Requisition ID:
req3858

Job Title: Adjunct, Welding

Department: Design, Construction & Trades

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: $54.88 per contact hour

Schedule: Hours may include daytime, evenings, or Saturdays

Additional Information: * Please attach a cover letter and resume with your application submittal.

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY
The Adjunct, Welding position provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom, with significant emphasis on teaching, supporting, and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair or other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled. Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups. Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in identifying students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.

Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely and according to established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback and other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.

Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or within the community.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and community members.

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Attend all department meetings and required training. Teaches a variety of topics in the welding program. Coursework covers shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, gas tungsten arc, and oxyfuel welding processes for both round and flatwork.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Positive Approach, Communication, Planning & Organizing, and Guiding Interactions

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: welding and metal fabrication as well as industry codes and standards; online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; requisite or willing to gain requisite computer skills needed for Blackboard and other student support systems; and internet research; online communication and record-keeping

Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication, and other general education outcomes in course content; effective time management; and proficiency with online communication record-keeping

Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; and maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties for this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into a computer, frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts or exerts force up to 10 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma or GED and seven (7) years of full-time employment as a building trades industrial/commercial welder. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

*An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework, and experience may qualify a candidate.

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