Welding Technology Instructor - Main Campus/Yadkin Center

Welding Technology Instructor - Main Campus/Yadkin Center


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

Main & Yadkin Campus


Commensurate with experience and education


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 14, 2022
Closes: Friday, December 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Varies - Day/As required to support college systems.

Reports to

Director - Engineering Technology

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Diploma in welding technology. 

Preferred Qualifications

Associates or advanced degree in related area, on the job experience in related field. AWS D1.1 certification(s). OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour general industry certification. Microsoft Office experience. Digital classroom experience. 

Position Description

Under the supervision of the lead curriculum instructor and director of engineering technologies, a qualified candidate will provide welding technology classroom and hands-on curriculum instruction. The welding technology program includes STICK, MIG, and TIG welding methods. You will be teaching the next generation of advanced manufacturing welding students in this position. The instructor hired must have the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities to educate students on current and future welding technologies. This includes effectively demonstrating skills and techniques with tools, such as arc welders, welding shields, automated cutting torches and computerized welding software. Welding instructors guide students while they practice to ensure proper welding techniques and safety procedures. Instruction topics will include routine equipment maintenance, repair estimates, proper record keeping, emissions control, and safety checks for local and state regulations. Additionally, structural fabricating, OXY/ACE cutting, plasma cutting, mechanical cutting, and robotic welding techniques will be taught. Your responsibility will to educate students from different backgrounds, ethnicity, nationalities, gender, ages, religions, or disabilities; and provide opportunities for them to learn the practical skills to safely work in the field of welding. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Posting office hours each semester, providing copies for the Director – Engineering Technologies and Dean of Instruction, and meeting all posted office hours.
f. Attending all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notifying the Director as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintaining alternative educational activities that students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Supporting and following college policies and procedures.
j. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information.
m. Substituting for other faculty members as assigned by the Director or Dean.
n. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time.
q. Maintain competence in areas of assigned responsibility. 

a. Providing accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participating in advisor in-service training.

Participating in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentoring new and adjunct faculty, advising SGA-approved student organizations, recruiting for and marketing instructional programs, participating in faculty governance, revising curricula, or otherwise using the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college

a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities
b. Participating in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attending or presenting at professional conferences, participating in summer institutes or short courses, auditing or taking graduate-level courses, and maintaining membership in professional organizations


How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers