• Industrial Mechanics Instructor

    Location US-WI-Eau Claire
    Posting #
    Full-time Faculty
    Close Date
    Faculty Contract - 42/52 weeks (load-building)
    FLSA Status
    Hourly Pay Rate/Salary
    Based on faculty salary schedule for 42-week contract: $52,165 - $66,760. Salary will be commensurate with education, certifications, and experience.
    Hours per Week
    Full-time, salaried position
    Work Schedule
    42/52-week contract; will build workload (the equivalent of 42 weeks) over 52 weeks (July 1 – June 30). Schedule will vary each term and may include day and evening assignments at various locations.
    Anticipated Start Date
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    CVTC instructors are dynamic partners for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed. An instructor works with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success, models CVTC core abilities, and demonstrates commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery. An instructor is able to work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving program and industry needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. An instructor maintains a flexible schedule, including availability for evening, weekend, and summer assignment, as appropriate.


    • Plan for and instruct courses in the area of Industrial Mechanics. Program information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/academics/programs/industrial-mechanical-technician
    • Design and implement relevant and progressive curriculum.
    • Deliver high-quality instruction through the planning and implementation of effective learning strategies and environments.
    • Create performance-based assessments aligned with competencies through formative and summative measures.
    • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
    • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
    • Contribute to tasks which exemplify the mission and vision of the college.
    • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
    • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
    • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
    • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
    • Please view the Instructor Position Description document for additional responsibilities of instructors at CVTC.


    • Bachelor’s degree in an industrial mechanics related area or bachelor's degree in any area, such as Facilities Management, Career and Technical Education, etc., with a technical diploma or associate's degree in Industrial Mechanics.
    • Minimum of 2 years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in a target job for the programs being taught, of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to date of hire. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the instructor has at least 2 years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
    • Experience with a majority of the following required, with emphasis on machine installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair:
      • Process, centrifugal pumps, and piping systems.
      • Mechanical drive line systems and shaft alignment.
      • Electrical and PLC troubleshooting and repair.
      • Installation and maintenance of PLC and motor drives.
      • Hydraulic and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair.
      • Building systems operations and maintenance.
      • Robotics.
      • Connective technologies.
      • Industrial Internet of Things applications.
    • This position includes teaching online and requires expertise in integrating technology.
    • Prior teaching or training experience preferred but not required.
    • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

    In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

    As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Benefits Summary

    • Health and dental insurance for all family members
    • Life and long-term disability insurance
    • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
    • 403(B) tax deferred annuity program
    • 457 deferred compensation plan
    • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
    • Paid holidays, personal, and sick leave


    CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711


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