Instructor, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) (Part-Time)

companyMilwaukee Area Technical College
locationMilwaukee, WI, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/22/2024
Part Time
1 - 2 years of experience
51+ / hour
Salary: $70.00 Hourly

Location : Multi-Campus, WI

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Number: 2024-04904

Division: Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation Pathway

Opening Date: 07/09/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

Application Requirements: Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Typing "See Resume" in lieu of application completion will not be acceptable. Please make sure to carefully review requirements and submit a complete application describing your experience and providing all required documents to best assess your qualifications. Salary determination will be based on years of credited experience that is listed on the job application only so please include complete work history. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In instances where we are unable to ascertain from a candidates' application material whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications

Supplemental Information: Hourly rate of $70 per hour is equivalent to the base rate of $40/hour multiplied by the number of hours per course times 1.75 hours which covers office hours and prep time for instructional activities. Activities conducted outside of teaching (non-instructional), require approval and will be paid at the base hourly rate of $40.


Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Together, we are meeting the needs of the community we shared and committed to eliminating equity gaps in higher education for both students and employees. We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team who shares the same passion in serving this purpose. Learn more about MATC at

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean, to teach conventional machining, CNC machining set-up and operations in a related and laboratory atmosphere; and to provide general support and curriculum assistance to learning activities in related subjects in the area of machine tool operations and programming. Related duties include participation in division and department activities and the performance of other duties as assigned.

  • Prepare for and deliver instruction and perform teaching-related activities.
  • Manage the classroom/laboratory.
  • Develop curriculum and monitor and revise as appropriate to maintain course effectiveness; assist in program evaluation.
  • Manage equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Assess student performance and advise students on academic issues.
  • Collaborate with advisory committee in program area.
  • Attend departmental and institutional meetings.
  • Promote the education/training program, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to market MATC.
  • Support student organizations and activities.
  • Develop relationships with business and industry.
  • Complete program evaluation and follow-up.
  • Maintain certification, continue professional development and stay current in field.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Educational Minimum Experience:
  • Must have completed a Wisconsin Indentured apprenticeship in Machine Tool or Tool and Die; OR
  • Must have completed an Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Computer Numerical Control or related field (example; Manufacturing/Industrial engineering)

Occupational Minimum Experience:

In addition to the Educational requirement.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of five years full-time or equivalent (10,000 hours) of relevant work experience in CNC programming including CAM experience.
  • In addition, at least ONE of the following must be met:
    • At least one year of work experience must have occurred within the last five years; OR
    • Two years of teaching Numerical Control course work at the post-secondary level within the past five years
{One (1) year of teaching experience equivalent two (2) semesters full-time of four (4) semesters part-time}Preferred Licensure:
Journey level status in one of the following:
1) Tool& Die
2) Machine ToolMust embrace and demonstrate Standards of Teaching Excellence and the MATC Career Essentials in development and delivery of instruction.Standards of Teaching Excellence:

Understanding Students and Fostering Student Success
  • Classroom Management
  • Planning/Organization
  • Content Mastery and Currency
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Professional Contributions

Essential Technology:
  • Email - Experience with an Email system (Gmail, Outlook)
  • Telephone - Experience with a voice mail system
  • Computer - Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Google

Essential Supportive Technology:
  • Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:
  • Online Information Management Systems - (e.g. Self Service or other online information) management systems used for student advising, student programs, grading, class schedules and rosters
  • Blackboard Ultra - Experience with Blackboard Ultra or other web-based course - management systems
  • Technology-based Instruction - Experience with technology-based instructional delivery systems including SMART symposium, interactive touch screen monitors, LCD projectors, DVD players and/or other classroom technology
  • Emerging Technologies - Experience with social networking applications)
Supplemental Information

Start Date:
This position supports the Manufacturing, Construction, and Transportation Pathway and is available to start in the fall semester, August 18, 2024,

This in-person position is a .5 FTE and the number of hours worked per week will vary based on course load. Hours and location are based on enrollment and departmental need.

Beginning in the fall of 2024 the starting hourly wage for all part-time faculty is $40 per course hour of teaching. Part-time faculty are also compensated for an additional 45 minutes of time for each hour of instruction to cover office hours and prep time which is equivalent to $70 per hour. This starting hourly wage of $40 an hour is non-negotiable unless market conditions dictate otherwise.

Application Materials:
Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Typing "See Resume" in lieu of application completion will not be acceptable. Salary determination will be based on years of credited experience that is listed on the job application only so please include complete work history. Also, please include unofficial transcripts for all degrees earned and/or attach a copy of Certificate of Apprenticeship. Unofficial transcripts will only be used for the purpose of initial assessment and credentialing.

Selected qualified candidates will be invited to virtually interview for this position. Information regarding the second round of interviews will be provided to selected candidates.

EEO/AAMilwaukee Area Technical College will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, union affiliation, arrest and conviction record, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law.

Milwaukee Area Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Access Educator/Employer operating under an Affirmative Action Plan. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need special accommodation for the application process, please contact our office at 414-297-6529 (Wisconsin Relay System: 711) or email . Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Employee Benefits at a Glance - PART-TIME FACULTY/EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT- Part-time employees pay a higher percentage of the premium than full-time employees.
HEALTH INSURANCE: MATC offers a choice between two medical insurance plans. See below for plan types:
1- UMR High Level PPO
2- UMR Low Level PPO

Note: All medical plans include Prescription Drug benefits at no additional costs to employees.

DENTAL INSURANCE: MATC offers a traditional group dental plan through Delta Dental.

Annual maximum per covered person is $2,500; plan covers preventive, routine, restoration, and orthodontics for dependents up to age 19.

GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE: MATC offers group life insurance benefits through Symetra Provident Insurance with active assignment and is fully paid for by the College. The amount of insurance is $15,000. The benefit is doubled in the event of accidental death.

RETIREMENT BENEFITS: If you are employed for greater than 12 months and meet the minimum hours requirement for participation in the WRS pension system, you will be notified of your eligibility. The College currently pays the full cost of the employer contribution (6.8%), and the employee pays the full part of the employee contribution of 6.8% of salary. There is a five year vesting period requirement in order to qualify for any employer contributions made on the employee's behalf.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING PLANS: MATC offers eligible employees the opportunity to participate in both Health Care and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts administered through UMR.

SICK LEAVE BENEFITS: Sick leave is earned based on one times the weekly workload per semester. The maximum hours accumulation is 640 hours.

VACATION BENEFITS: Vacation is earned based on the length of service and hours worked each pay period. (Not available for Instructors)

PAID HOLIDAYS: MATC offers paid/flex holidays based on position.

MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and complies with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act.


All candidates, internal and external, must complete the online employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Have you included and fully completed the following information on your application?: 1) Education 2) Work Experience 3) Transcripts (or proof of completion of registered apprenticeship)
  • Yes
  • No

Are you able and willing to work in-person, onsite, at multi-campus locations?
  • Yes
  • No

Please list days and hours of availability for teaching.


Do you have five (5) years of full-time or equivalent (10,000 hours) of work experience in CNC programming, including CAM experience? Please make sure your answer is able to be verified from your application.
  • Yes
  • No

Do you have at least one year of related occupational work experience that has occurred within the last five years OR at least two years (4 full-time semesters or 8 part-time semesters) of teaching Numerical Control related course work at the post-secondary level within the last five years? Please make sure your answer is able to be verified from your application.
  • Yes
  • No

Please select from below if you have journey level status in Tool & Die or Machine Tool. Please select 'N/A' if not applicable.
  • Tool & Die
  • Machine Tool
  • N/A

Do you have direct or related work experience in technical or higher education?
  • Yes
  • No

How would you support a diverse student population in acclimating to a new environment for academic success? Please be specific in your answer.


(INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY) Please specifically describe how your previous or current duties/experience relates to this position. (External candidates type N/A)

Required Question

Fields of study

  • CNC

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • 51+ / hour