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Connecticut State Community College
  • Position Number: 4733642
  • Location: Enfield, CT
  • Position Type: Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing

Academic Associate/Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lab (Welding)

Posted: October 26, 2023
Level: Community College Professional 16, 10-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with materials submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 receiving priority consideration.

CT State Asnuntuck
170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082
**This position is not remote**
For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut's citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:
January 2024

Position Summary:
Connecticut State Community College offers a comprehensive array of programs including two-year degrees and occupational and technical certificates. In order to provide an instructional environment conducive to successful learning experiences for this wide population of students, the Colleges provide the support and help of the Academic Associate/Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lab. The Academic Associate/Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lab is responsible for the set up and maintenance of labs as well as assisting the Advanced Manufacturing Instructor instruction to students in the use of manufacturing equipment and in carrying out manufacturing assignments at a Community College.

Example of Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program or other administrator, the Academic Associate Welding Lab is responsible for providing assistance to Advanced Manufacturing Technology Instructors and students in assigned manufacturing labs through effective performance in these essential duties:

  • Set up, maintenance and operation.
    • Accountable for assistance to Advanced Manufacturing Technology Instructor and students by manufacturing lab scheduling, setting up, maintaining and operating one or more assigned manufacturing labs.
  • Tutorial assistance to students.
    • Accountable for contributing to assigned students' successful learning experience by providing instruction and guidance in their use of the assigned manufacturing labs.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma (or equivalent) from a public comprehensive high school or vocational
technical high school and a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing technology industry experience and/or related military experience OR;

High school diploma (or equivalent) from a public comprehensive high school or vocational
technical high school and a minimum of 3 years of manufacturing technology industry experience
and a CSCU community college advance manufacturing technology certificate or nationally
recognized credential (i.e. NIMS, AWS, MSSC) and/or related military experience OR;

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Associate's Degree and a minimum of 2 years of
manufacturing technology industry experience and/or related military experience.

Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following:

  • Understanding of principles and concepts of the assigned academic discipline (both credit and non-credit coursework)
  • Advanced understanding in assigned manufacturing lab equipment operation, and set up and safety procedures
  • Skill in tutoring and basic instruction in the assigned academic discipline
  • Basic skill in assigned equipment maintenance

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Starting Salary:
Anticipated Salary; $51,694 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, PhD, MSW, Vice-president of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, (


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