Adjunct Faculty Welding (SAT)
- Salt Lake Community College
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Category: Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Construction & Building Trades
- Posting Date: 11/18/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position TitleAdjunct Faculty Welding (SAT)
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Associate Dean
DepartmentDiv of Apprent. & Construction Related Tech (School of ATTS)-2N3
Position TypeNew position
Job CategoryAdjunct - Variable
Initial Work LocationWestpointe Center
Job Open Date11/17/2020
Job Close Date11/30/2021
Open Until FilledNo
Under general supervision the instructor will teach and facilitate student learning in a
competency-based welding program, preparing students for industrial employment and
certifications as required.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
1. Provide instruction and facilitate students’ learning in Oxy-acetylene welding, shielded
metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc
welding, and blueprint reading (including welding symbols leading to industry
certifications and employment.
2. Accommodate various learning styles, especially hands-on training, not limited to the
3. Advise students on the program requirements and their progress through the courses.
Assess student’s abilities and provide appropriate documentation and feedback.
4. Collaborate with other instructor(s)in the department to aid in development and
coordination of quality classroom activities and curriculum as required.
5. Provide an industry viewpoint to the training program so that students will be prepared
to enter the work force.
6. Keep current on technological advances in welding
7. Support college and SAT policies and guidelines.
8. Must have good work ethic, punctuality, and attendance habits.
9. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
1. Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization.
2. Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments.
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards.
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades.
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance. Informs students of progress to date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines.
7. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment.
8. Follows and abides by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy.
9. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days).
10. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure.
11. Completes all required employee trainings.
12. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines.
13. Administer ADA accommodations as needed.
1. Preferred experience teaching in competency-based adult programs.
2. Preferred experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.
3. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
4. Ability to work without close supervision in a team with diverse membership
5. Ability to work within a prescribed curriculum and departmental procedures while
maintaining patience, creativity, and cooperative attitude.
6. Basic computer literacy and use, including word processing, internet, and email.
7. Journeyman level welding skills using the most common industrial welding processes.
8. Work in a team environment and support a variety of instructional delivery formats.
9. Current or previous AWS CWI/CWE credentials are not mandatory, but would be a
positive attribute. Documentation required.
Education and Experience:
1. Seven (7) years full time paid, non-teaching work experience as a journeyman or
equivalent level as a welder. May include a maximum of 1 year welding training other
than “on-the-job-training”. (documentation required) OR
2. Associate Degree in related field with 3 years experience in the industry and 4 years
3. Must be a current member of the American Welding Society in good standing.
4. Must be able to read and interpret welding blueprints and know the AWS system of
5. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following welding processes: Oxy-
Acetylene Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc
Welding; Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Please include resume and copies of any certification to transcripts with the application.
1) In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
2) Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within in 30 days of hire.
3) In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.*
4) SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).*
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.