The Board of Trustees for the Finishing Trades Institute of the Ohio Region is currently accepting applications for the full time Glazier Instructor position. This position needs to be filled in time for the next school year. Any applicant interested must be available to begin no later than July 1, 2018.

The Glazing Instructor will be responsible for training apprentices and journeypersons throughout Ohio.  The job requires the training programs for apprentices and journeyperson primarily at the four separate Training Centers located in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo.  The Instructor will be primarily based in the Strongsville Ohio Training Center; however, will be required to travel throughout the State.  Since this position requires teaching the Finishing Trades Institute developed curriculum, the applicant must be an active or retired member of the affiliated Finishing Trades.


  • Provide instruction for the apprentice courses using approved curriculum and following class standards required by the State of Ohio and Department of Labor
  • Teach IUPAT journeyperson upgrade and re-certification classes on a regular basis
  • Prepare and return class records, including grades and attendance to the Director of Training on a timely basis
  • Work with the Director of Training to acquire the supplies and equipment needed for classes
  • Attend instructor meetings and training, as required


  • Current active or retired journeymen of the IUPAT Finishing Trades
  • Strong journeyperson skills with a minimum four (4) years as a Glazier at journeyperson level with hands-on experience in the IUPAT Finishing Trades required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to present ideas and information effectively in groups and one-on-one
  • Advance knowledge and understanding of construction process, safety procedures and extensive people skills
  • Ability to use personal computer and associated programs
  • Prior instructor experience with apprentices preferred


  • This is a salary position based upon the IUPAT DC 6 journeymen wage at 44 hours of pay for 52 weeks, no overtime is paid
  • Fringe Benefits are paid according to IUPAT DC 6 fringe package based upon 40 hours
  • Statewide travel with overnight stays is required
  • Classes are held days, nights and weekends – the Training Center Office is open from 8:00am -4:30pm, but the Instructor’s hours will extend into the evenings and weekends

Applicants interested in the Part-time Instructor Position should submit a resume along with a cover letter summarizing their qualifications for the position no later than March 9, 2018 via e-mail to Questions? Call Nichole McCarthy at (440) 239-4575 ext. 126


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