Faculty, WeldingJob Code/Position Control Number:
Full-time ContinuingReports to (Supervisor) Title:
Assistant Dean of Materials Science & Engineering TechnologyPosition Summary:
The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and student advising in the Welding program.Position Work Calendar:
-172-day calendarAbilities and Skills:
-Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)Education:
-Willingness to participate in advanced training programs which may require travel, with or without accommodation. (Minimum)
-Possession of a valid driver’s license. (Desired)
-Bachelor’s Degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Technology, or closely related discipline. (Minimum)Experience:
-Master’s or Ph.D. in Engineering, Education, or closely related discipline. (desired)
-Five (5) years of industrial welding experience. (Minimum)Responsibilities and Duties :
-Curriculum development experience in vocational education. (Desired)
-Successful teaching experience. (Desired)
-Experience with outcomes assessment and/or ABET accreditation. (Desired)
-Experience with Non-Destructive Testing, High Energy Density Processes and/or Robotics. (Desired)
-Instruct and evaluate student performance in one or more of the following welding areas: Oxyfuel Welding & Cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and Flux Cored Arc Welding. (Essential)Machines/Tools/Equipment:
-Advise, schedule, and maintain accurate records on students. (Essential)
-Maintain regular office hours and fulfill all other duties and responsibilities according to contractual guidelines. (Essential)
-Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Essential)
-Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Essential)
-Contribute to betterment of College through School wide committee participation. (Essential)
-Contribute to betterment of College through College-wide committee participation. (Marginal)
-Assume responsibility for laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance. (Essential)
-Assist with the preparation of grant proposals and with follow-up activities. (Marginal)
-Attend School and department meetings as requested by the Dean, Assistant Dean, and/or Department Head. (Essential)
-Participate in program review. (Essential)
-Assist the Dean, Assistant Dean, and/or Department Head with the development and maintenance of outcomes assessment plans and documentation. (Essential)
-Equipment requisite to the teaching areaPhysical Standards:
-N.A.Special Job Features:
-Finalists for this position must present a sample lesson in both theory and laboratory.Position Level:
-Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76.)
-The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to all the provisions of the bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association.
-Background check will be required on selected candidate.
-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)College Statement:
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)
-Employees who provide student instruction will develop and maintain proficiency in the effective pedagogical use of current and future instructional technologies, including but not limited to learning management systems, media, instructional software, and connectivity devices. As such, are required to use the following elements of the Learning Management System (LMS): Upload all syllabi, timely use of the grade feature, maintain attendance records, and collection of digital student work and distribution of digital course materials.
This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.Office/School:
School of Engineering TechnologiesPosting Number:
01548Number of Vacancies:
06/23/2022Open Until Filled:
YesPay Rate / Salary:
Commensurate with credentials submitted as applied to the College’s Faculty Salary System. As a point of reference, the salary range for new full-time faculty hired in various disciplines throughout the College for the 2021/22 academic year is $57,225 – $74,793.Additional Information:
The wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for full-time teaching faculty, counselors and librarians (all regular College funded positions and certain grant/contract funded positions) are determined by the negotiated Agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association.Desired Start Date:
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.
If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.
Academic rank will be based on established criteria at Penn College for faculty rank.
January 2023Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at www.pct.edu/jobs.Position Type:
For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.
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