Automotive Collision Repair Instructor (South)

Employer
Laredo College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Workforce Education and/or Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs and in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use up-to-date discipline and pedagogical skills to ensure active participation and learning by students.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop, evaluate, and revise programs, courses, and objectives to ensure instructional and programmatic responsiveness to the occupational and academic needs of students and to ensure instructional quality as demonstrated by students’ achievement of competency-based objectives.
  2. Stay current of changes that occur in discipline. Participate in departmental initiatives to infuse changes into curriculum. Participate in interdisciplinary discussions which are directed at improving student learning and evaluating core competencies curriculum.
  3. Participate in college and departmental committees and activities. Substitute for colleagues as appropriate.
  4. Participate in college activities which include but are not limited to orientation, convocation, in-service, graduation, and workshops designed for professional growth and development.
  5. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
  6. Participate in meetings called by the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Workforce Education and, or department chair for the purpose of disseminating information, providing input into the decision-making process, and sharing expertise with colleagues.
  7. Prepare professional development plan in consultation with the Department Chair; review plan on an on-going basis with the Department Chair; work with assigned peer/mentor.
  8. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which will allow students to succeed. Use multiple measurements of assessment. Include opportunities for research and outside assignments.
  9. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
  10. Encourage use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.
  11. Participate a minimum of thirty-five hours on campus assigned duties, including an average of two posted office hours or the Learning Center for consultation with students.
  12. Participate as a faculty advisory during the registration process and during the semester by providing accurate career counseling and guidance at time assigned by the department chair. Use the Program Degree Guide on an on-going basis to maintain current information about each student.
  13. Provide appropriate information to Library staff regarding desired discipline materials.
  14. Respond to requests for information from the Dean of Workforce Education and/or the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs Office.
  15. Follow procedures related to the Registration Office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
  16. Participate in the preparation and updating of class schedules and the Catalog.
  17. Distribute student evaluation forms on a timely basis.
  18. Participate in faculty evaluations as described by the Department Chair and/or the Dean of Workforce Education.
  19. Serve as peer mentor when requested.
  20. Follow proper procedures for requesting textbooks, instructional supplies, and expendable supplies; submit travel and absence reports on a timely basis.
  21. Participate in career days for elementary and secondary school students; participate in civic activities for the purpose of communicating services provided by the College.
  22. Sponsor or provide assistance with student clubs and organizations.
  23. Promote the College’s Programs and curricula.
  24. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.
  25. Participate in Southern Association accreditation activities; implement Institutional Effectiveness plan in occupational area.
  26. Perform other duties assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Workforce Education, or the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs


Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses/Skills

NOTICE: Required Documents

To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and unofficial transcript(s). In addition, if a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

Required:

  • Associate degree or certificate with major in the teaching field.

  • 3 years' work experience in teaching field.

  • Collision ASE, I-Car



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Should have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

  • Should be able to work with various types of audio visual equipment and software.

  • Should have a good working knowledge of maintaining student records and dealing with sensitive information.



Additional Information

Supervision Exercised

N/A

Supervision Received

N/A

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

Subject to prolonged periods of standing in a teaching environment.

Required to lift items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most as well.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules.

Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.

Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed.
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm



Disclaimer
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Laredo College offers a comprehensive benefit package.To read more about our Benefits, please visit this page on our College website

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