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Faculty Employment

Electrical Line Mechanic Certificate Program/Commercial Driverís License Ė Full-time Faculty

Gogebic Community College seeks a full-time faculty member to be the primary instructor for a 32-credit Electrical Line Mechanic (ELM) Certificate Program and to provide instruction to a Commercial Driverís License Curriculum at Gogebic Community College (GCC). Our ELM program is a one-year certificate program offered over fall and spring academic semesters.

This position offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to lead our program in to a renewed and promising future. The successful candidate should not only have strong instructional skill-set, but he or she should also be willing and able to help develop and implement a sustainable future vision for the program. We are a school passionate about student success and seek a candidate who shares our belief in having top-notch quality programs for our students. GCC is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Electrical Technology or a related field from an accredited institution required.
  • Qualifications as a Safety Trainer.
  • The ability and know-how to work with students of varying ages and backgrounds.
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License.
  • Three years driving and one year as driver trainer.
  • Excellent driving record.
  • Comply with Part 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of DOT, state, and federal laws and regulations related to truck drivers, driving safety, and health practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of work experience as a supervisor in the line-worker profession.
  • Two years of experience as a trainer in a line-worker training program and commercial driverís license program/preparation program.
  • An understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
  • Previous teaching experience at the community college level.
  • Familiarity with course development/curriculum processes.
  • Literacy in word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Office) desirable.
  • Substation and system operation experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and averaging all units of measure. Ability to compute fractions, percentages, and decimals.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems and manage conflict effectively and appropriately.
  • Computer Skills - Skill in the use of computers, MS Office Suite, and commitment to use of technology in instruction.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including day, evening, and weekend hours at multiple sites.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324

Part-time Welding Laboratory Instructor

Gogebic Community College seeks an innovative, collaborative, and dynamic individual for a part-time Welding Instructor for our one-year Welding Certificate Program. The successful candidate will instruct core Welding Certificate Laboratory curriculum as the primary focus of their teaching assignment. The successful candidate may, on occasion, lead lectures. Participation in division and college activities and demonstration of ongoing educational and professional growth are required.

The successful applicant will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • An associate degree in Applied Technology or vocational field.
  • Documented hours or years experience in welding related field or industry as a qualified code welder (example: 4000-5000 hours or 10 years).
  • Experience with current welding qualifications in a minimum of one welding process (two or three preferred).
  • Diverse experience working in a number of dynamic settings and work environments and circumstances.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector.
  • AWS Certified Welding Educator.
  • Welding Supervisor experience.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Bachelorís degree.

Please submit the following items under one cover:

  • Gogebic Community College Application Form
  • Letter of application (not to exceed 2 pages) that specifically explains ability to meet the qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for application; official copies will be required upon employment)
  • Three references that include current contact information

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and purpose for applying. Applications will not be considered unless all application materials are received. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please direct any specific questions about the position to Ken Trzaska, Dean of Instruction. kent@gogebic.edu.

Please submit your completed application to the Office of Human Resources.

Gogebic Community College is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Gogebic Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an independent corporation and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938

GCC Application for Employment.

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