HVAC & Refrigeration

Cleveland State Community College   Cleveland, TN   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 2, 2022
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The College: Cleveland State Community College is a fully-accredited public comprehensive community college committed to quality education and open access. The college operates within the governance of the Tennessee Board of Regents and approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

CSCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Its mission focuses upon responsive delivery of the highest quality education and training at the lowest possible cost in support of workforce development, liberal arts transfer and cultural enrichment for the people of Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe and Polk Counties. 

The college enrolls more than 3,000 credit students and 1,500 non-credit students in a typical fall semester. The credit student population is split about evenly in the choice of transfer or career-technical programs. The average age of all students is 28 years. All persons are welcome at Cleveland State, and the student population is nonracially identifiable.

There are over 200 employees at the college, including more than 75 full-time faculty members. Ninety-one percent of the faculty hold master's or doctor's degrees.

Situated in the scenic corridor of hills and valleys of southeast Tennessee, Cleveland State presents an attractive atmosphere in which to enjoy varied facets of an educational experience. The community offers an abundance of service facilities and recreational opportunities. The college is located between Exits 25 and 27 on Interstate 75, thirty miles northeast of Chattanooga.

The 105-acre campus has 11 major buildings housing modern classrooms, laboratories and student activity centers. Additional features include an excellent library, a multimedia production studio, dynamic classrooms, computer laboratories, a 400-seat theatre, a 3,000-seat gymnasium, athletic fields, a small business development center, a workforce readiness center, and a full-service student center with cafeteria, bookstore and student lounge areas. In addition, the college recently opened the new state-of-the-art Health and Science Center, the first new academic building for the college in over 46 years.

The college also maintains off-site locations to serve students in the northern service area. The college offers a wide selection of credit and non-credit courses at the new McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens and at the Monroe County Center in Vonore. In addition, many college support services are available at these sites, as well.

For more information on Cleveland State Community College, visit the website at www.clevelandstatecc.edu.

At Cleveland State our mission is to build strong minds, careers and communities through exceptional teaching and learning, workforce development and service. We wish to hire faculty with similar values who can help us accomplish those goals.



is accepting applications for the following position:


HVAC & Refrigeration Faculty (GIVE Grant)


 TERM Grant Funded (9 month)


Position Summary: Instructors provide quality instruction for student learning and maintain a positive learning environment in the class. The major emphasis for faculty is on teaching and evaluating students in the course. Classes are taught in a variety of formats and at several different locations, as well as online. Faculty also communicate with students between classes and are responsible for several administrative duties such as reporting on academic activity and submitting final grades.


Essential Job Functions: 


*Design, development, and delivery of undergraduate classes as required by Cleveland State Community College and the College System of Tennessee.
*Identify, develop and apply dynamic instructional materials and methods.
*Maintain competencies and knowledge in instructional field and teaching methodology.
*Devote a minimum of 37.5 hours per week to the institution, maintain required office hours
*Secure approval for other employment or commitments which might affect assigned responsibilities.
*Be accessible to students for advisement, academic help, and assistance depending on the
  instructional format.
*Instruct classes as assigned (distance learning, main and/or satellite campus) in 5-county service area.
*Participate in department, division, committee, and faculty meetings, and accreditation activities as
*Maintain and safeguard all necessary records and report grades as prescribed.
*Comply with Cleveland State Community College and the College System of Tennessee Policies and Procedures.
*Participate in periodic evaluations.
*Support and participate in the recruitment and retention efforts of the college. (Where possible, emphasis should be given to supporting the “5 R’s” – Recruitment, Retention, Revenue, Reputation and Reinforcing Mission.)
*Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements of the Position: 


*Bachelor’s degree or higher in the qualifying field or Associate’s degree in the qualifying field and demonstrated competencies such as:
   -Documentation of professional certification (national, regional or state)
   -Documentation of professional employment in related field
   -Documentation of teaching excellence in related fields. 
*Areas of teaching emphasis include Air-conditioning and Refrigeration in relation to the basic vapor-compression refrigeration cycle, industrial safety, AC and DC circuits, electrical/mechanical print reading, technical calculations, electrical motor controls.
*Grant activities require high school recruitment and possible classroom instruction, which would require mandatory TBI and FBI background checks.

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2022


The required online application can be found at: 



Human Resources Office
Cleveland State Community College
Telephone:  423-478-6203;
Fax:  423-478-6257
email:   mdarnell01@clevelandstatecc.edu
Website:   www.clevelandstatecc.edu


To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a completed application
packet including a letter of intent addressing the above criteria and a
statement (not to exceed 300 words) describing the role of community colleges
in higher education, an application form, current resume, three letters of
recommendation, and official transcripts of all degrees.


Cleveland State Community College does not
discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected
veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect
to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Cleveland State
Community College. Cleveland State Community College's policy on
nondiscrimination can be found at: http://www2.clevelandstatecc.edu/about/policy-manual/policy-7-01-00-00