Cosmetology Instructor

Cosmetology Instructor


Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-7141

Job Location

Whiteville, NC

Columbus County


In accordance with salary plan



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 5, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, September 12, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Varies depending on class schedule

Reports to

Associate Dean of Business Careers

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Cosmetology
  • Current North Carolina Cosmetology License
  • Current North Carolina Cosmetology Instructor License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pivot Point training
  • Current Esthetician Instructor License
  • Current Natural Hair Care Instructor License
  • Current Manicurist/Nail Technology Instructor License

Position Description

Since quality instruction is the primary function of the college, it is the principal responsibility of each Instructor to effectively and efficiently stimulate learning in every course. The purpose of this position is to provide a comprehensive, educational instructional program committed to quality teaching and successful student achievement. This course provides proper technique, safety, and detail which are essential skills of trades professionals. Format for the course will include classroom instruction and individualized demonstrations of skills utilized in the field.  

Essential Duties:

  • Provides instruction that fulfills the requirements of the NC State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners and the North Carolina Community College System for Cosmetology courses
  • Demonstrates pivot point cosmetic art techniques in a simulated salon environment, that will enable students to develop manipulative skills and knowledge needed to achieve licensure
  • Monitors inventory of supplies; maintains and teaches safety and sanitation measures to meet North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners requirements
  • Completes and maintains accurate student grades, attendance and performance records
  • Utilizes appropriate software and maintains accurate gradebook
  • Update, communicate and follow course syllabus content in accordance with directions provided and administrative guidance
  • Establishes positive rapport and effective communication with cosmetology director, faculty and staff, clients, peers and students
  • Follows the appropriate chain of supervision, while demonstrating professionalism at all times
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable
  • Evaluate student performance using cosmetology rubrics
  • Prepare lesson plans and activities; prepare and oversea student projects and salon

Knowledge of:

  • Classroom instructional techniques and proce­dures.
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment.
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regu­lations, as appropriate.

Ability to:

  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities.
  • Create effective instruction for delivery in both online and physical classrooms while maintaining compliance with ADA standards.
  • Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, proce­dures, laws, and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

The successful candidate must begin work on September 12, 2022. Salary is dependent upon qualifications, experience, and labor market.

A completed Southeastern Community College application (located on the SCC website), a resume, letter of interest addressing the requirements and educational transcripts (unofficial copies of transcripts will be sufficient for the screening process, but official copies must be submitted prior to employment) must be submitted to the college Human Resources Office in order for applicants to be considered for this position. Initial review of applications will be August 31, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to the Human Resources Office, Southeastern Community College, P.O. Box 151, Whiteville, NC  28472.  Telephone (910) 642-7141, extension 310.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Post Contact

Bill Maultsby