FT Tenure Track Automotive Technology Faculty at SUNY Onondaga Community College

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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY is currently recruiting for a FT Tenure Track Automotive Technology Faculty


The School of Applied Engineering Technology is pleased to invite applications for a full-time tenure track faculty appointment in the Automotive Technology discipline.  Major responsibilities of this position include college-level teaching of automotive technology in lecture and laboratory courses in such content areas as automotive fundamentals, breaking systems, electricity and electronics, engine systems, fuel and ignition systems, transmissions, drivelines and geartrains, suspension and steering systems, and automotive service management.  See programs:  Automotive Technology A.A.S. | Onondaga Community College (sunyocc.edu)


  • Be responsive to student questions and available for student support;
  • Use appropriate technology to enhance learning;
  • Assess learning outcomes and adapt curriculum to meet learning objectives;
  • Demonstrate insight and encouragement in working with diverse student populations, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education;
  • Provide appropriate academic advising to students to support timely degree completion;
  • Be innovative in the presentation of lectures and hands-on learning activities that achieve learning outcomes;
  • Provide timely feedback on students' assignments and exams throughout each semester; and,
  • Be accountable to meet the needs of the Department and the College, including timely submission of grades and other required materials.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.


Minimum qualifications for appointment at Rank of Assistant Professor:

Master's degree in Automotive Technology (or a closely-related field*), with at least 3 years of related experience; OR

Bachelor's degree in Automotive Technology (or closely-related field*) with industry-recognized certifications, with at least 3 years of related experience;


Associate Degree in Automotive Technology and industry-recognized certifications, with at least 10 years of industry-related experience;


Automotive industry experience, industry-recognized training, and industry-recognized certifications, with at least 20 years of industry-related experience.

*Related Fields include Automotive, Commercial/Heavy Equipment, Electrical, Mechanical, System Engineering, Technology Education (CTE, Vocational, etc)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in teaching college level courses.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated connections with local industry.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English.  English and another language also will be considered.

Additional Information:

The 2023-2024 starting salary for the rank of Assistant Professor is $56,250 based on a 15-credit teaching load per fall and spring semester. Additional compensation available for teaching additional courses.  Salaries for 2024-2025 are not yet available.


Onondaga Community College offers a competitive benefits package including health and dental (including domestic partners) and the NYS Retirement system.   For those whose federal loans qualify, as a Public Employer, Onondaga does participate in the Federal Loan Forgiveness Program. 


Please contact hr@sunyocc.edu if you have questions.


Application Instructions:

In the application, submit resume, cover letter, and copies of industry certifications per the following link:



.  Unofficial transcripts from highest degree earned must be provided with application.  Official transcripts are required at time of hire.

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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY, is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and one of 30 locally sponsored community colleges throughout New York State. Onondaga County is our sponsor. We offer two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses or for direct entry to the workforce. We also offer certificate programs that can generally be completed in one year. Onondaga is a diverse educational learning community. We are committed to creating and maintaining an atmosphere where individuality is not only recognized - but encouraged - to contribute to the fabric of the campus environment. We continue to serve the educational and economic development needs of the region and proudly boast more than 40,000 alumni.


Onondaga Community College does not discriminate against any persons of groups based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, military status (including US Veteran status), domestic violence victim status, prior criminal conviction, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Onondaga Community College complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws.


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