Raritan Valley Community
Automotive Skills Lab
Ranked by BestColleges.com and Niche.com as the #1 community
college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been
serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and
Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been
nationally recognized for its service to the community,
environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home
to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a
1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students
and much more.
The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and
certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance
through the Small Business Development Center, professional
development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC
is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further
information, visit www.raritanval.edu.
Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening of
Evening Coordinator, Automotive Skills Lab.
*This is an evening position, the hours are 1:00-9:30pm.
The Evening Coordinator of the Automotive Skills Lab will be
responsible for laboratory instruction for the evening cohort of
the Automotive Technology program, as well as didactic instruction
for one course per semester. In addition, the Coordinator
will assist with laboratory instruction for the afternoon cohort,
as well as the following: maintaining an inventory of supplies,
equipment, vehicles, learning resources, etc.; ensuring compliance
with OSHA standards of safety rules and regulations; delivering
high quality training in hard and soft skills that prepares
students for long-term employment success; and attending department
and industry meetings and recruitment events.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintain all lab equipment and vehicles in safe working order;
prepare vehicles for instruction; recommend purchases of lab
equipment and supplies.
Maintain student records as directed; ensure academic and
attendance records are accurate and current; provide information
for institutional reporting and assessment.
Attend department or industry meetings and recruitment events as
Assist with the preparation of teaching materials, perform
clerical duties related to instruction as directed by the Program
Coordinator, and assist in classroom/lab management.
Deliver engaging and high-quality instruction with individuals
and small groups to achieve program outcomes; adapt teaching style
to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Ensure learning activities are conducted safely and according to
Assist students in achieving technical competence and behavior
benchmarks deemed appropriate by industry.
Regularly evaluate students to measure their progress in
achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of
their progress; ensure that all students have a clear understanding
of the program requirements and that all graduates have met all
competencies according to Industry Standards.
Provide access to students through posted office hours,
electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in
automotive, education, or related field.
Minimum of 7 years of education/work
experience in the Automotive industry.
Must be ASE Certified or become ASE
Master Certified within one year (including the ASE L1 & L3
Ability to make effective classroom
presentations and use innovative teaching strategies to enhance
Prior experience teaching Automotive
Technology at a community college.
Ability to provide quality
instruction in all areas of the curriculum, including, but not
limited to the eight ASE areas: engine repair, automatic
transitions and transaxle, manual drivetrain and axles, suspension
and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, HVAC, and
engine performance systems.
Certified at the second level of
technical training in MOPAR, Toyota, Ford, Mercedes, and Subaru, or
willingness to become certified.
Demonstrated cultural competency,
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
Excellent verbal, written, and
interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work in a cooperative
manner with faculty, students, administrators, staff, and community
Requires sitting, standing, bending,
walking, kneeling and climbing.
Lift and carry equipment weighing up
to 50 pounds for a distance of 50 feet.
Requires handling equipment weighing
up to 50 pounds while pushing, pulling, lifting, twisting, and
reaching while lifting.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must
establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless
an exemption applies.
RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational
qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits
For consideration of the above position, please submit your
cover letter and resume online:
We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume
received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted
Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the
policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the
institution are available to all persons.