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Full-Time Tooling Tech & Manufacturing Technology Instructor

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Education, Educational Administration & Leadership
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 40

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full Time

Required Education: Some College

Required Experience: 2 to 5 years

Description At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.

Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!

Compensation: $52,000 annually
Worksite Location: NCAT Campus

WSU Tech Benefits (Varies):
    Paid Holidays: 15 – 18 paid holidaysPTO: Earn 18 – 28 days annuallyTuition Waiver ProgramMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceKPERs

Overview / Job Summary:
We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Manufacturing Technology Instructor to join our institution's academic team. In this dual role, the instructor will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction in our core manufacturing technology courses such as OSHA/Safety, Precision Measuring, and Blueprint Reading as well as offering instruction in the science of tooling and jig building and advanced measuring systems associated. The instructor's role will encompass delivering practical classroom instruction and hands-on training to equip students for successful careers in the manufacturing industry. We are seeking an ideal candidate with a robust foundation in tooling/jig, manufacturing processes, equipment, and cutting-edge technologies, coupled with the adeptness to convey intricate concepts to students with clarity and effectiveness.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Deliver engaging and comprehensive instruction in manufacturing technology and tooling/jig courses, both theoretical and practical, to undergraduate students.Develop course syllabi, lesson plans, and instructional materials that align with the program's objectives and industry standards.Plan and supervise laboratory and workshop activities related to manufacturing technology.Demonstrate proper use of manufacturing equipment, tools, and techniques.The banquet chef will stay knowledge of current and updated culinary trends through personal research and professional development activities.Collaborate with the program administration and other faculty members to develop and update the tooling/jig and manufacturing technology curriculum.
To remain up to date with tooling and manufacturing technology, engage in ongoing professional development by attending workshops, seminars, and conferences. Foster relationships with industry partners by actively participating in professional networks and industry events

Preferred Experience & Skills:
    Prefer 2-5 years of experience operating Coordinate Measurement Systems including Faro, Leica, or API Laser Trackers, Arms, and the operation of SA, Verisurf, Metrology, and PolyWorks software systems. Understand basic shop math/ trig and GD&T requirements.Strong understanding of manufacturing principles and processes. Proven experience in welding, machining, and electronics is preferred.Analyze blueprints, engineering models, engineer drawings and electronic control tools before programming and compare results with original planning specifications.Proficiency in AutoCAD, CATIA V5/6, Mastercam X7, Solidworks or newer to model cutting paths and program for 2 to 5 axis machines.Confidence in the application, setup, and troubleshooting FARO Laser tracker equipment and spatial analyzer software.Previous teaching or training experience is highly desirable.

Additional Requirements:
    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, along with excellent interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with students, technical, and administrative personnel in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities, ensuring thoroughness and accuracy in all aspects of the role.Proven ability to work independently with little or no supervision, showcasing self-motivation and initiative.Proficiency in using personal computers and software applications, with a focus on Microsoft Office tools.

WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents, and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Why WSU Tech?

Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
  • Generous insurance plans
  • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
  • 457(b) Retirement plans
  • Paid Community Service 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • & More!!


WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.


The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.


To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.


Values: Values Based Culture

The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.


Guiding Principles

  1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
  2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
  3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.


We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

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