- Master’s Degree in related field preferred.
- Bachelor’s of Science in Welding Engineering or related field required.
- Community College teaching experience or experience teaching adult learners.
- Five years of welding industry experience required.
- Experience with welding automation preferred.
- American Welding Society affiliation preferred.
- Certified Welding Inspector certification preferred.Skills
- Proficiency in the major welding processes: OFW-C-B, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, all positions on mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel.
- Excellent organization skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people.
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
- High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.
- Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations.
- Adhere to the code of ethics, safety regulations, maintain confidentiality, and use sound judgment in regards to safety of self and others.
- Ability to work under pressure while possessing mature judgment and flexibility in regards to interruptions and schedule changes.
- Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a professional manner.
- Ability to cope effectively with the demands associated with various situations within the organization.
- Must be punctual and dependable.
- An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.
- An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.
- Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.
- Ability to work with arms in extended position.
- Ability to kneel, crouch, and stand on a concrete surface for extended periods.
- Ability to sit, walk, stand, climb/balance, rotation of head/neck, flexion (head bent down, head bent back), twisting at the waist, handling/grasping, and fine finger manipulation.
- Ability to work in a noisy environment with an elevated level of debris.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Minimum vision of 20/200 correctable to 20/20.
- Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less, 20 feet or more, the ability to bring objects into sharp focus, judge distance and space relationships, and identify and/or distinguish colors.
- Adequate vision to read printed materials, blue prints, and computer screens.
- Adequate hearing/speech strategies to effectively communicate in personWorking Conditions
- Travel to off campus settings.
- Work in a classroom and laboratory in an academic setting.
- Work in a high traffic, noisy environments.
- Work flexible hours
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Method of Application
Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position at https://www.grcc.edu/jobs Please include your resume and cover letter in one document; unofficial transcripts; and three letters of recommendation, which you may upload yourself or have your supporters attach to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Find application and upload instructions here. This posting is open until filled with initial review on January 27, 2017. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.