Faculty - Heating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Instructor

Vacancy Notice: Saturday, February 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Faculty
Hours: Full Time / 12 month
Reports To: Dean of Applied Technologies

Job Summary

The Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) department is seeking a full-time faculty member to provide high-quality HVAC instruction.

Are you passionate about making an impact and empowering others with life changing opportunities? Is it your time to be the difference? If so, Hawkeye Community College has a great opportunity for you.

We are interested in finding a knowledgeable, positive professional role model to lead our students. The college provides a two-year faculty induction & mentoring program to support our newest faculty members. The public wants training opportunities and the industry needs trained professionals – it is a great time for our program to address both.

Our full-time, twelve-month contractual position, to begin in August of 2022, would be teaching in the Heating and Air Conditioning discipline with a focus on residential HVAC. Instructional assignments may include, but are not limited to: Applied Electricity, Residential Heating Systems, Hydronic Heating Systems, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Alternative Heating Systems and HVAC Controls. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. Teaching assignments may include days and evenings, and various sites and formats. A full-time teaching load of 15 credit hours per term is typical.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body. Hawkeye Community College has more than 50 career and technical programs and the liberal arts transfer program.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides instruction in basic electricity, electronic controls, heating processes and equipment, air cooling and refrigeration theory and equipment, and customer relations.

  • Uses various instructional modalities.

  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives, assessing accomplishments of students on a regular basis, and providing progress reports as requested and required.

  • Formulates and maintains curriculum for assigned courses.

  • Supervises and advises students.

  • Maintains cooperative relationships with the Dean, supervisors, other faculty, the Advisory Committee, all divisions of the College, prospective employers, and the community.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6000 hours (3 years) of recent work experience in the HVAC field.

  • Advanced level of knowledge and skills related to service installation on HVACR

  • Demonstrated capacity to teach practical applications

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills to positively interact with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service, maintain student confidence and protect operational integrity.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through inclusive behaviors and helping contribute to a culture of inclusivity, and a vibrant, diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Diploma or Associate’s Degree in HVAC and industry certifications

  • Post-secondary education teaching experience

Employment Status

Full time, twelve-month contractual position, beginning August 2022 with comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expenses; personal and sick leave; tuition reimbursement; and a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution). Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience.

Working Conditions

Requires skills for succeeding in a classroom and/or laboratory environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in a classroom, lab, and/or clinical setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computer.

Application Procedure

  • Complete an online application at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment.

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload 3 references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.

    • Submit/upload a cover letter addressing the following:

      • Please list your industry certification and credentials.

      • In your opinion, please share what 3 major skills you think the Hawkeye HVAC graduates will need to be successful after graduation.

  • Submit the online application and all required materials by March 21, 2022. Preference will be given to applicants who submit the required materials on or before Monday the 21st of March. This position will remain open until filled.

Apply Online

Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: hawkeyecollege.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email equity-titleIX@hawkeyecollege.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
319-296-4004
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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