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Kansas City Kansas Community College Welding Technology in Kansas City, Kansas

Welding Technology

Job Classification Compensation: $970.32 per credit hour Employee category: Adjunct FLSA status: Exempt

Position Details Job Code: AA003Adjunct Department: Welding Technology Division: Career and Technical Education Reports to: Dean of Career and Technical Education Positions Supervised: Students Location: Primarily Technical Education Center, but any location assigned by the appropriate administrator

Job Purpose Instruct Welding Technology related courses for KCKCC at any assigned location. This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct position accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in this subject area.

Position Description

  • Instruct students using learner-centered pedagogy.
  • Teach courses in all major welding and cutting processes as well as safety and blueprint reading.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment as needed.
  • Plan lessons and activities that will enable students to master skills and complete course objectives.
  • Work with other faculty to ensure quality environment for students.
  • Maintain student records in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Follow appropriate safety practices as they pertain to welding industry.
  • Participate in professional development to continually improve personal skills and the Welding Technology Program.
  • Assist with welding community outreach and Advisory Committee recruitment and support.
  • Other duties as assigned by Lead Welding Instructor and Dean of Technical Education Center.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of various Welding processes equipment and operation.
  • Knowledge of Shop equipment.
  • Knowledge of transformer and inverter type welding power sources.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and establish credibility with all levels of students, faculty, and staff in the organization and with community partners.
  • Ability to troubleshoot welding equipment for various processes.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Ability to Organize and explain content using methods that are appropriate to students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experience.
  • Use teaching methods that emphasize application, cooperation, and collaboration and engage students actively in their studies, encouraging them to become independent learners with higher order thinking skills.

Position Qualifications and/or Education

Minimum Qualifications and/or Education

  • College Certificate in Welding or closely related field.
  • Minimum Five (5) year's experience in Welding and Fabrication.
  • Knowledge of SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFC, PAC, CAC-A, Oxy-Fuel welding/brazing, and/or casting repair processes.

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education

  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Educator and/or Certified Welding Inspector or ability to obtain those certifications.
  • Associates degree or higher in a closely related field.
  • Education or training experience.
  • Teaching experience in an open enrollment, urban community college.
  • Experience with a Learning Management System such as Blackboard.
  • Experience in learner-centered pedagogy.

Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule Primarily working evening hours. Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs, may require weekend hours. Your appointment is contingent on sufficient enrollments, or on program and scheduling changes.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be p rformed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.*

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educational Institution