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Adjunct Instructor, Welding Technology
Durham Technical Community College in Durham, North Carolina
Date Posted 04/08/2022
Welding Technology Program
Salary -  
Employment Type Adjunct Faculty
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Adjunct Instructor, Welding Technology


Welding Technology Program



Minimum Qualifications

Curriculum certificate in Welding Technology or a related field;
or at least five years of relevant work experience;

Work Experience

· At least five years of relevant work experience;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of applicable teaching/training experience in industry, secondary, or post-secondary settings.
  • Applicable AWS (American Welding Society) certification(s).  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge and understanding of relevant disciplines, including Oxy/acetylene torch cutting and brazing, SMAW (stick) welding, GMAW (MIG) welding, and GTAW (TIG) welding.
  2. Ability to utilize current instructional technology; (textbook and/or online software).
  3. Knowledge and understanding of the educational needs of the Durham Technical Community College service area
  4. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relations skills.
  5. Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  6. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  7. Excellent computer skills as evidenced by experience and competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word.
  8. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  9. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Essential Functions

The Adjunct Welding Instructor is responsible for teaching courses in the Welding program and working with the Director of Welding and other departmental faculty.

Job Duties

1.      Able to instruct students in various skills related to machining classes. 
2.    Meet with class for assigned hours and deliver relevant instruction in lecture and laboratory settings as appropriate; file appropriate class cancellation forms as needed when a class cannot meet, scheduling make-up work or meetings consistent with college policy. 
3.    Maintain class electronic attendance records in a timely fashion. 
4.    Develop and maintain a consistent policy for course evaluation (grading). 
5.    Communicate course expectations to students in a consistent and understandable manner, e.g., by developing a syllabus consistent with college policies. 
6.    Respond to student questions and complaints as appropriate, and in a manner consistent with college policies. 
7.    File electronic grade reports in a timely fashion, consistent with deadlines. 
8.    Maintain course records as needed for documentation of grading and for use in tracking student learning outcomes as needed.  
9.    Assist in the maintenance of safe and orderly instructional spaces as needed.  

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
• Good eye/hand dexterity.

Required Working Hours

Specific work hours to be determined by the scheduled class hours and by consultation with the supervisor.

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty

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