- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Credentials required by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and any other accrediting entities where applicable. Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation Management, Environmental Planning, or a related field.
- Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills required and ability to collaboratively work as a team member.
- Ability to provide instruction during the day, evening, and weekends.
- Ability to facilitate instruction in a learning management system.
- Ability to use technology to deliver instruction
RCC requires the use of a Learning Management System [LMS] to facilitate instruction regardless of the mode of instruction. RCC's LMS is Moodle 3.10. Instructional staff and faculty must demonstrate LMS readiness or complete a self-paced RCC LMS training without compensation.
Master’s degree or PhD in related field, instructional experience in a higher education setting.
Part-time faculty are professional, credentialed educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for credit and non-credit Rockingham Community College [RCC] students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid, for RCC. Faculty are expected to perform all instruction-related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and with appropriate accrediting entities where applicable.
Part-time faculty report to the appropriate Department Chair, Program Director/Coordinator or Dean.
Curriculum and Instruction
- Planning and organizing the curriculum as approved by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
- Identifying and/or developing instructional materials needed to teach the program competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by Rockingham Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
- Integrating related supplemental reading that provides additional opportunities for student learning.
- Assisting in the development of program student learning outcomes for all courses in the program major.
- Developing course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate learning outcomes and expectations that reflect program competencies.
- Utilizing the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College System common course library when developing or assessing learning objectives.
- Developing appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for all courses taught.
- Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved assessments.
- Implementing and providing effective instruction that demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
- Teaching an appropriate instructional course load in accordance with policies outlined in the Instructional Procedures Manual.
- Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles.
- Administering appropriate assessment and/or testing to measure student learning outcomes in all courses.
- Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities.
- Identifying and/or recommending equipment needed to teach the learning outcomes prescribed in the approved curriculum by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and accrediting entities.
- Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance measures, national benchmarks etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina Community College System and accrediting entities.
- Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports related to instruction.
- Interacting with the program advisory committee to determine state-of-the-art practices, procedures, and equipment related to maintaining an up-to-date instructional program
- Monitoring professional information sources to determine trends and innovations in one’s field that lend themselves to integration into the instructional program.
Student Development Support
- Being available to students for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses, he or she is assigned to teach.
- Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
- Supporting retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, Department Chair, Program Director, appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student retention.
- Providing placement assistance to graduates of the assigned program.
- Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of RCC.
- Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business of the college.
- Attending extracurricular functions such as graduation, campus fund drives, etc. that promote the collegiate life.
- Striving to exhibit a personal and professional deportment that reflects positively upon the individual and the public perception of the community college.
- Participating in the activities to maintain programmatic and institutional accreditation.
Public Relations Support
- Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s Senior Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the service area.
- Providing appropriate liaison support with the North Carolina Community College System and other relational entities.
- Promoting Rockingham Community College with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.
- Participating in Rockingham Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other authorized professional development programs upon request.
- Pursuing professional development courses, seminars, workshops, and institutes designed to enrich and/or enhance the quality of instruction delivered in the classroom and/or laboratory.
- Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized standards in his or her field.
Performing other duties as assigned by the appropriate Department Chair, Program Director, Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs and/or the President of Rockingham Community College.
The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.