Instructor, Welding Technology ($5,000 Hiring Bonus)

Instructor, Welding Technology ($5,000 Hiring Bonus)


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Jamestown, NC


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 19, 2024
Closes: Saturday, February 17, 2024

Target Start Date

Friday, January 19, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

  • Diploma in Welding Technology from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution or the equivalent (e.g., journeyman apprentice) with the ability to attain an Associate’s Degree within 2 years of employment.
  • Current American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector Certification or the qualifications/experience to attain it within one year of hire

Experience Required

  • 3 years of relevant industry experience as a welder
  • Experience with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) applied to plate and pipe
  • Experience with oxy fuel cutting and other thermal cutting processes
  • Teaching experience or industry training experience

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

  • Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • Current welding certifications in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) applied to plate and pipe

Experience Preferred

  • More than 3 years of relevant industry experience as a welder
  • Postsecondary teaching experience
  • Experience with the operation of robotic welding equipment
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

Position Description

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional values, to join the team as our new Instructor, Welding Technology.

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach welding courses designed for career technical programs while caring for and maintaining the welding facilities. Faculty will also be responsible for advising students and collaborating with industry partners to ensure relevancy of the curriculum.

How to Apply

For the complete job description and to aply online, go to

Job Post Contact