Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Adjunct/Substitute Instructor, Part Time


Title: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Adjunct/Substitute Instructor, Part Time

Employee Classification: Faculty

Institution: TCAT-Knoxville

Department: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Campus Location: TCAT Knoxville

Job Summary

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for a Part Time Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Adjunct Instructor. This adjunct would be available to work as needed from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm with a 30-minute lunch.

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GE, graduate of post-secondary technical school in related field with three years current work experience in all phases of industrial, residential, and commercial HVAC/R systems to include installation and service; EPA Universal Certification required, NATE Certification a plus; possess organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective instructor; willingness to continue education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience preferred


  • Candidate is responsible for teaching all phases of the program to include theory and practical instruction of the curriculum.
  • Must monitor and evaluate student progress; accurately maintain program and student records.
  • Must maintain an active advisory committee and communicate with business and industry on a regular basis.
  • Other duties include curriculum development and updates, student record keeping, student recruitment, placement and follow-up.
  • Continue personal training and professional development to stay abreast of changes in the industry. - (Essential)


  • High level skills in oral and written communications; interpersonal skills consistent with interfacing with a diverse students, peers, administration, and business and industry leaders in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships; computer skills with Microsoft products.