Commercial Vehicle Training, Instructional Specialist I
Working under the guidance of the Coordinator, CDL Training, Instructional Specialist II or Senior Instructor, independently provide instruction in entry-level or career improvements topics.
Compensation within the posted range is determined by a candidate's education level and/or years of experience in the field. Generally, employees are hired in the lower third of the scale.
High school diploma/GED and three years' experience driving vehicles requiring a CDL-A license; Associate's Degree and/or instructional experience preferred. A current, valid Maryland Commercial Driver's License - Class A (CDL-A), with Air Brake certification, plus N, T and P endorsements, is required; School Bus (S), Hazmat (H), Hazmat/Tanker (X) or All (TPXS) endorsements are preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel and Power Point; knowledge of and experience with CDL industry driver log book software preferred. Must be able to pass a USDOT Physical examination as required to maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License.
Class Specific Essential Duties
- Seek continuous improvement in teaching (classroom and on-line) methodology and student centered learning.
- Stay current in the operation of CDL vehicles and the commercial transportation industry.
- Maintain scheduled availability to students.
- Develop an individual professional development plan.
- Assist other faculty in developing, managing courses, and curricula in Continuing Education.
- Assist in student recruitment and selection.
- Maintain laboratories, supplies and equipment.
- Remain knowledgeable about the College, its structure, culture, policies, practices, and the Commercial Vehicle Training program.
- Serve as an advocate for the College and its students, as required.
Position Specific Essential Duties
- Develop curriculum that meets the national core curriculum for learning the safe operation of both Class A and Class B commercial vehicles.
- Teach assigned courses, including CDL Learner's Permit preparation classes as needed, utilizing strategies and activities to promote student engagement and enhanced student learning at a variety of locations including classroom, practice driving range and on local and county roads and highways.
- Follow established rules and guidelines of the FMCSA, USDOT, Maryland MVA and the college.
- Maintain a valid Maryland CDL with NXTP and, preferably, 'S' endorsements.
- Maintain industry affiliations and develop new affiliations for student placement.
- Participate in administrative duties as required.
- Assist in the identification and scheduling of maintenance for the program's class A and B vehicles to ensure availability.
CCBC Full Time Benefits At A Glance
Medical Plan year
Employees may select CIGNA, or Kaiser Permanente Select HMO. No preexisting condition exclusions. All plans have prescription drug coverage and mental health and substance abuse benefits. All plans require the selection of a primary care physician, but allow the option to change. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.
Dental Plan year
Employees may select Cigna DHMO, CareFirst Traditional Dental or CareFirst Preferred Dental. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.
Vision Plan year
Employees may select Carefirst Preferred or Traditional Plans. Coverage includes one eye exam and benefits for glasses, contacts, or bi/trifocals every 24 months. Administered by Davis Vision. Kaiser medical plans allow members to have one eye exam yearly (covers exam only). Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees have access to the EAP, which provides CCBC employees and their family member's confidential 24-hour online and telephone access for legal, financial, and personal issues. Provided for CCBC employees at no cost. Administered by CIGNA behavioral.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees may select the FSA, which allows employees to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Employees may allocate a maximum of $5,000 per household, per plan year for daycare related expenses, on a pre-tax basis. Employees may allocate a maximum of $2,550 for medical related expenses. A debit card is provided to simplify claims processing for health care expenses. Annual Open Enrollment is in October and November. Administered by Benefit Strategies.
Eligible employees receive one times their annual salary rounded up to the nearest $1,000. The minimum benefit amount is $50,000 and the maximum benefit amount is $200,000. CCBC pays 90% of the premium. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.
Long Term Disability (LTD)
Employees may enroll in the LTD Plan. Benefits are effective after 90 days of continuous total disability and pays 60% of the gross monthly salary. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after the employee's hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.
Employees may enroll in the Legal Services benefit, which provides legal advice, consultation, and courtroom representation for commonly used legal services; plus will preparation, traffic violations, credit issues, warranty disputes, medical durable power of attorney and uncontested divorce. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November. This plan is administered by Legal Resources.
Employees are eligible, based on position classification, to enroll in one of three retirement plans: (1) MD State Teachers Pension System, (2) MD State Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or (3) Baltimore County Employees Retirement System. All plans require employee contributions except MD State ORP.
403(b) Supplemental Retirement Plans
For the 2016 calendar year, if you are under age 50, you could contribute up to $18,000, and if you are age 50 or older, you could contribute up to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution'.
Vendors: AIG-VALIC, TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Lincoln and ING.
457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
For 2016, if you are under the age of 50, you could contribute the maximum of $18,000 to your 457(b) plan. If you are age 50 or older, that maximum increases to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution.' Vendor: Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.
CCBC tuition is waived for benefit-eligible employees after a probationary period, if applicable. Tuition reimbursement for courses taken at other colleges and universities are available after one year of CCBC employment. Employees are reimbursed: $200/credit undergraduate; $260/credit graduate courses, up to a maximum of 18 credits per fiscal year.
Employees have access to a free checking account, direct deposit, loans and other services at First Financial Federal Credit Union and M&T Bank.
Time Off (fiscal year)
12-month employees accrue up to 12 days for sick and safe leave the first year of employment and 18 days per year thereafter. 10-month employees accrue up to 10 sick days the first year and 15 days thereafter. All employees are granted 3 personal business days per fiscal year. Employees are eligible based on position classification and years of service to accrue a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days of vacation per fiscal year.
Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety to use on all campuses.