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• Associate’s degree related to the assigned program.
• 1-3 years related experience of assigned program or laboratory
• Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent
combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully
perform the essential duties of the job.
Preference will be given to individuals who possess
* Welding Certificate/ formal training
* Associate’s degree in welding
* Evidence of working in an educational setting
* Industry experience in welding
* Maintenance experience with welding equipment
* Experience with researching and ordering supplies and
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required
to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule
subject to change based upon department needs.
The hiring range is $34,931-$38,075. A competitive benefit package
Special Instructions to Applicants
• Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be
attached to the online application in order to receive any
• Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
• We offer all full-time employees medical, dental, vision, and
life insurance plans, as well as retirement, 403b, employee
assistance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible spending and health
savings account. We have a generous time-off policy including
vacation, sick/personal days, holidays, and paid spring and winter
We can’t wait to show you why Metropolitan Community College is a
great place to work!
Incumbents assist instructors, staff, faculty and students in the
lab of an assigned program, and coordinate laboratory competency
projects. This position supports instructors and equipment of the
Welding Technology program. This includes classroom monitoring,
welding and thermal cutting equipment, repair and configuration,
purchasing and research. Major duties and responsibilities may also
include: preparing, disposing, storing, cleaning, and maintaining
equipment, instruments, materials, models necessary for laboratory
competency projects; ensuring compliance with experimental
protocols; providing trainings and guidance to lower level staff
and student workers.
* EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties
• Prepares, sets up, disposes, stores, procures, cleans, and/or
maintains welding equipment, instruments, materials, models,
slides, and/or software necessary for laboratory competency
projects; work may also involve fabricating tools. Assist students
with instruction of proper techniques in the use of and proper
maintenance of welding machines and thermal cutting
• Ensures that all operations are performed in compliance with
experimental and demonstration protocols, safety procedures,
equipment handling and collection guidelines, and other applicable
laws, guidelines, policies, and regulations; work may involve
reviewing new experimental protocols or lab manuals to ensure
safety procedures are followed. Research tools used for welding and
fabrication replacement parts for equipment used in the welding and
• Provides training and guidance to part-time student workers; work
involves prioritizing and assigning work, and ensuring that work is
performed in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
Provides appropriate welding machine maintenance and repair.
• Coordinates assigned and routine laboratory activities, to
include preparing laboratory schedules; proctoring exams when
needed; monitoring student safety; conducting trainings for
students on assigned laboratory tools, equipment, and operations;
conducting student tours and demos; responding to
laboratory-related inquiries via phone or in person; and
coordinating requests for equipment and supplies.
• Prepares and submits purchase requisitions to appropriate
departments or personnel; work may involve updating vendors on
order status, compiling bid specification information, and making
recommendations for equipment maintenance and purchase. Assist full
time and adjunct instructors with stocking metal coupons, welding
supplies and other related needs.
• Maintains laboratory inventory, to include ordering and
maintaining supplies, equipment, chemicals (if necessary),
instruments, and other materials; checking out tools, supplies, and
equipment to faculty or students; researching information regarding
applicable supplies and materials; and maintaining purchase
receipts, logs, and other documentation.
• Assists with developing the departmental budget, to include
assessing departmental needs and monitoring expenditures.
• Prepares, maintains, and/or distributes billing, protocol,
inventory logs, curriculum, and other reports, lists, records,
manuals, and other documentation; work may involve researching and
compiling information, and ensuring information accuracy.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
• Laboratory equipment, materials, and activities in assigned area
• Computers and related software applications;
• Inventory management principles;
• Teaching principles and practices;
• Providing teaching assistance;
• Using a computer and related software applications;
• Managing an inventory;
• Fabrication principles;
• Welding operation and troubleshooting;
• Performing minor repairs on and maintaining lab equipment;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to
interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and
others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
No staffing table positions.
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking,
pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking,
hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Heavy Work: Exerting up to
100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force
frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move
Incumbents may be exposed to hazardous physical conditions, such
as, mechanical parts, electrical currents, and vibrations;
atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, odors, gases, and poor
ventilation; hazardous materials, such as chemicals, blood, and
other bodily fluids; extreme temperatures; inadequate lighting; and
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred
through an official transcript?
- Have not completed High School/GED
- High School/GED
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Doctorate degree
- * How much related experience of assigned program or laboratory
support do you have, as supported by the employment history listed
on your application?
- Less than one year
- Between 1 and 3 years
- Between 3 and 5 years
- Five or more years
- * How did you learn about this position?
- Academic Keys
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Dos Mundos
- Employee referral
- Inside Higher Ed
- Kansas City Call
- Kansas City Globe
- Kansas City Hispanic News
- MCC Website
- Other Source
- Cover Letter
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