Diesel Technology Instructor Diesel Technology Instructor



The instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instruction/institutional practices, advising, and mentoring of students; identifying and implementing assessment measures to achieve course, program, and college learning outcomes; participating in team-based activities; student co-curricular activities and college governance; incorporating pedagogues that support best learning practices; and expanding of instructional delivery options available to students.  Faculty are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college. 

Primary responsibilities include preparation, teaching and conducting courses as assigned including but not limited to develop syllabi; facilitate student learning in classroom and lab settings, instruct in a live work environment, recruit, advise, tutor and evaluate students.  Teaching assignments may include some evenings. Courses taught may include but not limited to: Brakes, Suspension and Steering, Diesel Engines, Electrical Systems, Fuel systems, Hydraulics and general services. 


Required: Associates of Applied Science degree in Diesel and 10,000 hours of work experience in the field. Technical Certifications and documented competence in the instructional area. 

Preferred: Bachelor's degree and 4,000 hours of work experience in the field. Previous teaching in secondary education.

Additional Requirements: Strong written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft program applications and willingness to learn additional software programs. Current driver's license.


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-Time, Employment based on 180 days during the academic year.

Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date:  August 3, 2020

·         Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.

·         Separate application required for additional or future openings.

Applications may be emailed to jobs@sccc.edu, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

1.       Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. for employment application click HERE

2.       Cover letter, which states how the candidate specifically meets the qualifications.

3.       Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.

4.       Copies of transcripts from all 

(Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards.  Any fee for such services is paid by the applicant.)

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Diesel Technology Instructor

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at www.sccc.edu and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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