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Athens Technical College Instructor- Welding & Joining Technology (Walton) in United States

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Position: Welding & Joining Technology Instructor

Location: Walton Campus

Department: Division of Business, Industry, & Technology

Reports to: Divisional Academic Dean

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. State of Georgia benefits package.

Deadline to Apply: June 1, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.


  • Under general supervision, instruct students in welding and joining technology skill areas.

  • Follow state standards in developing program and course outlines, goals, and objectives.

  • Develops syllabi to meet program and school objectives.

  • Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives.

  • Requests and maintains supplies and equipment, and prepares required budget requests.

  • Maintains program certification requirements, as appropriate.

  • Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports.

  • Attends staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences.

  • Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training area.

  • Responds in a timely manner to administrative requests.

  • Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of the students.

  • Assists with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts.

  • Maintains program certification requirements, as appropriate.

  • Demonstrates strong time management and organization skills.

  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.

  • Contributes to the writing of accreditation and assessment reports

  • Demonstrates general computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel)

  • Assists with student recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Welding & Joining Technology from an accredited college or technical institution.

  • Three (3) years’ work experience in a position related to welding and joining technology.

  • Blueprint reading capabilities.

  • Experience with gas-metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding;

  • Must be credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting bodies for the courses assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree from an accredited college or technical institution.

  • Three (3) – seven (7) years of work experience in a position related to welding and joining technology, including work experience in pipe welding.

  • Experience with fluxed-core arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting, pipe welding, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc gouging.

  • American Welding Society Certification.

  • Previous teaching experience in a post-secondary environment.

  • Previous online teaching or training experience, including the use of video capture tools.

To apply, click "Apply to This Job" and submit your cover letter, resume/vita, three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

NOTE: Official transcripts will be required upon an offer of employment. Official copies of transcripts may be sent directly to: Athens Technical College, Attn: Human Resources, 800 U.S. Highway 29 N, Athens, GA 30601 or send electronically to .

**Employment is contingent based upon successful completion of appropriate background checks.

As set forth in its student catalog, Athens Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

The following individuals have been designated to coordinate the college's implementation of nondiscrimination policies: Jessica Felts, Director of Student Support Services, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, Office K-614A, 706/355- 5081; Sherri Heath, Director of Human Resources ; Title VI, Title VII, Title IX Coordinator (Employees), Office K-514,, 706/583-2818; and Lenzy Reid, Vice President of Student Affairs, Title IX (Students) Office H-774, 706/355-5029,, 800 U.S. Highway 29 North, Athens, GA 30601.