Welding Technology Instructor (12 Months)

Welding Technology Instructor (12 Months)


James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: 910-296-2400

Job Location

133 James Sprunt Drive Kenansville, NC 28349


commensurate with education and experience


Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Technology skills and ability to teach others.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Proficiently operate a computer and related software.

Use active listening skills.

Be proactive, anticipate problems, and try to solve them independently.

Be organized.

Be a team player.

Demonstrate integrity (honesty, trustworthiness, high moral values).

Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a fast-paced environment.  

Skill in managing course schedules. 

Skill in organizing, planning, and coordinating meetings and travel arrangements.

Proven knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office tools. 

Ability to take initiative and self-direction as well as communicate professionally across a variety of constituent groups.

Proven ability to concurrently address issues of various levels of complexity.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities. 





 Required:  A diploma or certificate from a regionally accredited institution in Welding or a qualifying field and 5 years of industry-related welding experience. Good communication skills. 


Preferred: Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Welding. AWS certification. Bilingual.



 Preferred: Some community college teaching experience. 




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to focus.  Requires extensive local travel.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisor personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.



James Sprunt Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College prohibits discrimination against any person (including staff, faculty or student body) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or age.
 If you need accommodations please contact 910-296-2400.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Salary is Commensurate on experience and education  

The Welding Instructor plans, develops, delivers and evaluates assigned day or evening courses, evaluates student performance, and serves as an academic advisor to students. The Welding Instructor is also responsible for maintaining student records and submitting reports in a timely manner. The position reports to the Dean of Business and Industry. 




This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Meets and holds day or evening classes as scheduled.
  • Provides assistance to students.
  • Refers students to other college staff when necessary.
  • Prepares, implements, and evaluates competency-based course outlines based upon program objectives. 
  • Keeps current on subject matter and teaching methodologies.
  • Maintains student records and monitors student progress.
  • Completes and submits course-related reports in a timely manner.
  • Provides input and participates in the College's Planning Process;
  • Participates/assists with coordination of specific program/course management.
  • Serves as a liaison between the College and business/industry as it relates to the Welding Technology program. 
  • Continuously analyzes and evaluates instructional results to improve instruction and evaluation of student progress.
  • Provides students and the College with written course expectations as including general course information, course objectives, methods used in evaluation of students, grading policy, and attendance policy. 
  • Provides supervisor with copy of all current course syllabi with student learning outcomes keyed to program competencies.
  • Assists with keying program competencies to institutional competencies.
  • Orders and maintains program equipment.
  • Assists with student recruitment and advertising efforts. 
  • Orders program supplies.
  • Promotes a positive image of the College.
  • Engages in professional development activities. 
  • Serves on college committees.
  • Coordinates advisory committee for the Welding Technology program. 
  • Acquires computer/technology competencies as appropriate to position.
  • Assists with equipment inventory and software renewals.
  • Maintain security of personal computer access.
  • Perform other professional or job-related duties as assigned.

How to Apply

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