Communication Faculty -- 9-month

Communication Faculty -- 9-month


Cleveland Community College
137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152
Phone: 704-669-6000

Job Location

Shelby, North Carolina


Begin salary range $41,553


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Closes: Friday, August 17, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 13, 2018

Expected Work Hours

35 hour work week

Reports to

Dean of Arts and Science

Employment Type

9 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications are dependent on discipline.  Refer to 3.5.2 Faculty Qualifications in the Policies and Procedures Manual for more information.

Master's Degree in Speech or Communication or Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Speech or Communication.

  1. Ability to work effectively and collegially with others.
  2. Skilled in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology.
  3. Experience with current version of MS Office or similar programs.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  5. Provide exceptional customer service with people internal and external to the institution.
  6. Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college.
  7. Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action, Collaborating and facilitating,Creating and innovating, Anticipating and responding to change, Providing vision and leadership
  8. Flexible and adapts to change.
  9. Ability to multi-task with multiple departments and activities of others.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer 18 graduate hours in Communication

Position Description

 Full-time faculty members are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing high quality learning experiences for all Cleveland Community College students. Faculty report to a dean or vice president and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the College.

  1. Teach a course load appropriate for assigned field or discipline.
  2. Work a 35-hour workweek, which includes five office hours per week.
  3. Teaching loads may include online, high school, hybrid or traditional delivery methods.
  4. Provide equitable course content and student learning outcomes in all courses regardless of location or delivery method.
  5. Develop course syllabi according to NCCCS (North Carolina Community College System) course descriptions and College standards, and adhere to course syllabus.
  6. Complete end-of-course assessments, formative (on-going) assessments and incorporate adjustments with teaching methods in order to meet learning outcomes.
  7. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to academic programs each semester according to established deadlines.
  8. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from colleagues, divisions, the College and all academic program needs.
  9. Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
  10. Promote completion of end-of-course student evaluations. ***
  11. Allow and encourage participation in other College-required surveys (e.g. CCSSE: Community College Student Survey of Engagement).
  12. Maintain proficiency with all classroom equipment both on and off campus. Keep equipment secure.
  13. Participate in student recruitment, advisement, advisory committee meetings, curriculum development, and registration.
  14. Assist with job placement or possible study assignments, depending upon department need.
  15. Participate in all graduation ceremonies.
  16. Participate in required meetings and events.
  17. Participate in professional development activities and College-required training.
  18. Participate in the marketing, recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.
  19. Record professional development as part of the annual review.
  20. Establish and cultivate effective relationships with community agencies, employers, and educational partners.
  21. Remain current on teaching methods with technology and enhance instructional delivery and learning outcomes.
  22. Demonstrate proficiency of the College Learning Management System to deliver online instruction and enhance on campus and off campus instruction through all courses.
  23. Make all courses taught accessible to all students.
  24. Assist with the College’s library collection development by selecting, evaluating, and weeding learning resources in each appropriate discipline as requested.
  25. Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a collegial environment.
  26. Perform other duties as assigned and related assignments incident to the work described herein.
  27. Additional information is located in the College’s Policies and Procedures Manual.


How to Apply

The following position has been posted on our online employment application system.  You may access the system at the following link:

Please be sure to follow the application instructions listed on our website.

Thank you

Allen R. Kniceley, MSHR, MESH
Human Resources and Safety Manager
Cleveland Community College
137 S. Post Rd
Shelby, NC 28152

Job Post Contact

Allen Kniceley