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Workforce Development (WFD) Instructor - Welding

Apply now Title: Workforce Development (WFD) Instructor - Welding
Job no: 493490
Categories: Staff
Hiring Range: varies

This position will be open until filled. 

Job Summary: Workforce Development Instructors are part-time faculty hired to teach on a class-by-class basis. Develop and deliver Workforce Development course offerings specific to Welding. Provides classroom based instruction and student academic support for assigned classes. Performs tasks designed to ensure the quality and consistency of academic instruction. Responsible for providing face to face instruction to local organizations and businesses within HACC’s service region in the area. 

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Successful completion of a certified and/or recognized welding education program. A post-secondary Welding Diploma or Certificate or Journeyman’s Qualification. At least one AWS Welding certification(s) in either SMAW, GMAW/FCAW or GTAW (all positions considered: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 6G)

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years of experience as a welder or welding engineer.

Licensing Requirements: Please note that all teaching faculty are required to comply with PA Act 15. You will need to present completed clearances and training certificates at the time of hire. Please visit (and scroll to PA Act 15 Clearances) for more information.

The Equipment You'll Need:

It is HACC’s expectation that candidates selected for this role will provide their own technology equipment while working remotely.

Your own computer (Windows, Linux, or Macintosh desktop or laptop) with current web browser installed (Firefox, Edge, Safari, Chrome)
Access to broadband internet connection at all times during employment (DSL, 4G/LTE, FIOS, Satellite, or Cable/Xfinity/Comcast
Equipment/technology which enables you to communicate synchronously during meetings and other events, such as USB Headset, speaker and microphone, captioning services, adaptive technology, assistive devices, etc.
If you are not able to meet the equipment requirements listed above and are selected for the role, you can request a special accommodation. Our ability to grant your request will be based on documented need and inventory availability.

Hiring Range: varies

Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching or public speaking experience. 6G AWS certifications in SMAW, GMAW and GTAW, advanced welding degree (associates, welding engineering) or a licensed CWI (certified welding instructor)

Job Specific Task List: In addition to teaching duties, welding instructors assist in welding student recruiting efforts. Instructors also may be expected to participate in industry related activities such as attending conferences and seminars. As the welding industry evolves, education institutions expect instructors to be aware of, and practice, the latest techniques and procedures by requiring them to enroll in continuing education classes offered by professional associations. - (Standard)

Job Type: Part-time

If part time, hours per week: 3-15



About Us:

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.


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