9 Month Practical Welding Instructor - LCTCS, Northshore

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Lacombe Campus

Job Announcement

Northshore Technical Community College is accepting applications for a full-time, unclassified position domiciled at the Lacombe Campus.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with preference being given to those received on or before June 29, 2020.

All applicants are subject to a background check, in accordance with NTCC Policy HR-020, a criminal history check will be conducted on all new hires. NTCC participates in the federal E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.

To apply please submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) a resume and (3) official transcript (no copies, will accept e-scripts. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the college/university to Human Resources) to:

Attention: Hiring Manager
Northshore Technical Community College
65556 Centerpoint Boulevard
Lacombe, LA 70445
Telephone number: 985-545-1215
Email: resumes@northshorecollege.edu __________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing instructional services in the area of Precision Trades-Welding.

Minimum Requirements: Associate Degree or higher (Bachelor’s degree preferred) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university in Welding Engineering Technology or related field, and four years’ work.
Certifications: NCCER Welding Instructor, AWE/CWE Certification


  •   Instructional/Teaching Performance
    Utilize innovative, effective, and equitable teaching techniques Follow course syllabi and outlines
    Maintain time on task
    Receive favorable student evaluations of instruction
    Meet deadlines related to this function.
  •   Program Coordination/Instructional Development
    Develop Curriculum Guides, course syllabi and outlines, and other instructional materials Prepare course offering schedule based on Curriculum Guides
    Participate in curriculum meetings
    Meet all deadlines related to this function
  •   Program/Instructional Management
    Maintain an active advisory committee with required composition of membership, and hold a minimum of two meetings annually
    Maintain appropriate student records, i.e. grades, attendance, placement, completion, and licensure statistics (if applicable), etc.
    Meet all deadlines related to this function

  •   School or Classroom Management
    Practice appropriate safety precautions
    Maintain student discipline
    Meet all deadlines related to this function
    Maintain accountability of all assigned books, equipment, and supplies
  •   Student Guidance/Advising Activities
    Provide career counseling and academic advising
    Follow Curriculum Guides in scheduling to insure timely completion of a program of studies. Serve special populations
    Make appropriate referrals to students with special needs
    Maintain appropriate number of students in class and in program
    Meet all deadlines related to this function
  •   College and/or Community Services
    Participate in recruitment activities, i.e. career fairs, etc.
    Maintain program accreditation/certification or program licensure requirements
  •   Provide service to the College that may include some of the following activities: Sponsor student organizations
    Serve on or chair committees
    Conduct or coordinate teaching consultant activities
  • Facilitate workshops
    Teaching consultant activities
    Teach continuing education or customized industry courses Provide routine equipment maintenance
    Initiate and write new program proposals
    Serve on College committees as required
  •   Provide service to the community that may include: Participate in health fairs
    Participate in charity or community activities
    Meet all deadlines related to this function
  •   Professional Activities, Leadership, and Service – participate in professional development activities that may include:
    Complete coursework or degrees
    Membership in professional organizations
  • Serve on a Board or in an Office of professional association
    Present a paper or facilitate a workshop at a professional conference
    Participate in a Leadership Academy
    Serve on an external institutional or program accreditation team
    Participate in industry visits
    Exemplify Leadership role on NTCC or LCTCS Committees, Faculty Council, etc. Meet all deadlines related to this function
  •   Perform other related duties as assigned
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Requirements: Associate Degree or higher (Bachelor’s degree preferred) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university in
  • Welding Engineering Technology or related field, and four years’ work. Certifications: NCCER Welding Instructor, AWE/CWE Certification
    1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. Must have the ability to follow instructions and prepare accurate paperwork. Must maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials. Must have skills in classroom technology – computer skills, projectors, etc. Must establish and maintain effective working relationships. Knowledge of and ability to follow College policies and procedures. Knowledge of trends, developments, new technologies affecting the Computer Information Systems program. Knowledge of curriculum and program development. Knowledge of public relations/marketing practices and methods. Skill in instructing students from diverse cultures and/or backgrounds. Skill in using authentic assessment to evaluate students’ needs and progress. Skill in

integrating technology into curriculum and other educational services. Ability to multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail. Ability to work independently while contributing to team environment. Ability to analyze problems, identifies solutions, and takes appropriate actions to resolve problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes. Ability to teach effectively utilizing a variety of instructional methodologies including lecture, lab work, hands on instruction, and other instructional methods and update instructional methods and materials and apply research studies in classroom, and lab settings.

2. Equipment Used: Personal Computer and other equipment associated with a general office environment (copier, telephone, fax, etc.)
3. Software Used: A variety of word-processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, and presentation software. Student information systems as well as online instruction modules.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Teaching responsibilities are typically performed in a classroom/lab environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for three (3) – four (4) continuous hours at a time. The employee frequently lifts lightweight objects up to 50lbs. The work is performed in campus buildings and outdoors where the employee is occasionally exposed to cold or inclement weather. The exposure to dirt, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, chemicals, and fumes is possible in the laboratory environment. For classroom safety, instructor’s hearing and vision must be at adequate level for safe supervision of students and equipment.


Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The atmosphere will be a welding shop, classroom, office, welding shop floor, temperature may vary. Some positions will be located within a prison. Exposure to noise, dust, grease, fumes, gases, toxic chemicals, solvents and electrical energy.

Northshore Technical Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, this Educational Agency upholds the following policy: Northshore Technical Community College campuses assure equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status or veteran's status in admission to, participation in, or employment in the program and activities of this system. Each campus welcomes handicapped individuals and has made buildings accessible to them.

9 Month Practical Welding Instructor - LCTCS, Northshore

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