Instructor Welding Technology

Instructor Welding Technology


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various/To Be Determined


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Closes: Friday, June 15, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, July 2, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Varies semester to semester as determined by the department head

Reports to

Program Director, Welding

Employment Type

Full-time, Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning 

Be innovative, creative, motivated 

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others 

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently 

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers and web-based resources such as BlackBoard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision 

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential 


Diploma in Welding or related Diploma in Metal Working or Fabrication of Metal

Two years of experience in the Welding industry or two years of combined Welding and instructional experience required

Must be able to pass Wake Tech's Welding qualification process 

Computer skills using basic functions of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

Unofficial transcripts must be uploaded with your application or submitted to Human Resources prior to consideration for interview.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree in Welding

Prior AWS D1.1, ASME IX, or API 1104 Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ)

AWS Certified Welding Inspector Certification

Five years of experience in the Welding industry or five years of combined Welding and instructional experience required

Position Description

Most postings are open for a limited time, depending upon the number of applications received.  When the stated closing date is "Continuous", please apply immediately. The position may close without notice.
This position is responsible for teaching assigned classes and/or laboratories in day and/or evening according to course documentation.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. 

*    Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

*    Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

*    Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

*    Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

*    Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

*    Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course 

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction 

Maintains regular office hours 

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve student learning outcomes and teaching methods 

Serves on college or department committees as needed 

Attends professional development opportunities when possible 

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus 

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participates in graduation exercises 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources