Communications Instructor (9 Months)

Communications Instructor (9 Months)


James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: 910-296-2400

Job Location

133 James Sprunt Drive Kenansville, NC 28349


commensurate with education and experience


Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Closes: Thursday, June 13, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

M - Th 8AM - 5PM Fr 8AM-12PM

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively through speech and writing

Ability to identify, communicate, and analyze problems

Ability to take ownership and utilize constructive feedback

Must be punctual, professional, and ethically conduct oneself

Ability to plan and prioritize tasks

Ability to work respectfully within a team environment

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities.



Required:   Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Communications or a qualifying field, or a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in any discipline with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Communications. Good communication skills. 

Preferred:   Master’s degree in Communications. Bilingual.  


Preferred:  Some teaching experience at the community college level. Some experience with instructional delivery via distance learning. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.   The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to focus.  Requires extensive local travel.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisor personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.



James Sprunt Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College prohibits discrimination against any person (including staff, faculty or student body) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or age.
If you need assistance or accommodations please contact 910-296-2400.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Salary is commensurate with education and experience 

The Communications Instructor plans, develops, delivers, and evaluates assigned day or evening courses, evaluates student performance, and serves as an academic advisor to students. The Communications Instructor is also responsible for maintaining student records and submitting reports in a timely manner. The position reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. 



This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Teach students in the subject area of Communications that may include a seated, online, or hybrid format
  • Teach day or evening courses as assigned
  • Submit required reports and maintain accurate student records
  • Develop and manage course syllabi and ensure that the syllabus meets department and college requirements
  • Plan and creating lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments
  • Grade assigned papers, quizzes, and exams
  • Assess grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations
  • Report student learning outcomes and analyze student data
  • Collaborate with colleagues on course curriculum
  • Advise a caseload of students as assigned
  • Advise students on how to be successful to achieve goals
  • Stay updated on innovations and changes within their course load.
  • Acquire computer/technology competencies as appropriate to position.
  • Maintain security of personal computer access.
  • Serve on college committees as directed by supervisor
  • Perform other professional or job-related duties as assigned

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