Job Title: Welding Instructor
PVN ID: KB-2207-004948
Category: Instruction and Social Service

Job Description

General Description

Provide non-credit, workforce development training in welding for CEWD clients utilizing approved training curriculum and materials. The Welding Instructor will instruct students in the theories and practical methods of welding. They will use conceptual and practical understanding of welding to teach a wide range of welding knowledge and skills, including, but not limited to: welding techniques, positioning, fit-up, equipment set-up, welding theory, metallurgy and weldability of metals, print reading, utilizing welding codes and standards, and even inspection of welds.

Other Duties

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Effectively deliver training for Continuing Education and Workforce Development’s clients and students.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating welding lab inventory.
  • Prepare and maintain attendance rosters, student’s grades and/or progress reports.
  • Test run class projects as needed.
  • Collaborate with administration, faculty, and community.
  • Create an upbeat and engaging classroom environment.
  • Use a variety of methods to help ensure the transfer of learning after class.
  • Administer competency-based pre and post-assessments
  • Design and develop assessments as needed.
  • Take attendance and administer evaluations.
  • Complete progress reports on students as needed.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness and recommend training follow-up as needed.
  • Perform basic welding lab preparation and maintenance as needed.


Education Requirements

• Associate degree, preferably in skill trade/vocational education, welding or engineering
• Knowledge of welding, metals fabrication, engineering technology with a good understanding of the welding industry to include GMAW, GTAW, SMAW, FCAW 
• AWS certified welding inspector a plus/ member of American Welder Society (AWS) is desirable

Must be available to instruct during the week, 9am-4pm, 2x a week for 13 weeks. Days of the week are flexible based on availability. Course to begin in September. 

Experience- Knowledgeable of welding materials, weldability characteristics, and filler metals with three years training and development in Workforce Development preferred.

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Workforce Development
Part Time
Pay Range
Hour(s) a week
Closing Date
Aug 31, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit