Lewis-Clark State College
  • 22-Mar-2018 to 31-May-2018 (MST)
  • Technical & Industrial Division
  • 41,000 - 43,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Based in Lewiston, Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College is well known for its beautiful campus, great academic programs, competitive athletic teams, and fantastic employee perks. These perks include 93 percent employer paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents; generous tuition discounts for employees, spouses and dependents; ample sick and vacation leave; and an onsite fitness facility and robust wellness programs that allow employees to live healthy and balanced lives. LCSC, which embraces ongoing employee training and continued education, also offers a Professional Development Program for all employees, a Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty, maternity and paternity leave, an onsite daycare, and much more.

Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Welding Technology.

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications:  $41,000 to $43,000; 9-month contract.

Required Qualifications:

Lewis-Clark State College is seeking individuals to be an instructor of the Welding Technology program.  Applicant must have 8-years of progressive welding experience in all phases of manual and semi-automatic welding processes; or possess an AAS degree in Welding or Trade Union Journeyman Welding Education with 5 years of progressive welding experience; or possess a BAS degree in related field plus 3 years of progressive welding experience in all phases of manual and semi-automatic welding processes.  Must obtain Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Educator certifications within 15 months of hire.  Must be knowledgeable of metallurgy, print reading, power sources, safety, thermal cutting processes, welding theory, and welding codes.  Must be current on AWS, ASME, or API recognized welding certifications. Emphasis on pipe/tube welding SMAW, GMAW, GTAW with extensive experience.  Applicant must be able to pass welder performance qualification test.  Applicants must be willing to consider non-traditional teaching styles and times, such as on-line, hybrid, and evening or weekend classes.

Preferred Qualifications:

Eight or more years of journey level experience in all phases of manual and semi-automatic welding processes, attained the Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Educator certifications, a Bachelor Degree in related field, and six years of experience in utilizing code based welding in industrial shops or outside construction, as well as knowledge of welding specification documents and quality control procedures.


Instructs and supervises students in the Welding Technology program.  Develop, plan, implement, and revise program and courses, curriculum, and lesson plans.  Evaluates student progress in attaining goals and objectives.  Maintain lab equipment and program/personal certification requirements; attends faculty and educational meetings.  Assists in recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts as well as ensuring safety and security for the program.  Work with program's advisory committee, industry representatives, and employers to facilitate job and internship opportunities.  Operate and maintain program budget, contribute to college-wide goals and activities by serving on committees and other institutional activities.  Applicants are required to complete CTE teacher training courses for Idaho Teaching Certification during the first 3 years of hire, practice proper safety protocol, and follow school policies.

Application Procedure:  Please upload the following documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Provide a philosophy statement detailing how to facilitate learners
  • 3 recommendations to include phone numbers and email addresses

Application deadline is April 8, 2018 or until position is filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.  LCSC is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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