Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Instructor

companyHinds Community College
locationRaymond, MS 39154, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/5/2023
Full Time
Position Title:

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Instructor

Job Description:

Job Descriptions

JOB TITLE: Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Instructor

REPORTS TO: Jason A. Webb

DEPARTMENT: Construction and Manufacturing


VICE PRESIDENT: Sherry Bellmon


All Hinds Community College employees must commit to the Caring Campus approach to student engagement and daily apply these general behavioral objectives: listen to student questions and concerns with a positive attitude and make meaningful connections with students.

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to manufacture precision parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment. Included is instruction in making computations related to work dimensions, testing, feeds, and speeds of machines. In addition, individuals use precision measuring instruments such as layout tools, micrometers and gauges; machining and heat-treating various metals; and laying out machine parts. Also included is instruction in the operation and maintenance of computerized equipment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate Degree in Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology or closely related program of study and five (5) years of work experience.


Other duties may be assigned.

Maintain knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices.

  • This position is primarily for the Raymond campus but may need to float to other campuses as needed for day and/or night.
  • Teaches students the occupational competencies necessary for employment. Teaching load is 15-17 credit hours per semester.
  • Keep prompt, up-to-date, accurate records of attendance, grades, and other reports.
  • Prepares course competency based outlines for each instructional course or program.
  • Prepares detailed lesson plans, job sheets, and laboratory experiments for all units of instruction.
  • Recommends changes in the total curriculum in order to maintain and up-to-date program.
  • Develops and maintains the progress of each student in the program.
  • Teaches related subject matter.
  • Develops a schedule of courses for each semester.
  • Reviews and selects instructional materials such as textbooks and audio visual materials.
  • Completes requests for supplies and other instructional materials on a timely basis.
  • Completes enrollment and follow up reports.
  • Assists in the development of an annual budget for the instructional program.
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory/shop environment.
  • Recommends new and/or replacement equipment to be purchased for the program.
  • Maintains proper inventory of all equipment and tools assigned to the program.
  • Keeps equipment functioning and in good working order by establishing an effective preventive maintenance system.
  • Maintains an active advisory committee.
  • Maintains a good industry relationship for the purpose of student placement for potential employment and donations.
  • Takes an active role in the advisement, counseling of students and registering students.
  • Helps students find employment in an occupation related to training.
  • Fulfils the requirements of a technical certification by attending specified classes and workshops.
  • Serves on various faculty committees.
  • Attends faculty meeting and professional development workshops and training.
  • Issue to students a course syllabus or policy letter at the beginning of the semester and objective sheets for each unit of the course during the semester.
  • Keep classes in session for the full scheduled time. (Classes identified in the schedule as independent study classes will meet according to requirements of the instructor and/or the Dean.)
  • Set aside sufficient time for student conferences, guidance, and tutorial assistance. (Minimum of 6 hours per week required)
  • Follow the required institutional process for recording student attendance and identifying "no-shows" in a timely manner.
  • Participate in student/teacher and faculty/administrator evaluations and performance review conferences.
  • Meet reporting requirements of the State Office of Vocational Technical Education.
  • Develop a personal and professional improvement plan in those areas deemed necessary as a result of evaluations.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, formulation, execution, and evaluations of departmental goals and objectives.
  • Cooperate in the execution of the college, division, and department policies.
  • Participate in staff development activities, professional associations, presentations, publications, applied educational research, consulting, evaluations, and similar activities which enhance the individual and the education profession.
  • Use teaching techniques that include the effective utilization of resources that motivate students to achieve their potential.
  • Present a personal appearance in keeping with contemporary community standards for a professional person.
  • Maintain current credentials and certifications as required in respective field.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the appropriate authority.
Other duties may be assigned.

Course Responsibilities:

Power Machinery I GD&T

Power Machinery II Advanced Lathe Operations

Machine Tool Mathematics Advanced Milling Operations

Blueprint Reading Fundamentals of CAD/CAM

Advanced Blueprint Reading

Precision Layout

CNC Operations I

CNC Operations II

Power Machinery III

Power Machinery IV

  • Additional classes may be added.

Manage students and maintain a professional environment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit.

The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those

an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and the employee is occasionally required to perform job responsibilities in the outdoors and off site.

We promote a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects individual strengths, ideas, and capabilities. We believe that our differences enable us to make better decisions, drive innovation, and deliver better results


Hinds Community College is committed to moving people and communities forward by helping develop their purpose, passion and profession.


Hinds Community College will be a catalyst to create a competitive economy and a compelling culture for Mississippi.


Hinds Community College aspires to the following IDEALS:
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Leadership
  • Stewardship
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable Federal and State Acts, Hinds Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status in its educational programs and activities. We recognize our responsibility to provide an open and welcoming environment that fosters a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for employees and students to collaboratively learn, work and serve our communities.

The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these policies:

EEOC Compliance: Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Box 1100 Raymond MS 39154; Phone: 601-857-3458 or Email: EEOC@hindscc.edu.

Title IX: Associate Vice President Student Services, Title IX Coordinator

Box 1100 Raymond MS 39154; Phone: 601-857-3353 or Email: TitleIX@hindscc.edu.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Position Type:

9 Month 175 Days

Job Classification:

Faculty - Technical, Faculty - Vocational

Scheduled Hours: