Animal Science Instructor - Career and College Promise (CCP) (Part-Time)

Animal Science Instructor - Career and College Promise (CCP) (Part-Time)


Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Phone: 336-838-6100

Job Location

Wilkes Campus, Wilkesboro, NC


Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan.



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Closes: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

> Associates of Applied Science in Animal Science, and

> Extensive background in animal science.

Preferred Qualifications

> Bachelors in Animal Science or related field, and
> Extensive background in animal science.

Position Description

The instructor must instruct assigned courses in accordance with NCCCS curriculum standards and course descriptions in addition to the standards and guidelines set forth by the program accreditation entity. Courses taught include Introduction to the Equine Industry, Animal Health Management, Introduction to Animal Care, Animal Feeds and Nutrition, and Sustainable Livestock Management. Additional animal science and agriculture courses may be added based on program growth/needs.

Note: Position contingent on the state budget and available funding.

Instructor’s duties include:

1. Planning, creating, and maintaining a classroom environment conducive to student learning.

2. Encouraging the development of critical thinking skills through appropriate classroom exercises and assignments.

3. Maintaining a high level of currency in the discipline, and incorporating innovative and creative instructional techniques in the classroom.

4. Collaborating with the lead instructor in the creation of syllabi; the establishment of objectives, competencies, and assessments; and the selection of textbooks, periodicals, and other resources.

5. Communicating with students and administration through the technological framework provided by WCC including posting syllabi for all sections of all courses to the campus web portal, and regularly checking and responding to e-mail sent to the instructor via the campus web portal and messages sent to the college e-mail/voice-mail/telephone service.

6. Referring students, as appropriate, to student support areas of WCC including Counseling and/or Student Support Services, the Academic Support Center, Learning Resources Center, Student Services, the Writing Center, etc.

7. Fulfilling other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Sherry Cox