Instructor, Automotive Collision & Repair | Aims Community College Windsor CO

$40k-$50k | Auto Body Shop Manager Jobs | Collision Repair Jobs | Automotive Instructor | Aims Community College Windsor CO 80550

Aims Community College
1120 Southgate Drive
Windsor, CO 80550

All applicants must apply at–Automotive-Collision-and-Repair_R98

Instructions for all Applicants:

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.

  • Clearly document job duties performed that relate to responsibilities, qualifications, and essential job duties in the “Work Experience” section on the application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week or credit hours worked per term for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment (full time is 40 or more hours per week).

Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the bottom of the Job Description. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the “My Experience” section.  If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.

Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require a MVR, and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

Job Description:

The faculty member will conduct his/her assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purposes of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog.

The primary purpose of the faculty member is to teach. The faculty member is also responsible for scholarly and creative activities (professional development) and service to the college.

  1. Teach classes on a morning, afternoon, evening, or weekend schedule as assigned.
    2. In addition to participating in institutional/department recruiting and retention activities, duties will also include advising new and returning students through the occupational Certificate and AAS degree programs.
    3. Develop and/or modify curriculum as necessary to meet the changing technology of the automotive collision repair field.
    4. Assist the program director in the daily operational tasks, including repair and maintenance of program equipment, inventory, and facilities.
    5. Participate in department, program, division, and college meetings, activities, and comply with all Aims Community College and NATEF and I-CAR policies and procedures.
    6. Involvement by attending classes, seminars, and workshops to stay current in the professional areas of teaching and technical automotive collision repair is a required activity. Must acquire and track 40 hours of yearly technically specific professional development and training.
    7. Position will require extensive tasks in regard to meeting area shop owners, shop maintenance, and scheduling as required.
    8. Career Academy/SkillsUSA and like program coordination, participation, and involvement is also part of the job duties.
    9. Student and prospective student interaction and participation in program related activities including recruiting, tours, SkillsUSA, Automotive Student clubs, and other activities including the Annual Aims Automotive Car Show are a requirement.
    10. Assisting in the Collision Department evaluation and selection of textbooks, other resources and materials is necessary.
    11. Moving, staging, set up, testing, teardown, inventory, and disposition of vehicles, equipment, materials, and supplies is a required activity.
    12. Responsible for maintaining instructional materials, and student records such as syllabus, tests and grades. Implementation of the Aims Community College’s mission statement and goals while completing the department, program, and division goals/directives as assigned is expected.
    13. Retrieval, maintenance, Repair, and Disposal of Aims Automotive Instructional Fleet Vehicles is a required role of this position. This includes the repair of all student instructional lab projects to pre-instructional condition or proper operating condition.
    14. Follow all Program Rules, Regulations, and Standard Operating Practices including Shop Controls, Tool Programs, and other Program Requirements.

Minimum Qualifications :

  1. Associate’s Degree in Automotive Collision Technology or Equivalent, or the ability to attain same within two and one half years of attaining employment, and certified in the areas of automotive collision repair as determined by I-CAR and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (or successfully complete the tests on the next regularly scheduled test date) for ASE Certification in Refinishing, Structural, and Non-Structural as well as all NATEF Standards for current Collision Program Certification.
    2. Must document at least three years of hands-on experience as an automotive collision technician and qualify for a full-time, post secondary Colorado Vocational Instructors’ Teaching Credential in automotive collision.
    3. This position requires a commitment to a high standard of work performance, craftsmanship and continuous improvement of self and the program.
    4. Must have the knowledge of and experience with personal computers using systems relating to auto collision repair and automotive collision instruction.
    5. Microsoft Office Products experience.
    6. Must be able to build test banks and operate and maintain automotive collision industry equipment.
    7. Requires the ability to work with more than one student(s) simultaneously during a stacked class block schedule.
    8. Self-directed characteristic is required as is teamwork.
    9. Valid Colorado Driver’s License and insurability is required.
    10. All inquiries concerning this credentialing should be direct to the Aims Community College representative.

Preferred Qualifications :

  1. Prior automotive teaching experience in an accredited secondary or post secondary institution within the past 3 years.
    2. Automotive collision repair experience with an established repair facility or business of at least 3years.
    3. Experience in College/High School recruitment a plus. Extensive software knowledge of Alldata, Mitchell on Demand, Shark Measuring System, and E-Data.
    4. Experience in auto shop management, and administrative activities related to budgeting, accounting, procurement and personnel management.
    4. Waterborne Paint System Certification.
    5. I-CAR Certifications
    6. Collision Estimating Experience
    7. D2L Educational Platform Experience.
    8. I-CAR Instructor Training Experience .

Upload these required additional documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Diversity statement
  • Teaching Philosophy

Please Note: All required documents can be uploaded in the “my experience” section of the application under Required Documents. ​​

Minimum Payment Amount: $47,736.00

Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.

Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:

  • Benefits are effective immediately
  • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
  • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee’s spouse and/or family
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
  • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
  • Summer schedule: 4 day work week – Fridays Off
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums
  • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
  • Tuition waiver for dependents
  • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits)
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Free parking on all campuses

Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.

  • Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Aims Discount program
  • Free parking on all campuses
  • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits)
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available


If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.

Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

Please be prepared to submit the following, if required:

  • Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements
    • Resume
    • Diversity Statement; see below
    • Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only)
    • Copy of Transcripts for all positions. Official transcripts will be required if hired for all Full Time positions

Diversity Statement Instructions

Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.

  • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.
  • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.
  • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.

Faculty:  Must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or Association of International Credential Evaluators ( lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.

If you are a current Aims Community College Faculty and have transcripts on file, then a new official copy is not required.

Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran’s status.  All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.


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  • Company
    Aims Community College
  • Location
    Windsor, Colorado
  • Posted
    2 months ago
  • Category
    Body Shop
  • Region
    Mountain / Southwest
  • Income Range