Job Details

Madison Area Technical College
  • Position Number: 4397985
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Position Type: Business - Information Systems and Technology

PT Instructor Pool - Metal Fabrication

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Job Posting Date:
February 6, 2024

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
Salary depends on workload.

School of T&T_Mfg PT Faculty

Job Description:

Madison College is recruiting a pool of highly motivated and qualified candidates to teach part time courses for the Metal Fabrication program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2024-2025 academic school year. If you possess the aspiration to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you to positively impact the community and lives of our students. Madison College is a first-choice institution that offers exceptional educational opportunities to our students providing high-demand skills for professional and academic growth.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College - it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

Essential Duties:

This position instructs adult students at the technical diploma and associate degree levels, as well as to provide continuing education and customized training for business and industry. Instructors develop learner-centered instructional strategies, collaborative curriculum and assessments for continuous improvement.

This position reports to the Associate Dean - School of Technologies and Trades.

Metal Fabrication related program faculty teach in the following program areas:

Metal Fabrication

The duties listed below outline general expectations of part-time faculty. Each academic program will have specific teaching assignments that will be developed at the time of hiring, based on the department's needs.

1. Plan, develop, and implement appropriate instructional strategies, including alternative delivery strategies when appropriate.
2. Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
3. Research, develop, and administer skills assessments before, during and after courses and services with an emphasis on evaluating student performance in courses taught by the instructor.
4. Participate in instructional and curriculum articulation activities with other programs and other divisions of instruction.
5. Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
6. Work closely with the College's Business and Industry Services division to support the training needs of business partners and/or clients.
7. Maintain competencies as an instructor as aligned with the Faculty Quality Assurance System.
8. Comply with all aspects of Board policies, work rules, and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
9. Attend division, department and advisory committee meetings.
10. Develop and implement strategies aimed at the retention of students of color, female students, English Language Learners (ELL), and students with disabilities.
11. Participate in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.
12. Demonstrate a commitment to the college's mission, vision and values.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below outline general expectations of part-time faculty. Each academic program will have specific content area expertise requirements that will be developed at the time of hiring, based on the department's needs.

1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.
2. Project management work experience.
3. Skill in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.
4. Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.
5. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.
6. Skill in oral and written communications.
7. Ability to effectively interact with business and industry to establish partnerships and address needs. Willingness to travel to company locations for collaborative meetings and/or training.


1. Technical Diploma with the ability to obtain as Associate's degree or a Journeyworker certification within 3 years in a related field.
2. Two (2) years or 4,000 hours of related work experience.
  • One (1) year (2,000 hours) of related work experience must be within the past five (5) years.
  • Two (2) years of full-time equivalent teaching experience in a related area at an accredited college within the past five (5) years may be substituted for the one (1) year of related work experience within the past five (5) years.


    1. Fabrication & Manufacturers Association Fundamentals Certification OR Current Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Credential
    2. Three (3) years or 6,000 hours of related work experience.
  • One (1) year (2,000 hours) of related work experience must be within the past five (5) years.
  • Two (2) years of full-time equivalent teaching experience in a related area at an accredited college within the past five (5) years may be substituted for the one (1) year of related work experience within the past five (5) years.
    3. Expectation to obtain a Technical diploma and/or Associate's degree within three (3) years of employment (unless waived).

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Madison College utilizes pool postings for all Part-time Instructor positions. This posting is a pool position to collect applications for potential part-time instruction positions. Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.

    If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2025. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials.

    We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.

    If you are experiencing application issues, please contact us at the HR email or HR hotline (608) 246-6900.

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    Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221

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