Hudson County Community
Continuing Education and
Posting date: June 7, 2022
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning,
comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and
ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were
born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The
diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life
experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits
that empower us to be productive and caring members of our
HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an
intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the
President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and
access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and
inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the
foundation for the life changing and transformational education we
offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we
HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the
Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in
Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus
Center has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States
Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and
classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and
businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse
areas of the United States. The College was recently recognized
with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
Northeast Regional Equity Award, and the 2021 INSIGHT Into
Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED)
Award. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic
libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in
Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and
Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the HCCC Tutoring Center
received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for
Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the
Dream, a network of high achieving community colleges, part of its
expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and
university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond,
accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further
undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community
College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications
from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting
student success in all forms.
The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development
is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which
offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars and
training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on
revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing
businesses and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the
HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in
developing and delivering educational classes and programs for
Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a
winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of
the Hudson County business community.
Position Summary/Job Description
Provide non-credit, workforce development training in welding
for CEWD clients utilizing approved training curriculum and
materials. The Welding Instructor will instruct students in the
theories and practical methods of welding. They will use conceptual
and practical understanding of welding to teach a wide range of
welding knowledge and skills, including, but not limited to:
welding techniques, positioning, fit-up, equipment set-up, welding
theory, metallurgy and weldability of metals, print reading,
utilizing welding codes and standards, and even inspection of
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include, but are not
limited to the following:
- Effectively deliver training for Continuing Education and
Workforce Development’s clients and students.
- Develop new curricula, course content, and methods of welding
instruction including instructional material, training handouts,
workbooks, guides, and other materials as needed.
- Assist in maintaining and updating welding lab inventory.
- Prepare and maintain attendance rosters, student’s grades
and/or progress reports.
- Test run class projects as needed.
- Collaborate with administration, faculty, and community.
- Create an upbeat and engaging classroom environment.
- Use a variety of methods to help ensure the transfer of
learning after class.
- Administer competency-based pre and post-assessments
- Design and develop assessments as needed
- Take attendance and administer evaluations
- Complete progress reports on students as needed
- Evaluate training effectiveness and recommend training
follow-up as needed.
- Perform basic welding lab preparation and maintenance as
A minimum of a high school diploma and knowledge of welding,
metals fabrication, engineering technology, or AWS certified
welding inspector. Associate’s degree in welding, vocational
education, and welding engineering preferred. Member of American
Welder Society (AWS) is desirable.
Knowledgeable of weld discontinuities, materials, weldability
characteristics, and filler metals with three years training &
development in Workforce Development preferred.
Training can be held online or at one of our campuses. Training
may also be held at client sites in Hudson County or one of the
Varies based on the program. Training may be delivered on
weekends and evenings.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Organized and detail oriented.
- Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing,
and/or teaching methodologies.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and in a
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
- Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
- Highly skilled in training and facilitation using adult
- Ability to manage a classroom environment and keep the audience
- Proficient computer skills and adaptable to emerging
- Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods.
- Have a high degree of professionalism.
- Enjoy training/staff development.
- Ability to proactively address client needs.
- There may be travel involved.
- Ability to deliver classes remotely on virtual platforms such
as Zoom and WebEx.
Email resumes to Marian Betancourt email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-related Information and
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As a New Jersey First Act
Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New
Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse
and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on
employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an
individual for the particular position being filled. Women,
veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.