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Welding Instructor

John A Logan College

  • Location: Carterville, IL
  • Post Date: 3/22/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME

Welding Tenure-Track Faculty

Fall 2019


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

at www.jalc.edu.


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


618-985-2828 Ext. 8273

John A. Logan College is an affirmative action institution and is committed to equal opp

John A Logan College