Wood industry pro needed to lead Wisconsin technical college’s wood program
June 14, 2021 | 2:29 pm CDT
Northcentral Community College's wood program

ANTIGO, Wi. – Wisconsin’s Northcentral Technical College needs a professional woodworker to lead and teach its Associate Degree Wood Science Program. 

“The successful candidate will teach the current and next generation of highly skilled workers in the secondary woods manufacturing industry, with an emphasis in the hardwood segment,” the college writes in the job description. “The candidate will also work with businesses and organizations from around the country, and be the primary point of contact for the program.”

Northcentral Community College's wood program

The class will be taught from the school’s 27,000-square-foot wood technology center in Antigo, Wisconsin. The facility includes a CNC router, moulder, ripsaws, a vacuum kiln, and other equipment.

The college says that businesses from around the country send students to the program due to its high-quality training. 

Here are some requirements: 

  • Must have a minimum of two years (4,000 hours) full-time or equivalent demonstrated relevant wood industry occupational experience, one of which must be within the last five years.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Wood Science and Technology or related field, or an Associate’s degree with the agreement to obtain a Bachelor’s degree upon hire. 
  • Willing/able to meet Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, accreditation standards, and/or licensing standards where applicable.

See the full job description here.

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