Instructor - Auto Mechanic

Universal Technical Institute - Bloomfield, NJ (30+ days ago)3.8


UTI is looking for skilled automotive mechanics who are ready to share their expertise and industry knowledge with the next generation of auto mechanics/ technicians. At UTI, all of our Instructors are former automotive technicians like you; no prior teaching experience, degree or certification is required. Instead, through our paid 9-week New Instructor Training we will train you on how to deliver our designed curriculum and labs, how to manage a classroom, how to hold students accountable, and encourage them with structured opportunities to develop their own proficiency. Enjoy the perks of teaching: receive paid training on the newest practices in the industry, work in a climate controlled environment, no flat rate hours and warranty work, and have a rewarding career sharing your knowledge.
Full-time employment with classes in session Monday through Friday, year-round and closed with pay on 9 major holidays.

Principle Accountabilities & Deliverables

Help students realize their dreams by organizing and delivering class objectives in a clear, concise manner; maintaining an orderly, controlled, and safe environment for our students in classrooms and labs; ensuring training aids, tools, and equipment are maintained and prepared for use in the classroom and lab; supervising and holding students accountable while promoting learning, participation, motivation, and professionalism; testing, evaluating, and communicating performance and progress with students, supervisors, and other departments in a timely and accurate manner; and maintaining curriculum accuracy by keeping up-to-date on the industry.
Ensures UTI is legitimate in our operations by following the compliance related responsibilities for this position in the supplemental document.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Education / Experience / Skills
High school diploma or GED; 5 years related automotive technician work experience (5 of which need to occur within the last 10 years).
ASE certifications preferred
Must meet ACCSC standards for instructors, achieve and maintain required technical certifications and state specific licensing requirements as a condition of employment.
Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

Skills
Computer skills
Communication skills (verbal and written)
People development and instructional skills and abilities
Problem solving and multi-tasking skills, can adapt to a changing fast-paced environment
Motivated and professional, with a positive attitude
Technical expertise

Abilities
Must be able to instruct two consecutive courses per workday; amount of hours will vary based on campus location and program (applies to campuses with ADT II curriculum)
Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds for short periods of time during the workday
Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for very short periods of time during the workday
Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, think, learn and reason for all of the workday
Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.
Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.

Work Environment
Work is performed primarily indoors often in a climate controlled environment.
Work is performed near or with moving mechanical parts
Short periods of limited exposure to non-hazardous levels of fumes or airborne particles.