Instructor Welding (Skilled Trades) Req. #4526

Instructor Welding (Skilled Trades) Req. #4526


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

Job Location

Teaching multi-campuses


Faculty Associate's Degree $42,337 - $44,684


Full-Time - State of NC Health Plan

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 8, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Varies according to classes assigned

Reports to

Associate Dean of Skilled Trades

Employment Type

Full-Time 10 months

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 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.)


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

Instructor Welding position available in the Skilled Trades Division serving multi-campus. 

Anticipated hiring date:  January 4, 2022

Work Schedule: Monday - Varies according to class assigned

​Hours per week:30

​The Welding Technology program teaches both the theoretical and practical principles of the profession, develops proficiency in technical skills, and provides opportunities for the application of both theoretical and practical knowledge. Successful graduates of the program may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. 


Provide instruction on upright bass for applied lessons. On a daily basis Welding Technology instructors will instruct students on materials and processes ranging from manual to automated, to include cutting methods, material preparation, machine operation, and process specific instruction. Instructors will advise students on program of study, industry related topics and provide day to day resources for student success.


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 with the College: 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.


​II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.


​III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.


​V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


​VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


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