Cosmetology Instructor

Cosmetology Instructor


Bladen Community College
7418 Highway 41 West
Dublin, NC 28332
Phone: 910-879-5500

Job Location

Main Campus


Dependent Upon Degree


Standard State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 6, 2022
Closes: Friday, January 21, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Dependent upon class schedule

Reports to

Director of Cosmetology

Employment Type

Full-time 12 month

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current North Carolina Cosmetology Instructor License
  • Current North Carolina Cosmetologist License
  • Ability to teach and demonstrate Natural Hair Care Specialist theoretical and practical skills
  • Minimum of an Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience teaching adult learners the skills of Cosmetology or Natural Hair Care Specialist
  • Preferably post-secondary teaching experience in a community college environment.
  • Minimum of five (5) years' continuous experience working in a salon environment as a Cosmetologist

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Position Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chair and approved by the dean.
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
  • Keep abreast of current technology; incorporate latest instructional technologies and interactive learning technologies in course delivery.
  • Adhere to departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACSCOC approved competencies.
  • Develop and maintain student learning outcomes for each instructional area.
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable, and maintain a clean, safe, and efficient laboratory and/or clinical environment.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records, including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
  • Make recommendations to department chairs and deans for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
  • Assist with development of new programs in the area of expertise.
  • Provide assistance to advisees.
  • Participate in department and college-wide advising activities.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
  • Use the college’s student information system and college approved retention software to assist and retain students and advisees.
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees.
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising.
  • Assist in program recruitment and monitor student retention.
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position.
  • Participate in a minimum of 10 hours of professional development activities in an academic year.
  • Attend all required department and college-wide meetings.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Participate in college-wide activities.
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.
  • Provide quality customer service to students, faculty and staff.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Organizes program of practical and technical instruction for distance learning and in-person learning, including demonstrations of skills required in cosmetology professions, and lectures on theory, techniques, and terminology; prepares outline of instructional programs and studies and assembles materials to be presented.
  • Knowledge of the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts Examiner curriculum[s], rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Milady Standard Cosmetology curriculum.
  • Maintains licensure /certifications and through professional development activities stays well-informed of advancements and changes within the field of Cosmetology.
  • Instructs students in subject areas, i.e., use, maintenance, and the safe operation of tools and equipment.
  • Instructs students in the significance of accuracy, sanitation, efficiency, resourcefulness and good work habits if obtaining employment or entrepreneurship as licensed cosmetologists.
  • Assigns lesson to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills; records results.
  • Keeps records of daily attendance and student progress.
  • Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy.
  • Prepares and submits instructional records, hour reports, and evaluations established by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts Examiners.
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction.
  • Knowledge and experience the College’s Online Learning System (Open LMS).
  • Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lectures, discussions, or demonstrations; ensures use of classroom time is organized and that instruction and clean-up can be accomplished within the allotted time.

Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulations; maintains classroom discipline; utilizes effective classroom management techniques

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Job Post Contact

Tiina Mundy, Director of Human Resources

Bladen Community College
PO Box 266, Dublin, NC  28332
Phone - 910.879.5556       

Fax - 910.879.5513