Instructor, Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology - Adjunct

Guilford Technical Community College   Jamestown, NC   Full-time     Education
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Posted on November 20, 2020


Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, 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 individual will prepare and teach collision repair courses designed for career technical programs while caring for and maintaining the collision repair facilities. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum in a laboratory environment and may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.



Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

  • developing learner centered lesson plans
  • employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
  • incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
  • creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
  • preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
  • updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency
  • developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission
  • participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate
  • developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development

Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:

  • participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
  • participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies


Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:

  • maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
  • providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
  • maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
  • complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

  • promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
  • referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

-Diploma in Collision Repair Technology or a related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution with the ability to attain an Associate’s degree within one year of hire.
-ASE certifications in Painting & Refinishing, Structural Damage, and Non-Structural Damage

Education Preferred

-Associate’s degree in Collision Repair Technology from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
-I-CAR certifications
-ASE certification in Estimating and Mechanical

Experience Required

-3 years of relevant industry experience as a Collision Repair Technician, to include:

  • vehicle painting;
  • non-structural vehicle repairs;
  • structural vehicle repairs;
  • reading and writing estimates
Experience Preferred

-Greater than 3 years of relevant industry experience as a Collision Repair Technician, to include:

  • vehicle painting;
  • non-structural vehicle repairs;
  • structural vehicle repairs;
  • reading and writing estimates
-Additional specialized industry experience, in any of the following:
  • computer measuring systems;
  • computer paint mixing;
  • computer estimating systems;
  • vehicle mechanical repairs

-Post-secondary teaching experience and/or industry training experience.
-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
-Experience with a learning management system, e.g., Moodle, Blackboard, etc.

KSA Required

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:

1. Multi-task

2. Respect Diversity

3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment

5. Communicate effectively

6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):

1. Reporting Requirements

2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

6. eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements Physical Demands

1. May include teaching day and evening and on multiple campuses

2. Teaching schedule may change semester to semester


Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

Posting Type Adjunct Faculty