CDL Instructor/Coordinator Position – HigherEdJobs

Salary: Commensurate

Work Location: On-Site

Campus Location: Somerset
Community College

Total Rewards

Somerset Community College offers a competitive benefits package and an
attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental
    coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan:
    a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance

Job Summary

Somerset Community College is accepting applications for a CDL Instructor/Coordinator

Job Duties:
* Provide exemplary instruction on the range and over the road so that the students are
well educated and able to pass their written CDL-A permit test, as well as their pre-trip, skills, and road tests.
* Continually evaluate
student performance and document their progress through attendance forms and checklists. Post grades in PeopleSoft.
* Monitor student
progress, identify any gaps, and provide additional tutoring as needed throughout the entire training session.
* Complete annual program
reviews, annual planning, and budgeting in Compliance Assist.
* Develop adjunct schedules and complete required payroll documents.
Recruit adjunct CDL instructors as needed.
* Emphasize safety concepts, principles, and procedures.
* Develop a strong working
relationship with regional trucking companies to establish a CDL Advisory Committee and conduct annual meetings, or more often if required.
Adjust program curriculum to align with the needs of industry.
* Schedule on-site interviews with regional trucking companies at the end
of each class to assist students in obtaining employment.
* Assist with recruitment of students for each CDL class.
* Track program
expenditures/manage CDL budget.
* Ensure the trucks are safe, clean, and well maintained before each class session.
* Coordinate
repairs with SCC Diesel Department. Obtain approval for repairs from supervisor.
* Purchase supplies, materials, and consumables for each
class. Complete required paperwork and submit to administrative assistant.
* Need strong computing skills, especially in Microsoft
Office, and ability to learn PeopleSoft and other software programs as required.
* Stay current of state and federal rules and
regulations. Attend professional development training as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Associate degree or equivalent experience. Demonstrated competencies in commercial transportation. Must
hold a valid Kentucky Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Must have over-the-road CDL driving experience.


All of the above, plus in-depth knowledge of and superb ability to teach every aspect of truck driving.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience as a classroom, road and range Class A CDL instructor. Prefer a minimum of four (4)
years over-the-road CDL driving experience.


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