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Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Diesel Equipment Technology, Truck Technician

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If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Diesel Equipment Technology, Truck Technician
Job Code/Position Control Number N18/172/P:002
Position Status Part-time Faculty
Reports to (Supervisor) Title Assistant Dean of Transportation and Natural Resources Technologies
Co-Supervisor's Title
Daily Direction
Position Summary

The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, and student instruction on a substitute basis in the Diesel Equipment Technology Program.

Position Work Calendar *As-needed
Position Work Hours/Week


Abilities and Skills

*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
*Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)


*Associate Degree in Heavy Construction Equipment, Diesel Equipment Technology or related discipline, OR, equivalent combination of education and training. (Minimum)


*Three (3) years related trade experience. (Minimum)
*Relevant secondary or postsecondary school teaching experience. (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties

-Instruct and evaluate students in one or more courses offered in the diesel equipment Technology program. (Essential)
-Maintain accurate written records of Student performance. (Essential)


*Requisite tools of the trade

Physical Standards

*Some limited lifting not to exceed 30 lbs.
*Some reaching, kneeling, and bending required as part of equipment maintenance.

Positions Supervised


Interfacing Departments


Special Job Features

*Preferred availability to substitute on short notice between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
*Finalist must present a sample lesson.
*Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
*Assignment(s) will be located at the Earth Science Center in Allenwood/Montgomery, PA.
*Background check will be required on selected candidate.

Position Level FN
Employment Group Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Additional Expectations

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

Office/School School of Transportation & Natural Resources Tech

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 00433
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 03/10/2017
Closed Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Pay Rate / Salary

The part-time rate for 2016/17 will be the greater of $1080 per credit or $720 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven.

The approved substitute pay rate is $45.00 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

Additional Information

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.

If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.

Desired Start Date As soon as feasible
Position End Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at

For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Type Teaching Faculty, Counselors and Librarians
EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Sun Gazette, Williamsport
    • Press Enterprises, Bloomsburg
    • Centre Daily Times, State College
    • The Daily Item, Sunbury
    • The Express, Lock Haven
    • The Patriot, Harrisburg
    • The Student Portal
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • recruiting website
    • Internal Posting Announcement
    • Reference from a PCT Employee
    • Facebook
    • Notification as an Alumni
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3