Instructor, Computer Integrated Machining Technology

Instructor, Computer Integrated Machining Technology


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range - Minimum to Midpoint ($4,176 - 5,552/monthly) 9-month contract



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Closes: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Applied Technologies

Employment Type

Full-Time Position (9 Month Contract)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Three years of directly related industrial manual and CNC machining experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

1. A.A.S. or higher in Computer Integrated Machining Technology or equivalent preferred.
2. Teaching experience at the community college level or higher preferred.
3. CAM, Industrial Maintenance, Inspection and GD&T experience or expertise preferred.

Position Description

The instructor’s primary purpose is the teaching, planning and operational aspects of the program. The Instructor, Computer Integrated Machining Technology, under the direction of the Department Head of Engineering, will help provide leadership for the program. This instructor will teach many if not all of the core (program specific) courses in the programs and will develop and maintain the programs of study, individual courses and related laboratories, software, equipment and supplies. The instructor is directly supervised by the division dean, department head or coordinator; however, it is the instructor who has the initial responsibility to ensure the viability, currency, and integrity of the program. The instructor is a teaching position which may carry a full teaching load in addition to other program related responsibilities.

Essential Duties:
1. Formulate and/or recommend necessary curriculum changes.
2. Oversee and certify annual equipment inventories.
3. Originate or initial material and supply requests for the program.
4. Recommend equipment requests for the programs.
5. Recommend part-time instructors required for the programs.
6. Evaluate part-time faculty used in the programs as assigned.
7. Serve as a spokesperson and advocate for the program.
8. Insure that the programs have viable advisory committees and meet with the committees on a regular basis as dictated by the program needs and College policy.
9. Program advertisement and recruitment not typically handled by student services.
10. Prepare and submit the instructional schedules including the assignment of instructors for specific classes.
11. Develop and oversee the development of course documents for the programs. All courses must be kept current and should be reviewed annually.
12. Formulate short and long-range goals for the continuing improvement or growth of the programs. Each goal should have an attainment strategy.
13. Work in accordance with College adopted evaluation process to assess the programs to ensure the needs of the College and the community are being met.
14. Conduct and/or assist in periodic safety inspections within the programs’ facilities to identify and correct potential hazards. Also submit any necessary requests for repairs or maintenance.
15. Prepare a recommended budget for programs required travel, materials and supplies, and repairs.
16. Supervise work-study students and/or lab assistants as assigned.
17. Perform other departmental and/or College-wide duties at the discretion of the appointed supervisor.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at


Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127