Adjunct HVAC FCI Instructor


Primary Purpose:

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.