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Automotive Technology Instructor - South Arkansas College

Listed: 06/07/2023
Listing Expires: 08/31/2023

Job Description


Position: Automotive Technology Instructor

Job Summary:

South Arkansas College is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month position as an Automotive Technology instructor for the Career and Technical Education Division. Reporting to the Dean of Career and Technical Education, this individual will work within the Automotive Service Technology program of study. The individual will teach college credit courses including Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems, Automatic Transmission/Transaxles, Manual Drive Train & Axles, and Engine Performance. The individual will be responsible for instruction and curriculum development. The position requires the individual to possess strong interpersonal skills, good communication and computer skills, a student-centered philosophy, and excellent organizational skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and revise curriculum as needed

• Deliver program curriculum to secondary and postsecondary students

• Maintain up-to-date student records

• Collaborate with industry partners through program advisory committee

• Attend program-related professional development as needed

• Assist with student recruitment

• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Skills and Abilities:

The individual should (1) possess the knowledge and skill necessary to present program curriculum, (2) be able to operate the program’s automotive equipment, and (3) possess the skills and abilities to utilize programmatic online curriculu Required Education and Experience: Items required include an Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology (or be willing to pursue an Associate’s degree) and a minimum of 3 years’ recent work experience as an automotive service technician.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Items preferred include an Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology (or be willing to pursue an Associate’s degree), a minimum of 5 years’ recent work experience as an automotive service technician, ASE certification in the areas to be taught, and teaching experience.

Physical Requirements:

The individual must be able to stand for long periods of time. The individual must be able to operate all program equipment. The individual must be able to lift 50 pounds.


Applicants must complete the South Arkansas College application form available at Resumes, transcripts, and reference lists may accompany, but will not replace the application. Official Transcripts must be on file with the Human resources Office before an offer is made to the successful candidate. Return the application to the South Arkansas College Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 7010, 300 South West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010. Telephone (870) 862-8131 ext. 631.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications are subject to the Arkansas FOIA. South Arkansas College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status in the provision of educational or employment opportunities or benefits.

Chosen Candidate will be required to submit to a criminal background check and have acceptable background results, provide any certificates of training (if the candidates possess any) or Licenses, Official Transcripts (for positions requiring undergraduate or graduate education), must have a clean driving record and must complete all new hire paperwork prior to starting work.

Job Info

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: El Dorado, Arkansas
Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience plus excellent benefit package

Contact Info

Name: Brandi Cotterman
Phone Number: (870) 864-7146