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Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Welding Technology

Portland Community College
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Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Welding TechnologyRequisition IDreq149Academic DepartmentWelding TechnologyCampus Rock Creek Campus and Swan Island CenterPosition SummaryPortland Community College is accepting applications to be considered for Part-Time Faculty assignments in Welding. The Department will review applications in this pool as the need arises for new part-time faculty in this area.

This is NOT an announcement of a specific open position, but a Part-time Faculty Interest Pool, from which the department will identify applicants based on course assignment needs during the Academic Year. Your application may be considered for substitute assignments as well as full term class assignments.

Learn more about our program here

Please also review the PCC Course Catalog for this subject area. As part of this application, you will be asked to list the current PCC courses which you would be able to teach.

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play at PCC, please complete your application today to be considered.

Candidate ProfileInstructor Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalentFive years recent welding field experience (Five years recent teaching experience at the college level, industry training experience, or a combination may be substituted, year for year, for recent welding field experience.Welding certifications in all areas of instruction are required within the first year of hire as follows:
      SMAW E-7018, 3G and 4G unlimited plateGMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plateFCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T1, 3G and 4G unlimited plateFCAW – Inner Shield E 71 T8, 3G and 4G unlimited platedGTAW 2 inch Pipe 6G positionSMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position
Preferred Qualifications

    AAS in Welding Technology

For part time faculty, welding certifications related to the teaching assignments are required within the first year of hire, as follows:

WLD 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116A, 116B, 151, 253, 254

    SMAW E-7018, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
WLD 131,132, 136A, 136B, 211

    GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
WLD 224, 225

    GTAW 2 inch Pipe 6G Position
WLD 141, 142, 152

    FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plateFCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
WLD 216, 217, 261,262, 263, 295, 186B, 190A, 190B, 190C, 216A, 216B, 276A, 276B, 286A, 286B

    SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plateGMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plateFCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plateFCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
WLD 256, 257

    SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plateSMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position
WLD 166A, 166B, 176A, 176B, 186A

    GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plateFCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plateFCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
WLD 236A, 236B

    GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plateFCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plateSMAW 2 inch Pipe 6G positionSMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position
WLD 246A, 246B

    SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plateSMAW 2 inch Pipe 6G positionSMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position
WLD 266A, 266B

    SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plateGMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plateFCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

Note Regarding Academic Credentials:

  • Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications.
  • Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see
  • For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit:

These positions are included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Faculty Federation Employees.

See the PCC Instructor Qualifications webpage for more information.

Part-Time Faculty Compensation

2022/2023 Hourly Rates:

    Lecture $78.46/hourLab $58.06/hourLecture/Lab $63.16/hour
Note: All newly hired Part-time Faculty will start at Step 1

View the current PCC Part-time Faculty Pay Schedule

PCC BenefitsPCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Part-time faculty health insurance eligibility is based on workload during the previous academic year. Once eligible, available insurance plans include Health, Dental, and Vision options, as well as Long-term Care.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. Part-time faculty may be eligible for PERS/OPSRP if they meet the requirement of six months of employment and are working 600 hours or more per year. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave:

- 2 hours sick leave per pay period, up to 32 hours per year; a maximum of 8 hours of accrued sick leave per academic year may be used for personal reasons.

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Background Check RequiredYesPortland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.


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