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Welding Associate Instructor

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Failure to complete all sections of the application including the "Posting Specific Questions", or any other sections of the application, will render the application incomplete and applicant will not be considered. Using the statement "See Resume" on the application will render the application incomplete. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS may be sent to the attention of: Human Resources, Patrick Henry Community College, 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112. If applicable, indicate on your application that your official transcript has been requested and mailed to the HR department. REFERENCE LETTERS submitted by a third party must be uploaded to your application to be considered. Applications and supporting materials are only accepted on-line. Patrick Henry Community College complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. Patrick Henry Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran’s status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Welding Associate Instructor
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 04/24/2017
Job Close Date 05/24/2017
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Minimum $42,501 plus excellent benefits package; salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Agency Patrick Henry Comm Coll At Mar (285)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Martinsville - 690
Sublocation
Position Number F00XX
Job Posting Number 1023895
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Salaried Faculty- S-2
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) is a comprehensive two-year college of the Virginia Community College System, serving the City of Martinsville and the counties of Henry and Patrick. PHCC serves approximately 3,500 credit and almost 2,700 non-credit students annually and, consistently ranks among the top ten “Most Tech-Savvy” community colleges in the country by the Center for Digital Education. It is one of the nation’s 82 “Achieving the Dream” Leader Colleges. The college offers transfer programs, in addition to career-track and certification programs, and serves more than 200 employers through workforce development. It is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).


Position Summary: Patrick Henry Community College is seeking a professional and team player committed to the mission of the comprehensive community college and experienced in working with a diverse student population, including adult learners, at-risk students and dual enrollment high school students. The successful candidate will be dedicated to academic excellence and continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The college strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning.

Primary responsibilities involve teaching and student advisement. Teaching schedules normally include day and evening classes and may include weekend and/or off-campus work. Additional responsibilities include such duties as promoting the program, office hours, committee work, course and curriculum planning, coordinate lab and field experience by planning and evaluating the practical learning experience of the students, and mentoring adjunct faculty. In addition, candidates must work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse educational environment, as well as facilitate student learning through in-class and out-of-class activities. The incorporation of computers and other technologies is expected in instructional methods.Ability to teach 18 hours per semester. The teaching field will involve the field of Welding.


This is a restricted 9-month associate instructor position expected to start August 16th, 2017. A new contract can be offered for the next academic year at the sole discretion of the college and in consideration of the college’s needs at that time.


Hiring Range: $42,501 plus excellent benefits package; salary is dependent upon education and experience.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 24th, 2017

Minimum Qualifications

****Transcripts are required as part of the application process for any college coursework. If you do not provide unofficial or official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work you will be disqualified.****

High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of related occupation experience in the welding field.

KSA’s and/or Competencies required to successfully perform the work:
Knowledge of, and experience with, proven teaching strategies that promote student success.
Ability to troubleshoot welding equipment for various processes.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate(oral and written), as well as the ability to work with students of varying abilities from diverse backgrounds.
Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with SMAW stick, GMAW (Gas Metal-Arc welding) & FCAW (Flux Core-Arc Welding) MIG, GTAW (Gas Tungsten-Arc Welding) TIG, PAC ( Plasma Arc Cutting) OAW ( Oxyacetylene Welding, Brazing & Cutting), SMAW & GTAW pipe, and pipefitting and ability to read, interpret and follow blueprints and welding symbols. knowledge of transformer and inverter type welding power sources.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with safe welding practices and shop safety.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree with major in teaching field with 10 years related experience preferred.
Possession of American Welding Society CWI, CWE or other related welder certification preferred.
Career Studies Certificate from an accredited institution/program with certification in welding may be considered in lieu of Associate’s Degree.
Community college teaching experience preferred. Experience with Blackboard or other Learning management system. Experience applying innovative technology applications to teaching and learning.

Special Requirements

Selected applicant must pass a criminal records background check. Documents verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon employment.

Required Materials: Only applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs online application process will be accepted. Submission of application must also include:
1). Resume
2). Cover letter
3). Transcripts

Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will not be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Failure to complete all sections of the application including the “Posting Specific Questions”, or any other sections of the application, will render the application incomplete and applicant will not be considered. Using the statement “See Resume” on the application will render the application incomplete.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS may be sent to the attention of: Human Resources, Patrick Henry Community College, 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112. If applicable, indicate on your application that your official transcript has been requested and mailed to the HR department.

REFERENCE LETTERS submitted by a third party must be uploaded to your application to be considered. Applications and supporting materials are only accepted on-line.

Patrick Henry Community College complies with E-Verify which is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

Patrick Henry Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran’s status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 276-656-0203
Fax
Email
Address

Patrick Henry Community College Attn: Human Resources 645 Patriot Avenue Martinsville, VA 24112

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Explain your teaching experience in welding.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Explain your work experience in welding?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you possess welding certifications? If so, please list them and explain how these are or are not important for students to obtain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document