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  • INSTRUCTOR COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISHING - VINCENNES, IN

  • FIRE SCIENCE & SAFETY - VINCENNES, IN

  • DIESEL TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR - VINCENNES, IN


    

  

    Instructor Collision Repair – Vincennes, IN

Full-Time

 

The College of Technology at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for an Instructor in Collision Repair and Refinishing. This is a full-time, 9 month Faculty position.

 

This position is responsible for:

 

  • Give guidance to students as they complete their classroom and laboratory assignments demonstrating their skills in modern automotive collision repair techniques.
  • Be knowledgeable in modern collision repair procedures.
  • Ability to communicate with students during various stages of the learning process and to reach each student at his/her own learning level.
  • Organize and present prepared instructional materials at scheduled times and places.
  • Preserve communications with students and colleagues to assure efficient and effective instruction.
  • Uphold records of student attendance, student progress, departmental supplies, departmental equipment, and others.
  • Maintain discipline and order during instructional activities per university policies.
  • Participate in normal program housekeeping/equipment maintenance activities.
  • Prepare daily instructional plans and instructional materials as directed by the program coordinator.
  • Assist in student recruiting and graduate placement.
  • Evaluate the progress and performance of the student and assign grades.
  • Enforce the approved departmental rules and safety regulations.
  • Assess program outcomes.
  • Initiate requisitions and work order requests.
  • Communicate subject material to students in electronic and face to face format
  • Embrace an active learning environment.
  • Ability to use modern computers.
  • Recruit new students and participate in marketing events for the College of Technology
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Complete regular training to stay abreast of ever-changing technology.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable Technology field or

  • Associate’s Degree in Collision Repair Technology or related area plus minimum of two years full time documented industry experience and applicable certifications.

Anticipated start date: January 2020.

 

Salary:

 

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials of the candidate.

 

Benefits:

The candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume with contact information for three references, transcripts, and professional certifications to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Deadline for full consideration is December 30, 2019.

Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Fire Science & Safety – Vincennes, IN Full-Time

 

Vincennes University is seeking applicants for the position of full-time faculty in the Fire Science and Safety Technology program. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits beginning August 12, 2019.

 

The ideal candidate will be energetic and will have a desire to build a strong Fire Science and Safety Technology program and to work with local fire stations and early responders. The person hired will assist with program assessment. This person will participate in departmental, divisional, and university committee work, and will participate in recruitment and retention activities. This individual will be able to articulate an appreciation of a comprehensive and open-door community college. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester and may include day, night, and weekend classes.

 

The successful candidate has:

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the Fire Science and Safety field

  • Certified as a Fire Instructor I,II and III

  • 5 or more years’ experience as active firefighter required

  • Specialized certifications such as HazMat, Arson Investigation, Strategy and Tactics, etc. are a plus

  • Prior program and/or course assessment participation a plus

  • EMT Primary Instructor certification a plus

 

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with the credentials of the candidate.

 

Benefits:

The candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University. More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal history background check. Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

 


 Diesel Technology Instructor – Vincennes, IN

Full-time                    

The College of Technology at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for Diesel Technology Instructor. This is a full-time, nine month, non-tenure track position. This position reports to the Diesel Program Coordinator and Dean of Technology.  

This position is responsible for:

  • Play a pivotal role in the expansion of our Diesel Technology program. 

  • Give guidance to the students as they complete their lab assignments demonstrating their skills in routine maintenance, troubleshooting and problem solving mechanical issues of large trucks and engines on a daily basis.

  • Be knowledgeable in brakes, electrical (basic and advanced), engines, HVAC, hydraulics, powertrain, preventive maintenance, steering and suspension systems of over the road diesel trucks, industrial or agriculture equipment.

  • Ability to communicate with students during various stages of the learning process and to reach each student at his/her maximum learning potential. 

  • Organize and present prepared instructional materials at scheduled times and places.

  • Preserve communications with students and colleagues to assure efficient and effective instruction.

  • Uphold records of student attendance, student progress, departmental supplies, departmental equipment, and others.

  • Maintain discipline and order during instructional activities.

  • Participate in normal program housekeeping activities.

  • Prepare daily instructional plans and instructional materials at the modular level as directed by the program coordinator.  Assist in student recruiting and graduate placement.

  • Evaluate the progress and performance of the student and assign grades.  Enforce the approved departmental rules and regulations in the classroom and lab; recommend student counseling, probation, or dismissal for excess absences, disruption of class, or lack of progress.

  • Initiate requisitions and work order requests.

  • Suspend unsafe operation.

  • Conduct research on related topics in order to maintain current industry standards.

  • Communicate subject material to students in an understandable and patience format

  • Embrace an active learning environment.

  • Recruit new students and participate in marketing events for the College of Technology

  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate has:

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Diesel Technology or related area plus a minimum of three years full time industry experience and applicable ASE certifications.

  • Associate's degree in Diesel Technology or related area plus a minimum of five years full time, documented industry experience and applicable ASE certifications or ability to complete.

  • Related course disciplines/experiences within: Diesel Technology, Diesel Management, Diesel Service Technology, Diesel Engineering, Automotive Technology and a minimum of eight years full time, documented experience in the field of Diesel or

Salary:

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience of the candidate

Benefits:

Candidate will be eligible for all benefits available to a full-time employee of Vincennes University.  More information can be found by visiting the Benefits page of the VU website: http://vinu.edu/human-resources

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a VU Application, cover letter, and CV/resume with a minimum of three references to Human Resources by email to jobs@vinu.edu or mail to Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


Vincennes University is an accredited, equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Vincennes University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.