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Adjunct Faculty: School of Career & Technical Education
Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona
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Date Posted 11/26/2019
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Automotive Technology
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled


Yavapai College



Prescott, AZ



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Salary: See Position Description

Location: Prescott, AZ

Job Type: Adjunct Faculty (Part Time)

Department: AA - Adjunct Faculty

Job Number: 2017-00209

Description of Position

The School of Career and Technical Education includes coursework in the following disciplines:

  • AGC:  Agriculture Canine

  • AGE:  Agriculture Equine

  • AGS:  Agriculture Science

  • AUT:  Automotive

  • AVT:  Aviation

  • CBT:  Construction Building Technology

  • CDT:  Commercial Driver Training

  • CNC:  Computer Numerical Control

  • CPD:  Career & Personal Development

  • CUL:  Culinary

  • EGR:  Engineering

  • ELT:   Electronics Technology

  • FMA:  Film & Media Art

  • FSC:  Fire Science

  • GST:  Gunsmithing

  • HOS:  Hospitality

  • IPT:  Industrial Plant Technology

  • MET:  Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • MTC:  Motorcycle Technology

  • PPT:  Power Plant Technology

  • UAS:  Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  • VEN:  Viticulture & Enology

  • WLD:  Welding

HIRING RATE:  $828.00 per load hour beginning Fall 2019.

Actively Seeking Adjunct Instructors in the following areas:

The successful candidate may instruct in a combination of automotive technology skills including troubleshooting, analyzing, diagnosing, repairing, and rebuilding along with business management skills including service managers, insurance adjusters, and small business owners. Previous experience working with transmissions, steering, suspension, and engines is required.

Construction Building Technology
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Career & Technical Education at the Chino Valley Center, the incumbent will be responsible for instruction of basic and advanced carpentry skills as part of the Construction Building Technology discipline. The carpentry instructor will be responsible for classroom and field training in rough and finish carpentry, including skills such as workplace expectations and safe work practices, protective clothing, proper use of carpentry tools and equipment, measuring and layout, basic masonry, cutting and shaping, assembling, and installation of floors, walls, roofs, windows, and ceilings.

Digital Circuits
Must be familiar with logic circuits used in computers, logic gates, encoders, digital to analog, and converters.

Film and Media Art

Fire Science

Introduction to Engineering
Must be well versed in Solid Works, teamwork, and project design for engineers. 

The successful candidate will teach high school JTED students in college welding classes at the Career & Technical Education Center, Monday - Thursday from 1:15 p.m. - 3:45 pm or Friday's from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm.   The candidate must have at least 5 years industry experience in Arc, MIG, and Gas welding, and it is preferred that they have AWS certification although not required if experience is documented.

Duties of Adjunct Faculty include:

  • Meet and teach assigned class(es) in accordance with course outlines, including specified textbooks. 

  • Develop a course syllabus based on the approved college outline. 

  • Attend such meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements.  Other meetings as required.

  • Promptly submit required rosters, grade reports, evaluations, and academic reports. 

  • Follow the same accepted standards of conduct as the full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member. 

  • Document the completion of three (3) hours per semester of professional development activities related to the discipline area and student learning.

Teaching assignment may include alternative delivery methods:   in-person, hybrid, online, day, evening, weekend, and at any Yavapai College campus/center location, per course scheduling.

** Please attach all unofficial transcripts to complete the application process.

Minimum Expectations & Requirements

Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Credentialing Requirements for Faculty Teaching Coursework in Occupational Terminal Degree Programs

  • Degree in discipline (Associate's degree of higher) AND 5 years or 5,000 hours of documented recent experience within the discipline; OR

  • Professional Licensure/Specialized Certificate (s) AND/OR 5 years or 5,000 hours of documented recent work experience.

Additional qualifications and specific information are required for the following occupational disciplines: 

Aviation:  Minimum qualifications and Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) , Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) or Flight Instructor Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) Professional Licensure. 

Construction Building Technology: 5 years recent documented experience in the carpentry/construction industry or Associate's Degree in Carpentry or Construction Management.

Culinary: Minimum qualifications plus three years of professional certification.

Engineering:  Master's degree specific to discipline

Fire Science:  Associate degree in Fire Science AND 5 years minimum of continuous full-time experience working in the fire industry, must be Firefighter I and II and HazMat Certified.

  • To teach FSC 104 and FSC 105, Instructors must be AZ State/NFPA Certified instructor I and II and AZ State instructor/evaluator.

  • To teach FSC 155, Instructors must also be qualified as a single resource boss or have authority to sign off students for 3rd party Wildland Certification.

Unmanned Aircraft System:  Minimum qualifications plus Remote Pilot Certificate small UAS rating, or Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI) professional licensure, or approved military instruction certification.
Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Community college or other higher education teaching experience

  • Experience with online learning systems such as Canvas

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

 Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment varies based on subject taught.



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