Instructor Welding, Req.#5113

Instructor Welding, Req.#5113


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Harris Campus


$45,349 - $68,076


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 18, 2022
Closes: Sunday, December 11, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to

Associate Dean of Skilled Trades

Employment Type

Full Time 9 Month

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Welding Technology or related field and one year of industry related work experience in the field or one of the below demonstrated competencies


Associate degree, three years of industry related work experience in the field and two of the below demonstrated competencies


High School Diploma, seven years of industry related work experience in the field and three of the below demonstrated competencies


Demonstrated competencies must be in welding or closely related field:

  • College Diploma
  • College coursework from a regionally accredited institution (9 credit hours)
  • Certification
  • License
  • Organization/Associate Affiliation (Documentation must be provided)
  • One year of teaching experience at the college-level (In addition to the required years of work experience)
  • Other supporting documents (Certificates, continuing education credits, awards, publications presentations etc.)

Advisory Note:

  • Official transcripts and college diplomas must be from an accredited institution.
  • Higher degrees earned in the discipline or related field may substitute for other required demonstrated competencies.
  • Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes are to remain current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in welding at a community college or university setting
  • Verification of current or past certifications (ASME, AWS, or API standards)
  • AWS, CWI/CWE certified


Position Description

General Function:

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Mastery of Subject Matter

  1. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.
  2. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.
  3. Connect their subject matter with related fields.
  4. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.
  5. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.

Teaching Performance

  1. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.
  2. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
  3. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
  4. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  5. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.
  6. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
  7. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.
  8. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.
  9. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.

 Evaluation of Student Learning

  1. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.
  2. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.
  3. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
  4. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.
  5. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

   Support of College Policies and Procedures

  1. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.
  2. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.
  3. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.
  4. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.
  5. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.
  6. Maintain confidentiality of student information.
  7. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.
  8. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.
  9. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures

Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

  1. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.
  2. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.
  3. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.
  4. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.
  5. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.
  6. Participate in graduation ceremonies
  7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

  1. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.
  2. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.
  3. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.
  4. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.
  5. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.


Working Conditions:

Typical classroom, lab, clinical and/or online learning environment.


How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


Central Piedmont is committed to equal employment opportunities.


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