Gunsmithing Instructor (12-month, FT) - Pending Board Approval

Gunsmithing Instructor (12-month, FT) - Pending Board Approval


Montgomery Community College
1011 Page Street
Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-6222

Job Location

1011 Page Street Troy, NC 27371


Dependent upon experience


Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 31, 2022
Closes: Monday, November 28, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Gunsmithing

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • A.A.S. in Gunsmithing or equivalent and 5 years of Gunsmithing experience. 
  • Applicants who can complete an A.A.S degree within two years of hiring may be considered. 
  • Must demonstrate a broad knowledge of machining, stock work, and firearms design/function theory as well as strong communications skills. 
  • Computer skills and welding experience a plus.
  • Must be able to pass background checks demonstrating legal authorization to possess a firearm.  
  • May be required to lift and move heavy objects up to approximately 75 pounds as well as stand for long periods of time. 

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Position Description: 

The GunSmithing Instructor will provide classroom and lab instruction for various subjects related to Gunsmithing.  Course content will introduce the basic skills needed to refurbish metal, wood, composites, and laminates as applicable to firearms, to diagnose malfunctions for repair, and to accomplish more complex custom gunsmithing tasks such as restoration of firearms, stock making, barrel work, and repair and custom work.  In conjunction with the direct supervisor, evaluate and improve program quality; stay abreast of applicable regulations applied to the industry; and complete all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner. . This position is a 12 month position and will include day, night, and weekend shifts. 

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Provides instruction to introduce students to the Gunsmithing industry.
  • Develop course syllabi, outlines, and lesson plans for curriculum courses assigned.
  • Review and select appropriate textbooks and instructional materials
    and media for the classes to be taught.
  • Develops lectures, classroom activities, and hands-on exercises for
    students to participate and learn.
  • Monitors and records student progress in courses.
  • Administers tests or other evaluation methods to students.
  • Keeps records of student attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of GunSmithing.

Equal Opportunity 

Montgomery Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  

Job Post Contact

Amy Goodwin

Director of Human Resources

Montgomery Community College

1011 Page Street

Troy, NC 27371

Phone:  910-898-9634