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 tenure track faculty member is primarily responsible for providing lecture and laboratory instruction to students in the AGCO Service Technician Program. This position coordinates courses, maintains tools and lab equipment, and collaborates with full-time and part-time faculty and staff.
Robust benefits, including medical insurance with no monthly premiums, dental, life, disability, retirement plans, flexible spending, dependent care, EAP, work/life balance with generous paid time off, and tuition waiver
Applicants must submit:
An online employment application
Resume or CV
Copy of official transcripts from the institution where you received your highest degree. If hired, certified official transcript is required.
For more information and to apply, visit www.parkland.edu/careers
Essential Job Functions:
Performs professional duties in accordance with established policies and procedures of the college.
Instruct lecture and lab courses related to the repair of AGCO branded equipment. Topics include, but are not limited to diesel engines, harvesting equipment, transmissions and final drives, electrical/electronic systems, engine rebuilding, fuel systems, and hydraulics and emissions systems.
Develop, implement, and maintain instructional materials and assessments at the course and program levels to ensure students meet all outcomes and are well-prepared for a career in diesel repair.
Prepares course syllabus for each course and distributes it early in each term.
Ensure compliance of all college and industry safety rules, regulations, and standards for the safe set-up, operation, maintenance, storage, and repair of lab equipment and materials.
Actively recruit students via campus events, high school visits, community events, and one-on-one meetings.
Maintain regular office hours for student consultation in a timely manner.
AAS Degree in Diesel Technology or similar field and 3 years of work experience as a technician working with agricultural equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience (must complete an AAS or higher degree prior to tenure).
Must obtain level 4 certification for Fendt tractor Systems, Momentum planter systems, Ideal combine systems, and AGCO liquid and dry application systems prior to tenure.
Must successfully complete a criminal background check with finger printing.
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:
Sex, gender, gender expression
National origin religion
Veteran status (including Vietnam veteran)
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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