Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is currently seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable individual to instruct classes in the Automotive Business Management Program. The program is designed to instruct students in Auto Parts, Warehousing and Business Management. This program prepares students for auto service careers including parts counter, assistant parts manager, parts manager, warehouse manager, retail sales and inventory management in businesses such as automotive repair facilities, car dealerships, automotive custom and specialty shops, collision repair facilities, heavy duty truck repair facilities, warehouses, etc. Related courses may be taught depending on education and experience. The typical teaching load is 30 credit hours per academic semester.
Role: Responsibilities include preparation, teaching and conducting laboratory courses as assigned including but not limited to development of syllabi; facilitating student learning in classroom and lab settings, recruiting, advising, tutoring and evaluating students. Teaching assignments may include some evenings.
Qualifications: A minimum of two to five years full time employment in discipline specific or related area is required. Bachelor’s Degree in career and technical education or related field with 18 credit hours in business management preferred.
Computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office
Communication skills (verbal and written)
People development and instructional skills and abilities
Problem solving and multi-tasking skills, can adapt to a change fast-paced environment
Motivated and professional, with a positive attitude
Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for very short periods of time
Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, learn and reason for all of the work day
Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time
Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods of time
Must be able to learn and use Banner System (integrated database system)
Must be able to see details at a close range
Work is performed primarily indoors often in climate controlled environment
Applicant must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Visa sponsorship.
Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
Paid single health and dental with an option to cover family
Short- and long-term disability
Matching 403b annuity
State Pension Plan (KPERS)
SCCC/ATS tuition benefit for employee and dependents
Paid leave as designated by the Board of Trustees
Position Status: Full-time position, 190 days
Start Date: August 5, 2013
Deadline: Applications reviewed until position is filled
Salary Range: $38,000-$48,000
Application documents for this position will not be considered for additional openings.
How to Apply
Application forms and job descriptions may be obtained through the College’s web site: https://www.sccc.edu/go/jobs
To be considered each candidate MUST SUBMIT:
1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College Area Technical School application.http://www.sccc.edu/faculty_staff/hr/web_pdf/Application%20Forms/Faculty%20Application.pdf
2. Letter of interest addressing reason for applying, qualifications in meeting the basic requirements of the position and experience in meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
4. Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (copies are acceptable) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable. If selected, the candidate is responsible for providing official transcripts within 30 days. (Foreign transcripts must be translated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards. Any fee for such translation is paid by the applicant.)
If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening. Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements.
Submit complete application packet to:
Department of Human Resources
Automotive Business Management Instructor Search Committee
Seward County Community College/Area Technical School
PO Box 1137
Liberal KS 67901-1137
Applications may be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 620-417-1124. Direct inquiries to the Director of Human Resources at 620-417-1121.
Selection Process: The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee. Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.
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