Montana State University Welding Technology Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 18087

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Sarah Maki (406) 994-6234 sarah.maki1@montana.edu.

Classification Title Instructor

Working Title Welding Technology Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool)

Brief Position Overview

Gallatin College seeks non-tenure track faculty for the Welding Technology program.

Faculty Tenure Track No

Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track

Position Number 4A6795

Department Gallatin College

Division Gallatin College

Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)

Contract Term Semester

Semester Fall & Spring

If other, specify From date

If other, specify End date

Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination

FTE Dependent on work load units.

Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)

Salary Salary rate is per credit for NTT faculty in workforce programs.

Contract Type LOA

If other, please specify

Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

Gallatin College seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions.

The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.

Gallatin College values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. Gallatin College recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mitigate the interaction of high school and college students in a blended facility setting and maintain an emotionally safe environment for both.

  • Recognize safety hazards and unsafe operation of equipment and be able to instruct students in proper use.

  • Understand both High school and college rules and regulations.

  • Identify improper technique and machine use and correct it.

  • Communicate well with all types of learners at different levels of expertise.

  • Maintain equipment found in fabrication shop.

  • Maintain an organized and clean learning environment.

  • Follow protocol to safely open facility and close facility at end of section.

  • Inventory tools and equipment.

  • Inventory consumables and prepare reorder lists for restocking.

  • Provide emergency medical assistance when needed.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • CAS in welding technology with a cumulative program GPA of 3.00 or better

  • Employed in the welding manufacturing or fabrication industry or any sector of applied welding found in the western half of the United States

  • Posses industry credentials i.e. NCCER, SENSE, AWS, API and ASME

  • Have the ability to demonstrate welding technique(s) to students whom may possess a variety of skill and talent

  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues within and outside the department

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Four year degree in appropriate field

  • Prior teaching experience

  • Understanding of the two-year college mission

  • Demonstrated commitment to student, faculty, and staff diversity

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals.

  • Possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Gallatin College Montana State University.

  • Have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add intellectual diversity to the department.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit.

  • Faculty – Gallatin College – Any position more than .5 FTE MAY BE eligible for benefits as outlined in the policies of the Montana Two-Year College Faculty Association (MTYCFA), Montana State University, the Montana University System or the AFMSU Non Tenure Track Collective Bargaining Agreements.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

Normal classroom environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The Program

Students in the Welding Technology Certificate Program will gain the knowledge and the skills to make satisfactory welds in all positions using the following techniques: shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and flux cored arc welding. Students will also learn how to maintain tools and equipment and they will learn how to read and interpret blueprints. Upon completion of this program, students are eligible to apply to be listed in the AWS National Registry of Welders.

The Department

To enhance educational opportunity, Gallatin College offers developmental coursework, transfer degrees and workforce certificates.

High quality instruction, small class sizes, and out-of-class academic support are hallmarks of Gallatin College MSU.

The College

Gallatin College MSU is Southwest Montana’s two-year college, offering associate degrees and one- and two- year professional certificates. Gallatin College complements the four-year programs at Montana State University and ensures access to workforce development that promotes a vibrant local economy.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Multiple

Desired Start Date Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

Appointments may be on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department or program. Salary is dependent on the number of courses taught and duration.

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; recruitment@montana.edu .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: www2.montana.edu/policy/affirmative_action/ .