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M/H Truck Diesel Technology Instructor - South Arkansas College

Listed: 07/02/2024
Listing Expires: 06/21/2024

Job Description

Job Summary:

South Arkansas College is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month position as a Medium/Heavy Truck Diesel Technology instructor for the Career and Technical Education Division. Reporting to the Dean of Career and Technical Education, this individual will work in the Medium/Heavy Truck Diesel Technology program of study. The individual will teach college credit courses including, but not limited to, Electrical Systems, Preventive Maintenance, Brake Systems, Drive Train Technology, Engine Repair, and HVAC. 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. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institutional policy.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and revise curriculum, syllabi, course materials, assessments, etc., 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
  • Participate in divisional activities
  • Collaborate with other areas/colleagues of the college, including serving on the College Shared Governance committee(s) to promote the functions of the college
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess knowledge and skill necessary to present program curriculum
  • Be able to operate the program’s diesel equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to use professional technology to conduct college-related business (ex. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to teach in both in-person and online modalities using the College LMS (Blackboard Ultra)

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

Applicant must hold an Associate’s degree in Diesel Technology, or be willing to pursue an Associate’s degree; with a minimum of 3 years’ recent work experience as a M/H Truck diesel service technician.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Applicant must hold an Associate’s degree in Diesel Technology, or be willing to pursue an Associate’s degree; with a minimum of 5 years’ recent work experience as a M?H Truck diesel 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 list may accompany, but will not replace the application.

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. South Arkansas College 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.

The college is in compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and all other federal and state laws related to equal opportunity practices.

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

Contact Info

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