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Instructor - HVAC Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Erie Community College

Date Posted Nov. 6, 2018
Title Instructor - HVAC Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning
University Erie Community College
Williamsville, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Vocational/Technical

Location: City Campus
Department: Building Management & Maintenance


Faculty teach department courses and evaluate student performance pursuant to guidelines set by the department and the College.  Faculty report to the Department Chair within the Academic Unit. Faculty are responsible for preparing lessons and student learning activities.  Faculty must maintain accurate records on students and submit pertinent data to the department and/or the College. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of Facilities Management, HVACR.

Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s); heating system, refrigeration, air-conditioning as well as general knowledge of building systems.

Prepares course syllabi and laboratory activities as well;

Aligns learning activities with Departmental competencies and course outcomes; Evaluates student’s performance based on industry standards

Assists students as faculty advisor and holds office hours;

Provides tutorial help to students;

Serves on departmental, unit, and college committees;

Provides as appropriate learning environment for students in classroom, laboratory and offsite locations

Respond to students and provide students with assistance and guidance;

Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment;

Adheres to all College policies and follow the process as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct;

Fulfills all duties as required in the FFECC Collective Bargaining Agreement.


The incumbent candidate will possess a working knowledge of facilities management procedures and specialization in the area of HVACR. To instruct courses in the area of HVACR, candidates must possess a universal certification in refrigerant transition and recovery (608). A high level of knowledge of building construction methods, electrical systems, HVAC systems and their interaction with the building occupants. Candidate must also possess a thorough knowledge of both residential and commercial heating systems. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot various systems using diagnostic tools, installation methods, operational considerations and review applicable codes. Candidates should possess a minimum of 3 years teaching experience and the ability to use multi-media as well as the traditional lecture demonstration while incorporating appropriate laboratory assignments. Stationary Engineer, City of Buffalo Licensing 1st Class or Chief preferred.


AAS in Mechanical Engineering Technology, HVAC’R or Construction Related Fields with approved NYS Journeyman Certification and 6 years of teaching experience.

A. 30 hours of advanced study in area of specialization and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities or appropriate Master’s Degree;    


B.  A professional certificate and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities;   


C.   Journeyman status in his/her profession determined by the application of equivalencies in the individual academic unit and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities. See equivalencies below*


Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology, Career and Technology Education, Architecture, Construction Management, Vocational Occupational education, Mechanical Technology or Electrical Technology.   A Master’s degree is preferred; trades related certificate or equivalent will be reviewed.  Related degrees as appropriate, or other related disciplines as determined by committee. Prefer BS and MS degrees in field with experience.


Experience in teaching at the College level or Trades School of 3 years or more.


Equivalency of experience and significant professional achievement in lieu of the Baccalaureate (128 semester credit hours) or additional semester credit hours.

1.     APPLICABLE WORK EXPERIENCE:  Each year of full-time experience related to the Academic Discipline is equivalent to five (5) semester credit hours.

2.     APPLICABLE NON-COLLEGE TEACHING:  Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to five (5) semester credit hours.

3.     APPLICABLE COLLEGE TEACHING:  Each year of full-time experience is equivalent to six (6) semester credit hours.  Every five (5) part-time contact hours is equivalent to one (1) semester credit hour.

Please attach unofficial transcripts with your application.  Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

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