Instructor, Welding, (Part Time) Bilingual Spanish/English Required
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Together, we are meeting the needs of the community we shared and committed to eliminating equity gaps in higher education for both students and employees. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team who share the same passion in serving this purpose. Learn more about MATC at .

This position requires applicants to be Bilingual in English and Spanish. Please only apply if you are Bilingual in both languages.

Develops and teaches concepts and strategies for a variety of courses. May require teaching courses at MATC campuses, business, community, other sites, evening, and/or weekends. Under the supervision of the Dean, MCT Pathway, to plan and teach related and shop activities in the welding curriculum to include the areas of layout, blueprint reading, fabrication, oxy-fuel welding and cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux-core arc welding with self and gas shielded wires, inspection and testing, and welding math.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare for and deliver instruction and perform teaching-related activities.
  • Manage the classroom/laboratory.
  • Develop curriculum and monitor and revise as appropriate to maintain course effectiveness; assist in program/department evaluation.
  • Manage equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Assess student performance.
  • Advise students on academic issues.
  • Collaborate with advisory committee in program/department area.
  • Attend departmental and institutional meetings.
  • Promote the education/training program/department, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to promote educational opportunities at MATC.
  • Support student organizations and activities.
  • Develop relationships with business and industry.
  • Complete program/department evaluation and follow-up.
  • Maintain certification, continue professional development and stay current in field.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in a related field OR
  • Must have completed a state or federal approved registered apprenticeship in one of the following areas: steamfitter, boilermaker, sheet metal, millwright, machine repair or ironworker.
Minimum Occupational Experience Requirement:
Must have 4 years (8,000 hours) of total work experience in Welding with proficiency in the following:
  • Oxy-fuel welding and cutting
  • Shielded metal arc welding, all positions
  • Gun, tungsten arc welding of aluminum, steel, and stainless-steel material; plasma cutting
  • Flux-core arc welding with self-shielded and gas shielded wires in any diameters
  • Gas metal arc welding with any diameter solid wire, including pulsed arc transfer
  • Read blue-prints and set up parts
  • Interpret welding requirement from symbols on blueprints
  • Quality control experience
  • Inspection and testing
  • Use welding codes and procedures
In addition, one of the following must be met:
  • At least one (1) total year of work experience must have occurred within the last five years OR
  • At least two (2) total years of teaching Welding (see above) course work at the post-secondary level within the last five years. (One (1) year of teaching experience equivalent to two (2) semesters full-time of four (4) semesters part-time)
Industry or Vendor Certification:
  • Holds or passes American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (AWS CWI) or Certified Welding Educator (CWE), American Welding Society (AWS) or State of WI weld certifications, and/or Journey level status in an occupational area that is part of the welding trades; steamfitter, boilermaker, sheet metal, or iron worker.
  • Must obtain Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or Certified Welding Educator (CWE) within 2 years of employment.
Must embrace and demonstrate Standards of Teaching Excellence and the MATC Career Essentials in development and delivery of instruction:

Standards of Teaching Excellence:
Understanding Students and Fostering Student Success
Classroom Management
Content Mastery and Currency
Teaching Methodology
Assessment of Student Learning
Professional Contributions

Essential Technology:

Email - Experience with an Email system (Gmail, Outlook)
Telephone - Experience with a voice mail system
Computer - Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Google

Essential Supportive Technology:

Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:
Online Information Management Systems - Experience with INFOnline or other online information management systems used for student advising, student programs, grading, class schedules and rosters
Blackboard - Experience with Blackboard or other web-based course - management systems
Technology-based Instruction - Experience with technology-based instructional delivery systems including SMART symposium, interactive touch screen monitors, LCD projectors, DVD players and/or other classroom technology
Emerging Technologies - Experience with emerging technologies (eg. social networking applications)Emerging Technologies - Experience with emerging technologies (eg. social networking applications)

Supplemental Information

Start Date:
This position supports the Manufacturing, Construction, and Transportation Pathway and is available to start in the spring semester on or around January 14th, 2024.

This position is a .5 FTE and the number of hours and shift worked per week will vary based on course load.
Location will be at our Walker's Square location.

Salary is listed to the midpoint of the salary range and is based on the 2023/2024 rates and are determined by years of experience credit and internal salary equity.

Selected qualified candidates will be invited to virtually interview for this position and will be notified.

Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Typing "See Resume" in lieu of application completion will not be acceptable. Salary determination will be based on years of credited experience that is listed on the job application only so please include complete work history.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Salary and Benefits
$30.84 - $36.90 Hourly
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
4 to 8 years
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