Manufacturing Technology Instructor


Manufacturing Technology Instructor

@ South Louisiana Community College

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • As an adjunct Manufacturing Technology instructor, the successful candidate will teach courses in Precision Machining, focusing heavily on hand tools and manual machining. Teaching in both the classroom and laboratory settings, the successful candidate will use a combination of hands-on demonstrations along with classroom/online lectures to teach students machine tool theory and safety as well as a variety of technical assignments and laboratory instruction that will prepare the students to enter today’s manufacturing workforce.
  • This candidate will be experienced and be comfortable teaching theory and methods in conventional (manual) machine tool operation, blueprint reading/engineering drawings, precision (and non-precision) measuring tools, conventional hand tools and layout. The adjunct faculty member will demonstrate procedures and prepare students for possible NIMS and other industry-related certifications.
  • The instructor will need to use a Learning Management System (LMS) for documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational/training courses. Experience working with adult learners is a plus.
  • The faculty member will maintain the highest possible standards of classroom and laboratory instruction; apply innovative teaching and learning methods and keep abreast of new information and developments in manufacturing. The adjunct instructor is expected to conduct assigned classes/labs, develop lessons and applicable assignments to meet learning objectives of class, provide a syllabus for each class, and use learning assessments to improve student learning.


Required Education: 

  • High School Diploma
  • Relevant Certifications (HAAS, technical training certification, etc.)

 Required Experience: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of machining experience
  • Proficient in manual machining and relevant equipment – lathes, grinders, mills, etc.
  • Proficient in tooling used within the machining industry
  • Basic knowledge of CNC machines and operation
  • Perform other duties as needed

Required Licenses or Certifications: An active, unencumbered driver's license.

Preferred Education: Associate Degree

Preferred Experience: 

  • CNC coding experience
  • Proficient in Mastercam or GibbsCAM


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: June 07, 2022
Application Deadline: July 07, 2022
Job Type: Part-time