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Commercial Driving Instructor

Gogebic Community College

Job Description

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for full-time tenure track, faculty position to teach CDL courses beginning Fall semester 2024. This position reports to the Vice President of
Academic Services and would be located at the Ironwood Campus. We seek a candidate with excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, someone with the ability to use
technology to enhance teaching and learning, current CDL licenses, and one who possesses knowledge in the trucking industries practices and FMCSA regulations.

This position offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to assist our program into a promising future. The successful candidate should not only have a strong instructional skill-set,
but he or she should also be willing and able to help develop and implement a sustainable future vision for the program. Knowledge of and ability to pass state and federal certifications and
requirements are needed to be successful in this position.

The starting salary for this position is $49,452.54. The College offers a generous benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision insurance Health Care Benefits, retirement benefits, and
employee paid leave programs. MAHE Benefits

It is important that there is recognition, acceptance, and adherence to the community college mission and philosophy from our candidate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Familiarity with course development/curriculum processes.
• Literacy in word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Office)
desirable.
• Keeping students informed regarding course requirements, evaluation measures, and
attendance policies.
• Posting and maintaining regular office hours.
• Participating in faculty discussions of curriculum, teaching-learning techniques, and teaching materials.
• Participating regularly in department, instructional, and college meetings and committees.
• Working effectively with other faculty and staff in a rapidly changing team environment.
• Comfortable with autonomy and assuming a leadership role.

Knowledge of/Ability to:
• The ability and know-how to work with students of varying ages and backgrounds.
• An understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
• Knowledge of FMCSA and state regulations.
• Knowledge of trucking industry practices.
• Knowledge of basic truck maintenance.

Required Qualifications:
• Possession of a Class A CDL unrestricted license.
• Ability to pass all State of Michigan requirements.
• Ability to pass all Federal/FMCSA requirements.
• Minimum of 2 years Prior/verifiable Class A experience.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree from a U.S. Department of Education regionally accredited college or university.
• Experience teaching at a community college level.
• Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
• Familiarity with student outcomes assessment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is very frequenty required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in outdoor and/or indoor
conditions and may work near a video display. The noise level in the work environment is
usually moderate.

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About Our College:
Gogebic Community College is more than a place to work. It’s a place to be. As an Aspen Award finalist and the premier provider of quality two-year education in
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Gogebic employs a community college approach in delivering university-level quality.
Gogebic supports more than 1,000 students with small class sizes and an outcome focused
philosophy.

Gogebic Community College’s “Go BOLD” motto prescribes a dynamic environment in which students and employees alike are supported as they do great work, live adventurous lives, and
build extraordinary futures.

A Bold Place to Work…


Gogebic is more than a community college… It’s a college community—known for supportive leadership and dynamic, down-to-earth employees.
A community institution at the heart of our region’s workforce, the College and its graduates uplift not only local economies, but those throughout Michigan, and beyond. Combining high standards with a “serving the top 100%” approach, Gogebic Community College is a place to make a stand for your career…and make a difference in the lives of students.

Gogebic’s Mission
Gogebic Community College is a learning community that contributes to academic, cultural, economic, and social success for our students and region.

Application Process
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing all the following in one email,
or mailed in one envelope to the Human Resources Office:
1. Letter of interest
2. Detailed resume
3. Three references with current contact information
4. GCC Application for Employment
5. Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
6. Other relevant material

Email to: careers@gogebic.edu
Or mail to:
Debbie Janczak, Director of Human Resources
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 307-1324

Gogebic Community College is an equal-opportunity educator and employer.

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