03 Jul
Welding Instructor
Wyoming, Sheridan

The Welding Instructor is a full-time teaching position located on the Sheridan campus of the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD). This instructor will provide lecture and laboratory instruction in welding courses in the Welding program. This individual will be team-oriented and will collaborate with NWCCD colleagues to develop curriculum, academic programs, assessment of student learning, and provide for the maintenance of equipment. This instructor will actively work with industry representatives to ensure that students are prepared to enter the workforce with appropriate welding skills. Other duties include supporting student success by engaging students in the welding discipline and support of student activities. A successful candidate can communicate effectively with students and staff, engage in learner-centered teaching methods, and otherwise contribute to the collegial environment of the campus and district. This position is a non-tenure track position. This position is to teach welding classes in the “Weekend Welding” program. Classes taught by this position will be Friday afternoons/evenings and on Saturdays. The initial contract will end in March 2021.

Reports To Dean of Career and Technical Education


Associate degree in Welding with three years of industry experience required.

Bachelor’s degree in appropriate area preferred. Possess or obtain the American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Educator (CWE) credential and the AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) credential, or work with current faculty to provide certifications to students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Capable of teaching a variety of welding/welding related classes;
  • Commitment to the community college mission and technical education.

  • Effective communication
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and responsibilities
  • Ability to engage students
  • Disposition: Openness to new learning, new techniques in teaching and new industry trends
  • Disposition: Readiness to respond to local industry needs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in the following areas: shielded metal arc, flux core arc, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc on plate and pipe;

  • Familiarity with metallurgy;

  • Experience with print reading

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Classroom, lab and office settings

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.


Teaching experience with a strong background in welding preferred

Competency using Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: HR@sheridan.edu.

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at HR@sheridan.edu.

NWCCD positions are contingent on funding.

Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Percentage of time 65


Provide classroom and lab/shop instruction

Percentage of time 10


Ordering, organizing, and maintaining equipment and building for instruction

Percentage of time 5


Assist with student recruiting and advising

Percentage of time 10


Participate in curriculum development and assessment of student learning activities at the course, program, and institutional levels.

Percentage of time 5


Work with local industry to meet workforce needs

Percentage of time 5


Other duties as assigned by the supervisors

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