Instructor, Truck Driver Training - Adjunct
Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will prepare and teach courses to students enrolled in the Truck Driver Training program. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum, including classroom and over-the-road (OTR) instruction and may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.
Education Required: - High School diploma or equivalency. - Current and valid NC Class "A" driver's license or ability to obtain license prior to start of class.
Education Preferred: - Associate's degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Experience Required: -Four years of experience as a licensed operator of a motor vehicle with a current and clean driving record. -Three years of relevant industry experience as a Class 'A' (tractor trailer driver) in over the road (OTR) 48 state operation in all types of weather and terrain. -One year as a driver trainer or a graduate from a truck driver training school. -Teaching and/or industry training experience in truck driver training topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions to include behind the wheel, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.
Experience Preferred: -Greater than three years of relevant industry experience as a Class 'A' (tractor trailer driver) in over the road (OTR) 48 state operation in all types of weather and terrain. -Owner/Operator experience. -Greater than one year as a driver trainer. -Experience with NC Department of Transportation, state, and federal laws and regulations related to truck driver, driving safety and health practices. -Post-secondary teaching experience. -Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes -Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems