Welding Instructor

Welding Instructor

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 15, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours

FT

Employment Type

FT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • Diploma in Welding from a regionally accredited college or university.

 
Minimum Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in Welding

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • AAS in Welding from a regionally accredited college or university

 

  • 10 years professional industrial experience in Welding

 

  • Some previous teaching experience

 

  • American Welding Society (AWS) CWI Inspector Certification

Position Description

DEFINITION:
To provide classroom and lab instruction in the Welding Technology program for the college.
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the Department Chair, Applied Technologies
  • Receives technical direction from the Welding Program Director

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Essential Functions:
 

  • Plan, direct, and participate in the instruction for the Welding program; develop supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.                                                                             

 

  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Welding program including curriculum development and instructional coordination.

 

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Department Chair Vocational Education.

 

  • Develop and draft materials necessary for instruction with the direction and approval of the Program Director.

 
Other Important Functions:

  • Assess material, supply, and equipment needs for the Welding program; submit requests for the ordering of supplies to the Program Director. Help maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies.

 

  • Participate in the academic program efforts to recruit and retain students; coordinate the development, review, and revision of program publications, publicity and other community relations’ activities.

 

  • Coordinate activities with student services in the implementation of CFCC Welding Technology admission, progression, and graduation policies.

 

  • Ensure the adherence to safe and appropriate work practices and procedures.

 

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the planning, analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.

 

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

 

  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment.

 

  • Principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional strategies.

 

  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply college goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

 

  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

 

  • Analyze problems; identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

 

  • Effectively direct the provisions of the academic area to which assigned in support of the college programs.

 

  • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.

 

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

 

  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

 

  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously

 

  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds

 

  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Minimum Education/Training:

  • Diploma in Welding from a regionally accredited college or university.

 
Minimum Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in Welding

 
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • AAS in Welding from a regionally accredited college or university

 

  • 10 years professional industrial experience in Welding

 

  • Some previous teaching experience

 

  • American Welding Society (AWS) CWI Inspector Certification

 
Special Instructions to Applicants:
 

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
     
  • Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required. 

 

  • Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu