Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Instructor (Part-Time)

Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Instructor (Part-Time)


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located primarily on the Old Charlotte Highway (OCH) Campus in Monroe, NC


Part-Time Adjunct Rate



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Sunday, January 1, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Assistant Dean of Health and Public Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in a health-related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
  • Current certification as a
    • Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) issued by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution Inc OR
    • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) issued by The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) [formerly the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)]
  • A minimum of two years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a surgical technologist and/or Central Sterile Processing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a health-related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
  • Certified Surgical Technologist credentialed by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
  • Minimum of one (1) academic year of teaching experience, preferably at the community college level
  • Familiarity with a course management system such as Canvas. Upon hiring, faculty must successfully complete Canvas training experience.

Position Description

Job Description

The Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Instructor is a part-time position located primarily on the Old Charlotte Highway (OCH) Campus in Monroe, NC. This position provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Central Sterile Processing program, including development and socialization of values and behaviors expected of those who fulfill the role of a Central Sterile Processing technician. This individual has responsibility for formulating program outcomes and designing a curriculum that reflects contemporary health care trends and prepares central sterile processing graduates to successfully complete the credentialing exam and function effectively in the health care environment.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibit personal and professional integrity which communicates a sense of mission, leadership, and ability to self-start
  • Show commitment to providing quality customer service and an uncompromising commitment to student learning through the college’s mission, vision, values and the delivery of instruction
  • Willingness to learn the continuing and community education concepts, processes and practices of the NC Community College System
  • Identify problems, creating innovative solutions and managing projects
  • Deal effectively, cooperatively and tactfully with students, business/industry, government and community representatives/citizens, faculty, staff, administrators
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate student, instructor, and course, and program documentation
  • Interact with clinical sites to ensure that policies and procedures specific to the sites are being followed
  • Maintain mastery and currency in the fields of central sterile processing and surgical technology to ensure continuity between course instruction and evidence-based practices.
  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans to students in online learning platform as well as at designated instructional location(s)
  • Conduct research and surveys to determine current effectiveness and future needs; prepare reports on these
  • Willingness to work nights/weekends as needed and duties require
  • Assist in recruiting and registering students
  • Work cooperatively with all directors and staff
  • Take part in applicable skills training
  • Pursue a development plan that provides for personal and professional growth through participation in professional and community activities
  • Assist with the administration of training programs in accordance with South Piedmont Community College policies, internal audit procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Assist in the development, delivery and maintenance of programs and strategic partnerships
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assitant Dean of Health and Public Services, Dean of Health and Public Services, and/or the Vice President of Student and Academic Affairs/CAO

How to Apply

Apply online at https://jobs.spcc.edu/postings/2596. Position is posted year-round to collect an applicant pool as needed. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135

Email: employment@spcc.edu