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Adjunct Faculty, Metal Fabrication & Welding

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2023

Position, Department: Adjunct Faculty, Metal Fabrication & Welding, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Adjunct Faculty, Part-time Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: will vary based on department need

Pay Range: In alignment with the Master Agreement

Pay Grade: AJCR

Benefits Category: Limited Benefits

Position Summary: The JCCC Metal Fabrication Department is seeking a welding educator to teach courses in Oxyacetylene brazing, cutting, and welding; Plasma Arc Cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Blueprint Reading, Metallurgy, and other welding classes.

1.Teach classes – teach metal fabrication classes for MFAB department
Performance is acceptable when:
a. Effectively teaches course specific content.
b. Ability to demonstrate course specific laboratory activities.
c. Use the college LMS, CANVAS, to log grades and communicate information with students.

2. Attendance – Adjunct Professors expected to be here to teach each class.
NOTE: These classes are normally in the evenings between 5:00p and 10:00p M-R and often require 2 days/wk for each course.
Performance is acceptable when:
a. Be at the college before class is scheduled to start to prepare for lecture and laboratory activities.
b. Check college email regularly, respond to students and faculty in a timely manner.

3. Training – Must complete required college training and attend mandatory meetings as scheduled.
Performance is acceptable when:
a. Attends Adjunct Professional Development Days (PDD) at beginning of each semester.
b. Attends mandatory Technology Division meetings.
c. Completes mandatory online college training before the deadline.

4. Communication – Must be able to communicate effectively with students and peers
Performance is acceptable when:
a. Communicate with students through college e-mail or CANVAS.
b. Communicate need for metal with lab tech.
c. Communicate with Chair any materials or equipment needed for teaching classes.

The responsibilities described represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to do all assigned responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector with 7 years welding industry experience
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Educator with 7 years welding industry experience
  • Associates degree with 5 years welding industry experience
  • Knowledge of safety in the metal fabrication industry
  • Ability to teach entry-level welding skills using lecture, demonstration and lab activities

  • Proficient in some of the following:
    • Oxyacetylene cutting, braze welding, and welding
    • Plasma Arc cutting and gouging
    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (plate) 1F-4F, 1G-4G
    • Gas Metal Arc Welding (plate) 1F-4F, 1G-4G
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (plate) 1F-4F, 1G-4G
    • Blueprint and symbol reading
    • Metallurgy
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years welding experience
  • AWS CWI/CWE certifications
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (plate, pipe) 5G, 6G
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (plate, pipe) 5G, 6G
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (plate, pipe) 5G, 6G
To be considered for this position we will require an application and resume.

*Unofficial transcripts or copies of job-related certifications are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email .

Advertised: 14 Aug 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 25 Sep 2023 Central Daylight Time

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