Instructor, Advanced Manufacturing - Automation - Fall 2024

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - Henderson Campus, NV

ID: 7195522 (Ref.No. R0139080)
Posted: November 21, 2023

Job Description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position will be open until filled. For full consideration, all application-related materials should be submitted by 2/15/2024. Application review will begin on 2/16/2024.

The Advanced Manufacturing, Automation Instructor will develop and instruct lab and lecture courses, develop student learning outcomes, and course descriptions.  This includes organizing instruction towards achieving student learning outcomes; the selection of textbooks and other curriculum; conferring with students; evaluating student mastery; and providing a safe and positive classroom and laboratory environment.  Primary teaching areas are in Advanced Manufacturing Technology topics such as:

  • Mechanical Technology

  • Automation/ Robotics

  • Programmable Logic Controls and Microprocessors/Controllers

  • Industrial Electricity and Electronics

  • AC/DC Motors

  • Motor Control and DC/AC Drives

  • Related Engineering Technology and Technical Physics classes

The Advanced Manufacturing Instructor, per the Chair of the Department of Applied Technologies for credit courses, and the Executive Director of Advanced Manufacturing for non-credit courses offered through the Division of Workforce and Economic Development (DWED), will assist with the development, alignment and collaboration between credit and non-credit manufacturing programs.  The instructor will also facilitate partnerships with industry to address manufacturing industry education and training needs.

Other duties will include program assessment and curriculum development; student advising and mentoring; scholarship of teaching and learning- upholding professional and ethical standards; outreach to the college, community, and profession; supervising student assistants and staff as necessary; and duties as assigned by the Department Chair. 

The instructor is expected to participate in department, and college wide committees, as well as student recruitment activities.  The instructor will participate and assist the team to maintain and develop strong industry and community partnerships, within and outside of the program advisory committee.  They will also commit to continuing their professional development as an educator through attendance to industry conferences and membership of professional associations.    

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in the following: Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electrical Technology, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.  Degrees in related fields are also acceptable.  All degrees must be from a regionally accredited College or University. 

  • 3 years of industrial experience.

  • 1 year of teaching experience in Career and Technical Education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Dual bachelor’s degrees or higher, one focused upon Industrial, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or Technology; and one focused on Electrical or Electronics Engineering or Technology.   The degrees can be in related fields and need to be from a regionally accredited College or University.

  • Leadership/ Management Experience.

  • Six or more years of work experience in industry.

  • Two or more years of experience teaching in Career and Technical Education.

  • Industrial Certifications.

  • Experience teaching on-line/hybrid classes.

  • Experience teaching on-line/hybrid classes using Canvas.

  • Experience creating college curriculum.

  • Experience developing either industrial or engineering technology lab(s) in a college setting.

  • Experience working in diverse multicultural situations.

Starting Salary Range

Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. For example, for an instructor with a Master’s degree the salary range would be $46,691 to $58,364 annually. The entire salary range is up to $70,038 annually with a Doctorate and 10 years’ experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for the initial salary placement purposes. *

CSN offers a generous benefits package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long-term care, short-term disability, and legal). Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, and tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents. Perks encompassing on-campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs. Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email and phone number)

  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

National Search

Out of Area/State Candidates may be offered travel reimbursement with original itemized receipts and in accordance with GSA rates at time of travel.


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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.