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Fast Track Welding Instructor - Adjunct/Part-Time

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 5-20

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Part Time

Required Education: High School or Equivalent

Required Experience: 1 to 2 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: $32 /hr
Worksite Location: NCAT Campus

Overview / Job Summary:
The adjunct welding instructor is responsible for delivering high-quality instruction and training in welding techniques to students in a post-secondary educational institution. This role involves providing hands-on instruction, assessing student performance, promoting a safe and inclusive learning environment, and following the Lincoln Electric/nc3 certification and instructional outlines adopted by the institution in GMAW, SMAW, GTAW, and Oxy-Acetylene processes. The adjunct welding instructor may work on a part-time or contract basis, delivering courses and labs as per the institution's schedule.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Conduct classroom lectures and practical demonstrations on welding techniques, safety protocols, and industry standards.Teach students various welding processes, such as arc welding, MIG welding, TIG welding, and oxyacetylene welding, according to the curriculum.Design and administer assessments, quizzes, and practical examinations to evaluate students' progress and proficiency in welding, utilizing nc3 certification standards.Utilize appropriate teaching methods, resources, and technologies to enhance student learning and engagement.Provide guidance and support to students in developing their welding skills through hands-on training and practice.
To remain current in the welding industry, prioritize ongoing professional development by participating in workshops, seminars, and conferences. Actively engage in networking to cultivate partnerships and bolster the program's standing. Collaborate closely with peers, program coordinators, and industry experts to advocate for best practices, share valuable resources, and collectively enhance the welding program's quality and effectiveness.

    A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. A post-secondary degree or diploma in welding or a related field is preferred.
Required/Preferred Experience & Skills:
    Relevant industry certifications, such as AWS (American Welding Society)/nc3 certifications, are highly desirable.Practical experience in various welding processes, preferably in a professional capacity within the welding industry (two years).Strong knowledge of welding techniques, safety protocols, and industry standards.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage and instruct students from diverse backgrounds.Ability to adapt teaching methods and materials to accommodate different learning styles and levels of proficiency.Proficiency in using instructional technologies, such as audio-visual aids and computer-aided welding simulators.Prior teaching or training experience is an asset but not always required.
Additional Requirements:
    Ability to work independently with little or no supervisionAbility to use personal computer and software applicationAbility to maintain a safe work environment

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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