Business Administration/Economics Instructor

Business Administration/Economics Instructor


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

Spindale, NC


$43,000 Minimum salary



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Applied Technologies

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in teaching discipline with at least 18 graduate credits in economics, OR master’s in related field with 18 graduate credits in business AND 18 graduate credits in economics, required

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Community College teaching experience, preferred.

Position Description

In support of the overall Learning College, the Business Administration/Economics instructor is responsible for providing quality instruction on various aspects of the free enterprise system and knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy. Courses taught will include coursework in finance, economics, management, and marketing. The instructor will ensure that students have a sound business education base upon graduation, are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.


Essential Responsibilities

Category I: Facilitating Student Learning

  1. Instruction
  1. The faculty member will be responsible for the development and delivery of course content for all courses he/she is assigned.
  2. Additional course development may be required and/or permitted dependent on the needs of the department.
  3. The faculty member will make available and review up-to-date course syllabi.
  4. The faculty member will utilize active learning methods and use a variety of instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.  Such activities can include, but are not limited to:
    1. Cooperative learning
    2. Experiential learning
    3. Writing for learning
    4. Critical thinking
  5. The faculty member may be required to participate in the assessment efforts of the department.


  1. Instructional Support
    1. In situations where there is not a standard course syllabus, the faculty member will prepare for each assigned course a syllabus utilizing the standard course syllabus template that outlines clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations and which reflects the college general competencies.
    2. The faculty member will use the course description set forth in the NCCCS common course library when developing or assessing learning objectives.
    3. The faculty member will, when developing or assessing course objectives, appropriately integrate:
      • Activities to enable students to achieve program competencies and student learning outcomes
      • Advisory committee recommendations
      • Workplace and career needs
  1. The faculty member will work with departmental personnel to ensure all materials and equipment are available to meet course objectives in a timely manner.
  2. The faculty member will be available for assisting students in achieving their learning goals by observing student lab hours and providing timely feedback to all learning activities.
  3. The faculty member will be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data including but not limited to:
    •    census documentation
    • enrollment verification
    • attendance records
    • final grade reports with supporting documentation.
  4. The faculty member will be supportive of students’ learning goals by:
  1. Focusing on student learning outcomes
  2. Considering the needs and abilities of the students
  3. Becoming familiar with the college’s academic and learning support services
  4. Making reasonable provisions to accommodate individual learning needs
  5. Enforcing the academic integrity policy of the college.
  6. Assisting adjunct faculty members, as needed.


Category II:   Professional Development

  1. The faculty member will remain abreast of ongoing developments and practices in his/her professional content area(s).
  2. The faculty member will show evidence of utilizing current assessment practices.
  3. The faculty member will complete training on college technology such as Patriot Port, e-mail, and program specific software.
  4. The faculty member will participate in all College wide professional development activities. 
  5. The faculty member will be aware of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) privacy requirements when disseminating student information. (Policy 601-02-07AP)


Category III.  Interpersonal Skills

    1. The faculty member will consistently interact with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a timely, flexible, fair and professional manner.  This may be evidence by but not limited to:
      • Receptiveness to input from others
      • Positive feedback to others
      • Constructive work relationships
      • Solicitation of ideas
      • Responsiveness to the ideas and concerns expressed by others






  1. The faculty member will express needs, problems, and ideas through professional appropriate communication.
  2. The faculty member will consistently demonstrate:
  • Motivation and productive work habits
  • Commitment to excellence as expressed in the College mission, vision, and values
  • A positive, cooperative, and supportive attitude toward others
  • Situationally appropriate dress and grooming
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability when performing assigned tasks
  • Demonstrate standards of leadership


Skills and Abilities

  1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services, and goals of Isothermal Community College.
  2. Ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels.
  3. Excellent customer service skills.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be highly organized.
  5. Ability to monitor and assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  6. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with a minimum of supervision.


How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Tanya Jones