Robotics Instructor

Are you an experienced Robotics and Automation Technician looking for a new and exciting challenge? Do you ever ask yourself “I wish I had the opportunity to be a mentor”? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become an Instructor at Universal Technical Institute!

Never taught? No problem! If you have the drive, patience, skills, and passion we’ll train you! You’ve come this far to become an amazing technician…why don’t you take the next step to make that happen for the next generation of technicians? Nothing is more rewarding than seeing the student you taught succeed, knowing you were the one that made it happen!

Position Overview:

As a Robotics and Automation Instructor, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping the minds and skills of our students. Your expertise in electromechanical systems and components will be the guiding light that leads them to a promising career in many different industries. We believe that hands-on learning is the key to success, so get ready to dive into the world of interactive teaching and inspire the next generation to conquer the challenges of modern robotics and automation technology.

What We Offer:

  • $34.00-$37.00 per hour with opportunity for OT
  • Weekends OFF
  • Paid Training
  • FREE Tuition for you AND your Immediate Family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Ins/STD & LTD Ins
  • 401K, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off
  • State of the Art Tools and Equipment

Our instructors work to change the world, one life at a time, by helping students reach their dreams through education. Instructors provide coaching, technical expertise and encouragement while allowing students structured opportunities to develop their own proficiency. One should enjoy making connections and building rapport with others in a fast-paced, collaborative, hands-on environment.

Effective presentation skills are vital in this role, as well as the ability to ensure standards and goals are met in each timeframe. Therefore, planning, and critical thinking skills are both essential for success in this position. The ideal candidate will also act with our students in mind and establish and maintain effective relationships with students to gain their trust and respect.


  • Inspire and Educate: Create an engaging and inclusive learning environment where students can flourish, fostering their passion for robotics and automation while imparting your expert knowledge.
  • Hands-On Training: Lead by example and provide practical demonstrations, ensuring students gain real-world experience in diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing various systems.
  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with our education team to enhance existing courses and develop new ones that align with industry trends and advancements.
  • Mentorship: Guide and mentor students on their individual projects, encouraging them to think critically and find innovative solutions.
  • Safety First: Instill the importance of safety procedures and best practices to ensure a secure working environment for students.


  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Experience: 3-5 years of practical work experience in the field including some combination of the following skills:
  • AC/DC electricity & digital electronics
  • Industrial mechanics – hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical drives
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Industrial networking
  • Manufacturing systems such as 3D Printing, conveyors, and industrial robotics
  • C+ Programming preferred.
  • Autodesk Inventor experience a plus
  • Teaching experience a plus
  • Communication Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to effectively connect with students and fellow staff
  • Patience and Empathy: A patient and empathetic approach to teaching, understanding that every student learns at their own pace

About Us:

It’s all about the reputation. 55+ years of experience, trusted by 35+ industry leading brands, 16 campuses, 5 technical schools. But it’s not all about the numbers. Here at Universal Technical Institute and its family of schools, we care about YOU. We care about making a change in the lives of our employees and our students. We’re on a mission to expand our reach and increase our impact, one life at a time and that starts with yours…Come and be a part of our legacy!

💰$34 - $37/Hourly

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