Job Details

South Piedmont Community College
  • Position Number: 5060590
  • Location: Polkton, NC
  • Position Type: Vocational & Technical - Construction & Building Trades

Welding Technology Faculty

South Piedmont Community College


Position Information


Job Description

The Welding Technology Faculty is a full-time 9-month position primarily located at the Tyson Family Center For Technology in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Director, Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing, the Welding Technology Faculty provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Welding Technology program. This individual has responsibility for teaching and learning, curriculum development, advising, professional development, institutional service, and community relations. Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.

Essential Duties Summary

  • Create classroom activities and learning environments that meet the needs of all learners, including high school students, adult learners, and senior populations.
  • Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College's mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
  • Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
  • Stay current with developments in the discipline by earning additional industry-recognized credentials as assigned by the supervisor
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
  • Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
  • Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in high school and community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)
  • Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
  • Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs

    Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of:
    - A Bachelor's degree in Welding – OR
    - An Associate's degree in Welding; one or more currently valid welding certifications – based on AWS standards – from AWS, ASME, API, or other related organization; and five (5) or more years of full-time equivalent experience in welding – OR
    - Documentation of significant and extensive experience or contributions to welding demonstrated through: one or more currently valid certifications from AWS, ASME, API, or other related organization based on AWS standards; work experience, technical and performance competency, records of publications, or other qualifying credentials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten or more years direct work experience as a welder
  • AWS D1.1 certification(s); OSHA 10-hour or 30-hour general industry certification
  • Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the post-secondary level
  • Previous experience with online instruction via a course management system such as Canvas
  • Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment
  • Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology
  • Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments
  • Evident of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

    Physical Demands


    Special Conditions Eligibility Summary


    Eeo Statement Summary

    South Piedmont Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees based on job related criteria without reference to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification. Applicants are requested to complete questions at the end of the online application process that are strictly voluntary. Answers to these questions will not be provided to the hiring manager, selection committee, or any other employees of South Piedmont other than the Human Resources Office. The Human Resources Office uses this information to maintain accurate confidential records on the composition of each applicant pool. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please make your request to the Human Resources Office.

    Posting Detail Information


    Posting Number: JP00572FY17-18

    Open Date:

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants


    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Is there any reason known to you why you might be unable to perform consistently and promptly any of the job duties? If Yes, please explain.
    (Open Ended Question)

    2. * Have you ever been discharged or asked to resign from a position? Yes/No. If Yes, please explain.
    (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Have you ever been convicted of a crime that has required you either by North Carolina law or any other state or federal law to register as a sex offender?
  • Yes
  • No
    4. * Do you have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing?
  • Excellent Skills
  • Good Skills
  • Fair Skills
  • No Skills
    5. * Please rate your skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of Products (Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • Average
  • Beginner
  • None
    6. * Do you meet at least one of the following? Please select which is most applicable to your education and/or work experience.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Welding
  • An Associate's degree in Welding and one or more currently valid welding certifications - based on AWS standards - from AWS, ASME, API, or other related organization
  • Documentation of significant and extensive experience or contributions to welding such as one or more currently valid certifications, work experience, technical and performance competency, records of publications, or other qualifying credentials
  • None of the above

    Documents Needed To Apply


    Required Documents

    1. Resume

    Optional Documents

    1. Transcripts
    2. Certifications





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