Utah State University

Welding Adjunct Instructor

City Price Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/11/2023 6:33 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Teaching (non-Faculty)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
29 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Technology Design & Technical Educ
Advertised Salary
$1,200 per credit hour
Telework Eligible


The Department of Technology, Design and Technical Education in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for an adjunct (non-benefited), nine-month position an an instructor in the welding program. As part of USU's land grant mission to make academic programs accessible throughout the state, the position will be physically located at the USU Eastern Campus in Price, Utah.

This position is an adjunct (non-benefited) position for the 2023-2024 academic year (9-month).


The successful applicant for this position will teach courses in the welding program with an emphasis of increasing access and availability to the program which is in high-demand. The primary roles of this position will include teaching afternoon and evening courses to increase program availability for concurrent enrollment students, non-traditional students, and welding program majors. Instructional emphasis will be placed on providing excellent instruction in the common arc welding processes – specifically GMAW, FCAW, and SMAW. Specific courses within the work assignment will include SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, OFC, and PAC. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to collaborate with USU welding program faculty to ensure course fidelity and consistency throughout the welding program course offerings.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, OFC, and PAC processes.
  • Teaching afternoon and evening courses.
  • Teaching high school (concurrent enrollment) courses.
  • Managing, maintaining, and improving the welding facility and equipment.
  • Collaborating as a contributing member of a faculty team.
  • Fulfilling other duties as assigned.


  • Certificate of Completion (CC) or equivalent in welding or welding technology from a postsecondary institution.
  • At least two years of industry or related experience where primary job responsibilities included consistent use of at least one of the following processes: GMAW, FCAW, SMAW.
  • A desire to succeed and a willingness to work to become a better instructor.
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a culturally diverse workforce in a multicultural setting.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


  1. Resume - Please incluse the following - education degrees and dates of completion, employment dates and a description of responsibilities, professional certifications and applicable dates, any awards, professional membership, and welding certifications/qualification records to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Transcripts to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10” 
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application  


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$1,200 per credit hour


This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting.  This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead.  Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. 


University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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