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Position: Welding Technology Instructor

Opening date: May 26, 2021

Closing date: June 10, 2021

Department: Academic Affairs

Reports Directly To: Career & Technical Education Director

Status: Exempt; Full-time

Salary: $48,500-$63,281

Summary Of Duties:

  • Instructs students based upon the master course schedule, degree plans, and curricula approved by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice President of Academic Affairs for the respective program.
  • Teach a minimum of thirty (30) credits per academic year (fall/spring).
  • Designs, develops, and provides instruction to students through various delivery methods, including classroom/laboratory instruction, online learning, and learning community activities.
  • Adheres to the course cancellation policy as stated in the UTTC Faculty Handbook.
  • Develops culturally responsive curricula, lesson plans and other postsecondary coursework materials that identify student competencies and meet industry employment standards.
  • Updates and uploads course syllabi on a semester basis to WIDS.
  • Monitors and reports student attendance and academic progress in the Jenzabar system on a weekly basis throughout the semester, as well as using Early Alert interventions that ensure student success.
  • Engages in departmental assessment efforts and measures at the course, program, and institutional learning outcome levels for the purpose of increasing student learning.
  • Schedules and posts a minimum of ten (10) office hours on campus per week at times convenient to students on a minimum of four days each week.
  • Serves as either academic advisor or professional tutor during scheduled office hours, depending on department role.
  • Shares student club advising responsibilities that may include evening and weekend hours.
  • Participates in career fairs, retention activities, new student orientation and other student activities.
  • Participates on campus in college-sponsored professional development activities and department, division, and faculty meetings.
  • Complies with college policies, plans, and procedures, including wearing academic cap and gown at commencement activities.
  • Performs all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the college.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Working Conditions:

  • All faculty are required to be on campus to meet their professional obligations as stated in the Summary of Duties identified on this job description, in addition to scheduled college activities during normal hours of operation.
  • Each faculty member shall submit their schedule to their direct supervisor at the start of each semester showing posted office hours, class schedule, committee meetings, faculty meetings, student club meetings and typical availability.
  • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble large and very small objects or controls.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100+ pounds with assistance.
  • Move about inside an office and classroom.
  • Operate a computer and other office/classroom equipment.
  • May need to ascend/descend stairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Career and Technical Education or an associate degree and a minimum of 6 years tested experience in Welding Technology: Tested experience defined as fulltime employment in the welding technology industry. AWS (American Welding Society) certification fulfills 5 years of the tested experience requirement.
  • Must have professional industry certification (e.g., an AWS Inspector and/or AWS Educator)
  • Must be currently OSHA 10 (or higher) certified or be willing to attain certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Must possess or be willing to pursue a teaching certificate from the N.D. Department of Career and Technical Education.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of current welding processes used in manufacturing, construction, maintenance, and repair.
  • Proficiency and application of industry safety methods, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the college.
  • Knowledge of American Indian Tribes, cultures, and histories desirable.

Required Documents:

  • UTTC Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Copies of Transcripts
  • ND Driver License