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Instructor, Diesel Mechanics

Pensacola State College
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 30, 2023

Job Details

Join the PSC family and connect with accomplished and diverse colleagues who inspire and innovate students and transform lives and futures. Along with helping our students reach their goals, Pensacola State makes career fulfillment a reality.

Job Description: The Diesel Mechanics Instructor position is an 11-month, tenure-track faculty position. This position is responsible for providing classroom instruction in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations and procedures. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing course content, holding office hours, maintaining records, and ensuring the course standards, training requirements, and objectives are being met and other requirements as listed in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The diesel mechanics program will prepare students for employment as bus, truck and diesel engine mechanics, diesel mechanics helpers, mobile heavy equipment mechanics, construction equipment mechanics, industrial truck mechanics. The content includes but is not limited to maintaining and repairing diesel engines and electrical systems; reconditioning diesel fuel injection systems; overhauling diesel engines; and performing diesel engine preventive maintenance. Reports to the Dean, Workforce Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an associate degree in diesel mechanics and two years of relevant work experience or a certificate in diesel mechanics and six years of relevant work experience in diesel mechanics occupations.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

SALARY RANGE: $48,158 - $54,158 for an 11-month contract with a bachelor’s degree or less.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Post-secondary teaching experience and related industry experience and certifications.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal. For questions or assistance uploading the supplemental materials, contact HR Recruiting at .

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023. The online application and supplemental application materials must be received by November 14, 2023, to receive full consideration.

Pay Details:

Faculty members hired with less than three years of related experience shall be placed on the salary schedule as follows:

164 Day Base (2023 - 2024)
  • Bachelor's or Less - $36,950
  • Master's - $39,700
  • Master's Plus - $41,450
  • Doctorate - $44,450
All degree classification levels add the appropriate dollars (up to $6,000) for years of credited experience to the annual salary figures above to determine entry salary.

The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.


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