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Welding Instructor (part-time)

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Posting Details

This is a position we anticipate filling for future semesters. Specific part-time teaching needs for future semesters may not be known until the end of class registration.

Position Information

Position Title Welding Instructor (part-time)
Employee Group PT Faculty
Starting Salary $963.00 per contact hour
Compensation Details

To view the benefits summary, go to

http://www.mcc.edu/hr/pdf/Benefit_Summary-Faculty_PT.pdf

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Purpose, Scope & Dimension of Job: Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and certifications.
Specific Teaching Assignment:
Faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes in Welding, and potentially in Metallurgy, and Materials.

Minimum Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
1. Candidate must meet one of the following:
A. Bachelor’s Degree in Welding, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Applied Technology, Industrial/Technical Engineering or a related field.
B. Bachelor’s Degree with a Welding/Manufacturing related Associate’s Degree OR a minimum of 30 credit hours in manufacturing related courses.
C. Bachelor’s Degree and advanced professional credential, such as an AWS Certified Educator & Inspector OR Journeyman’s card in Welding.
In all cases Bachelor’s Degree must be from an accredited institution.*
2. An equivalent of two (2) years of practical experience needed in welding or in other courses that are taught.
3. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
4. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
5. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
6. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
7. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
8. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
9. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.

  • A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.
Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. College teaching experience.
2. Master’s Degree in Applied Technology or related field.
3. Familiarity with the use of competency-based modularized courseware and instruction.
4. AWS certification.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. The employee must be able to move about 2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is required to be mobile around campus for participant involvement/activities.
2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.
3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).
4. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.
5. The employee must be able to lift and move objects of 50 pounds.
6. Must be able to tolerate frequent exposure to a wide variety of chemicals which are common to the industry. Must be able to handle and mix chemicals properly and safely; and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Work Schedule

While part-time faculty are not required to hold regular office hours during the semesters they teach, they are required to make provisions for student consultations as may be necessary and reasonable.

Additional Information

Must be available to teach onsite; opportunities do not exist to teach online courses only.

If selected for an interview, candidates may need to provide a professional portfolio. Specific instructions will be shared prior to the interview.

Visa sponsorship is not available.

Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Application Deadline Continuously accepting applications
Equal Opportunity Summary

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • CareerBuilder website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • HigherEdJobs website
    • Mott website
    • MI-HERC website
    • MLive website
    • Monster website
    • Professional Association website**
    • Professional Publication website**
    • Other website**
    • Newspaper**
    • Professional Publication**
    • Email notification from Mott Human Resources
    • Notified by current or former Mott employee**
    • Other**
  2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have college teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Master’s Degree in Applied Technology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have one of the following? a. Bachelor’s Degree in Welding, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Applied Technology, Industrial/Technical, Engineering or a related field. b. Bachelor’s Degree with (a Welding/ Manufacturing related Associate’s Degree OR a minimum of 30 credit hours in manufacturing related courses). c. Bachelor’s Degree and advanced professional credential, such as an AWS Certified Inspector and Certified Educator or Journeyman’s card in Welding Bachelor’s Degree must be from an accredited institution.*
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have 2 (two) years of work experience in welding?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts