CDL Instructor

Uintah Basin Technical College Roosevelt, UT
Job Focus: Supports the College Mission and serves students, employers and the college community by preparing and providing relevant technical instruction. Under general supervision, prepares relevant curriculum for competency based instruction in an open-entry/open-exit or lectured environment for CDL. The Instructor maintains a positive and productive learning environment by working collaboratively with students, staff, faculty, and college partners. Success of an instructor includes the abilities to: collaborate, simplify, communicate, advocate, celebrate success, build trust, empower others, and improve the college community and its programs.

UBTech Guiding Principles for Employee:

As an UBTech professional I will:

* Be an ambassador of UBTech.

* Build unity.

* Seek opportunity & embrace change.

* Act with professionalism.

Minimum Requirements

* Valid CDL Class A License with 5 years driving experience and ability to obtain Tank and Hazmat endorsements

* Clean driving record required

* Teaching experience preferred

* Computer proficiency; i.e. word processing, Internet, power point presentations

* Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

* Technical proficiency, experience, or certification in oil/gas industry related safety programs, i.e. OSHA, DOT, Hazcom, Hazwoper, H2S, First Aid, and CPR preferred

Essential Duties and Performance Standards:

* Encourage growth through industry connectivity

* Prepare relevant curriculum for competency based instruction in an open-entry/open-exit or lectured environment for a relevant technical field, i.e. energy services, welding, nursing, business, etc

* Develop and maintain current program and course outlines, goals and objective.

* Align class curriculum with Utah State Board of Education curriculum and offer Utah State Board of Education skills tests as appropriate when teaching secondary students

* Advise students, evaluate, and record student progress in attaining their goals and objectives

* Maintain knowledge of current trends and development in the respective field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences and by reading professional literature in the related technical field

* Maintain program certifications and accreditation standards for program area

* Actively assists in the accreditation process for the College

* Assist with student recruitment, retention and job placement efforts

* Create, support, and maintain an active Advisory Committee and industry partnerships

* Ensure safety and security requirements are met in the training area

* Meet with students, parents, sponsors, high school counselors and other educators to discuss students' instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of students

* Foster a productive learning and training environment

* Encourage and exemplify professionalism and good work habits

* Build and maintain a healthy program with up-to-date curriculum and targeted enrollments

* Request and maintain supplies and equipment inventories

* Propose required budget and purchase requests; follow purchasing guidelines

* Prepare and maintain all required documentation and administrative reports

* Display a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operate effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrate trustworthiness and responsible behavior

* Work cooperatively within the College community

* Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

Education and/or Experience: Ability to teach a variety of business and media design classes. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have expertise in industry standard software used in business and have knowledge of or be willing to learn and operate Student Information Software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates & Licenses: Must hold related industry certifications needed to meet instructional requirements of the program. Must meet requirements of College accreditation body, and may be required to meet Utah State Board of Education licensure requirements.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Must have open, positive communication skills with the ability to foster a productive learning environment. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, supervisors, partners, and the general public.

Other Skills and Abilities: Must have demonstrated critical thinking skills, and ability to research and recommend assessment strategies. Must have proven ability to lead; including the ability to act as an advocate for the College in all partnerships. Must have the ability to coordinate with academic and industry partners.

Work Environment: Incumbent of the position performs in a typical classroom/office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, but do require frequent walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required for many tasks. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and critical thinking.

Additional requirements:

* Must successfully pass criminal background check

* Possess a valid driver's license