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Instructor of Welding

Employer
McHenry County College
Location
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Academic Affairs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

Faculty | Full-time, tenure track position | 9 months Initial placements are based on education and experience

Position Summary

MCC instructors are higher education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies to reach a variety of learners. They assess student learning to ensure student success, staying abreast of current and emerging trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College to reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community.

McHenry County College is committed to career and technical education and has recently announced plans to construct the Foglia Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation which will include a state-of-the-art Welding and manufacturing labs. The successful candidate will be the leader of our welding program and is proficient in stick, MIG and TIG welding.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate content expertise and currency within their academic field.
  • Develop and maintain an increasingly diverse and effective pedagogical skill set that reflects our philosophy as established in our mission: Our focus is learning. Student success is our goal.
  • Possess both the willingness and the ability to share expertise with students, colleagues, and the broader college community in a manner that is engaging and effective
  • Engage in continued professional growth, scholarly engagement, and/or creative development.
  • Demonstrate both the willingness and the ability to embrace technology within the college environment.
  • Develop and maintain a solid commitment to college service and community engagement.
  • Engage in professional behavior and participate actively in teamwork while respecting the diversity of values, opinions, and backgrounds both inside and outside the classroom environment.
  • Cultivate student engagement through facilitation of and/or participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related area and one-year work experience in welding or an Associate of Applied Science in Welding and four-year’s work experience in welding.
    • Demonstrated experience in technology enhanced instruction.
    • A desire to interact with students, peers, and industry to develop and maintain a growing welding department.
    • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth.
    • Commitment to the mission of the community college and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
    • Commitment to working with beginning students.

    Organization

     

    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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