Part - Time Spanish Speaking Instructor - Impaired Driving Program

Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie, NY
About Dutchess Community College:

Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, Dutchess Community College is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:

The Dutchess County Impaired Driver Program is seeking qualified applicants for the non-credit teaching position of Impaired Driving Program - Spanish Speaking Instructor. This part time position consists of providing instruction of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Impaired Driving Program.

This seven week program is offered in by Dutchess Community College, weeknights (Monday-Thursday) from 7:00 PM - 9:20 PM at both the Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY and the Dutchess South Campus in the Town of Wappinger NY.


Spanish speaking.

Be at least 18 years of age.

Have earned, at a minimum, a high school diploma or GED.

Demonstrate at least seventy two hours of verifiable experience counseling, teaching or providing structured training/counseling in a group setting.

This experience must have occurred in the five years prior to application and may be cumulative.

Have good communication skills and experience and/or demonstrated competence in the context of:

* Structured presentation of information to individuals in a group setting;

* Facilitative, discussion-oriented instruction;

* Communication skills - both oral and written.

Hold a valid driver's license (not conditional or restricted)

Have no record of suspension or revocation on his/her driver's history for a period of at least three (3) years prior to the date of application.


Instructor Candidates will be required to attend a seven (7) week program to shadow a certified instructor. Candidates will then need to attend a NYS DMV approved IDP Instructor training session. Costs associated with the certification training will be covered by Dutchess Community College.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.

Applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others are encouraged (AA/EOE).