Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Asheville, North Carolina
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Monday, June 25, 2018
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
1. AAS Degree in Welding;
2. Four years related work experience in the field;
3. Post-secondary teaching experience;
4. Supervisory experience;
5. Ability to obtain AWS CWI/CWE certification within nine months of hire date.
1. Bachelor’s Degree;
2. Three years of pipe welding experience;
3. Two years of community college administrative experience;
4. Two years of community college teaching experience;
5. Experience with Moodle or another learning management system;
6. Current AWS CWI/CWE certification;
7. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.
Job Description Summary
The Department Chair has the responsibility for successfully giving direction to the academic curriculum of the Welding Technology Department, which includes personnel, academic offerings, scheduling, and budget. The Chair is also responsible for program marketing and student recruitment, selection of textbooks, assessment, and required program reporting.
1. Maintains knowledge of compliance with both Regional (SACSCOC) and North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) requirements concerning curriculum standards and course development;
2. Helps to ensure that all reporting to internal and external agencies is timely and accurate including clear communication with all the stakeholders;
3. Participates in the recruitment and hiring of departmental employees following the guidelines set by Human Resources;
4. Provides an orientation to the College for new employees and encourages ongoing professional development for all departmental employees;
5. Maintains knowledge of College policies, procedures, and practices and communicates this information to full-time and adjunct faculty. Adheres to policies, procedures, values/ethics, expectations, and practices of the College Department and discipline and insures that policies are supported and carried out;
6. Oversees all the departmental schedules, assignments, and provides feedback on performance;
7. Reviews all facets of departmental courses with faculty including the advancement of technology;
8. Supervises the budgeting process;
9. Instructs an appropriate course load, serves on campus committees, and advises an appropriate number of students, as determined by the Dean of Academic Success and Public Service and the Vice President of Instruction;
10. Positively contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College Statement;
11. Works with area employers and industry;
12. Co-ordinates use of facilities, equipment, and materials with Continuing Education;
13. Other duties as assigned by the Dean.