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Adjunct Faculty Welding

West Virginia Northern Community College
Wheeling, WV
Closing date
Nov 27, 2021

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Job Description Summary
West Virginia Northern Community College, Applied Technology Division, is seeking applicants for part-time adjunct faculty for Welding.
Copies of transcripts and/or certifications MUST be attached to your application for consideration.
Adjunct faculty serve as temporary faculty whose appointments are for a specific limited period. Adjunct faculty are eligible to receive reappointment; however, no number of appointments shall create any presumption of a right to reappointment or designation as tenured or full-time faculty. Adjunct faculty has instructional responsibilities consistent with the laws, rules, and procedures which guide all College faculty.

Compensation for Adjunct faculty is determined according to credit hours or equivalent, with credit hours not normally exceeding 9 hours per semester or 18 hours per academic year, excluding summer sessions.
Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to

  • Develop a course syllabus incorporating all elements of the master course guide, and consistent with catalog description, student needs, and other institutional guidelines
  • Plan and implement strategies and activities to accomplish course objectives/outcomes
  • Clarify assignments, expectations, attendance policy, grading policy, evaluation methods, and class procedures to students
  • Evaluate students on the basis of their achievements toward these objectives/outcomes
  • Advise and assist students in matters related to course work outside the classroom
  • Refer students who may need support services
  • Meet each class during the scheduled hours, except as arranged with agreement of the class
  • Ensure that class is held for at least the number of hours advertised during the term
  • Make arrangements for equipment and supplies, field trips, Web page, outline, or other special activities needed for a course
  • Incorporate department assessment practices and instruments into courses as appropriate and requested
  • Understand and use technology that will enhance the teaching/learning in the classroom
  • Complete administrative responsibilities by activating and using the WVNCC adjunct email account for institutional correspondence with staff and students
  • Use Northern on the Web (NOW) for: reporting first week attendance and final grades within established institutional procedures and deadlines; academic advising; student contact information; and, other related processes.

Qualifications and Requirements
Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred. Experience may be substituted.
Appropriate licensure or certifications are preferred. These would include AWS certifications in GMAW, SMAW, GTAW, and FCAW in plate and/or pipe, as well as CWI and/or CWE. Minimum 5 years' experience in welding and/or fabrication. Must be familiar with current professional industry regulatory standards. Experience in training/instruction is preferred, as well as development of training materials and course content. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Applicants without a degree may choose to upload documentation of training, certifications, professional licenses, other credentials, and work history (resume) as the equivalent of a transcript. Please select "transcript" as the type of document.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities; Additional Information
West Virginia Northern Community College, pursuant to the requirements of Titles IV, VI, VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, gender, ancestry, marital or parental status or national origin in its employment policies and/or educational programs or activities, including admissions to such.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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