as assigned.

5. Assists students as necessary toward the successful completion of the course. Maintains adequate student records. Evaluates and reports students’ progress and attendance in a timely manner.

6. Works as a team member with other faculty and staff to facilitate routine department operations and achieve departmental goals and objectives. Provides guidance to new and adjunct faculty as assigned.

7. Participates in the College Mentoring Program (for Instructional Division Instructors) during two-year probationary period to ensure understanding of the mission of the College and preparation to instruct students with various learning styles. Completes the Instructional Design Technology Certificate or can demonstrate mastery of the competencies.

8. Maintains professional development/growth, including active involvement in professional organizations, committees, professional development in-service programs, etc.

9. Participates in departmental/campus/College meetings and serves on campus or Collegewide committees. Participates in advisory committee meetings and other college- and student-related activities. Advises student clubs and organizations as required.

10. Participates in developing and implementing college policies, objectives, and/or functions in accordance with the philosophy of the college. Areas include, but are not limited to: departmental program planning, marketing, budget development, and public relations.

11. Assists in the registration process as assigned.

12. Assists in attaining and maintaining program accreditation as needed.

13. Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as requested.

14. Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of instructional techniques and methods.
Knowledge of relevant subject matter in the incumbent’s discipline/department.
Knowledge of computers and electronic instructional methodology.
Knowledge and understanding of competency-based learning.
Ability to develop teaching strategies that will promote successful learning by addressing different learning styles and strategies.
Ability to use assessment to enhance learning.
Ability to understand, evaluate, and make appropriate use of instructional technology.
Ability to form an inclusive environment that respects diverse talents and ways of learning.
Ability to understand and maintain a commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a diverse population in a multicultural environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in a related field and six (6) years of work experience in automotive service field OR Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of work experience in automotive service field to include experience with domestic and foreign vehicles.
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Certification (A1-A8 and G-1 ASE Required).

Posting Details


Posting Number REG2376PO
Number of Vacancies  
Desired Start Date  
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Open Date 10/31/2019
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Applicant Instructions  

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. First Letter of Reference
  4. Second Letter of Reference
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Other Document
  6. Multi Media
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