Full-time Program Coordinator, Industrial Systems Technology #546

Full-time Program Coordinator, Industrial Systems Technology #546


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Main Campus


Salary Range: $4,372 per month – $4,596 per month based on experience and academic credentials.



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Closes: Friday, January 26, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or completion in two years, in Industrial Systems Technology or related field. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
• Five Years’ experience in the industrial maintenance field including automation.
• Teaching experience in a school or industry training setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  Master’s degree.
• Post-secondary teaching experience.
• Experience in programming various PLC controllers.
• Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of the College.

Position Description

In addition to carrying out the duties of an instructor, a program coordinator provides supervision for faculty, coordination, oversight, and leadership for an assigned program that leads to a certificate, diploma, or associate’s degree. This individual is also responsible for program development, equipment and facilities, personnel, and financial responsibilities as outlined below.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform such essential duties 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Teaching and Learning:
• Treat others respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication,and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
• Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy a·nd mission.
• Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chairperson and approved by the dean.
• Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
• Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
• Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
• Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
• Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
• Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
• Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.

Curriculum Development:
• Maintain, review and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
• Make recommendations to department chairperson for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.

• Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
• Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.

• Provide assistance to advisees.
• Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
• Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
• Use the computer and the college=s student information system to assist advisees.
• Follow up on all assigned advisees.
• Attend training sessions relative to advising.

Professional Development:
• Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the department chair and then the dean and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
• Maintain membership and participation in professional organizations.
• Read professional literature.
• Keep abreast of current technology.
• Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
• Participate in on-campus professional development activities.

Institutional Service:
• Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
• Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
• Serve on committees as required.
• Participate in college-wide activities.

Community Relations:
• Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
• Be alert to public relations opportunities and uses these to promote the college and the department.
• Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.
• Provide administration with information for institutional publications.

• Recommend to the department chairperson teaching assignment for instructors.
• Orient new instructors to the job’s responsibilities and to the College’s operations and policies.
• Participate in interviews and recommend employment of full and part-time faculty.
• Supervise and direct activities of full- and part-time faculty.
• Assist in employee evaluation through classroom visitation as requested by the department chairperson.
• Assume responsibility for informing all program faculty about institutional policies.
• Recruit credentialed and qualified part-time teachers for teaching assignments.

Finance, Facilities and Equipment:
• Assist the department chairperson in the preparation and supervision of departmental program budgets.
• Approve requests for supplies, equipment and instructional materials as appropriate.
• Maintain an equipment inventory.
• Maintain equipment and facilities according to acceptable standards.
• Assure the availability to program faculty of supplies, equipment and instructional materials.

Program Development:
• Recommend to the department chairperson textbooks for adoption and supplementary materials for acquisition.
• Oversee the development of course descriptions and outlines.
• Prepare materials for recommended curriculum changes.
• Prepare annual curriculum course schedules.
• Recommend individuals to serve on curriculum advisory committees.
• Assess, prepare, and implement annual tactical goals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

• Is frequently required to stand and walk.
• Is able to hear audible equipment indicators and verbal communications in the environment.
• Is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
• Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• Sees with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and focus adjustment to differentiate light/color intensity and evaluate perceivable changes in the environment.
• Has moderate sense of smell to determine danger indicators such as smoke.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
• Encounters low to moderate exposure to toxic or caustic materials.
• Encounters low to moderate noise levels in the work environment.

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309
Email:  forsythtechhr@forsythtech.edu