Automotive Technology Instructor (One or More)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7065736 (Ref.No. P0001619)
Posted: April 11, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

20-Saddleback College
Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:

1. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND two years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
2. Associate’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university AND six years of professional experience in automotive technology; OR
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above ; OR
4. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990).

Experience Required:

• Minimum of two (2) years recent successful experience teaching automotive technology-related subjects.
• Prior teaching experience teaching automotive technology at the college level
• Demonstrated ability in a) Certified ASE Automotive Master Technician, L1, C1, HD Vehicle Certified, b) experience teaching automotive electrical/electronics, engine performance, brakes/suspension, HVAC, diesel, alternative fuel vehicle systems, engine rebuilding/machining, all automotive related systems.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

Desired Qualifications:

• Master’s degree
• Advanced education/training in automotive technologies including autonomous vehicles and alternative fuels
• Curriculum development addressing the changing needs of the advanced transportation sector
• Organizational and computer expertise, including the ability to use technology in the classroom
• Recent industry experience including alternative fuels, tires, and other automobile functions
• Recent training/ experience in autonomous vehicles and related technologies
• Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with automotive manufacturers to develop industry sponsored programs
ASE Master Automotive Technician certification
• California BAR smog certification
• Demonstrated knowledge of the training needs of automotive service employers and employees
• Outstanding organization and written communication skills
• Recent community college teaching experience
• Knowledge of the needs of adult and under-prepared students

Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Transcript 5
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Other Doc
  7. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
  8. License or Certificate

At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.


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