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Welding Adjunct Instructor (ADJT16)
Category: Part-time   Job Status: Accepting Applications

RESPONSIBLE TO: Dept Chair: Nuclear & Skilled Trades    
LOCATION: Aiken Technical College, Aiken, SC
SALARY RANGE: $24 - $30 per hour
JOB DATE: Spring/Summer/Fall 2016
OPENING DATE: January 1, 2016       
DEADLINE: Applications are accepted on a continuous basis

This position will augment the faculty and staff in implementing the Welding Program.  Under the supervision of the Department Chair, this position performs classroom and laboratory instructional duties in the welding degree program.  These duties may involve cross-discipline activities with the industrial maintenance technology program for common core classes related to welding.  This position must be able to work a flexible schedule as dictated by the semester scheduling needs of the program and the department.

• Instruction including hands on and theory, classroom management, and administrative tasks that may include reports, syllabus and lesson plan development.
• Prepare and/or maintain current course syllabi for course taught.
• Ensure that course is taught in accordance with the established syllabi.
• Recommend for approval adequate instructional materials for course.
• Recommend adequate laboratory facilities/equipment for assigned course.
• Supervision of students.


Associate’s degree in Welding Technology (or equivalent) with five (5) years direct experience as a welder (valid/current credentials such as AWS CWI/CWE). Completion of a federally approved apprenticeship program will be considered with proper certifications. Bachelor’s degree in a related field combined with the direct experience noted above would be acceptable. Knowledge and experience in welding theory, metallurgy, mathematics, blueprint reading, oxygen acetylene welding and brazing, S.M.A.W., G.M.A.W., G.T.A.W., S.A.W., F.C.A.W. and P.A.C. all to AWS and industry standards is required. The applicant may be required to demonstrate welding skills that meet ASME standards applicable to pipe welding in the nuclear industry. The ideal candidate would have experience in the AWS SENSE Levels 1-4.  Some level of teaching or training experience is preferred.  The applicant must be able to work in a team environment utilizing effective communication skills.  The applicant must also be able to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and be able to develop programs and curricula to meet industry needs.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  Please apply online at Unofficial college transcripts are required for all degrees earned and may be attached to the online application, faxed (803-593-8203), emailed (, or mailed (P.O. Drawer 696, Aiken, SC 29802). All application materials must be submitted by the closing date. The application must be completed including all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the application. International transcripts must be evaluated through World Education Services.

Aiken Technical College is an equal opportunity employer committed to having diversity throughout the College.  Any requests for reasonable accommodation to apply for this position should be directed to Human Resources by calling 803-508-7497 or writing to the above address.  Requests for accommodations must be made by the above-stated deadline.

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