Welding Instructor/Program Head (#FO426)

At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students. We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper. Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of Welding Instructor/Program Head which will be assigned to the School of Business and Industrial Trades on the Parham Road Campus, 1651 E. Parham Road.

Full-time twelve-month teaching faculty-ranked appointment. Salary range: $45,965 - $79,000. Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant.

High school diploma or equivalent with minimum 5-years current experience in the field is required. Ability to operate a fork lift and a valid driver's license required.
QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: An associate's degree or equivalent in the teaching field and welding teaching experience are preferred. AWS and/or NCCER Certifications. Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Interest and/or experience in engaging students in campus life outside the classroom. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse student populations, be committed to quality instruction, scholarship, and academic integrity. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with evidence of successful work experience as a team member.

Faculty loads are scheduled on an average load of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester. Office hours, advising and collateral duty assignments are required. Faculty member is required to contribute to curriculum and course development. Teaching schedules may include day and evening classes, dual enrollment classes with local high schools, and multiple campus assignments. Opportunities for summer teaching will be based on student interest. The position will also assume the role of program head throughout the 12-month period. As such, the position will be responsible for building partnerships with the community and within the industry, overseeing curriculum, managing budgets, collaborating with faculty, hiring and evaluating adjunct faculty, and working with the program advisory committee.

Application reviews will begin June 21, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please visit the VCCS Jobs Portal: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/47617

For full consideration, the cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume must be received with the online application. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email: employment@reynolds.edu

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