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Assistant Auto/Diesel Mechanics Instructor

Company: Rancho Cielo
Location: Salinas
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

DESCRIPTIONThis part-time position will assist with the vocational instruction for our Auto/Diesel Mechanics wing. Auto/Diesel Mechanics participants will learn the foundational components of diagnostics, repair, and safety requirements within the auto/diesel sector. Students are expected to receive experience in basic general auto repair including routine vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting through a combination of hands-on learning, vehicle manuals, textbooks, and real-life scenarios for both gas and diesel vehicles. This program will prepare candidates seeking a career in the automotive service industry (automotive, Ag, or construction mechanic shop) with a satisfactory level of practical knowledge-based readiness to enter the workforce.EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt, Part-TimeSupervisionReports to the Director of College, Career and Career Technical Education; will additionally receive supervision and instruction from the Auto/Diesel Mechanics InstructorQualificationsHold a strong safety-first mindset and approach with an understanding of safety procedures and proper device and tool handling techniquesWork effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to diverse student populationEffectively work with students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goalsCommunicate effectively, both orally and in writingAssist instructor in assessing student learning outcomesPossesses digital literacy and is technologically competent; is willing to explore new technologies that would benefit the programSome knowledge of Automotive industry recognized softwareSome knowledge of Preventative/ Predictive Maintenance practicesKnowledge of and commitment to Rancho Cielo's missionRequirementsDemonstrated ability and experience to teach a variety of basic automotive skill coursesDemonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships with construction industryDemonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diversity, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and risk factors of marginalized youth in the Monterey County areaDemonstrated ability to manage, mentor and marginalized youthA valid and appropriate California Driver's license, including a safe driving record.Preferred1 year experience in automotive industryAutomotive Service Excellence (ASE) CertificationPhysical DemandsPhysical 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 talk or hear. Employee frequently is required to Employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 5o Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.The ideal candidate will share Rancho Cielo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Rancho Cielo serves approximately 130 participants per year, of which 100% fall under the federal standard for low-income families. All students are Monterey County residents with the large majority coming from the City of Salinas. On the average about 80% of our students are students of color. Rancho Cielo's mission and programs reflect the great responsibility that our campus has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

Keywords: Rancho Cielo, Salinas , Assistant Auto/Diesel Mechanics Instructor, Engineering , Salinas, California

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