Instructor, Welding Technology

Website Guilford Technical Community College

Instructor, Welding Technology Job Highlights

Title Instructor, Welding Technology
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Teaching
Location Jamestown, NC, United States
Company Guilford Technical Community College

Company Profile

Guilford Technical Community College provides access to lifelong learning opportunities for personal growth, workforce productivity, and community service. GTCC serves all the diverse segments and delivers quality educational programs and services, through partnerships with businesses, community groups, and other educational institutions.

Job Profile

GTCC is seeking a well-educated Instructor for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field.

He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Educational Qualification

Education Preferred

  • Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution
  • Current welding certifications in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) applied to plate and pipe

Work Experience

Experience Preferred

  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
  • Experience with the operation of robotic welding equipment
  • More than 3 years of relevant industry experience as a welder
  • Postsecondary teaching experience


  • Teaching – Prepare and teach departmental courses
  • Professional Development – Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission
  • Administration – Provide daily and ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment, and student records
  • Student Support – Provide an environment conducive to student success
  • College Service – Support college-wide endeavors
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

KSA Required

The Instructor must be able to-

  • Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
  • Adapt to changing procedures, protocols, or assignments.
  • Communicate effectively
  • Create and maintain a learner-centered environment
  • Multi-task
  • Respect Diversity

Specific Requirements

Mandatory GTCC Trainings and annual updates as required-

  • Discrimination and Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  • eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first-semester teaching)
  • eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first-semester teaching)
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  • Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

Physical Demands

  • The teaching schedule may change semester to semester
  • Includes creating an atmosphere safe for learning and being an ambassador for the welding program and GTCC as a whole.
  • May include teaching day and evening and on multiple campuses


  • Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

Employer’s Statement

GTCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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