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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Instructor

Northwest Mississippi Community College
Senatobia, MS
Closing date
Jun 28, 2024

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Northwest Mississippi Community College seeks a full-time 10-month instructor to teach in the Precision Manufacturing and MachiningTechnology program on the Senatobia Campus by providing modern instruction, a professional environment, and a solid reputation in our communities for quality instruction and highly qualified and desired graduates for employment.

Minimum Requirements: Must have a minimum of five (5) years of successful experience in the field of machining technology. Must be able to demonstrate successful experience in all areas of machining technology work to include safety and operation of all manual machinery including but not limited to: mills, engine lathes, surface grinders, drill presses, bandsaws and pedestal grinders. Must be proficient in G and M Codes, and also have the ability to program and set up CNC lathes and CNC mills manually. Must also have experience with CAD and CAM. Demonstrated professional demeanor, positive contributions to a team, and desire for continuous improvement. Associate of Applied Science in Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology or directly related field.

Preferred Qualities:

Haas CNC Control Experience, CMM programming experience with PC-DMIS, 5 Axis CNC Mill programming experience, CNC Lathe with live tooling programming experience, Fusion 360, FeatureCAM and/or Solidworks experience.

Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to):
  1. Continually ensure that all requirements of all partners are met.
  2. Maintain a professional demeanor with all students, coworkers, and community members.
  3. Provide excellent classroom and lab instruction in modern machining technology practices through positive and inspiring learning experiences for all students using a variety of teaching methods and making every learning situation relevant to career preparation.
  4. Prepare detailed lesson plans, job sheets, and laboratory demonstrations for all units of instruction.
  5. Recommend changes in the curriculum to maintain a current program.
  6. Monitor the progress for each student in the program to include those in internship programs.
  7. Work as a teammate with other instructors and support staff.
  8. Update and continually improve your own teaching techniques and machining technology skills.
  9. Adhere to compliance regulations for all professional licensing qualifications.
  10. Teach the depth and scope of the class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog and relate the instructions to careers and employer expectations.
  11. Prepare and grade examinations based upon course objectives, publish lesson schedule, and return all assignments in a timely manner.
  12. Implement evaluation for outcomes assessment and achieve established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction.
  13. Work creatively in all classes, encourage students, and maintain satisfactory retention.
  14. Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of instruction.
  15. Accurately maintain attendance records in accordance with the Attendance Policy, submit class roster daily, maintain a separate record of attendance and grades that is clearly labeled and turned in at the end of the term.
  16. Accurately maintain all reports required by NWCC, Mississippi Community College Board, and other partners.
  17. Attend faculty meetings, in-service meetings, and other college events as required by the College.
  18. Participate with Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology classes in extracurricular activities, such as campus and community events.
  19. Supervise all laboratory experience.
  20. Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment.
  21. Maintain proper inventory of all equipment and tools assigned to the program.
  22. Maintain an active advisory committee which meets twice a year, minimally.
  23. Visit industry to develop and maintain a good rapport with employers and to monitor students participating in internships.
  24. Take an active role in the advisement and counseling of students.
  25. Assist students to find employment in an occupation related to training.
  26. Serve on various faculty committees.
  27. Contribute to the overall mission of the College by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate VP for Workforce Solutions & Career Technical Education.
  28. Participate in all required training and development activities.


To apply, all applicants must attach and submit the following:
  • Application for employment at
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Three (3) Professional References

About Us

Northwest Mississippi Community College is a two-year, open access public community college primarily serving 11 counties in northwest Mississippi. Our vision states that "Northwest Mississippi Community College transforms our students' lives, enriches our communities, and strives for excellence in our educational programs and services."


Northwest Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree and certificates in career education. Questions about the accreditation of Northwest Mississippi Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (

Affirmative Action

Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7046, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number (662) 562-3309, e-mail address; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number (662) 562-3216, e-mail address; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: (For student-related matters) Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number (662) 562-3409, e-mail address or (for employment-related matters) Director of Human Resources, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7038, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number (662) 560-5216, email

Safety Statement

The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin ( or on the Northwest website ( and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office at (662) 562-3314.

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