Computer Integrated Machining Department Head

Graham, North Carolina
May 15, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Alamance Community College (ACC) is seeking a to work with in the Computer Integrated Machining Department. Requirements include the ability to teach fundamental and advanced concepts, skills and knowledge towards the machining technology field. Topics include print reading, shop math, precision measurement, manual and CNC machine basic setup and operation. Position may include day end evening course load.  Candidate must also be willing to teach in the career and college promise program.

An instructor in the Computer Integrated Machining Department is a full-time faculty member who is a content specialist in a specific area of instruction and is expected to demonstrate a visibly active role in maintaining the assigned content area in a comprehensive, current, and responsible manner. The Instructor reports to and has responsibilities delegated by the Department Head of Computer Integrated Machining.


  • Schedule classes in cooperation with the dean and according to the program's progression plan and College's scheduling pattern (unless otherwise approved), and in consideration of student needs and campus locations.
  • Assign faculty to sections, in accordance with College credentialing and scheduling processes.
  • Develop and manage program budget(s) and purchases in cooperation with the Dean.
  • Maintain appropriate inventories for the Computer Integrated Machining Department.
  • Participate in the selection, orientation, and mentoring of faculty members, in accordance with College processes and requirements.
  • Work with the colleges Information Systems department to keep the programs computer lab up-to-date. 
  • Maintain a working relationship with Alamance-Burlington School System and the Career and College Promise cohort.   
  • Develop a plan and participate in organized activities to recruit students and market the program to increase enrollment.
  • In cooperation with the dean, monitor the performance of faculty members. Activities include but are not limited to conducting performance evaluations, classroom observations, and course reviews (as applicable), and reviewing the Student Evaluation of Instruction survey results.
  • In accordance with College guidelines, take appropriate action to address and resolve any faculty or student issues that arise.
  • Process faculty requests, forms, reports, etc., as applicable; Coordinate faculty substitutions due to instructor absence.
  • Conduct program planning and assessment, which includes annual planning and program review deliverables.
  • Coordinate and conduct faculty meetings and advisory committee meetings (including the recruitment and recommendation of committee members).
  • Make recommendations for curriculum revisions, textbook adoptions and other course materials, library acquisitions, and new course offerings.
  • Update and maintain course-specific content within program syllabi templates and course templates (within the College's learning management system); Monitor and/or approve faculty edits to syllabus and course content, as applicable.
  • Perform faculty responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty position description.


A.A.S. in machining technology or related manufacturing field, three years of working experience in manufacturing, professional experience setting up and operating CNC milling/turning machines; ability to interpret mechanical prints; and experience in use of precision measurement equipment.
A candidate should have fluency in FANUC (G&M code) programming; and fluency in CAD/CAM software such as Autodesk Inventor or similar solid modeling program.
Successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills

Preference will be given to applicants with Bachelor's or Master's degree in related applied/manufacturing technologies degree areas and teaching experience in a community college setting.
Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
Previous knowledge and experience with National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is a plus.                           


An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest, transcript attachment and philosophy of teaching and learning as it relates to the community college setting. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application



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