Saint Paul College seeks energetic and dedicated individuals to apply for one unlimited, full-time (1.0) Truck/Diesel Mechanics Technology Instructor position. The instructor is responsible for all activities related to teaching and learning including, but not limited to instructional planning & curriculum development, education & learning, instructional facilitation, student evaluation, student records, student recruitment, retention and advising, student placement, classroom preparation and management, interpersonal relations, practical team member skills and duties, maintenance of professional skills and credentials.
The instructor is responsible for the following:
Provide classroom instruction, evaluate and advise students;
Develop and/or revise curriculum;
Participate in department meetings, program advisory committee meetings, and college-wide events;
Maintain technical knowledge in the field through active participation in professional development organizations and events;
Promote and recruit programs within and outside of the College;
Promote diversity and cultural competency;
Perform other duties as assigned by the Academic Dean or Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Begin Date: Spring, early Jan 2023
The college is committed to academic excellence in a rich environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are the most diverse college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System; for over 100 years, the college has been here to serve the community, local industries, and above all else, the students. With deep roots in career and technical education, along with academic transfer, the College has prepared students for employment or transfer to colleges and universities locally and nationally. If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you, please complete an application for employment expressing your interest.
Salary and benefits will be based on the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF) and the State of Minnesota. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Education Requirement: Post-secondary diploma or equivalent certificate in diesel mechanics technology.
Occupational Experience Requirement: Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience in diesel mechanics.
Recency Requirement: One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Must meet the Teaching and Learning Competency Requirement before the end of the probationary period.
Three years of truck/diesel mechanics experience;
Two years of community college teaching experience;
Previous teaching experience in an urban two-year college;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to work both independently and with a variety of people as a team member;
Knowledge of multi-cultural, gender- and disability-fair curriculum development;
Ability to work with a diverse student body with a broad range of interests and abilities;
Experience with course construction, curriculum development, and classroom management;
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
Experience with web-enhanced and online course teaching with the D2L Platform.
Saint Paul College was recently ranked the #1 community college in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine, for student engagement in active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, and support for learning. The college offers 39 associate degree programs, including the Associate in Arts degree, 60 career certificate and diploma programs. For over 100 years, Saint Paul College has been helping students succeed in high-demand careers.