Biotechnology Pathway Navigator/Instructor

Biotechnology Pathway Navigator/Instructor


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC


See Position Description



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 1, 2021
Closes: Monday, October 18, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Weekly

Employment Type

Faculty 12M

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with extensive certifications, experience and/or coursework in BioWork, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Industrial Technologies, or related science.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial Technology, Biochemistry, Biology, or a closely related field.
  • Two year's biopharmaceutical manufacturing experience.
  • College and/or high school teaching experience and/or industry training experience.
  • Experience advising college students.
  • Experience teaching courses online.
  • Experience using Blackboard.
  • Familiar with BioWork certificate program.

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities!  We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.

The Biotechnology Pathway Navigator/Instructor (12 month) position will be based in Lee County (Lee Main Campus) in Sanford and may include duties in Harnett, Chatham and/or online. All instructors at Central Carolina Community College are tasked with maximizing student learning while providing meaningful academic support. The instructor accomplishes this by presenting discipline specific learning outcomes through lecture, lab, demonstration, projects, assignments, appropriate classroom management, and by providing authentic student assessment that documents learning has occurred. 

This position is time-limited through May 30, 2022. It is funded through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II and is subject to the availability of federal funding. 

Salary depends on education and experience.
Bachelor's Degree salary range: $53,827-$67,427
Master's Degree salary range: $56,509-$70,055
Doctoral Degree salary range: $60,376-$73,976

Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.    


Essential Duties


  • Serve as Pathway Navigator for BioWork and Bioprocess Technology programs with a focus on employability skills and connections between students and employers to secure employment.
  • Coordinate resume development/approvals, support regional virtual career fair, and assist students navigating the job search process including interview preparation.
  • Teach in curriculum and/or continuing education programs in combination with other duties to equate a full-time position. Teaching load may vary each semester.
  • Plan and participate in activities with external groups like industry and public education.
  • Prepare for lab classes in coordination with department members.
  • Support a diverse group of students including adult learners, women, and underrepresented minorities in STEM.
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute course outlines and syllabi that support accreditation standards as described in the current faculty handbook.
  • Prepare for and meet classes as assigned, promptly evaluate student progress within one week and maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Demonstrate concern for student retention by employing best practice strategies.
  • Assist in the annual Compliance Assist Assessment.
  • Participate in scheduled and called departmental, faculty, staff meetings and other College activities.
  • Keep supervisor informed of matters pertaining to the curriculum.
  • Follow policies stated in the policies and procedures manual as it relates to instructor/staff responsibilities.
  • Obtain Blackboard Level II training and maintain a Bb course site for each course taught during the semester.
  • Work the required 35 hours per week and post and hold the required five (5) office hours per week.
  • Serve on College committees as assigned.
  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development.
  • Submit records and forms in a timely fashion as required in the policy and procedures manual.
  • Encourage and support College activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies. 
  • Actively participate in professional organizations.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor and the College.

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493