Noncredit Instructor/Trainer for Customized Aviation Maintenance Technology Course

Cape Cod Community College   West Barnstable, MA   Full-time     Education
Posted on February 7, 2024
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Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

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Job Description:


Our instructors/trainers are experienced educators with in-depth knowledge in their subject matter field, deeply committed to providing exceptional student support and exhibiting strong organizational and communication skills. CCAPE's clients/students trust our instructors/trainers with sensitive information, and our instructors/trainers have the highest level of integrity in all interactions, including respecting client organizational cultures and climates. Our training programs and course opportunities are contract-based and/or subject to enrollment.

This instructor position will lead and teach a customized Aviation Maintenance Technology Program for the Center for Corporate and Professional Education (CCAPE) at Cape Cod Community College's employer client to complete their Airframe and Powerplant certification. This position requires developing a customized curriculum and providing classroom and laboratory instruction. The course is a total of 88 instruction hours and will consist of 22 4-hour sessions (3 sessions per week, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., and 8am-12pm on Saturday). Expected course start date is mid to end of February 2024. Expected course end date is April 2024.

  1. Classroom and practical instruction of FAA Part 147 aviation courses.
  2. Participate in the Department's assessment, development, and implementation of lecture and laboratory curriculum, courses, and programs.
  3. Maintain own professional certifications and remain current in aviation maintenance practices and standards.
  4. Maintain and submit attendance, grades, student evaluation, and all other required documentation and reports per established procedures.
  5. Complete performance-based teacher education modules as assigned.
  6. Ensure that all programmatic standards are met.


  1. Current FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certification.
  2. Three years of relevant work experience in an aviation maintenance capacity.
  3. Demonstrated presentation skills in the classroom including integration of computer-based aviation software program(s).
  4. Commitment to the community college philosophy.
  5. Demonstrated evidence of keeping current in the fields of aviation and teaching.
  6. Ability to relate pedagogically to the needs and interests of students.
  7. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
  8. Potential to make significant contributions to curriculum and project development.
  9. Ability to meet the challenges of a broad curriculum and a student body with diverse abilities, interests, and backgrounds.
  10. Ability to work flexible hours and manage multiple and competing priorities.
  11. Knowledge of pedagogical practice and theory.
  12. Knowledge of the mission of postsecondary technical education.
  13. Ability to work and communicate cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff.
  14. Effective oral and written communication skills, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  1. Associate degree or higher in aviation or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
  2. Skilled user of PowerPoint, MSWord, and Excel.
  3. Ability to utilize media equipment.
  4. Ability to read/interpret blueprints and wiring diagrams.
  5. Ability to maintain control in a classroom environment and diffuse difficult situations when necessary.
  6. Strong verbal, written, and teaching skills.
  7. Experience with the integration of aviation technology and alternative delivery systems of instruction in the teaching-learning process.
  8. Experience, an appreciation for, and commitment to working in a global, multicultural academic setting.
  9. Valid ID including US Passport and Valid Driver's License.
  10. US Military Base Access / security clearance.
Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION: $75/hour for instruction dependent upon qualifications, teaching experience and field experience. An additional (one-time) $1,200 stipend is available for curriculum development and student support. Part-time, up to 18 hours per week, non-benefited, Non-Unit position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

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This appointment is subject to the FY2024 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College cannot consider applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States without assistance from the employer.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents: a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume(failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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