Unclassified Employment Opportunities

Position: Aerospace Manufacturing Instructor - Adjunct
  Career & Technical Education
Reports To:  Aerospace Program Manager

Position Summary
The Aerospace Instructor plans, supports and delivers instruction for credit-based college courses in Aerospace or related courses. Instructors participate in assessment for programs, and general college education and participate in self-governance activities, curriculum development and student support. Classes to take place on the Nunez Community College campus in Chalmette, LA. Classes will start mid- January 2022 and go until May 2022 for the Spring 2022 semester. If successful in the role, you will be invited to return for the following semester.

Demonstrated Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The ideal candidate must have the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students, employees, and our local community, one in which every individual feels respected and valued. The Aerospace Instructor must demonstrate cultural humility and the ability to work with a college community with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities and veterans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction in face to face and online classes including preparing and delivering curriculum and supporting and maintaining a positive learning environment.
  • Support student learning and development through use of student conferences and mentoring activities, student feedback, including supporting a community of learning on the campus.
  • Participate in assessment at the program, departmental and college level for ongoing improvement and in relation to special tasks or projects.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Experience working in the aerospace field is usually needed, but similar manufacturing experience (as described below) will be considered.
  • Aerospace or related field certifications
  • Ability to teach the following:

Fabrication/Machine Shop Style:

  • Two days per week, two hours each day
  • 64 class hours during semester (4hrs per week x 16 weeks)
  • Skills Required to be able use the following equipment:
    • Band Saws
    • Drill Presses
    • Manual Mills
    • CNC Mills
    • Pedestal Grinders
    • Precision Measurement

Soldering, Circuit Boards & Wiring Harnesses:

  • Two days per week, 2.5 hours each day
  • 80 class hours during semester (5hrs per week x 16 weeks)
  • Skills Required:
    • Soldering
    • Circuit Boards
    • Wiring Harness Assembly
    • Wiring Harness Installation
    • Circuit Theory
    • Electrical Concepts

Hoist & Cranes:

  • One day per week, 1.5 hours each day
  • 24 class hours during semester (1.5hrs per week x 16 weeks)
  • Skills Required to use the following equipment:
    • Stacker
    • Tug
    • Scissor Lift
    • Boom Lift
    • Platform Lift
    • Hoists
    • Cranes
    • Rigging


  • Two days per week, 2.5 hours each day
  • 80 class hours during semester (5hrs per week x 16 weeks)
  • Skill Required:
    • Orbital Tube Welding
    • Friction Stir Welding
    • Robotic Welding

 Surface Preparation, Coatings & Adhesives:

  • Two days per week, 2.5 hours each day
  • 80 class hours during semester (5hrs per week x 16 weeks)
  • Skills Required:
    • Surface Preparation and Test
    • Application of Conversion Coatings or Primers
    • Application of Polyurethane and Epoxy Adhesives
    • Vacuum Bagging


  • One day per week, 1 hour per week
  • 16 class hours during semester (1hr per week x 16 weeks
  • Skills Required:
    • Knowledge of Composite Materials
  • Please note additional support hours will end up being required for outside of classroom work

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Curriculum Planning & Program Development and Management
  • Effective classroom management including maintaining a positive learning environment
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Records Management
  • Extensive knowledge of the content area
  • Ability to effectively handle conflict productively in a professional situation
  • Knowledge and commitment to institutional mission and values and the ability to work with stakeholders across the college to achieve and uphold those

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Demonstrated success in training or education

 Physical Demands: When Applicable

  • Ability to work in excess of 40 hours a week, which may include nights and weekends
  • Ability to operate a computer and standard office equipment
  • Ability to carry <25 lbs., stand, sit, reach, bend, climb, reach and push/pull Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, send resume, unofficial transcripts if applicable, and contact information for three professional references to: resumes@nunez.edu (put Aerospace Instructor in the subject line)

All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.

It is the policy of Nunez Community College not to discriminate based on sex, creed, color, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and other Federal and State anti- discrimination laws.

Incomplete applications will not be forwarded for review.