The landing School seeks- Marine Systems Instructor

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Marine Systems Instructor

Position:  This is a full-time, permanent position under the direct supervision of the Dean of Education, hired by the President of the School.

Objective:   The Marine Systems program teaches the skills and knowledge necessary to install, maintain and repair today’s increasingly complex boat systems using established industry standards. The curriculum also serves as an effective preparation for those students seeking American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) marine systems certification.

Duties and Responsibilities:   In fulfillment of the objectives, the  Marine Systems Instructor will:

  • Continue to develop and improve the curriculum and all teaching materials
  • Work directly with students, with primary responsibility for lectures, demonstrations, bench work, practice applications, and yacht quality installations and repairs of marine systems in customer boats
  • Assist students in learning individually, in small groups and as a class through clear communication; patient, understanding, approach; thorough and professional knowledge; mature leadership; and positive, honest academic advice
  • Evaluate student learning through questioning, homework, practical and theoretical testing, and certifying exams
  • Share in the administrative tasks of the development and successful operation of the program, as assigned by the Dean of Education
  • Demonstrate, teach, and enforce shop safety requirements and procedures
  • Continue to develop skills and knowledge pertinent to teaching and current marine industry practices
  • Oversee and manage the activities of the Marine Systems Program Assistant
  • Work cooperatively and professionally with the Dean of Education, staff, and students of the School at all times


  • Associates degree or higher
  • Minimum of four years working in industry, in a boatyard setting, involved in all aspects of yacht service and repair
  • Practical experience in the installation and maintenance of complex marine systems including: engines and propulsion, AC and DC marine electrical systems, marine plumbing systems, fiberglass yacht structural repair
  • Previous teaching experience a plus
  • ABYC Certified Technician a strong plus

Contact:,  207-985-7976,

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