Salary Range: Salary Range: $57,635- $77,843/yr. Initial
salary placement is commensurate with experience and educational
APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: July 2, 2021 BY MIDNIGHT,
PACIFIC STANDARD TIME.
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Job Description Summary
Teaches classes in a full range of community college credit and
non-credit ESOL courses including basic to advanced levels
Job Description Summary
• Provide lecture and laboratory instruction for all
instructional levels of all major categories of welding including
gas tungsten, plasma arc, carbon arc, wire feed, and
• Provide instruction based on a thorough knowledge of theory
and techniques in Welding Technology including OAW, SMAW, FCAW,
GMAW, GTAW, brazing, and soldering.
Duties & Responsibilities
Teaching schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part
of contract assignment.
Instructors are expected to use and keep abreast of advanced
teaching methods, including the use of current and future
technologies to support student learning and career objectives.
• Provide class instruction in accordance with established
• Inform students via syllabi concerning course requirements,
evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.
• Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel
records, and submits them according to published deadlines.
• Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and
promptly returns them to students.
• Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the
• Participate in faculty discussions on curriculum,
teaching-learning techniques and teaching materials.
• Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus
committees. Develop and revise courses in the discipline.
The Instructor is also responsible for providing a full
professional service week that may include, but is not limited to,
• Teaching, teaching preparation, maintenance of office hours
and student advising, and maintenance of student rosters, class
records and grade completion in accordance with District policy and
• Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum
development, evaluation and revision, and selecting appropriate
instructional materials, and working with administrators and other
faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program;
• Participation in professional activities such as departmental
and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings
and participation in the governance structure of the College and
• Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in
discipline and teaching methodology;
• Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working
with administrators and other faculty, as part of course
development and depending on need, by participating in an industry
advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental
education partners—such as high school, adult school and other
colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective
basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline,
• Performing other related duties as assigned by the
2. Possession of any Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited
college or university AND four years of professional experience in
3. Possession of any Associate Degree from an accredited college
AND six years of professional experience in Welding Technology;
1. May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community
College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach Welding
(THE CREDENTIAL WILL NOT SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TENTURE);
(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1,
4. The equivalent qualifications (Candidate who claims
equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable
as the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency
Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This
is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.) Note:
Foreign Degree(s) must be evaluated by an official foreign
credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service.
5. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students.
1. Commitment to and support of student success.
2. At least one and half (1.5) years prior experience teaching
college level courses in Welding Technology.
3. Significant and successful industry work experience related
to the Welding Technology field.
4. Possession of one or more industry certifications in Welding
5. In process or holder of Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
certification or Associate Certified Welding Inspector (ACWI)
certification, CWI preferred.
6. Possess knowledge and skills in SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, OAW,
brazing and spot welding, as well as soldering copper, brass, cast
iron pipes and pipe fittings, plasma arc, carbon arc,
oxy-acetylene, chop saws, band saws, and shears.
7. Knowledge of metallurgy of ferrous and non-ferrous materials
for purposes of selecting electrodes and proper treatment of
8. Knowledge of how welding machines operate including how to
set them up, operate them and service them.
9. Ability to foster participation in appropriate community
service and educational projects, stressing value of such
activities as an excellent means of recruiting and motivating
10. Commitment to encouragement of students to apply for
scholarships and enter competitions sponsored by such entities as
the American Welding Society and other pertinent associations.
11. Commitment to the community college objectives of providing
instructional strategies and resources for adapting to cultural
diversity within the student community population.
12. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
with students, staff and the public from diverse cultures.
13. Completion of coursework in professional education/teaching
14. Membership in appropriate professional organization(s).
15. Ability to adapt instruction to students with widely varying
academic backgrounds and the willingness to take charge of teaching
students professional behavior.
16. Ability to integrate basic skills across curriculum.
17. Bilingual: Spanish preferred.
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