Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
35791.00 - 64225.00 Per Year
Huntsvill, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Associate Degree
Job Title:
Heating & Air Conditioning Technology Instructor

Heating & Air Conditioning Technology Instructor


                    INTENT TO EMPLOY                   Post: 6/13/18





  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Heating/Air Conditioning or a related field required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Three (3) years of work experience required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks required
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, other employees, and the public required
  • Ability to project a professional and congenial demeanor required
  • Excellent oral, auditory, and written communication skills preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills preferred
  • Prior teaching experience preferred

DESIRED PROFILEPreference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate through their experiences and accomplishments:

  • An understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and mission of a community and technical college
  • A sensitivity and commitment to cultural diversity
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks and various situations in a calm and professional manner
  • A commitment to teaching and learning, where recent high school graduates, adult students, and non-traditional students are involved


The Heating & Air Conditioning Technology Instructor shall perform the duties as specified in conformity with policies established by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and the J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College Faculty and Staff Handbook. 

  • Provide quality classroom and lab instruction in the area of Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance requirements, and academic progress
  • Seek continuous improvement in curriculum, instruction, and resources
  • Assist with recruitment, retention, program completion, and other student success efforts
  • Participate fully in the institutional planning process and assists in carrying out the overall instructional mission of the College
  • Prepare and grades assignments, projects, and examinations as required
  • Assist in advising and registration as needed
  • Maintain an inventory of assigned equipment and supplies
  • Serve on college committees when requested
  • Submit required reports to the Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education and/or Dean of Instruction
  • Inform students of educational and occupational opportunities
  • Provide a proper instructional environment and maintain good human relations in the classroom so that learning is more effective
  • Maintain student records as appropriate
  • Participate in faculty and professional organizations
  • Recommend library books and other instructional materials
  • Maintain compliance with college and program related accreditation and certification standards
  • Retain and submit documentation as requested to support accreditation efforts
  • Perform other work related responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education, Dean of Instruction, and/or the President

Job description may be modified or altered at any time by management.


SALARY:   Appropriate placement on Alabama Community College System               Board of Trustees Salary Schedule D-1                                                                   Salary range $35,791 - $64,225 (9 months). A summer agreement may be available from $11,051 - $19,860 depending upon enrollment.

APPLICATION:  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application packet in order to be considered for this position. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is  complete.  A complete application packet includes:

  • A completed and signed DSCTC application
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts for the required degree and higher (unofficial copies will be accepted before the closing deadline, but official transcripts must be received before an offer of employment can be made). Transcripts must include conferred or awarded date. 

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College employment forms are available online at or from the Office of Human Resources.  The completed application packet should be returned to:

                                     J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College

                                     Attn:  Office of Human Resources

                                     3421 Meridian Street, North

                                     Bldg 500, Room 501

                                     Huntsville, Alabama 35811

                                    Telephone 256-551-7278



DEADLINE:               Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.



STARTING DATE:     July, 2018      


All applicants must have on file a completed application packet by the deadline date. From all the applications received, a screening committee will select the applicants to be interviewed. Interviews will be by appointment only. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in written English as part of the on-campus interview process. All applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at his/her own expense. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. J.F. Drake State Community and Technical 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. Verification of employment letters will be required after an offer of employment has been made. Verification letters must include the applicant’s beginning and ending dates of employment, employment title, and indicate if the employment was full or part time. Part-time employment verifications must state the number of hours worked per week. This information is required within fifteen (15) working days of acceptance of an employment offer.

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official 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, 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, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to awarding. J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College compiles information about safety and security and publishes an annual report. This report can be found on the website by accessing the crime and safety report link. The link can be found on the Drake State home page by clicking on the “About Us” tab and then selecting the “Campus Security Report” link. A copy can also be obtained by contacting the Director of Operations at 256-551-7268. 


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