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Assistant Professor Welding (SAT)

Salt Lake Community College
Job Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Construction and Building Trades
If faculty, tenure track status: Tenure Track

Reports to (title): Associate Dean

Department: Div of Apprent. & Construction Related Tech (School of ATTS)-2N3

Requisition Number: F21006

Position Type: Replacement

Starting Salary: Commensurate upon experience

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date: 06/09/2021

Job Summary

Under general supervision, prepare and teach college level Welding courses and labs such as Introduction to Welding, Safety, Blueprint Reading, Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Welding Process and Quality as well as other courses as assigned. This position may teach day, evening and weekend courses. Salt Lake Community College is a public, open-access, comprehensive community college committed to serving the broader community. Its mission is to provide quality higher education and lifelong learning to people of diverse cultures, abilities, and ages and to serve the needs of the community and government agencies, business, industry and other employers.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Follow the course curriculum outline, prepare and deliver lectures, labs and other course activities.

2. Prepare and administer student assessments and evaluations.

3. Keep accurate classroom records.

4. Develops and maintains written syllabi/course outlines and course materials.

5. Schedule and maintain office hours: announce/post office hours to students in all classes.

6. Assist in program curriculum development.

7. Assist with programmatic accreditation, program assessment, standards and accreditation.

8. Program recruitment, outreach and service industry.

9. Follow SLCC policies and procedures.

10. Provide ADA accommodation as required.

11. Attend and participate in college, program and industry meetings.

12. Serve on various college and program committees.

13. Remain current with new trends and developments in field through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars and/or workshops.

14. Maintain required certifications.

15. Apply OSHA standards relating to lab and site safety.

16. Maintain inventory control of equipment, tools, and supplies required for classes and lab.

17. Completes all required training.

18. Advise students on program and/or course requirements.

19. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to the Welding Technology profession.

20. Demonstrate welding techniques and procedures consistent with industry and department practices.

21. Teach and enforce safe practices using welding processes according to departmental policy.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree in Welding Technology or related field from an accredited College of University.

2. Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience in Welding, or related field.

3. AWS CWI/CWE Certifications related to specific classes being taught.

4. Demonstrated competency with multiple instructional delivery methods (web-enhanced and face-to-face).

5. Recent welding teaching and curriculum experience at the community college, or equivalent environments, including non-traditional settings that require professionalism, flexibility, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

6. Working knowledge of AWS-Sense Program.

7. Interest in pursuing creative and innovative services to improve student achievement and completion.

8. Ten (10), or more, years related occupational experience.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Minimum six (6) years of professional field experience in the Welding Industry and an Associate degree in Welding Technology or related studies.


Minimum of four (4) years of professional field experience in the Welding Industry and a Bachelors of Science (BS) degree.

2. Ability to perform department welder qualification test using the following processes: OAW, SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, PAC, OAC.

3. Proficiency with hand tools, power tools used by welders.

4. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Ability to stand before a class of students and deliver required subject matter.

2. Demonstrated proficiency in welding.

3. Good reading and writing skills.

4. Excellent communication skills.

Special Instructions

Priority Review Date: June 9, 2021 All applications received by this date are evaluated by the committee. Applications received after this date are evaluated on a needed basis.

Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

  • Required Documents**

    1. Resume/Vitae

    2. Cover Letter

    3. Copy of Transcripts/Certificates/Credentials

    4. Answer supplemental question with the application.

Reference Letters upon request of the committee

A teaching demonstration of the selected finalists will be required.

2 positions may be filled with this posting.

SLCC HR Dept will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist. In addition, official transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.

Faculty salaries are commensurate upon higher education and experience. SLCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for FT Faculty members. Please visit:×11-digital-04-06-21.pdf for more information.

FLSA: Exempt

SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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