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Welding Technology, Instructor or Assistant Professor

Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011
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Teach 36 credit hours or equivalent over an academic year. Teaching assignment may include day, evenings, weekends, and/or multiple campus locations. Theory and hands-on teaching of all welding related subjects. Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and director or chair. May develop and teach online courses. Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, task forces and working groups. Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. Oversee cooperative education or clinical work site development and student placement. Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups. As a 12-month faculty, will perform program administrative duties to include but not limited to: development of program schedules; development of assessment plans and associated reports; perform annual program review; oversee any specialized accreditation to include application, reporting, and site visits; coordinate and facilitate Welding Technology program advisory committee and meeting; complete federal grant reports when requested; and maintain student credentials/certifications. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Target Salary Rate $58,944 - $76,162 (Commensurate with Qualifications).



•Associate Degree in Welding Technology or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and tested work experience. Bachelor’s degree or appropriate industry credentials will be required for promotion to the senior ranks.
•Two semesters experience teaching or relevant training of welders, including both theory and hands-on instruction.
•Welder certification within the last eight (8) years with three or more of the following arc welding processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SAW

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

•Bachelor’s Degree in Welding Engineering Technology or related field.
•Two years full-time equivalent teaching experience in a community college or post-secondary institution.
•Three (3) years of experience in an occupational function involving welding assemblies fabricated to a welding code or specification.
•Current AWS Certified Welding Educator (CWE) and/or AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).
•Familiarity with AWS, ASME, API, and/or other national Welding Codes.
•Familiarity/experience with Non-destructive Examination and Destructive Testing of welds.
•Knowledge of innovative, creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students.
•Experience with media, evolving instructional technologies, and distance learning programs and delivery.
•Background or experience using computer technology and the ability to use spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, and database software.
•Experience in developing curriculum, measuring student learning outcomes, evaluating course efficacy, and assessing and improving student learning.
•Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students through active learning experiences and strong faculty involvement.
•Demonstrated experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, and the community.
•Bilingual competence in Spanish and English will be considered an asset.


Closing Date 11/29/2019
Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2019-12-18

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Welding Technology, Instructor or Assistant Professor

Dona Ana Community College
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011

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