Full Time Instructor, Welding

  • Victor Valley College
  • Victorville, CA, USA
  • May 11, 2022
Full time Vocational & Technical

Job Description


Full Time Instructor, Welding

Victor Valley College

Salary: $55,714.00 - $116,888.00 Annually

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Job Number: 2022-175 FTINWELD02

Location: CA 92395, CA


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Basic Functions

10-Month Tenure Track Position


Initial salary placement ranges from $55,714 to $87,247, based upon education and experience. The current faculty salary schedule includes five classes and twenty steps with a maximum annual salary of $116,888. A District-paid comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurances for the employee and dependents, and a $50,000 employee life insurance policy are provided. For the most updated information please visit our benefits web page.

Appointment to this position is subject to availability of funds. Salary schedule subject to change.

Representative Duties
Teach a full load of classes in welding to prepare students to become certified welders with special emphasis on safety practices and quality.

Develop and teach the full range of classes from basics to certification including but not limited to: oxy-fuel gas welding and cutting, SMAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW, layout and fabrication, blueprint reading, and the arc cutting methods of air carbon arc and plasma.

Participate in curriculum development, program evaluation, course revision, instructional material development, departmental planning, budget development, and manage the learning facilities/equipment.

Serve on division and college-wide committees.

Advise students on career and academic matters.

Implement college policies and procedures and adhere to state, federal, and local health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Engage in professional development activities.

Serve as liaison with the local/regional business and industry community. Serve as a resource for economic development and workforce development initiatives within our community.

Maintain student records (e.g. Performance Based Qualification Testing), required office hours, and submit required documents, in accordance with published deadlines.

Participate in outreach and articulation activities to local agencies and other educational institutions.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of our students.

Demonstrate creativity and innovation in meeting the learning needs of our students.

Maintain technical and professional competency in the field.

Maintain a clean, well-organized welding shop. Recruit students to welding program.

Stay current with state of the art welding technology, processes and equipment.

Participating in assessment, evaluation, and planning of Student Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes, Program Review, Curriculum Development.


Any bachelors degree and two (2) years of professional welding experience, or any associate degree and six (6) years of professional welding experience OR the equivalent.

Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse, academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability an ethnic backgrounds.

Current welding certification.
Working knowledge of codes and inspection within AWS, ASME and API.
Working knowledge of non-destructive and destructive testing.(VT, MT, RT)
Working knowledge of common welding processes, weld inspection and testing, metallurgy, quality equipment and trouble shooting.
Five years of direct welding technology experience.
Industrial experience as Welding Technician
Possession of current AWS Certified Welding Inspector License
Possession of current AWS Certified Welding Education License

We will be using the guidelines set by the Academic Affairs Division of the Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. See their website: California Community Colleges for the most current minimum qualifications for faculty in California Community Colleges. The Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook can be viewed at: 2021 Minimum Qualifications Handbook If you feel you have equivalent qualifications, please review the supplemental information for Faculty Equivalency Qualifications can be viewed at: Faculty Equivalency Qualifications

Submit your request for equivalency ONLY IF your education and/or experience are different, but equivalent, to the minimum qualifications stated in the job announcement. If you have additional questions please contact Human Resources directly at (760) 245-4271 Ext. 2486.
Some specialized courses may require specific certificates (must meet minimum content requirements specified by outside/other agencies based on accreditation).

Office, classroom, lab and/or online environment. Position requires ability to communicate and exchange information. The assignment may include day, weekend, and/or evening classes on campus and/or at off campus locations.

Knowledge and Abilities


To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received

at the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date of June 3, 2022. Application materials will be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at School Jobs with your username and password.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.

All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.

Please note, the only form of communication you will receive throughout the recruiting and hiring process will be through email. It is your responsibility to check your email for any upcoming testing and/or interview dates.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies. If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.

It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.

Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1. A completed Victor Valley College application electronic form
2. A letter expressing interest in the position

3. A current resume
4. Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and coursework. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application. Link to - State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing: https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=bb4f6e6a_2
5. Preferred Qualifications related certificates and/or supportive documentation (Copies of certifications/supportive documentation must accompany application - please attach as other in the appropriate attachment page)
6. Supplemental Application for Equivalent Qualifications (if applicable)

Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.

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