Building Construction Technology Instructor – Dickson Campus

The Building Construction Technology Associate Instructor is responsible for providing individualized instruction to high school and adult students to prepare them for work in the building construction industry. This position provides theory and hands-on skills instruction to students in areas including, but not limited to: carpentry, plumbing, electricity, brick/block laying, construction math, worker characteristics and safety. The Associate Instructor must monitor, grade and evaluate individual students’ progress, maintain student records in the college’s student records management software, maintain appropriate documentation, submit timely reports and assist in recruitment of new students and placement of graduates. The Associate Instructor must also maintain good public relations with business and industry, maintain an active advisory committee and cooperate with outside agencies. This position will also supervise and follow-up on students participating in cooperative education. Some travel may be required. This full-time position reports to the Vice President. Scheduled hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Application Deadline


Required Qualifications

  • Technical diploma in a related field or equivalent higher education training; Associate Degree preferred
  • Three years of full-time hands-on experience in the building construction field within the last five years
  • Must possess a high degree of knowledge in carpentry, plumbing, electrical and masonry
  • Strong hands-on background in field of instruction
  • Must possess all required licensures, certifications and/or accreditations for the field or the ability to become certified within twelve (12) calendar months
  • Must possess computer skills
  • Prior teaching or evidence of ability to teach students is a plus


Complete application and submit resume at: Review of résumés with completed employment application will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applications accepted until January 18, 2020.


  • Must possess the organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher
  • Must show evidence of good character and mature attitude
  • Must be willing to remain current in the instructional field
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with students, faculty, staff, the general public and business/industry representatives

Salary Range

Commensurate with Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Dickson guidelines.