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Welding Instructor

Mitchell Community College
Statesville, NC Full-time
Posted on July 22, 2019
Welding Instructor, Part-time

Mitchell Community College in Downtown Statesville is currently hiring for a part time Machining and Welding Instructor for our Occupational Extention Machining and Welding Technology programs in both our Continuing Education and our Curriculum Course classes.

Job Summary

The Instructor is responsible for delivering classroom instruction and supervision for the Occupational Extension Machining and Welding Technology programs, including the planning, implementation, and evaluation of program components, services, and related activities. The Instructor will work closely with the Welding Technology Program Coordinator in matters related to and for the benefit of the specific program. The instructor will be responsible for teaching both Continuing Education and Curriculum classes throughout the academic year; as this is considered a hybrid position between the two areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• teach curriculum, continuing education, and/or contract
• training courses to existing and new students
• develop course content for both continuing education as well as curriculum programs
• stay current with local industry trends and technology enhancements
• recommend equipment purchases in coordination with existing faculty and staff
• work with the Coordinator to develop, revise, and evaluate the instructional program, including all plans of study and course outlines

Related Responsibilities:

• assist with student recruitment and registration, including the orientation of new students, job placement of graduates, and other related activities as needed
• work as a team member with all existing curriculum and continuing education faculty and staff
• serve on college committees as required
• the College seeks to be a learning-centered institution, • which requires employees to be life-long learners
• perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience Requirements

• demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the subject(s) taught
• demonstrated ability to plan and organize courses; use a variety of teaching and learning strategies
• demonstrated ability to ensure student success; utilize effective classroom management skills; and employ effective and appropriate evaluations of student performance
• demonstrated working knowledge of campus services for appropriate referral
• ability to use instructional technology effectively
• demonstrated understanding of and commitment to open-access community college philosophy, diversity and inclusion, and adult learning principles
• ability to work with a diverse population
• demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College as a learning-centered institution
• possess a strong commitment to non-traditional methods of instructional delivery
• have the ability to foster relationships with industry in order to enhance the marketability of all technical programming offered at Mitchell Community College
• demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of community college education, teamwork, and work force development
• experience as an industrial technician with a diverse background and knowledge in applicable trades including welding, machining, hydraulics and pneumatics
• experience with automated manufacturing processes as well as the use of computers
• Associate degree or equivalent technical training and work experience is required
• three years of relevant work experience in an industrial setting with experience in supervising or working in an Industrial Maintenance capacity is required
• experience in teaching in a community college setting is preferred

Additional Information
Working shop environment, usually indoors, including work near moving mechanical parts, likely fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, possibility of extreme temperatures, potential for electric shock, possible excessive vibration and loud noises.

Physical Effort:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to move for extended periods, maintain stationary positions for extended periods, ascend/descend as needed, and position self to maintain equipment. Must be able to detect environmental abnormalities such as spills or odors. The employee frequently moves up to 15 pounds, and occasionally up to 30 pounds. The employee is also required to move about the classroom and frequently communicate with students.

This is a part time position. Classes meet during the day and/or evening at the Statesville Campus, Mooresville Campus, and/or our Early College campuses. Classes also taught online.

Local travel is required, including between campus and off-campus locations. Out of state travel is limited, but may be required for special trainings/conferences.

About this company
Mitchell Community College is a two-year community college based in Historic Downtown Statesville, North Carolina. We are located in downtown Statesville, with many facilities located throughout the town. Mitchell also has a second campus located in Mooresville, North Carolina. Mitchell provides classes all year round on both campuses with many degree choices. Our Mission Mitchell Community College, a learning-centered institution, provides affordable, high-quality educational and training programs and services to meet the changing and diverse lifelong learning needs of a multi-culturally diverse citizenry who live and work in a global society. Our Purpose Mitchell Community College commits its resources to: Provide associate degree, diploma and certificate programs to meet the pre-service and in-service workforce development needs for industry, business, government and service occupations. Provide associate degree programs for the first two years of academic courses leading to baccalaureate and professional degrees. Provide each student the opportunity to develop the skills and values necessary to succeed in college. Provide student development services including admissions, financial aid, counseling, career planning, job placement, testing and student activities. Provide educational opportunities to meet the professional, personal, and cultural needs of the community. Serve the adult population with basic education and salable skills; to enhance personal development through general and continuing education. Our Belief The faculty, staff and administration of Mitchell Community College are committed to the philosophy of the comprehensive community college. We believe: The student is the focal point of all efforts of the college. We are a college community that respects diversity and is supportive of individual achievement. We have a responsibility to enhance the social, civic, cultural, and economic development of the community and the global society. We have a responsibility to enhance the quality of life of the community. The door of opportunity for learning should be open to all who seek personal and professional development.
Location/Region: Statesville, NC (28677)