Director, Construction Trades and Welding Technology
Location: Brenham, Texas
Internal Number: 11069
Requisition Number: 2023021F
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Professional/Staff
Job Description Summary:
Manage the faculty, staff, labs and classrooms for the Construction Trades and Welding Technology Programs. Provide development and support for Blinn College District applied technology programs. Provides management of NCCER accreditation for ALLNCCER-instruction. Manages dual credit instructor support. Provide continuous program development. Serves as leadership role for all Applied Technology Programs.
Essential Duties :
1. Provides for student and instructor recruitment and retention. Supports goal of implementing AAS Welding, AAS Trades and Applied Technology, Dual Credit, and Non-Credit within service-area. Speaks with prospective students and advises of career and education programming options. Actively seeks donations of metal, tools, supplies, equipment. Coordinates all Advisory Committee activities, meetings, and membership. Serves as faculty as needed. Delivers one credit or non-credit courses for construction trades not to exceed 96 contact hours per 16-week semester and 64 contact hours per 10-week semester. 2. Oversees operation and use of welding labs, machining lab, and classrooms for the district. At RELLIS Agriculture and Workforce Complex and the A.W. Hodde Jr. Technical Center, provide support for HVAC and Electrical classroom and lab space when possible. Coordinate facility use with Welding, Trades and Applied Technology Programs, and CDL programs. Maintain required security and safety procedures to industry standards for all lab areas for the district. Serves as on-site resource to answer instructor questions and meet instructional needs. Prepares labs for applied technology classes, by ensuring tools and equipment are available and in safe and correct operating condition for all applied technology courses district wide. Schedules equipment maintenance and repairs. Order consumables and supplies; receives deliveries and processes receipts. Conduct instructor evaluations with classroom and lab activity observations weekly. Reviews and adheres to budget needs for applied technology programs (credit and noncredit). 3. Provides instructional and institutional support to dual credit instructors district-wide. Visits dual credit welding instructors on-site. Trains new instructors in processes and procedures. Provide curriculum development, revisions, and support for all welding courses. Schedules OSHA, CORE, PEC, and other required training for dual credit instructors. Develop welding and other skill programs with Sealy, Schulenburg, and Brenham. 4. Manages program evaluations, strategic planning assessments, faculty assessments, student complaints, and other programmatic tools used to evaluate program success. 5. Provides documentation and tracking for NCCER for policy and procedural compliance, course completions, and proper use of training materials. Conduct
Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs. The premier two-year college in Texas, Blinn College has the state's highest percentage of students who transfer to leading four-year institutions.