CDL Instructor

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Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: SOWELA – Main Campus
Categories: Workforce Development & Education

College: SOWELA

Department: Workforce Development

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Adjunct

Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Acts as chief advocate for the CDL program and presents a positive image of the CDL program and the College to both internal and external customers
• Meets regularly with the Director of Operations to communicate all activities within area of responsibility
• Assists with recruitment efforts for the CDL program and coordinates with other Workforce Solutions staff members as well as institutional advancement and financial aid teams
• Assures that promotional material (including website) is current, accurate and available
• Schedules course sections to align with employment opportunities provided by business and industry partners
• Conduct behind-the-wheel training and evaluate student progression on a consistent basis. Ensure that each driver masters the functions of all driving functions, including lane control, shifting, axle weights, etc.
• Coordinates resources as necessary to keep course on schedule
• Develop or support the development of curriculum as needed
• Specifies equipment and supplies to be ordered within an established budget and in compliance with State and College regulations
• Monitors equipment and maintains an inventory of equipment and supplies
• Cleans, adjusts, and repairs equipment as needed
• Ensures a neat, well-organized, and safe office, classroom, and laboratory environment
• Assists with the budgeting process
• Collaborates with instructor(s) to maintain the membership of an active and engaged program advisory committee
• Plans, chairs, and ensures the documentation of advisory committee meetings twice each year
• Effectively communicates advisory committee recommendations
• Performs other work as assigned
• Use a computer for composing, storing, and retrieving information.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
• Perform basic mathematical computations needed to complete assignments.
• Read and interpret computer printouts and numerical data which may be in very small print.
• Plan, organize, and prioritize job duties in order to meet deadlines.
• Reach, stoop, kneel, and crouch as required for filing and storage of office supplies and other work-related equipment.
• Lift and move items weighing up to 100 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to maintain focus.
• Work a regular Monday through Friday schedule of eight hours per day and/or weekends as may be required.

Required Education: 

• High school Diploma or GED from an accredited educational organization.

Required Experience:

• 3+ consecutive years of recent truck driving experience required.
• Clean Motor Vehicle Report.
• Must be a 3rd party examiner or eligible to sit for 3rd party examiner training

Required Licenses or Certifications: 

• Current CDL (Class A) license

Preferred Education: 

• Associates Degree’s from an accredited college or university


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

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SOWELA Technical Community College