Chair, Welding Technology

Chair, Welding Technology


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina


$52,212 - $55,776



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 11, 2018
Closes: Monday, June 25, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, July 16, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Engineering and Applied Technology

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Position Description

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.

Job Post Contact

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HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114