Lecturer - Automotive - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, conducts assigned undergraduate and/or graduate courses and seminars. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study with measurable objectives. Serves on college/school or university committees. Engages in scholarly activities, and/or creative endeavors which contributes to the academic mission of the university. Develops curriculums, independent study activities, and off-campus learning such as practicums and internships. Renders service to the community relevant to the appropriate academic specialty. Participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department and college. Supports the guiding principles of the university embodied in the university’s mission.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelors degree in the subject matter or closely related field, OR an AAS degree in the subject matter or closely related field and 5 years of experience in the automotive field.


Knowledge of ASE approved repair techniques.
Knowledge of Automotive systems.
Advanced knowledge of subject matter and course content of the courses to be taught which may include courses emphasizing both theory and practice.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques in upper and lower division courses.
Knowledge of student management, motivation, evaluation; evaluation of (peer and self) instruction.
Knowledge of program and curriculum development and evaluation.
Knowledge of and expertise in current trends in education, engaged learning and service learning, learning technologies (e.g. digital technologies for classroom management and distance education), public presenting and report and grant writing.


Skill in service management, gas engines, steering and suspension, brakes, transmissions, and electrical systems related to the auto industry.
Skill in hydraulic fluid power systems, diesel engines, and Heavy duty drive train.
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in managing a large group of students, keeping them on task, and critiquing performance levels.
Skill in working effectively with faculty, staff, students, agency administrators, and community practitioners from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.


Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of settings.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving problems.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to interpret the university’s core values (serious, inclusive, engaged) as they apply to student internships
Skill in time management and organizational.
Skill in problem solving.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Auto Technology
  • Lecturer - Automotive
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Automotive Technology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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