A.S.E. Certified Instructor eager to contribute significant Automotive Technology background toward supporting Ivy Tech Community College in achieving goals and objectives.
Possess required industry certifications to teach Automotive Technology classes.
Considerable leadership talents; able to direct full spectrum of Department operations.
Excel in classroom facilitation, student relations, mentoring, and project management.
Outstanding communication, team-building, and presentation/public speaking skills.
Display a collaborative work ethic and a superior level of focus and initiative.
Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend, IN, 2003 to Present
Educate, train, and guide students in learning automotive subjects, techniques and concepts, with an emphasis on maintenance and repairs.
Administer tests, grade assignments and lab work, and consistently enforce safety compliance.
Accurately and objectively evaluate diagnostic skills and aptitude of students, and provide constructive feedback and guidance.
Sears Auto Center, Mishawaka, IN, 2000 to Present
Master Technician / CSM
Spearhead daily operations for automotive sales and repair services with full accountability for quality assurance, customer satisfaction, writing repair orders, purchasing parts, and training and mentoring new hires and technicians.
Miles Truck Services, Elkhart, IN, 2010 to Present
Hill Truck Sales, South Bend, IN, 2006 to 2008
Prepare work orders, place orders for parts, and perform all services sold for Miles Truck Services.
Proficiently service all makes and models of heavy trucks that come in to Hill Truck Sales.
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Professional Experience continued
Basney Imports, South Bend, IN, 2003 to 2004
Gates Chevy World, South Bend, IN, 2002 to 2003
Adeptly serviced Isuzu, Mazda and Chevrolet vehicles, and conducted comprehensive previously-owned vehicle inspections.
Zolman Tire, South Bend, IN, 2000 to 2002
Pep Boys, South Bend, IN, 1997 to 1999
Montgomery Ward Automotive Center, South Bend, IN, 1989 to 1997
Demonstrated exceptional technical acumen and troubleshooting capabilities in facilitating sales of repair services, performing top-quality repairs, generating work orders, and acquiring parts.
Actively participated in training junior-level technicians.
Giant Auto, South Bend, IN
Sears Auto Center, Indianapolis, IN
Guarantee Auto, South Bend, IN
Bachelor's Degree, Business Management (in progress), University of Phoenix
Associates Degree of Applied Science, Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend, IN, 2010
Master Automobile Technician
Automobile Service Consultant
Automobile Parts Specialist
Exhaust System Specialist
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HIRING AGENT NAME
Please accept this letter and accompanying resume in application for a full-time Automotive Technology Department Head or Instructor position with Ivy Tech Community College. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
Currently an Adjunct Instructor with Ivy Tech, I have reliably demonstrated exceptional classroom management skills, I bring to you all of the mandatory certifications to teach automotive courses, and possess a substantial technical background servicing a broad range of vehicles. To complement these qualifications, I offer sharp analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills which are essential as an Instructor.
For the past seven years I have proven to be a self-motivated professional and stellar leader committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through integrity and dedication. I am confident that I am an ideal candidate for either of these opportunities, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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