Texarkana College will resume normal operations and class schedules tomorrow, Thursday, February 2, 2023

Adjunct HVAC FCI Instructor

The optimal HVAC Instructor will be responsible for instructing the HVAC program with our student body.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: classroom and laboratory instruction, examination preparation and grading and preparing students for a rewarding career in HVAC/R for the FCI program. The instructor must be able to pass all background checks and requirements for the Federal Correctional Institution.



  • High School Diploma required, college degree preferred but not required. A minimum of five years’ work experience in a field related to Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC).

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city.
  • Excellent knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software required, including Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population.
  • Possess good organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
  • Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
  • An innovative, problem-solving thinker.
  • Demonstrated potential for leadership.
  • Able to work with various types of audio visual equipment and software.
  • Working knowledge of maintaining student records and dealing with sensitive information.
  • Must be able to background check.


  • Previous teaching or training experience preferred.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Classroom and hands on instruction in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC)
  • Coordinate with other instructors in the department a total training concept including related education courses.
  • Participate in college activities and BOP trainings as required.
  • Perform any duties assigned pertaining to successful operation of program.
  • Work with Continuing Education on student information regarding registration, class rolls, etc.
  • Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations
  • Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
    Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
  • Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
  • Advises students in academic matters.
  • Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
  • Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
  • Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
  • Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
  • Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
  • Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
  • This position is expected to support the mission of Texarkana College by maintaining high educational standards, advising students, facilitating student learning outcomes, and performing other college-related duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Texarkana College Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Teaching assignments may include summer courses, but will include afternoon and/or evening classes.
  • Participation in college and departmental committees, college activities and public relations functions.
  • Developing and maintaining functional interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise 2-5 employees

Salary Range:

Commensurate within the Texarkana College pay scale for position.