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Portland Community College

Location: PortlandOR 97280 Document ID: AD184-2N88 Posted on: 2019-05-2505/25/2019 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Instructor, Welding (Rock Creek Campus)

Instructor, Welding (Rock Creek Campus)
Portland Community College

Best Consideration/Close Date:
Share your knowledge and help to build solid foundations for future professionals in the Welding Industry. Portland Community College is looking for a full-time Welding Technology Instructor to join our dedicated and creative team at the Rock Creek Campus. In this full-time position, with a reliable and consistent nine-month work schedule, you can make a difference in the lives of our students, while enjoying day-to-day work with less stress than in a commercial welding environment. In our unique approach, faculty teach both lab and lecture courses. With the success of every student at the center, and our faculty must be well versed in all welding processes, and be able to address the individual learning needs of our diverse student body. This includes assessment of the student's skill levels, effective communication across differences, and the response and teaching needed to ensure learning. Learn more at https://www.pcc.edu/programs/welding/ Teamwork, a student-centered approach and current industry expertise are essential for an instructor in our Rock Creek program. If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, review the qualifications below, and apply today! See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/resources/academic/instructor-qualifications/wld.html

Candidate Profile
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
Technical Skills
  • Technical knowledge of all current welding processes (demonstrated through industry experience or an AAS in Welding Technology), and ability to teach all welding skills
  • Willingness to learn and keep up to date with new industry technology
  • Demonstrated proficiency using technology (for example MS Office, AutoCad and CNC PAC software)
Teaching / Training Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure student success through assessment, individual learning plans, and customized teaching and response to ensure learning (in both shop and lecture environments)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective lecture plans or learning materials
Communication / Teamwork / Professionalism
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students from a broad range of educational and cultural backgrounds, particularly technical and safety information
  • Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral), professionalism and collaboration in a team environment
Minimum QualificationsTo be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Five years recent welding field experience (Five years recent teaching experience at the college level, or industry training experience, or a combination of teaching at the college level and industry trainer experience may be substituted, year for year, for recent welding field experience).
Preferred Qualifications
  • AAS in Welding Technology
  • Industry Certifications:
    • SMAW Unlimited E7018 (AWS) all positions
    • FCAW Unlimited Innershield (AWS) all positions
    • FCAW Unlimited Dual Shield (AWS) all positions
    • GMAW Limited Spray Arc (AWS) all positions
    • SMAW 6 sch 80 uphill pipe E6010/E7018 (ASME) 6G
    • GTAW/SMAW 2 sch 80 uphill pipe ER70S-2/E7018 (ASME) 6G
    • SMAW 6 sch 40 downhill pipe (API 1104) 6G
  • Recent experience teaching and/or training welding processes and skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in and ability to successfully teach at a college level all courses and processes offered within the welding technology program catalog
  • CWI or CAWI
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

Initial Salary Placement will generally not exceed Step 3 of the Full-Time Faculty Salary Range ($56,274). Higher placement may be considered based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

PCC Benefits:
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement. Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age; plus partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions. Paid Leave: - 1 day of sick leave for every 18 days worked (~10 days/year)
- 21 hours of additional personal leave per year
- 4 paid holidays (which occur during the term you are teaching)

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://pcc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=335&site=9

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