Provide quality teaching in assigned field of study to a very diverse student population in both lecture and laboratory settings;
Develop and revise instructional materials for both lecture and laboratory courses;
Assess student outcomes at the course, department, and college levels;
Establish, cultivate, and maintain collegial and cooperative work relationships with instructors in the WELD Department, the Department's administrators, academic advisors, and support staff, and all College personnel;
Participate actively in the college community through WELD Department and School of Trade Technologies meetings and College-wide committee work;
Utilize campus technology to stay current in the welding and metal fabrication profession and connect to faculty, staff, and students; and
Participate in ongoing professional development activities and professional association memberships
The college anticipates that the temporary, part-time instructor will teach the following courses during Spring Semester 2021:
Layout and Volumes (2 credits)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (3 credits)
Flux Core Arc Welding (2 credits)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (DC Applications) (3 credits)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (AC Applications) (2 credits)
Fabrication Shop Equipment (3 credits)
Welding for Related Trades (2 credits)
Our Welding and Metal Fabrication Program:
Minneapolis College's Welding and Metal Fabrication program provides students with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills they need for entry-level employment as welders, solderers, and metal fabricators.
Students can earn the following academic awards:
Welding and Metal Fabrication Associate of Applied Science Degree (60 credits)
Welding and Metal Fabrication Certificate (30 credits)
Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in welding.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Teaching experience in a community college or technical school setting
Occupational experience in welding and metal fabrication
Demonstrated computer skills with educational learning systems and Microsoft Office software
Experience developing and using student-centered, active, and experiential learning strategies
Experience incorporating technology into curriculum delivery
Experience assessing student academic achievement
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving approximately 8,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. The college enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The college has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the college’s graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 37 colleges and universities across 54 campuses, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fourth largest system of higher education in the United States.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. The most recent Annual Compliance and Security Report is available on the college website at www.minneapolis.edu/clery. Past copies of the report can be found on the Minneapolis College Public Safety page located at www.minneapolis.edu/publicsafety.
Salary schedule placement is determined on the basis of education and experience and in accordance with the 2019-2021 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty. Temporary part-time faculty teaching five (5) or more credits per semester shall be paid a proration of the appropriate position on the salary schedule for that academic year. Adjunct faculty members who teach fewer than five (5) credits per semester will be compensated at the rate of $1,400 per semester credit.
The State of Minnesota offers eligible employees an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Desired Start Date: 01/11/2021
Internal Number: 1692
About Minneapolis College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.