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Part-Time Trainer, Electrical Apprenticeship-49

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Other Engineering
Arkansas, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students for rewarding futures and careers.

NWACC employees are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success.

North West Arkansas Community College is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time and/or substitute instructors in this discipline. Applications will be kept on file for the fiscal year ending June 30. When a position becomes available, the hiring department will review the applications on file. After each fiscal year end the application will expire and a new application must be completed to remain in the applicant pool.
Email is the primary method that NWACC utilizes to communicate with its applicants. If you choose not to provide an email address, please note that you will need to log back into the system in order to obtain updates regarding your application. North West Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The college welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the classroom instruction of electrical apprentices appropriate to class/experience level.

  • Share trade knowledge, experience and expertise with apprentices appropriate to class/experience level.

  • Create and/or manage delivery of class curriculum adhering to standards outlined in Western Arkansas Apprenticeship Program’s Appendix A: Electrical.

  • Take regular attendance and report attendance to Director of Apprenticeship.

  • Regular and punctual attendance by instructor is required.

  • Provide a course syllabus to Director of Apprenticeship.

  • Report any issues to the appropriate authorities.

  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies following procedures set by NWACC.

  • Share trade knowledge, experience and expertise with apprentices appropriate to class level

  • Willingness to adjust or adapt delivery method of instruction as needed

Pay $35 per hour

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current NEC 2020 Electrical Code

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn NCCER curriculum

  • Knowledge of the organization and administration of various higher education academic and social programs.

  • Knowledge of campus and community resources.

  • Knowledge of state, federal, and campus rules, regulations, and requirements related to campus academic and social programs.

  • Ability to coordinate the activities of campus academic and/or social programs.

  • Ability to evaluate collected information and formulate into recommendations.

  • Ability to compile information into report form.

Physical Demands

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is:
• Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
• Sitting
• Standing
• Walking
• Hearing
• Repetitive motion
• Talking


The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma, Current Arkansas Electrician License (minimum Journey worker) and 3-5 years’ work experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current Arkansas Master Electrician license and/or completion of US Department of Labor Electrician Apprenticeship; NCCER Certified Instructor

Preferred Certificates, Licenses and/or Registrations:

  • Completion credential from US DOL Registered Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Arkansas Journeyman or Master Electrician License or Reciprocal State Journeyman or Master Electrician license
  • NCCER Certified Instructor

NWACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.