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SFCC provides a high-quality, geographically, financially and emotionally accessible education to more than 5,000 students who range from traditional college-age students to adult learners.

The college offers associate of arts, associate of fine arts, associate of science and associate of applied science degrees, professional and skills certificates, and noncredit courses and programs, and workforce development training in a 14-county area in central Missouri with locations in Sedalia, Boonville, Clinton, Eldon, Lake of the Ozarks, Warsaw, at Whiteman Air Force Base, and online.

Position Purpose:A full-time welding instructors responsibility will include designing and instructing courses in the Welding Technology Program at the Sedalia, Missouri Campus. Courses included but are not limited to welding courses in the use of the Gas Metal Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and Flux Cored Arc Welding. The position is an exempt faculty position with full-load instructional responsibility. She or he will report to the Dean of Technical Education.

Reports to:Dean of Technical Education

Department:Technical Education


  • Make recommendations to the Dean for the distribution of needed funds and for the maintenance of budget files and reports.
  • Direct recruitment and selection of new faculty and staff members for his/her programs.
  • Responsible for mentoring new faculty and staff to ensure their understanding of the program and SFCC objectives and outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively with community agencies, business and industry, other SFCC.
  • Research and implement new technology that is aligned with current or emerging workforce trends.
  • Promote and maintain sustainable and responsive educational programming to meet workforce needs
  • Oversee and develop maintenance procedures for program facilities and equipment to meet all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements
  • Support the development of Department of Labor DOL approved and non- DOL apprenticeships
  • Ensure program operates in accordance with policies and procedures, OSHA, Hazardous Communication, FERPA, state law, and applicable
  • Assist with and participate in graduation activities.
  • Participate in advisory committee meetings to seek advice from professional community on program curriculum and services.
  • Directs recruitment and marketing efforts for program by collaborating with college resources in student services and marketing.
  • Collaborate with Navigator and faculty regarding Student Success.

The preceding duties are examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification but are not all inclusive. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.



  • Associate or higher degree in a Welding related field, with a minimum of 4 years of experience welding to an established Code.
  • CWI/CWE certification preferred or must achieve certification within 12 months.
  • College level instructional experience preferred.


Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, demonstrate evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate student centeredness, be able to interact with a broad range of people with diverse backgrounds both on and off campus in a positive manner. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work involves sedentary to light work in an office setting.
  • There is frequent sitting, with walking, standing and stooping occasionally required.
  • There is an occasional need to lift objects (up to 10 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.
  • Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Why Work at State Fair Community Coll ge:

SFCC provides relevant and responsive learning experiences that empower our students and communities to prosper. As part of our strategic plan we want to ensure, and optimize, institutional health by establishing and promoting a culture of employee well-being, making SFCC the premier choice for employment in our area.

As part of our commitment to be the employer of choice, SFCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that, in addition to a base salary, includes:

  1. $10,000 a year in paid health and dental coverage for our employees
  2. 12 days per year vacation, which employees start accruing day one
  3. 15 days per year in sick time, again start accruing day one of employment
  4. Generous time off with the closing of campus for holidays and breaks totaling 29 days per year in addition to vacation and sick time
  5. Tuition Waivers (scholarships for SFCC and CMU) that cover 100% of the tuition for our employees and covered dependents up to a Bachelors Degree and 100% covered tuition for our employees on a Masters Degree through CMU
  6. Educational Advancement - Faculty can apply to move up a level on the salary schedule or staff can apply for an additional $1,000 to their salary upon completion of an additional degree.
  7. A lucrative retirement plan through the Missouri Teachers Retirement Program (PSRS/PEERS, 14.5 or 6.86% contribution respectively)
  8. Flexible work and scheduling options

Please apply electronically with resume, cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.Employment will require a criminal background check at College Expense.

AA Statement:SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.

As part of our enduring commitment to inclusive excellence on our campus, State Fair Community College, is a member of theGreater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium{tabindex="0"}(HERC). HERC supports job seekers through the higher education job search process and it supports institutions in their efforts to create inclusive recruitment, hiring, and retention practices for staff and faculty.