Instructor – Aviation A&P Jobs in Mobile, AL at Coastal Alabama Community College

Title: Instructor – Aviation A&P

Company: Coastal Alabama Community College

Location: Mobile, AL

Position Summary

The Aviation A&P Instructor will adhere to the guidelines as specified by the College Policies and Procedures Manual, the appropriate Dean of Instruction, and the Alabama Community College System board of Trustees. This position reports directly to the Instructional unit Division Chair.
Appropriate placement on the Alabama Community College System salary schedule D1.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

At a minimum, the essential functions of this position shall include:

Develops curriculum, plans and organizes program courses in coordination with other department instructors, appropriate Division Chair, Departmental Director, and/or Dean of Academic Instruction to ensure compliance with curriculum. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Ensures that assigned classes are held as scheduled; Plans each unit or lesson, both as to content and method, to make each class minute meaningful; Organizes each course taught into an effective instrument of learning; Studies and utilizes the characteristics of the students in each class in order to facilitate the best teaching and learning situations; Maximizes the learning opportunities for each student; and Utilizes proficiency with virtual meeting and presentation formats for class meetings, as well as College meetings, as needed.
Effectively teaches lecture and/or lab (if applicable) courses as needed courses in the day, evening, or on weekends on any Coastal Alabama Community College campus or work site.
Assists in implementing College policies, objectives, and functions in accordance with College philosophy and procedures including, but not limited to; Conducts class evaluations and completing other College evaluations in accordance with College policy; Posts and maintains office hours for student consultations; Files an appropriate course syllabus and/or course outline with the Division Chair, Departmental Director, and/or Dean of Academic Instruction for each course taught; Submits all required reports, keeping accurate class rolls, and submits attendance verification as required to the appropriate administrative personnel; and Holds the final exam at the designated time scheduled according to the Final Exam schedule.
Keeps students informed about their progress through the prompt grading of papers, projects, skill assessments, and other work. Responds to student communication within 24 hours Monday through Friday.
Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials including classroom and laboratory equipment (if applicable) to Division Chairs, including, but not limited to; participating in the College’s library collection of development by selecting, evaluating, and weeding library resources in each appropriate discipline.
Works closely with the appropriate Division Chair on the development of annual Division budgets for approval by the Dean.
Serves as an academic advisor to assigned students.
Completes Early Alert Reports and refers students to counselors (including Student Support Services) on all students who need counseling.
Assists with College registrations and recruitment and retention of students.
Remains active at a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and stimulating enthusiasm for those subjects by keeping informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities. Strives for the qualities delineated in the criteria for faculty evaluation used by the College. Makes suggestions to the Division Chair, the Instructional Affairs Committee, the Departmental Director, and/or the Dean concerning the improvement of the curriculum in keeping with the objectives of the College.
Attends all faculty meetings, College assemblies, professional development, orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Dean of Academic Instruction, Departmental Director, or Division Chair. Remains actively involved in the co-curricular activities of the College.

All positions at Coastal Alabama have the job responsibilities below:

Handles sensitive information in a confidential manner.
Maintains a highly professional attitude and demeanor at all times.
Provides responsible, appropriate, and satisfactory leadership on campus and within the College.
Communicates positively and professionally in all aspects of the position.
Attends all staff meetings, College meetings, and professional development activities.
Becomes thoroughly familiar with all pertinent state and national policies and complies with said policies.
Serves on and provides information to college committees as needed.
Complies with ACCS and College policies, as well as state and federal laws.
Ensures the positive promotion of the College and integration of all campuses within the College.
Is prompt and punctual in reporting for work, meetings, and office hours.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree or equivalent (at least 60 semester hours in a planned program, including associate degree core).
Six (6) years of full-time experience in aviation maintenance and repair.
FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic certification.

Preferred Qualifications

An understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
Commitment to all students and faculty including those of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds.
An understanding of the broad range of students’ abilities in an open admissions college and the ability to communicate to the community college student population.
Proven successful teaching experience at the community college level.
Experience in multimedia presentation of classroom lectures and laboratory activities.
Demonstrated speaking and writing skills.

Application Procedures/Additional Information


A complete application packet consists of the following:

A completed online application form.

Current resume’ showing education degrees earned and complete employment history.

Copies of transcripts from all colleges attended where required degrees were conferred. Degree(s) must be posted on transcripts.
Official copies will be required if employed with the institution.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated in this vacancy announcement and must submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for an open position. Applications that do not have the required attachments are considered incomplete and will be immediately rejected. In addition, only completed applications received during the period of this vacancy announcement will be considered.

All applicants are required to apply on-line for job opportunities. To apply on-line, go to http://www.coastalalabama.edu/employment/ and click on the job title you are interested in and then click on the “Apply” link. If this is the first time you are applying using our on- line job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password.

Please Note:

It is recommended that you have digital (PDF) copies of your resume and unofficial and/or official transcripts. You will be required to upload this during the application process.

We do not accept paper, faxed or emailed applications and application materials.

You may not put “see resume” on any section of the application form.

Please ensure that uploads are not behind a paywall or a password-protected area. The screening committee may disqualify your application packet if required uploads are inaccessible.

When you finish the steps to apply to a job, you will receive an on-screen notice that you’ve successfully applied. However, this notice does not mean your application materials are complete.

Correspondence regarding positions (i.e., scheduled interview appointment, position filled announcement) will be sent to applicants through the e-mail address used on the applicants’ NEOGOV accounts. Applicants are required to monitor their e-mail accounts for updates regarding positions.

Incomplete application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is complete.

The college may require that applicants for faculty positions submit supplementary information from the attending college registrar to explain undergraduate courses that received graduate credit on the academic transcript prior to being considered for an interview.


Coastal Alabama Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, shall be discriminated against on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law.

It is College policy to provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement to all applicants and employees as required by appropriate federal and state law.

Coastal Alabama Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. Applicants in need of an accommodation(s), should contact the Human Resources Office prior to the interview.

Coastal Alabama Community College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding. The College reserves the right to fill the position within one year of the stated anticipated starting date or not to fill the position due to budgetary or operational considerations. Further, the College reserves the right to fill more than one position in the same job classification should another vacancy occur during the search process.

Coastal Alabama Community College is a multi-campus organization and employees of the College may be assigned to work at any of the College worksites, may be required to travel among various work sites for both day, evening, and weekend responsibilities, and must provide their own mode of transportation.

Coastal Alabama Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.

In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and procedures, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check.

Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense.


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