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Instructor - Automotive Technology


Instructor - Automotive Technology

Instructor - Automotive Technology

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, MA 02116

Qualifications

Teaching: 1 year (Required)
US work authorization (Preferred)

Job details

Job Type

Full-time

Who We Are:

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) is a private, non-profit technical college located in Boston’s South End. Founded in 1908, the college is proud of its long tradition of educating students for skilled, high-demand technical careers in a variety of industries, including automotive, advanced manufacturing, computer technology, health care, and construction trades through a mixture of 1-year, 2-year, and 4-year programs. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology recently received the largest gift in its history: $12.5 million from the Cummings Foundation to continue to advance its leading-edge work in creating technical career pathways for students typically underrepresented in post-secondary education.

Position Summary:

This position at BFIT involves both teaching online and in person on a full-time basis using Canvas Learning Management System, and other appropriate means in the Department of Automotive Technology.

Courses Description:

  • Automotive Engines (both lecture and lab)– covering all aspects of automotive internal combustion engines including design, nomenclature, operational theory, mechanisms, bearings, lubrication and engine overhaul procedure for the servicing of engines.
  • Electricity and Electronics (lecture)– covering the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism including current, voltage, resistance, Ohm’s law, series and parallel circuits, electric power, electromagnetic circuits, electrical measurement and electronic devices and circuits.
  • Automotive Safety and Technology (lecture and lab) – covering present and future automotive safety/technology, equipment/tool identification and safety procedures when repairing vehicles, batteries, high voltage batteries, hybrid vehicles and fuel cells. Lab focuses on safety, service and maintenance of vehicles including ICE, electric and bio-fuel vehicles.
  • Through teaching, participation in institutional initiatives, and pursuing professional development, the faculty member contributes to the mission, outcomes, and strategic plan of the department and the College.
  • Faculty at BFIT embrace the opportunity to support a diverse group of young people in meeting a range of academic and other challenges to prepare for successful and rewarding careers in technological fields.

Key Responsibilities of full-time Faculty:

  • Teach a minimum of 18 contact hours with available overtime hours.
  • Availability to meet with students when needed.
  • Use of course texts, outlines, and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and department policies. Any deviations from the course syllabus must be approved by the department chair.
  • Respond to chair and administrative requests in a timely manner and complete all responsibilities effectively; prompt in keeping appointments, attending meetings (when possible), starting classes on time.
  • Respond to students in a timely manner
  • Evaluate student achievement and provide timely feedback while maintaining accurate student records in the CANVAS LMS. Provide adequate support to students and maintain a respectful, professional rapport.
  • Participation in communications with the college and department. This includes utilizing the college Dropout Detective warning system to alert advisors when students falter.
  • Demonstrate effective teaching including preparation, meeting course goals, organization and presentation of material, student involvement, and classroom management
  • Collaborate with other college departments (academic, student affairs, enrollment, development) for the mutual benefit of all.

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years work experience in Automotive Diagnosis and Repair for ICE and alternative fuel vehicles
  • One or more years instructional experience
  • The ability to communicate effectively and connect with adult learners;
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Automotive Service Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An bachelor’s degree or higher from a recognized college or university with related major; and
  • Two or more years teaching experience at the college or senior secondary levels

Type of Appointment:

A full-time appointment to teach day and/or evening courses during the week that would begin immediately, with expectation of contract renewal for the following year upon satisfactory performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

BFIT is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on any grounds protected under federal, state, or local law, including race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, disability (including those related to pregnancy or birth), sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other characteristic or activity protected under federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Boston, MA 02116: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Required)
  • Automotive Technology: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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