- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Demonstrated competencies in welding with relevant experience, education, or certifications
- Associate Degree or higher in Welding OR Bachelor's Degree or higher in teaching discipline
- Experience teaching specific welding or welding-related courses
At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.
The Lead Welding Instructor (12 month) position will be based at the Lee County Main Campus and may also include courses offered in Chatham or Harnett County locations.
The purpose of an instructor at the Central Carolina Community College is to ensure maximum student learning. The instructor accomplishes this by presenting discipline specific learning outcomes through lecture, lab, demonstration, projects, assignments, appropriate classroom management, and by providing authentic student assessment that documents learning has occurred.
The Lead Instructor will further hire adjunct faculty, as needed, and ensure continuous evaluation and revision of course objectives, course outlines, course competencies, course descriptions, teaching strategies, in the specific curriculum to ascertain that they are appropriate and relevant.
This position is eligible for a $5000 hiring bonus to be paid out in three installments.
Salary depends on education and experience.
The Welding Instructor may teach day and/or evening classes.
Diversity Policy: Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.
- Serve as the discipline leader for all Welding Technology programs and courses offered by the college.
- Develop, implement, and deliver new programs that meet industry needs across all areas of instruction.
- Teach the equivalent of 15-20 contact hours per semester, across curriculum, continuing education, and industry training courses.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with industry partners in the local and regional field.
- Prepare, maintain, and distribute for all scheduled courses current course outlines and syllabi that support accreditation standards as described in the current faculty handbook.
- Prepare for and meet classes as assigned, promptly evaluate student progress within one week and maintain a safe learning environment.
- Demonstrate concern for student retention by employing best practice strategies.
- Serve as academic adviser for an assigned caseload of students.
- Recruit for department/curriculum as assigned by the supervisor.
- Lead the annual outcomes and assessment reporting.
- Maintain department/curriculum equipment, supplies, and materials, and library and support resources.
- Assist in registration and orientation as requested by the supervisor.
- Participate in scheduled and called departmental, faculty, staff meetings and other College activities.
- Keep supervisor informed of matters pertaining to the curriculum.
- Follow policies stated in the policies and procedures manual as it relates to instructor responsibilities.
- Obtain Blackboard Level II training as well as maintain a Bb course site for each curriculum course taught during the semester.
- Work the required 35 hours per week and post and hold the required five (5) office hours per week.
- Serve on College committees as assigned.
- Plan and participate in articulation activities with public schools and other community agencies.
- Complete the annual five-hour staff development.
- Submit records and forms in a timely fashion as required in the policy and procedures manual.
- Encourage and support College activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies.
- Actively participate in professional organizations.
- Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor and the College.