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Full-Time, Tenure Track Instructor - Automotive Technology

Torrance, CA (On Site) Full-Time

El Camino College

Full-Time, Tenure Track Instructor - Automotive Technology

Req: A2223-046

Division: Industry & Technology

Close Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

Complete job description and application available online at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Full-Time, Tenure Track Instructor - Automotive Technology

El Camino College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its Automotive Technology team to teach all aspects of the automotive industry which include but are not limited to: general automotive, engine performance, engine repair, manual and automatic transmission, steering and suspension, brakes, air conditioning, automotive electrical/electronics, and alternative fuels. Candidate must possess current ASE Master Certification (A1 through A8), and G1. Some assignments may include evening, weekend hours, and/or dual enrollment courses offered offsite on high school campuses.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years full-time or full-time equivalent experience in the discipline; OR

Any Associate's degree and six (6) years full-time or full-time equivalent experience in the discipline; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND

Maintain ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification and complete a minimum of 20 hours of automotive technical update training per year; AND

A teaching demonstration will be required of candidates selected for an interview.


Teaching or experience training in a professional setting in an ASE Education Foundation accredited program.

ASE L1 certification.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in teams.

Knowledge, experience, certification, or licensing in Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Repairs, Bureau of Automotive Smog, or manufacturer specific certification/training (example: GM ASEP; Toyota T-TEN; Tesla Start; Ford ACE).

Community College teaching experience.

Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements and demonstrate independent decision-making.

Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with experience in the use of computer technology and other instructional technologies to facilitate high quality instruction.

Experience using an online learning management system, such as CANVAS.

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.


Please limit each response to 300 words.

How do you support student success, particularly for students from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized communities?

How have you demonstrated culturally responsive practices in the classroom?


Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.


The starting salary ranges from $69,194 - $92,449 depending on education and experience.


Contract shall be for a full-time tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2023 - 2024 academic year, beginning in August. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

1) Online application: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Full-Time, Tenure Track Instructor - Automotive Technology

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)


Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Full-Time, Tenure Track Instructor - Automotive Technology


Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ADA Compliance Officer at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date: ADA Job Applicant Accommodation Request (


In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at



The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.

The position requires participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as department meetings, committee meetings, student activities, and office hours. Faculty are to foster collaboration with employers, industry/trade groups, universities, and high school partners and form partnerships with related instructional disciplines to support Guided Pathway initiatives. Faculty also work closely with industry advisory and faculty committees to maintain and improve the quality of the Automotive Technology program.

Extensive knowledge in the field applicable to current industry standards is required as well as participation on advisory boards, staying abreast of trends and innovations, and leveraging industry connections to help enhance the program.

The ability to facilitate a digital learning environment for effective teaching of online classes is important. El Camino faculty may complete the Online Learning & Teaching Canvas (OLTC) course or provide sufficient evidence that they are prepared to develop and teach quality online courses through our waiver process.

Applicants should demonstrate experience examining and remediating their instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.

The position requires development/review of curriculum and assessment of learning outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College's mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services.

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