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Part-time Instructor - Computer Aided Design (CAD)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Date: 07/19/2017
Posting Number: 2018011
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Classification (Appropriated) Title Part-Time Faculty
NWACC Position Title: Part-time Instructor - Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Global Business & Computer Information
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time
Pay Grade Level:
Pay Rate $715/credit
Summary of Benefits:
About the College

Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) in Bentonville, Arkansas is a comprehensive, public two-year college that serves and strengthens the community through learning for living. The hallmark of NWACC is its quality of instruction with classes by experts in class sizes that are small providing for highly personalized instruction. NWACC, founded in 1989, is one of the largest and fastest growing two-year colleges in Arkansas with an enrollment of more than 8,000 college credit students and an additional 6,000 student taking non-credit courses throughout the region.

About the Area

The Northwest Arkansas region has attracted people to the area for multiple reasons including the growth of several major corporations, but they settle and stay because of excellent elementary and high schools, family friendly and safe neighborhoods, many child centered events, affordable housing stock in diverse communities, increasing cultural opportunities, an active local food and restaurant scene, and innumerable outdoor activities.

General Description of Position and Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualified part-time instructor(s) needed for the Computer Aided Design (CAD) program in the Computer Information Department of NorthWest Arkansas Community College. The instructor(s) will teach for the upcoming fall semester (8/21-12/8/2017). Our need is to find one or more part-time instructors who can teach one or more of the following classes:
• Parametric Modeling-SolidWorks (late afternoon or evening, exact time tbd)
• Computer Aided Manufacturing (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-8:15 pm)
• Design & Production Technology (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 pm)

Required Work Experience

Must have 5-10 years’ experience and have technical proficiency in two software platforms that may include: AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, or MasterCAM.

EEOC Statement

NorthWest Arkansas Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The college welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Additional Posting Information:
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Degree/Certification in any discipline that may include: CAD, Engineering, or Manufacturing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepares materials for instruction and presentations.
• Explains subject concepts utilizing a variety of teaching methods and strategies.
• Develops your classroom management plan and shares with the students.
• Provides classroom instruction on demonstrating skills, assess student progress, and corrects any unsafe or poor techniques.
• Utilizes Success Planner to track daily attendance.
• Meets deadlines for reporting and grades.
• Maintains grade sheets for documentation.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
Preferred Qualifications:
Physical Demands/Work Environment/Work Hours:

Work is performed primarily during the evenings throughout the week (no weekends), Work is completed under limited supervision. Incumbent generally performs work in a typical classroom or laboratory setting with appropriate climate controls.


• Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
• Sitting
• Standing
• Walking

• Hearing
• Repetitive motion
• Talking

The instructor is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing CAD assignments; viewing data from a computer screen; extensive reading; etc.

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the required work experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents