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Commercial Truck Driving Instructor / Chairperson (FT)

Location: Dougherty County Campus

Albany Technical College seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Commercial Truck Driving Instructor/Chairperson.  Under general supervision of the Dean, he/she will provide general leadership and oversight of the college’s CDL program to meet contemporary workforce needs.  The CDL Instructor will evaluate students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives, request and maintain supplies and equipment and prepare budget requests.  He/she will maintain program certification/accreditation requirements as appropriate, prepare and maintain all required documentation and administrative reports, attend professional development training, workshops, seminars, and conferences, and ensure safety and security requirements are met in the discipline area.  He/she will meet with students and staff members to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues, assist with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts, maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field, participate in college events such as graduation and recruiting events, serve on various institutional committees, and perform other duties as required.  Instructor responsibilities will be but not limited to training and assisting students in developing the skills necessary to obtain a Class A CDL on both the driving range and on the road.  Candidates must possess a thorough understanding of the equipment, settings, Department of Transportation federal regulations, and commercial driving and must have good verbal communication skills.  He/she must have the ability to effectively deliver curriculum to students and make training experience positive for students. The candidate must be able to pass a DOT physical, able to pass drug screening, possess a valid Examiner’s Certification for CDL testing and have strong computer, communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be knowledgeable, productive and efficient in all functions that are core competencies to the CDL areas. The candidate must be able to manage the fleet operations, schedule repairs, maintenance and DOT inspections as needed. The candidate must be coordinate with Drug and Alcohol Representative (DER) for scheduling all class drug testing. The  Applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and occasional weekends.


Minimum Qualifications:  Applicant MUST hold at least a high school diploma or GED *AND* a Class A Commercial Driving License (CDL) with at least three (3) years of work related experience driving commercial trucks.

Preferred Qualifications:  Applicant MUST hold an AAS or AS degree from a regionally accredited college or university *AND* have at least three (3) years teaching experience and/or teaching experience with adult students in post-secondary education; *AND* experience working with adult students in higher education.

Physical Demands:  Teaching responsibilities are typically performed in a classroom/driving range and on the road environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for durations of up to 8 hours at a time. The employee frequently lifts lightweight objects up to 50LBS. The work is performed in campus buildings and outdoors where the employee is occasionally exposed to cold or inclement weather. The exposure to dirt, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, chemicals, and fumes is possible in the laboratory environment.  The ability to distinguish colors and finger dexterity is require.  Hand and finger motion may be required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.


Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled. All applications packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at . As a part of the application process, interested candidates will be required to upload other documents including a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center once the position has been filled. For more information regarding this position or

application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 229-430-6597.  All positions require a pre-employment criminal background investigation, education, and employer/professional reference checks. Some positions may additionally require a motor vehicle record search, credit history check, fingerprinting, and/or drug screen.  All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Copies of all transcripts should be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Albany Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law.

              Note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.

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Title IX Coordinator:

Dorene Aquino, HR Coordinator

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701


Equal Opportunity Officer:

Lola K. Edwards-Director of Human Resources

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701


Section 504 Coordinator:

Regina Watts, Special Needs Coordinator,

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701


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