Instructor of Welding

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Vocational & Technical

Job Description


Job Title Instructor of Welding
Department Applied Technology
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Type Faculty
Position Grade Faculty
Employee Type Full Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Grant Funded No
Work Year 9 Months
Work Year-Other Information Varies. Based on the needs of the college, this may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes.
Typical Work Schedule

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position that requires the successful candidate to teach a minimum of 30 credit hours per academic year. In addition, faculty schedule weekly conference hours and are otherwise available regularly for student inquiry. Service on college committees and participation in departmental, divisional, shared governance, and college-wide initiatives is required as well.

Bargaining Unit Eligibility Yes-Faculty Association
Work Week 40 Hours
Work Week-Other Information  
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Position Introduction

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.

Position Summary

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.

Reports to Dean of Career and Technical Education
Essential 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 Education Advanced Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Other 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.

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Skills and Specifications


Location Main Campus

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