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Career Opportunities


Welding Faculty

Ozarka College is seeking applications for Welding Faculty to begin August 2024.  The Welding Faculty, acting under the direction of the Provost and Division Chair of Applied Science and Technology, will play a pivotal role in developing and promoting our welding program.  This is a full-time position that will involve teaching primarily at our Melbourne campus but may also involve teaching at other sites as needed.  The position may include teaching day and evening classes.  The faculty is responsible for providing high-quality instruction and maintaining a positive, safe learning environment for students that will prepare them for successful entry into the workplace. Additional responsibilities include course development, assessment, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four years of tested experience in a Welding related field.
  • Ability to teach welding curriculum
  • Broad knowledge of welding applications, procedures, specifications, industry codes and standards
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned Associate Degree in Welding Technology or similar discipline from a regionally-accredited institution plus two years related career experience in the field and/or a combination of education, training, and tested experience determined sufficient by the college to satisfy our current credentialing policies.

Job Description Summary:

  • Demonstrate skill, knowledge, and abilities in teaching the welding discipline. Teach assigned courses in a variety of times and locations in response to institutional need. Make continuous efforts to advance the quality of instruction.
  • Develop and use a variety of teaching methods and materials to assist students who have differing educational and experiential backgrounds in meeting the course outcomes. Maintain appropriate professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course outcomes. Review, evaluate, recommend, and effectively use student learning materials.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Position will remain open until an acceptable candidate has been selected. 

To apply, submit a detailed letter of application addressing experience and qualifications to meet listed position duty requirements and expectations, Ozarka Employment Application, résumé, unofficial copies of transcripts, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

Remit to:
Ozarka College
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Welding Faculty Search Committee
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-2002/FAX (870) 368-2094

Adobe PDF Document Ozarka College Application (PDF)

Ozarka College and the State of Arkansas does not discriminate in access to employment opportunities or in employment or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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DeEdra Steed
Director of HR
Contact Information:

Director of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, Ar 72556
870.368.2094 fax