Associate Instructor of Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics, Full Time

Title: Associate Instructor of Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics, Full Time

Employee Classification: Faculty

Institution: TCAT-Knoxville

Department: Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics

Campus Location: TCAT Knoxville - Instructional Service Center at Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center

Job Summary

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for the position of a day, full time Associate Instructor of Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics to be located at TCAT Knoxville Ruth and Steve West Workforce Development Center in Blount County. This position and will work 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm with a thirty-minute lunch. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is a post-secondary technical college accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide quality instruction for student learning and to maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom.

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

  • Graduate from an Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics diploma program, or have an Associate’s degree in an industrial maintenance or mechatronics related field
  • • Minimum of two years’ work experience in related field

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Teaching experience
  • • Experience in higher education


Instruction: Facilitate the classroom instructional process: evaluate and monitor student progress; assign grades; provide academic assistance to students; maintain attendance and grade records; counsel and advise students on career goals; work to retain students; maintain required classroom and office hours. - (Essential)
Course and Curriculum Development: Select texts, equipment, supplies, and other learning resources; participate in the purchase of needed program supplies and equipment; develop instructional materials; create and revise courses and/or curricula as needed; maintain updated course syllabi; - (Essential)
Professional Growth: Remain current within instructional field and technologies; acquire, maintain, and apply knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials; attend scheduled college and division professional development and in-service activities; support related professional organizations; participate in the annual faculty evaluation process. - (Essential)
Service to Students: Comply with FERPA laws; participate in advising, recruitment, admissions, and orientation of potential students; assist students with job placement upon graduation; support student activities including SkillsUSA and NTHS. - (Essential)
Service to the College and Community: Assist in the recruitment and selection of college personnel as assigned; participate in accreditation, assessment, and performance funding processes; support and participate in the College’s decision-making processes; provide input and assistance with budgets; attend convocation and commencement exercises and participate in mandatory college programs; develop and maintain positive and cooperative relationships with colleagues; maintain an active program advisory committee; complete the annual Council on Occupational Education (COE) report for the program. - (Essential)
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or administration, on and off campus - (Essential)


Preferred Qualifications

• Teaching experience
• Experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must have ability to utilize Microsoft Office programs
• Must have the ability to multitask with good organization and planning skills
• Passionate belief in the power of education along with the desire to help students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals

APPLICATION SUBMISSION & REVIEW: To be considered for a position at TCAT Knoxville, you must create and submit an on-line application at Associate Instructor of Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics, Full Time - Friendsville, Tennessee, United States ( that includes uploads of your required documents. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the complete Begin and end dates under your employment history. Scan and attach required documents to the online application in Word or PDF format. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Educational Transcripts/Certifications

Applications accepted until 03/01/2023.

EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS: Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.