Welding Instructor

Cleveland State Community College   Cleveland, TN   Full-time     Education
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Posted on May 26, 2021

At Cleveland State our mission is to build strong minds, careers and communities through exceptional teaching and learning, workforce development and service. We wish to hire faculty with similar values who can help us accomplish those goals.

 

CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

is accepting applications for the following position:

Welding Instructor

Tenure-track Academic Year

Instructors provide quality instruction for student learning and maintain a positive learning environment in the class.  The major emphasis for instructors is on teaching and evaluating students in the course.  Classes are taught in a variety of formats and at several different locations, as well as online.  Instructors also communicate with students between classes and are responsible for several administrative duties such as reporting on academic activity and submitting final grades.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Fulfill all instructional requirements as mandated by Cleveland State Community College and the Tennessee Board of Regents.
    • Utilize appropriate instructional materials and methods.
    • Maintain currency in the instructional field and teaching methodology.
    • Maintain supplies and equipment for laboratory use.
    • Oversee laboratory and classroom safety, as well as maintain the laboratory environment, ensuring a clean and functional lab.
    • Devote a minimum of 37.5 hours per week to the institution, maintain appropriate office hours, and secure approval for any commitments, which might affect employment.
    • Be accessible to students for advisement, academic help, and assistance depending on instructional format.
    • As needed, teach during all operational hours of the college at any of the college’s three locations, as well as for workforce development and high schools as needed.
    • Participate in institutional and academic unit meetings.
    • Maintain and safeguard all necessary records and report grades periodically as prescribed by the Registrar.
    • Comply with Cleveland State Community College and Tennessee Board of Regents Guidelines and Policies.
    • Participate in periodic evaluations.
    • Support and participate in the recruitment and retention efforts of the college.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements of the Position:
    • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the teaching discipline or an Associate’s degree with well-documented credentials (professional certifications, professional experience/employment, teaching excellence) may be acceptable; a minimum of an Associate Degree is required.
    • Meet the standards presently required or those which may be required in the future by the Tennessee State Board of Regents and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    • May be required to achieve additional skill, knowledge, or credentialing levels.
    The educational requirements listed for this position are for the grade of instructor. However, the appointee may hold a higher rank provided he or she possesses the minimum education and experience now required or established in the future by the Tennessee State Board of Regents.

 

Critical Skills/Expertise/Experience:
• Areas of teaching emphasis include one or more of the following disciplines:
Gas Metal Arc Welding (spray and short circuit transfers), Flux Core Arc Welding, Gas
Tungsten Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, AWS D1.1, ASME I or NCCER Certified or capable of certifying within probation period
• Possess adequate teaching skills and perform normal duties expected of a teacher at the college level.
• Experience with alternative delivery instruction modes recommended - hybrid, online, interactive, etc.
• Exhibit knowledge of the comprehensive community college concept.
• Exhibit knowledge of effective interpersonal skills.

 

Non-Essential Functions: 
• Perform public service in the community as defined by the institution’s role and mission.
• Promote and serve as advisor to campus clubs, student groups, or other related student activities.

 

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL JUNE 18, 2021

 

The required online application can be found at:

https://www.tbr.edu/hr/institution-jobs

 

SALARY RANGE:  $37,740 - $47,180

 

Human Resources Office
Cleveland State Community College
Telephone:  423-478-6203;
Fax:  423-478-6257
email:   mdarnell01@clevelandstatecc.edu
Website:   www.clevelandstatecc.edu

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a completed application
packet including a letter of intent addressing the above criteria and a
statement (not to exceed 300 words) describing the role of community colleges
in higher education, an application form, current resume, three letters of
recommendation, and official transcripts of all degrees by June 18, 2021.

Cleveland State Community College does not
discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected
veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect
to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Cleveland State
Community College. Cleveland State Community College's policy on
nondiscrimination can be found at: http://www2.clevelandstatecc.edu/about/policy-manual/policy-7-01-00-00