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Commercial Truck Driving Department Head/Instructor

Company: State of Georgia
Location: Guyton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Savannah Technical College is seeking a full-time Commercial Truck Driving program Department Head/Instructor. The individual will report to the Dean of Industrial Technology and will be based at the Effingham and/or Liberty Campuses, but will also be required to travel to other Savannah Technical College locations. The Department Head/Instructor is responsible for teaching students in classroom, driving range and over-the-road environments. May be required to participate in College committees and meetings, and perform other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities (this list is not intended to be exhaustive)

* Instructing students, developing program syllabi, goals and objectives;
* Evaluating students' progress in attaining goals and objectives and advising students;
* Directs Third-Party Testing activities.
* Manages and recruits CDL faculty.
* Requesting and maintaining supplies and equipment;
* Maintaining program certification requirements, as appropriate;
* Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports;
* Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences;
* Ensuring safety and security requirements are met in the classroom and lab environment;

Duties include a flexible schedule of lecture, student advisement and registration. Must be willing to work split teaching shifts that might require split teaching days between campus locations.

Minimum Qualifications

* Current Commercial Driver's License required.
* Must have five (5) years of Commercial Truck Driving experience within the past seven (7) years.
* Must have a clean MVR report.
* Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills along with computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications

* Associate's Degree preferred.
* Industry training and/or supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
* Third-Party Testing experience preferred.
* Teaching experience at a postsecondary institution is a plus.

Physical Demands

Teaching responsibilities are typically performed in a classroom/lab (tractor trailer) environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for three (3) - four (4) continuous hours at a time. The employee frequently lifts light to medium weight objects up to 50LBS. The work is performed in campus buildings and outdoors where the employee is occasionally exposed to cold or inclement weather. The exposure to dirt, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, chemicals, and fumes is possible in the laboratory environment. The ability to distinguish colors is required for purposes of electrical wiring.

This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment.


Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

Application Deadline

Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check. Applicants must submit an electronic application through Team Georgia Careers, and attach cover letter and resume (incomplete submissions will not be considered). Please include your annual salary for each position held.


Note: No phone inquiries please. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Savannah Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Invitation to Self-Identify For compliance activities, contact Connie Clark, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Room A110 or (912) 443-3388, Send written correspondence to Savannah Technical College, Attn: Connie Clark, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405. STC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Candidates may be required to submit a valid Driver's License, proof of insurability, and/or a driver's history report for positions involving state travel.

Minimum qualifications for this position will be determined by the teaching discipline and compliance with appropriate accrediting bodies. Faculty must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the course assigned

Additional Information

* Agency Logo: Requisition ID: EDU05YL
* Number of Openings: 1
* Shift: Day Job

Keywords: State of Georgia, Savannah , Commercial Truck Driving Department Head/Instructor, Education / Teaching , Guyton, Georgia

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