HR Director

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College Overview:
Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky.  OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit

OCTC offers a variety of health plans, wellness incentives, and retirement options for full-time regular employees. Alternate benefit variations for temporary and/or part-time job types are also available. Benefit plans include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, LTD, and Supplemental Insurance plans. Wellness Programs includes incentives applied to an HRA card for healthy life choices and activities. Additional Benefits include; vacation pay, holiday pay, institutional closure pay (2 weeks), sick pay, EAP, tuition waiver & discounts, and employee discounts. Retirement plan is a Defined Contribution 403(b) plan, 5% employee contribution with 10% employer match. Visit our benefits link for more details.

Job Summary:
Owensboro Community and Technical College is hiring a full-time Automotive Program Coordinator/Instructor in the Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Department. The position oversees the Automotive Technology and Diesel Technology programs at OCTC. Primary responsibilities include; instruction, program development, coordination, assessment, and evaluation.  Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, working with a diverse population, and the community and technical college mission. This individual should be a visionary leader in the automotive industry and looking to build a successful Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) accredited academic program incorporating modern technologies and work-based learning.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

The duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

·         Coordinates all aspects of the Automotive Technology and Diesel Technology programs, including classroom and online instruction, development of course materials, curriculum and resources, identify qualified adjunct instructors, and assess student achievement.

·         Ensures the program meets and maintains all applicable regional and ASE/NATEF accreditation requirements.

·         Teaches Automotive Technology courses with a focus on ASE/NATEF certifications.

·         Provides academic advising and career-related counseling for students.

·         Engages in active recruitment and retention activities.

·         Maintains an awareness of emerging technologies, trends, and issues in the field.

·         Represents the program(s) to secondary schools, community partners, groups, and professional organizations.

·         Participates in faculty professional development activities.

·         Collaborates with business and industry for internship placement, curriculum alignment, and program advisement.

·         Maintains program records and completing reports as required locally and by the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) as well as accrediting bodies.

·         Assists the program’s full-time and adjunct instructors with teaching methodology, educational materials, and technology.

Assignment may include some evening, weekend, online, in person, hybrid, and/or off-campus courses.


·         Associates degree in Automotive Technology or equivalent.

·         5 years of applicable work experience.

·         Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Certified (or willingness to achieve certifications within 6 months).

Application Process:

Applicants must complete and submit:

·         Online application

·         Cover letter

·         Resume

·         Copy of all college transcripts, certificates, and/or licenses.

·         Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.

·         Selected candidate will perform a teaching demonstration.

Positions are based on a term-contract, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance. This is a 12 month teaching assignment. Salary range is $50,000 – $56,000.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2021

Duties will begin in July 2021. Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. The search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.

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