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Job Description

Correctional Automotive Technology Instructor

Position Title: Correctional Automotive Technology Instructor
Department: Western Correctional Center
Supervisor: Dean of Correctional Programs North

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: Responsible for teaching courses and labs in the Automotive Technology Certificate program.
  • Prepare EGGC forms,task lists and attendance reports as required.
  • In cooperation with other instructors concerned,prepare or revise guides for courses offered in their division and submit to the appropriate Administrator for review.
  • Teach classes assigned by the Associate Dean and approved by the Vice President following course outlines approved by the College.
  • In cooperation with other instructors concerned,prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Associate Dean.
  • Submit purchase order requests for instructional materials,books,required commodities and supplies to Associate Dean for approval.
  • Report attendance and grades as prescribed by the Associate Dean.
  • Attend faculty meetings called by the administrative officers.
  • Be on work site for 37.5 hours per week(30 minute lunch).
  • Arrive at work site prior to beginning of established shift.
  • Arrive at the classroom prior to the scheduled class time.
  • Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty.
  • Assist in registration as needed.
  • Consider the general and special needs of the student. Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems when necessary,seek additional help from other college services.
  • Observe,support,and enforce the regulations,policies,and programs of the College and inform the President in writing of any problem that might have a detrimental effect on the College.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner.
  • Notify the appropriate Administrator well in advance of absences.
  • Maintain inventory and control of flammable and caustics.
  • Maintain accurate control of tools and keys on assignment.
  • Prepare EGGC forms,task lists and attendance reports as required.
  • Maintain hourly count check on students.
  • Assist institutional personnel during emergency situations.
  • Comply with Illinois Department of Corrections regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain equipment assigned to area.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: Associate Degree Preferred.
Experience: Teaching Experience desired.Automotive Technician Experience Required.
Knowledge: Diagnostic Techniques.
Skills Must be able to read and understand technical service manuals and perform required operations.Must be able to demonstrate correct shop procedures and diagnostic techniques as well as repair procedures. Must have good communication skills.
Personal: Good Interpersonal Skills.
Physical: Must be able to lift and transport 50 pounds.Ability to perform general classroom activities.Drug Testing Required.
Machines and equipment used: Automotive Diagnostics Computer Device,Multimeters,Cutting Torch,Front End Alignment Machine,Automotive Hoist,Wheel Balancer,Tire Mounting Machine,Brake Lathe,and extensive hand tools.

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 90 days
B. Hours of Work Day: 37.5 hrs/wk
C. Group Affiliation: Support Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Contractual
E. Position: E

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand None Some Freq Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required

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