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InstitutionMott Community College
TitleWelding, Full-time Instructor
Posted3/23/2017 - 10:34 AM
FT/PTFull Time
Job TypeFaculty
Posted Until4/29/2017
Description

Position Title
Welding, Full-time Instructor

Department
Technology - Dept

Employee Group
Full-time Faculty

Status
Full-time

Starting Salary Range
low 40's to mid 50's (BA level); low 30's to high 30's (AS level)

Compensation Details

Starting salary is dependent on education, directly related experience and internal equity. After completing the second probationary semester, the potential exists to earn additional compensation by teaching overload and spring/summer sessions. This additional compensation varies based on several factors, including educational level and step. For example, a faculty member with a Master’s degree at Step 0 who teaches 10 hours of overload during the fall and winter semesters would earn an additional $18,000. Teaching during the spring/summer sessions would also generate additional compensation beyond the base salary. Excellent benefits package. Click here to view our benefits summary.



Position Summary Information



Position Summary

Purpose, Scope & Dimension of Job:
Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and certifications. In addition, full-time faculty have the following key responsibilities which are described more fully below in the Essential Duties/Major Accountabilities section:
• Professional development
• Curriculum Development
• Collegial Responsibilities
• Actively participate in efforts focused on the College’s operational success.
• Communication
• Safety

Specific Teaching Assignment:
Faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes in Welding.

Qualifications
Minimum Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Welding, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Applied Technology, Industrial/Technical, Engineering or a related field. (Related fields must include 30 credit hours of Welding coursework.)
a. OR Bachelor’s Degree with a Welding/Manufacturing related Associate’s Degree
b. OR Bachelor’s Degree with 30 credit hours in Welding/Manufacturing related courses
c. OR Bachelor’s Degree and advanced professional credential as a Welding Journeyperson or AWS Certified Welding Inspector.
d. OR Associate’s Degree in the field and 10 years (full-time equivalency) of practical experience in the welding field and an advanced credential as a Welding Journeyperson or AWS Certified Welding Inspector. (If you do not have a Bachelor’s Degree, than you must be willing to enroll and make continuous progress toward the completion of a Bachelor’s degree within 5 years.)
e. Bachelor’s Degree must be from an accredited institution.*
2. Two (2) years of (full-time equivalency) practical experience needed in welding.
3. Work experience is needed in welding in the courses that are taught.
4. AWS certifications in the courses being taught. (by the time classes start in the Fall Semester)
5. AWS Certified Welding Inspector (by the time classes start in the Fall Semester)
6. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
7. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
8. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
9. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
10. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
11. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
12. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.
•A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.


Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. College teaching experience.
2. Master’s Degree in Manufacturing, Applied Technology, Career & Technical Education or related field.
3. AWS Certification as Certified Welding Educator
4. Familiarity with the use of competency-based modularized courseware and instruction.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. The employee must be able to move about 2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is required to be mobile around campus for participant involvement/activities.
2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.
3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).
4. The employee must be able to operate machinery in a manufacturing environment.
5. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.
6. The employee must be able to lift and move objects of 50 pounds.
7. Must be able to tolerate frequent exposure to a wide variety of chemicals which are common to the industry. Must be able to handle and mix chemicals properly and safely; and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.


Work Schedule

Although full-time faculty are obligated to teach during fall and winter, the nature of their full-time job requires them to perform many of their professional responsibilities year-round.

Faculty are required to maintain engagement hours and will make additional provisions for student consultations as may be necessary and reasonable.

How to Apply

Additional Information

Degree must be conferred by start date.

Visa sponsorship is not available.

The College is unable to assist with travel expenses.

After the initial screening is finished, a small number of applicants will be asked to submit copies of unofficial transcripts and applicable credentials. The copies would need to be submitted within one week of the request. Applicants may upload a copy of unofficial transcripts and/or certifications at the time of application.

Assuming an adequate candidate pool will be established, first round of interviews tentatively planned for May. Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted and invited for interview. Offer anticipated in May/June. Start date: August 30, 2017.


Application Deadline
Open until a sufficient pool has been identified

Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to extend the application deadline or reopen the search if a sufficient pool is not established. Notice of such a decision will be indicated in the posting.


Equal Opportunity Statement

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.


Posting Specific Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
1. * How did you learn of this position? •CareerBuilder website
•Chronicle of Higher Education website
•HigherEdJobs website
•Mott website
•MI-HERC website
•MLive website
•Monster website
•Professional Association website**
•Professional Publication website**
•Other website**
•Newspaper**
•Professional Publication**
•Email notification from Mott Human Resources
•Notified by current or former Mott employee**
•Other**

2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:
(Open Ended Question)

3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Welding, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Applied Technology, Industrial/Technical, Engineering or a related field. (Related fields must include 30 credit hours of Welding coursework.) OR Bachelor’s Degree with a Welding/Manufacturing related Associate’s Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree with 30 credit hours in Welding/Manufacturing related courses OR Bachelor’s Degree and advanced professional credential as a Welding Journeyperson or AWS Certified Welding Inspector. OR Associate’s Degree in the field and 10 years (full-time equivalency) of practical experience in the welding field and an advanced credential as a Welding Journeyperson or AWS Certified Welding Inspector. (If you do not have a Bachelor’s Degree, than you must be willing to enroll and make continuous progress toward the completion of a Bachelor's degree within 5 years.)
(Open Ended Question)

4. * Do you have 2 (two) years of work experience in welding? •Yes
•No

5. * Do you have the AWS (American Welding Society) certifications in Level I and Level II Welding? •I am AWS certified in Level I (Plate and Structural) and Level II (Pipe) Welding
•I will have the AWS certifications prior to start of classes in the Fall semester.
•I do not have AWS certifications.

6. * Do you have an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector Certification or are you willing to obtain before the start date of the position? •Yes, I currently have AWS CWI Certification
•No, but I will obtain an AWS CWI Certification before starting the position
•No, I do not have AWS CWI Certification


Applicant Documents

Required Documents 1.Resume
2.Cover Letter
3.Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents 1.Transcripts
2.Licenses/Certifications
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Websitehttps://mcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/862
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