Evening Welding Instructor -- Clarksville

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Dickson is accepting applications for the full-time temporary position of Evening Welding Technology Instructor for the Clarksville Campus. This is a contract position estimated to last nine to 12 months.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of Technical Diploma in instructional area or equivalent higher education training with credentials in related field. Associate Degree preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the welding field within the last five (5) years.
  • Must possess all required certifications for the field or the ability to become certified within three (3) calendar months. CWE and CWI certifications a plus.
  • Must possess computer skills.
  • Strong hands-on technical background in field of instruction.
  • Must possess the communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher and interact with high school and adult students.
  • Must possess a high degree of knowledge in the following areas: shielded metal arc (STICK), gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG) and flux cored arc welding; symbols and blueprint reading; cutting techniques; grinding; metal preparation; metallurgy; layout; fabrication; power tools; and measurement techniques.

SKILLS

  • Must show evidence of good character, organizational skills, and mature attitude.
  • Must be willing to remain current in the instructional field and maintain personal certifications and program accreditation(s).
  • Prior teaching or evidence of ability to teach students a plus.

GENERAL DUTIES:  The temporary Evening Welding Technology Associate Instructor is responsible for providing individualized theory and hands-on instruction to adult and high school students to prepare them for employment in the field. Areas of instruction include shielded metal arc (STICK), gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG) and flux cored arc welding; symbols and blueprint reading; cutting techniques; grinding; metal preparation; metallurgy; layout; fabrication; power tools; and measurement techniques. The Evening Associate Instructor must monitor, grade and evaluate individual student progress; maintain student records in the college’s student records management software; maintain appropriate documentation; submit timely reports; and assist in recruitment of new students and placement of graduates. The Evening Associate Instructor must also maintain good public relations with business and industry, participate in advisory committee efforts and cooperate with outside agencies. This position will also supervise and follow-up on students participating in cooperative education. Some travel may be required. This temporary position is full-time and reports to the Director of the Clarksville Campus. Scheduled work hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Scheduled class hours are 2:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION & REVIEW: Complete application and submit resume at: https://tbr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/20/home/requisition/8487?c=tbr. Review of résumés with completed employment application will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS:  Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment.  Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed. A criminal/financial background check will be required for applicant selected.

TCAT Dickson does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by the Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Laura Travis, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs & Compliance, laura.travis@tcatdickson.edu, 740 Hwy 46 S, Dickson, TN 37055, 615-441-6220. The TCAT Dickson policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://www.tcatdickson.edu/about/non-discrimination-statement.  EEO/AA/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer

Salary Range

$47,727-$57,273