Instructor of Welding
Posting DetailsPosition TypeFacultyJob TitleInstructor of WeldingClassification TitleNine-Month Faculty ASUBCampus LocationASU Heber SpringsJob Description
Arkansas State University – Beebe, a two-year residential community college a part of the Arkansas State University System, invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Welding to begin August 2020. The position will serve our Heber Springs, Arkansas campus.
The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of the discipline required to share in the teaching of secondary and post-secondary students. The Welding instructor is responsible for teaching in the classroom and lab environment. Welding processes to be taught include, but are not limited to, GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Fux Core Arc Welding), SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), and Metal Fabrication both in the basic and advanced processes. NCCER and AWS D1.1 curriculum will be used in the instruction. The instructor must be able to inspect welds to grant AWS certifications, under the direct supervision of a qualified AWS CWI, to the students according to the AWS D1.1 and ASME guidelines. It is preferred for the instructor to be able to also provide OSHA safety training.
The individual hired will provide, but is not limited to, the following:
•Provide instruction in a classroom and a lab environment.
•Provide NCCER Training through NCCER curriculum.
•Provide OSHA Training.
•Test students for AWS Welding Certification in accordance with D1.1 and ASME Codes.
•Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the Welding shop area.
•Cultivate relationships with the Welding advisory committee membership to achieve program and college goals. Maintain relevant industry curriculum with the establishment of program level outcomes for the welding program with the guidance of the advisory committee members.
•Achieve program recruitment goals to ensure a minimum annual program enrollment of at least 25 students.
•Work closely with the Regional Career Center Director and Dean of Career Education to achieve recruitment and program goals.
•Assist with fundraising and grant writing for the Welding program.
•Ability to create lesson plans and program level outcomes and carry them out effectively as well as follow written curriculum.
•Use college technology such as CANVAS, Campus Management, Office 365 adequately and appropriately.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire for teaching and community engagement.
NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.Required Qualifications
Associate’s degree. Three to Five years’, verifiable, work-related experience in structural welding or pipe welding field. Ability to successfully pass a structural welding knowledge test and a FCAW 3G with backing, a FCAW 4G with backing, a SMAW 3G with backing, a SMAW 4G with backing and a 6G Open V-Groove weld on Pipe with a 6010 root.Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related field. AWS CWI and CWE credentials. NCCER Instructor certification. Previous teaching experience. Ability to successfully pass a structural welding knowledge test and a FCAW 3G with backing, a FCAW 4G with backing, a SMAW 3G with backing, a SMAW 4G with backing and a 6G Open V-Groove weld on Pipe both with a 6010 SMAW root and GTAW root.Minimum Salary or Salary Range$38,425 Master's/$48,125 DoctorateStandfrequentlyWalkfrequentlySitoccasionallyUse hands to finger, handle, or feelregularlyReach with hands and armsregularlyClimb or balanceoccasionallyStoop, kneel, crouch or crawlfrequentlyTalk or HearcontinuouslyTaste or smellUp to 10 poundsoccasionallyUp to 25 poundsoccasionallyUp to 50 poundsUp to 100 poundsoccasionallyMore than 100 poundsDoes this position have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply.Close vision, Depth perception, Ability to adjust focusBackground Check Statement
This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.Background Check RequirementsCriminal BackgroundASU Beebe EEO Statement
Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.Posting NumberF1132014Open Date02/13/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants
NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae
- Proof of Veteran's Preference