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Full-Time Welding Instructor (Tenure Track)

Richland Community College

Richland Community College

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Full-Time Welding Instructor (Tenure Track)

Non-Discrimination Statement

Richland Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:
Nicole DelMastro-Jeffery, Title IX Coordinator and Kristie Dawson Deputy Title IX Coordinator titleix@richland.edu
For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

Contact Information

For questions about this posting or other general HR inquires please email Human Resources (hr@richland.edu)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and transcripts of the highest degree earned.
This position will begin Fall 2024.

Position Details

Position Information
Position Title Full-Time Welding Instructor (Tenure Track)
Job Category Full-Time Faculty
Division Workforce Development
Department Main Campus
Job Description
Richland Community College is seeking applicants for the Full-Time Welding Faculty (Tenure-Track) Position. The tenure-track faculty member is responsible for planning, preparing, implementing, teaching, and evaluating classroom and laboratory instruction in all areas of welding.

Primary duties include in-person classroom and some online teaching; curriculum and course development; assessment of student learning; program promotion and student recruitment; and participation in college-wide initiatives. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work in teams, and the flexibility to teach day or evening hours at the College. Additionally, the candidate must be able to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. Other responsibilities include participating in assigned college committees and taskforces.

Opportunities for overload and summer teaching available.
Required Qualifications
A minimum of 2,000 hours welding experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Associate degree, journeyman’s card in related field, or certified training in welding and minimum of five (5) years of welding experience that includes:

  • Setting up and operating SMAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW, Oxy/Fuel and/or Plasma cutting equipment.
  • Structural, fabrication, and pipe welding
  • Knowledge of welding different metal types; steel, aluminum or stainless steel.
  • Ability to read, understand and use Welding Procedure Specification sheets
  • AWS Certifications
  • Prior welding teaching/training experience
Physical Demands
The position takes place in the campus welding lab. Work is performed in noisy environment with expected use of power tools, welding equipment, and controlled flames. The position is subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling, using hands and fingers, stooping and occasional lifting of objects up to 100 lbs.
Salary Salary commensurate with education and experience, per the current collective bargaining agreement.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F070P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 01/25/2024
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and transcripts of the highest degree earned.
This position will begin Fall 2024.
Advertising Summary
Richland Community College is seeking applicants for the Full-Time Welding Faculty (Tenure-Track) Position. The tenure-track faculty member is responsible for planning, preparing, implementing, teaching, and evaluating classroom and laboratory instruction in all areas of welding.

Primary duties include in-person classroom and some online teaching; curriculum and course development; assessment of student learning; program promotion and student recruitment; and participation in college-wide initiatives. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work in teams, and the flexibility to teach day or evening hours at the College. Additionally, the candidate must be able to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. Other responsibilities include participating in assigned college committees and taskforces.

Associates Degree, journeyman’s card in related field, or certified training in welding with at least 2,000 hours of working experience in welding. Or a minimum of five (5) years of welding experience that includes:
  • Setting up and operating SMAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW, Oxy/Fuel and/or Plasma cutting equipment.
  • Structural, fabrication, and pipe welding
  • Knowledge of welding different metal types; steel, aluminum or stainless steel.
  • Ability to read, understand and use Welding Procedure Specification sheets

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • RCC Career Site
    • Personal Reference
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Newspaper
    • Social Media
    • Other
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  3. Are you available to work in the evening?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Resume
Optional Documents