Missoula, MT, United States
May 26, 2023
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seeks qualified individuals to apply for the
position within the
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program
. The Lead Instructor will work with the Missoula College Director of Trades Education and CDL Program Manager to deliver programming with the goal to prepare students to successfully pass the Montana State Examination for a Type 1 Certification - Class A Commercial License. The instructor will also assist the CDL Program Manager in curriculum development and design, student recruitment, student retention, and student placement. The instructor will be responsible for maintaining the Missoula College CDL program equipment through regular inspections and service maintenance.
The Missoula College CDL Program Lead Instructor may be involved in the recruitment, hiring, management, and supervision of other staff and additional Instructors as they are added to the team.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action
: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.
Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, Letter of Appointment and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package
including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.
Salary for this position is $75,000 per year commensurate with qualifications.
High School Diploma, (or equivalency), and two (2) years of experience working as a Commercial Drivers License Instructor or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possesses a current and ‘in good standing’ Montana Type 1 Certification - Class A Commercial License.
Experience working as a commercial truck driver within the past ten (10) years.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Organizational skills and attention to detail.
Competent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, email, and standard office equipment.
Knowledge of best practices in commercial truck driving instruction.
Knowledge of maintaining tractor rigs and trailers.
Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Knowledge of best practices in instruction/teaching for adult populations.
Ability to multi-task and function in a diverse setting,
Ability to meet new challenges and opportunities
Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends
Missoula College, the two-year unit of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., provides outstanding occupational and technical education covering 40 programs. Areas of study include business, culinary, legal studies, healthcare professions, information technology, industrial and construction technology. An Associate of Arts general education program is also available to students desiring a transfer degree for a baccalaureate degree program. Most programs begin in the fall with some programs offering spring entry. Students completing two and three-semester programs in the career and technical programs earn a Certificate of Applied Science degree, while students completing four-semester programs earn an Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Art, or Associate of Science degree. Workforce education is offered through not-for-credit training or credit training that may result in a badge or micro credentials.
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University of Montana
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City of Missoula
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Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment.
In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.
Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
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E mployment Eligibility.
All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).
Must be eligible to work in the United State upon hire.