Instructor - Computer Integrated Machining (9 Months)

Instructor - Computer Integrated Machining (9 Months)


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Closes: Sunday, October 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair of CIM and Welding Technology.

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree with course work emphasis in industrial technologies; supplemented by minimum three (3) to five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes machining or industrial maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Preferred Qualifications

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to synthesize, hypothesize, and/or theorize concerning data and/or information involving modification of existing policies, strategies and/or methods to meet unique or unusual conditions. Requires the ability to do so within the context of existing organizational theories and management principles.  


Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a supervisory/managerial capacity for a group of workers.  Includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels. 


Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to overhaul, restore, renovate, construct, and/or rebuild equipment, machinery, or objects, requiring adherence to prescribed standards and specifications.


Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize synthesis data and information, as well as reference, descriptive, design, advisory, and consulting data and information as applicable.


Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to apply advanced algebraic and/or calculus concepts, to include integration of related functions; ability to perform and interpret statistical calculations which include frequency distributions, reliability and validity of tests, correlation techniques, and factor analysis.


Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or synthesis functions. Ability to deal with several concrete and abstract variables, and to analyze major problems that require complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units.


Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.


Physical Ability: Tasks involve regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).


Dexterity: Requires the ability to perform skilled coordinated movements.


Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors; to perceive and discriminate sounds; to perceive and discriminate depths;  to perceive and discriminate textures; and to have visual perception and discrimination and oral communications ability.


Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to heat, toxic agents/chemicals, noise, smoke, dusts, machinery, and electrical currents.


Knowledge of Work: Has thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of Pitt Community College as such pertains to the performance of the essential duties of Computer Integrated Machining Instructor position. Development of course outlines, teaching plans, and course descriptions; maintaining current course outlines, instructional aids, and course information; set-up, programming, and maintenance of departmental equipment; participating in the marketing of the Industrial Technology Department programs locally and globally; participating in the professional organizations representative of the profession; participating in professional development activities, assisting in the continuing evaluation of the curriculum; attending all departmental faculty and advisory committee meetings. Dedication to student involvement including: student recruiting, advising, registration, and the placement of students in the profession. Has thorough knowledge of terminology and related professional languages used within the department as such pertains to work responsibilities.  Responsibilities also include successfully completing other duties not outlined above as assigned by Department Chairperson.


Quality of Work: Maintains high standards of accuracy in performing duties and responsibilities. Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility. Maintains quality communication and interaction with intra- and interdepartmental personnel, and any external entities with whom position interacts.


Quantity of Work: Performs described Essential Functions and related assignments efficiently and effectively in a manner to produce a quantity of work which consistently meets established standards and expectations.


Dependability: Assumes responsibility for completion of assigned functions. Completes assigned work within established deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards, and prescribed procedures. Maintains accountability for assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas.


Attendance: Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness. Provides sufficient notice to upper management with respect to vacation time and leave requests.


Initiative and Enthusiasm: Exhibits an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountabilities. Strives to anticipate work to be accomplished, and initiates appropriate and acceptable action for the completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction.


Judgment: Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Identifies issues or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives. Identifies or assists in identification of alternative solutions to issues or situations. Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures and with a minimum of errors. Seeks expert or experienced advisement where appropriate, and researches issues, situations, and alternatives prior to exercising judgment.


Cooperation:  Accepts supervisory and managerial instruction and direction, and strives to meet the goals and objectives of same. Questions such instruction and direction when clarification of results or consequences is justified, i.e., poor communications, variance with established policies and procedures, etc.. Offers suggestions and recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation both intra- and inter-departmentally.


Relationships with Others: Shares knowledge with managers, supervisors and co-workers for mutual benefit. Contributes to maintaining high morale among all employees. Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships both intra- and inter-departmentally, and with external entities with whom position interacts. Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions, and complaints in order to establish and maintain good will. Emphasizes the importance of maintaining a positive image.


Coordination of Work: Plans and organizes daily work routine. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology. Avoids duplication of effort. Estimates expected time of completion for work elements, and establishes a personal schedule accordingly. Attends required meetings, planning sessions and discussions on time. Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules.


Safety and Housekeeping: Adheres to all established safety and housekeeping standards, to include regulatory entities. Ensures such standards are not violated.


Planning: Plans, coordinates and utilizes information effectively in a manner to improve activities and production. Knows and understands expectations regarding such activities and works to ensure such expectations are met. Develops and formulates ways, means, and timing to achieve established goals and objectives. Effectively and efficiently organizes, arranges, and allocates manpower, financial and other designated resources to achieve such goals and objectives.


Organizing: Efficiently organizes own work and that of subordinates as well. Ensures personnel under charge understand what results are expected of them, and that each is regularly and appropriately informed of all matters either affecting or of concern to them.


Staffing: Works with upper management, where appropriate, to select and recommend employment of qualified personnel. Personally directs the development and training of personnel under charge, ensuring their proper induction, orientation, and training.


Leading: Provides a work environment which encourages clear and open communications. Has a clear and comprehensive understanding of the principles of effective leadership, as well as the application of such principles to functions under charge. Provides adequate feedback to personnel under charge concerning their performance in terms of excellent, satisfactory, or lacking. Commends and rewards personnel under charge for outstanding performance, and takes timely and appropriate disciplinary action as necessary. Exercises enthusiasm in influencing and guiding others toward achievement of established goals and objectives.


Controlling: Establishes and maintains a work environment which is orderly and controlled. Coordinates, audits, and controls manpower and financial resources efficiently and effectively. Coordinates, audits, and controls the utilization of materials and equipment efficiently and effectively. Has a clear and comprehensive understanding of established standards, methods, and procedures.


Delegating: Assigns duties and responsibilities as necessary and/or appropriate to meet goals, enhance abilities of personnel under charge, build their confidence, and assist them in personal growth. Establishes and maintains confidence in personnel under charge to meet new or additional expectations.


Decision Making: Exercises discretion and judgment in developing and implementing courses of action affecting functions under charge. Recognizes when a particular policy, procedure or strategy does not foster the desired result. Moves decisively and explicitly to develop and implement alternatives.


Creativity:  Regularly seeks new and improved methodologies, policies and procedures for enhancing the effectiveness of functions under charge. Employs imagination and creativity in the application of duties and responsibilities. Is not adverse to change that supports achievement of goals and objectives.


Human Relations: Strives to develop and maintain excellent rapport with personnel under charge. Listens to and considers their suggestions and complaints, and responds appropriately. Establishes a work environment to promote and maintain mutual respect.


Policy Implementation: Has a clear and comprehensive understanding of policies regarding functions under charge and the function of the organization. Adheres to all policies in the discharge of duties and responsibilities, and ensures the same for personnel under charge.


Policy Formulation: Maintains current knowledge of changes in operating philosophies and policies, and routinely reviews such policies to ensure any changes in philosophy or practice are appropriately incorporated into functions under charge. Recognizes and understands the relationship between operating policies and practices and morale and performance. Strives to ensure established policies enhance same.


Position Description

Under general direction, Instructor in the Computer-Integrated Machining program will be teaching assigned courses in Computer-Integrated Machining as well as other industrial technology courses required for AAS degree programs in the department; teaching both on-site and distance education courses; developing, planning, and implementing assigned courses in the Computer Integrated Machining curriculum. This position reports to the Department Chair of CIM and Welding Technology.

Teaches assigned courses in Computer-Integrated Machining as assigned.


Attends professional organization meetings; represents program in industrial meetings.


Researches and purchases new equipment.


Supervises the development of new courses; researches new technology used in updating and developing courses; supervises the selection and review of text books.


Develops and coordinates program marketing strategies.


Develops and administers student testing; conducts student advisement; prepares program class scheduling; evaluates student transcripts.


Oversees the purchasing and stocking of laboratory supplies.


Designs mechanical parts used for machining projects and experiments.


Supervise the installation of computer laboratory equipment and software.


Conducts instruction and experiments for department. 


Types administrative and instructional documents.


Attends internal faculty meetings.


Supplies advice to other employees about machining and maintenance processes and



Performs related duties as directed.


Recruits for the Computer Integrated Machining program 

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