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Instructor, Automotive Service Technology - Portland Community College

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Job Title Instructor, Automotive Service Technology
Organization Name Portland Community College
Organization Street 120000 SW 49th Ave
Organization City Portland
Organization State/Province Oregon
Organization Postal Code 97219
Organization Phone 971-722-5857
Organization E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Proposed Start Date 08/20/2019
Potential Compensation Initial Salary Placement up to Step 3 ($56,274) will be based on related experience
Contact Name Sarah Tillery, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Position Description We are looking for outstanding candidates for a full-time Automotive Service Technology faculty position starting Fall Term 2019, located on PCC's Sylvania Campus. The Automotive Service Technology program at PCC offers students the opportunity to become a skilled automotive service technician, providing them with the fundamental skills necessary to succeed in an ever changing and challenging industry. The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), an arm of the industry certifying body, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), accredits both our degree and certificate. PCC serves nearly 70,000 full-time and part-time students, from all walks of life in the Portland area. We are committed to a culture which values human diversity and cultural competency for our students, our employees, and our partners. If this sounds like a community you would like to be a part of and an important role that you would like to play for PCC, please review the minimum qualifications listed and apply today! Please be sure to describe how you meet each of these qualifications so that we can get to know you and what you can bring to Portland Community College. See the classification description for additional information:
Requirements These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position. Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications. A commitment to the community college mission. A demonstrated commitment to working, thriving, and continuing to learn within an institution that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Experience in teaching (in a classroom, as a manager, or as a mentor). Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and listening skills. A collaborative and appreciative working style that balances the need to build teamwork and consensus with an ability to work independently to get things done. Minimum Qualifications To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked). The qualified candidate will meet ALL of the minimum requirements for EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and RELATED INSTRUCTION as shown below: EDUCATION Associates Degree or higher from an accredited institution or the successful completion of an accredited Certificate with the commitment to complete an Associate’s Degree prior to the end of probation, and Possession of all 8 ASE’s, or a minimum of 6 ASE’s with the commitment to complete the remaining certificates by the end of probation. Must obtain Maintenance and Light Repair (G1). Advanced Engine Performance (L1) must be obtained if teaching Auto Shop Lab or Engine Performance Courses. EXPERIENCE Any combination of five year’s full time (or equivalent part time) teaching and paid work in an automotive repair facility, and have: Experience living/working in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment. Current and Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record with the ability to complete PCC drivers training. Ability to operate typical automotive machinery and complete training for new equipment as necessary. RELATED INSTRUCTION: All Automotive Service Technology (AST) courses include related instruction in Computation, Communications and Human Relations. In order to adequately teach these courses, the following qualifications must be met: Completion of Math 58 or Math 65 or demonstrated math competency related to automotive service (for Computation). Writing 121 or Writing 227 or demonstrated writing competency related to automotive service (for Communication). Documented 2 years of supervisory work experience or having served in a customer service/support/management or mentor role (for Human Relations). Preferred Qualifications Experience developing curriculum (the development of training/technical materials may substitute). Recent experience in a working automotive shop. Advanced level ASE certifications (A9, L2, L3) or Manufacturer specific certifications. Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications. Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit: These positions are included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Faculty Federation Employees.
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