College Overview: Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, visit https://visitowensboro.com. To learn more about the Workforce Solutions Department, visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/workforce-solutions/
Benefits: OCTC offers a variety of health plans, wellness incentives, and retirement options for full-time regular employees. Alternate benefit variations for temporary and/or part-time job types are also available. Benefit plans include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, LTD, and Supplemental Insurance plans. Wellness Programs includes incentives applied to an HRA card for healthy life choices and activities. Additional Benefits include; vacation pay, holiday pay, institutional closure pay (2 weeks), sick pay, EAP, tuition waiver & discounts, and employee discounts. Retirement plan is a Defined Contribution 403(b) plan, 5% employee contribution with 10% employer match. Visit our benefits link for more details. https://systemoffice.kctcs.edu/employees/employee_benefits_summary.aspx.
Job Summary: Owensboro Community and Technical College is seeking applicants for a full-time, twelve-month Welding Fabrication Staff Instructor for its Multi-Craft Technologist Program. The accelerated training program is project-based and offers adult students high-demand, industry credentials. Under the direction of the Multi-Craft Director, the Welding Fabrication Staff Instructor will interact with team members and students to deliver competency-based instruction via hands-on projects. The successful candidate will lead daily labs, facilitate Training Modules and activities, conduct assessments, track student progress, participate in recruitment and retention activities, and fulfill reporting and other institutional expectations.
Typical hours for the instructional day runs from 1-9:30 pm Monday through Thursday and Friday from 8 am -4:30 pm.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The Multi-Craft Technologist Program is designed to reflect today's just-in-time workplace. Candidates must possess the ability to teach in an interactive learning environment, including demonstrations, lab and lecture, the hands-on skills used in manufacturing. The successful candidate must have strong skills in welding, including SMAW/GMAW/GTAW, with a fabrication and light machining background preferred. The candidate must be able to follow a focused instructional timeline that prepares graduates for the fast-paced work of manufacturing.
The successful candidate will provide instruction across multiple manufacturing disciplines. The duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Develop and lead interactive/hands-on, project-based instruction within a team environment.
Facilitate instructional training modules and monitor all student skill activities.
Participate in student and employer recruitment events, as well as student retention activities.
Participate in team planning meetings.
Track student progress. Fulfill reporting requirements and other instructional expectations. Perform additional work related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Workforce Development.
Machine Tool Operation including Manual Mill/Lathe, Band Saw/Drill Press/Belt Sanders and Fluid Power.
Precision Measurement and Hand Tools.
Welding - SMAW/GMAW/GTAW/ and Oxy-Acetylene.
Industrial Safety and Material Handling.
Associate degree in a technical field or years of equivalent work experience.
Three (3) years relevant work experience within the last five (5) years.
Broad experience and high-level skills in welding, including SMAW/GMAW/GTAW.
Fabrication background preferred.
Experience in mentoring/training in the workplace or teaching experience beneficial.
AWS Certificate(s) or the ability to obtain AWS Certification in Welding preferred.
Application Process: Applicants must complete and submit:
Copy of all college transcripts (if relevant).
Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.
Selected candidate will perform a teaching demonstration.
Positions are based on a term-contract, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. The search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.
Internal Number: 65020
About Owensboro Community and Technical College
Owensboro Community and Technical College is a multi-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit www.Owensboro.KCTCS.com and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit www.Owensboro.edu.