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Plumbing Instructor, Part-Time Hourly

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

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.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time and/or substitute instructors in this discipline (ESL and/or GED Instruction). 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.

Plumbing Trades & Apprenticeship

• Lead the classroom instruction of plumbing apprentices and plumbing skills students appropriate to class/experience level.
• Share trade knowledge, experience and expertise with apprentices and/or trades students 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: Plumbing and/or Plumbing Skills course outlines.
• Regular and punctual attendance by instructor is required, and instructor must take class attendance and report attendance to Director of Trades & Apprenticeship.
• Provide a course syllabus to Director of Trades & Apprenticeship.
• Report any issues to the appropriate authorities.
• Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies following procedures set by NWACC.
• Willingness to adjust or adapt delivery method of instruction as needed.

**This instructor position may be for classes at the Bentonville or Springdale class locations, subject to program needs. Most Trades & Apprenticeship classes are scheduled for in-person instruction, between the hours of 4pm-10pm, Monday through Thursday. Trades & Apprenticeship Instructors may have opportunity to teach at an alternate location in future terms based upon program needs. **

Rate of pay: $35 per hour

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of 2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code
• Knowledge of 2006 Arkansas Gas Code
• Knowledge of current 2018 Arkansas Plumbing Code
• Knowledge of current 2018 Arkansas Gas Code
• Knowledge of or willingness to learn NCCER Plumbing curriculum
• Current licensure as a Journeyworker or Master Plumber in Arkansas

Physical Demands
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor. The employee may be required to work or meet in the evenings and/or on weekends.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 lbs.; to operate office equipment which may require repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Environmental Conditions

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Arkansas teaching certificate required.

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

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