Welding Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Summary: John A. Logan College is seeking applicants for a full-time,
tenure-track faculty position in welding to begin summer 2019. Faculty are covered under
a 9-month contract period (August through May) and are required to teach a minimum of 15
credit hours and serve eight office hours per week for student consultation in fall and spring
semesters. Additional teaching opportunities with compensation may be available in the summer
semester. The instructor will be responsible for teaching courses within the welding and industrial
maintenance programs that reside in the career and technical education division. Courses will
include,but are not limited to metallurgy, welding theory, blueprint reading,brazing, soldering, plasma
cutting and welding (GTAW, SMAW, GMAW, cored wire, exy-acetylene, and pipe). The instructor
will be responsible for revising and updating the welding curriculum to ensure program success.
The instructor must be available to teach classes during the day and evenings, as needed.
Specific Job Duties: to instruct students in the facts and skills pertaining to assigned
courses; to conduct classes as scheduled; to consider the needs of the students, and
assist them by seeking help from other college services; to distribute to all students a course
syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements,
and course objectives; to inform students of educational and occupational opportunities; to utilize
instructional technology for online learning and record-keeping; to update welding curriculum,
prepare outlines, and select textbooks; to submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance
records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
to establish partnerships and dual credit opportunities with district high schools; to prepare and
maintain efficient program budget for welding instruction, supplies, and equipment; to maintain
safe and organized welding lab, including accurate control of tools, equipment, and supplies; to
actively engage business and industry partners and work with an advisory committee to assure
program meets industry needs; to recruit students to the welding program; to assist in identifying
adjunct welding faculty and work with them to make sure instructional objectives are being met;
to stay current in welding technology and instructional activities by participating in professional
development; to participate on college committee(s); to participate in accreditation, assessment
activities, and program review; to participate in academic advising; to perform other duties as
outlined in the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement; to represent the College credibly with
respect to any of its activities, and observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and
programs of the College.
Requirements: Associate’s degree in welding; three years of welding experience.
The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively and have basic computer literacy.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in industrial arts, workforce education,
or related field; post-secondary teaching experience; hold one or more of the following
American Welding Society certifications: CW, CWE, CWI, and/or other.
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled
John A. Logan College is an established, growing, and innovative higher education institution.
In fall 2017, the College enrolled 3,717 students in baccalaureate-transfer and career
education programs. Carterville is located in southern Illinois and is within ten minutes of
a major university and within two hours of St. Louis, MO.
The College has been affiliated with the NEA/IEA for thirty-nine years. Starting salary is
determined by educational level and teaching experience as per contract salary schedule,
and opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching. The College provides an
excellent fringe benefit package. Further information about the College may be obtained
Send a John A. Logan College faculty application, resume, copy of all transcripts,
and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four professional references to:
Office of Human Resources
John A. Logan College
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918
John A. Logan College is an affirmative action institution and is committed to equal opp