Automotive Technology Adjunct Instructor

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville is accepting résumés and applications for a part-time Automotive Technology Adjunct Instructor at the main campus in Hartsville, Tennessee Monday through Friday approximately twenty to thirty hours per week.

Please complete the attached employment application; qualified applicants may submit employment application along with a letter detailing how they meet the requirements for the position and accompanying résumé to:

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville

Attn:  Human Resources

716 McMurry Blvd. East

Hartsville, TN 37074-2028

Or submit via email to

Application deadline is open until filled.

TCAT Hartsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights laws with respect to employment, programs and activities sponsored by the College.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: J. Smallwood, Vice President,, 716 McMurry Blvd E, Hartsville, TN  37074. The TCAT Hartsville policy on nondiscrimination can be found at

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalen..
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years successful related work experience.
  • Must possess the organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective instructor.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills; have the ability to deal pleasantly and tactfully with customers.
  • Must have good organizational and planning skills.
  • Be willing to learn and use individualized instructional techniques.  Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationship with students, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • Must have excellent professional ethics.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-secondary training in Automotive Technology

Current ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician credential


This position is responsible for assisting the lead instructor with the coordination, supervision and evaluation of all phases of the College’s Automotive Technology program.  Physically able to lift, stoop, stand, and walk to demonstrate and perform all work based projects required.  Ability to administer written and performance tests to measure progress, and maintain student records and attendance in a timely manner.  Ability to deal tactfully with students, the public, and co-workers; ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and, ability to plan and direct the work of others.  Assist in the recruitment and placement of students.


  • Engine Repair.
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle.
  • Manual Drive Train & Axles.
  • Suspension & Steering.
  • Brakes.
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems.
  • Heating & Air Conditioning.
  • Engine Performance.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience according to Tennessee Board of Regents guidelines.