Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) 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 part-time faculty member will be
responsible for providing students with instructional training in
small engine repair in the Personal and Professional Enrichment
Department under the Workforce and Continuing Education Division.
This class is designed to help students understand basic to
intermediate fundamentals of small engine repair in a way that is
engaging, interesting, and relevant. Students will learn how to
service small engines found in lawn and garden equipment, snow
blowers, or small appliances. Hands-on activities and instruction
will introduce students to the basic principles of two cycle and
four-cycle engine operation, fuel and exhaust systems, ignition
components, lubrication systems, and cooling systems. The faculty
member may be assigned to teach at any of the GTCC campuses.
- High School Diploma or GED graduate
- Teaching and/or industry training in any of the following
formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting
professional development workshops, and/or other continuing
- Two-year professional work experience, teaching, or on
the job training.
- Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited
- Small Engine Repair Certification
- Two years teaching experience or on-the-job training
- Two years of experience in performing service repairs on small
equipment and appliances such as mowing equipment and handheld
power tools and equipment.