Welding Instructor

Louisiana Delta Community College

United States

February 5, 2022


Welding Instructor


Depends on Qualifications


Bastrop Campus, LA

Job Type

Full-time 9-mon


School of Industrial Sciences and Process Technology

Job Number


  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Job Summary

    Louisiana Delta Community College seeks an Instructor to teach welding at the Bastrop campus. This instructor prepares individuals for employment in the field of welding. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding including pipe fabrication, structural fabrication, oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, pipe-welding, plasma arc cutting, blueprint reading, weld symbols, and joints.

    Examples of Duties

    1. Teaching

    • Teach 35 hours per week in the daytime.

    • Plans, develops, and uses effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.

    • Classes may be day, afternoon, evening, and/or weekends

    • Maintain regular office hours, grade records

    • Respond to requests for information in a timely manner

    • Attend and participate in faculty meetings

    • Design and develop curriculum within state and accreditation body guidelines

    • Assist in assessment and placement of students in appropriate classes

    • Participate in student recruitment, placement, advisement, and serve on college committees

    • Identify student learning outcomes: develop processes and tools for assessment; incorporate results in order to modify instruction and materials in coordination with colleagues

    2. Professional Development

    • Maintains high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.

    • Reviews, evaluates, reflects, and revises program curricula and teaching methods through a self-evaluation process of self- reflection.

    • Meets or exceeds professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate to the discipline(s).

    3. Service

    • Actively participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces, and councils

    • Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, and recruitment of students, student retention, and faculty selection

    • Participates in college activities for students/student organizations to aid in retention

    • Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college

    • Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards

    • Participates in setting departmental goals, in developing college budgets that support the goals, and in planning for achieving those goals.

    • Promotes and maintains departmental affiliation agreements and other partnerships

    • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    The preferred qualifications for this position are a technical diploma in Welding and 5 years of current experience as a welder. The minimum qualifications for the position are a high school diploma/GED and 5 years of current experience as a welder. The successful candidate must currently hold all industry based credentials required to work in the profession. The successful candidate must also be service-oriented, promote excellence, and embrace a commitment to professionalism. Applicants should have demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of Louisiana Delta Community College. Applicant should also demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty, and staff from a variety of backgrounds.

    Supplemental Information

    In addition to completing an online application, a cover letter, resume and transcripts must be attached online for full consideration.

    Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher educations for all persons, including faculty and employees with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.

    The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. LDCC prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities, A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees and the College participates in the Federally- mandated E-Verify program.

    LCTCS and its colleges are EEO/AA/ADA Employers


    Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

    Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

    Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

    Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www. groupbenefits.org.

    Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a

    Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

    Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

    Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www. lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www. trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www. lsers.net), among others.


    Louisiana Delta Community College


     7500 Millhaven Road

    Office of Human Resources Monroe, Louisiana, 71203




     https:// www. ladelta.edu/

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