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Automotive Tenure-Track Faculty
Parkland College

Date Posted Nov. 20, 2023
Title Automotive Tenure-Track Faculty
University Parkland College
Champaign, IL, United States
Department Applied Sciences and Technologies
Application Deadline Jan. 15, 2024
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Vocational/Technical

Application Close Date/Time: Monday, January 15th, at 6PM CT 

This position is a Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Parkland Academic Employees (PAE) appointment.
Salary is commensurate with experience. 

The Automotive Faculty work in conjunction with the department chair and other faculty to advise and mentor students and participate in governance of their departments and the college. Tenure-Track Faculty teach a full-time load as per the Parkland Academic Employees (PAE) bargaining agreement. Courses taught may include: ASE Accredited Comprehensive Automotive Technology and Ford ASSET.

Applicants must submit:

  • An online employment application
  • Cover letter 
  • Resume or CV
  • Copy of official transcripts from the institution where you received your highest degree. If hired, certified official transcript is required.

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Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide classroom instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy, objectives, and established course outlines of the college and conduct academic assessment and program evaluation.  
  • Inform students of course regulations, evaluation procedures, and other information pertinent to the course; prepare a course syllabus for each course and post with other course information on college's Learning Management System (LMS) by date set by the College.  
  • Teach courses day, evening and weekend based on industry and student needs.
  • Teach courses through nontraditional delivery methods, flexible, hybrid, noncredit and competency based.
  • Maintain regular office hours to ensure availability for student consultation; provide assistance to students in a timely manner.
  • Is available for student advising/mentoring.
  • Maintain accurate scholastic records of students; submit required reports on student progress according to published deadlines.
  • Maintain Master ASE certification.

Minimum Requirements:    

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in the field plus 5 years of industry experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience with a more advanced degree.
  • Master ASE certification or commitment to obtain certification within one year.
  • Ford STST certification or commitment to obtain prior to tenure.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check with fingerprinting.

  • Parkland College is committed to diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and professionalism.  An EEO Representative serves on all hiring committees and has the essential function of ensuring that the College maintains its commitment to a fair and unbiased search process.  This commitment is central to Parkland’s employment procedures for new or vacant positions as they arise within the College.

    It is the public policy at Parkland, as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, to assure for all persons freedom from discrimination because of:

    • Race/color
    • Sex, gender, gender expression
    • National origin religion
    • Age
    • Veteran status (including Vietnam veteran)
    • Marital status
    • Ancestry
    • Disability
    • Sexual orientation
    This is with respect to all aspects of employment, contractual services, and construction of college facilities.  

    The purpose of Policy 4.01 is to ensure consistency in hiring practices throughout the College and to provide specific instruction to all who are involved in the hiring process.  This policy supports Parkland’s core values of multiculturalism, and fairness and just treatment. Research has demonstrated that all students, staff, and faculty benefit from learning and working in a diverse environment. This is fundamental in the college’s commitment to diversity in its search procedures and hiring practices.

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Contact Information

  • Parkland College Human Resources
    Parkland College
    2400 West Bradley Avenue
    Champaign, IL 61821
  • 217-351-2220


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