Employment Opportunities

Diesel Technology Instructor (#FO180)


At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students.  We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper.

Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of Diesel Technology Instructor which will be assigned to the School of Automotive Technology and Skilled Trades on the Goochland Campus, 1851 Dickinson Road Goochland, VA 23063.   


TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:  Full-time nine-month teaching faculty-ranked appointment.  Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant.  Salary range: $43,776 - $65,000.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  High school diploma or equivalent with an Associate’s degree or equivalent in Diesel Technology.  Five (5) years of current and related occupational experience.  Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or equivalent certificate in Diesel Technology. The selected candidate must be able to pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.


QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in Medium-Heavy Duty Truck or equivalent is preferred. Working knowledge of applied hydraulics and pneumatics; and all systems on medium and heavy duty diesel vehicles and equipment including air brakes, engines, electronic fuel controlled systems, heating, air conditioning, and power train systems. Considerable teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting is preferred. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multi-cultural populations that support diversity, cultural understanding and inclusion.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:  The primary responsibility is teaching. Faculty loads require a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester. Office hours, advising, and collateral duty assignments are required. Teaching assignments may include face-to-face and online classes, and day and evening classes at on-and-off campus locations, to include dual enrollment courses in high school settings. Opportunities for summer teaching will be based on student interest.


APPLICATION PROCESS:   Application reviews are on-going. This position will be filled for the Fall 2021 semester (Start date of August 16, 2021).  To apply for this position, please visit the VCCS Jobs Portal.  For full consideration, the cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, must be received with the online application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.


CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email:

Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population.

Reynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginia’s capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Additional information is available at the College’s Website:

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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veterans status, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. 

Reynolds Community College Office of Human Resources Parham Road Campus Workforce Development and Conference Center, Suite 121  1651 E. Parham Road Richmond, VA 23228 (804) 523-5249