College of Western Idaho

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Adjunct Instructor, Heavy Truck Tech

at College of Western Idaho

Posted: 5/8/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 738
Keywords: teaching

Job Description


POSITION TYPE: Part-Time, Non-Benefited

DEPARTMENT: Heavy Duty Truck Program

RESPONSIBLE TO: Department Chair





Teach Adjunct Heavy Truck Technology courses in accordance with established policies and procedures.




  • Teaches contracted credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog
  • Utilizes outcomes assessment measures
  • Participates in instructional evaluation processes
  • Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels
  • Monitors student placement in courses and student progress; maintains accurate records
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students
  • Performs other duties as assigned




  • Degree in Diesel Technology or equivalent experience with training & specialized Knowledge
  • Strong familiarity with heavy duty truck mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of adult learning methodology
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a technical training environment
  • Technical experience relating to brakes, suspension, and drive train systems
  • Dealership experience (sales, parts, or service)
  • Industry specific certification if applicable
  • Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development
  • Ability to advise students
  • Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications
  • Possess or qualify for an Occupational Specialist Certificate from Idaho Division of Professional Technical Education (see for requirements). Certificate or confirmation of pending certificate from PTE is required prior to start date.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, and presentation skills
  • Teaching experience at a community college level preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in the discipline or related field with three years full time applicable experience preferred
  • Ability to utilize different methods and mediums in delivering course materials preferred
  • Proficiency in computer applications preferred
  • Local (Treasure Valley) candidate with industry affiliations preferred
  • Experience using instructional technology preferred
  • ASE Master Certified in Medium/Heavy Truck Technician preferred

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