Cosmetology Instructor

Cosmetology Instructor


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location


Sanford, NC


See position description



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, October 2, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Weekly

Employment Type

Faculty (9 months)

Minimum Qualifications

Required Educational Background:

  • Associate degree in Cosmetology, OR 
  • An alternate portfolio including NC Cosmetology License and a NC Cosmetology Instructor's License and demonstrated competencies in teaching specific cosmetology courses.

Required Kind and Number Years of Work Experience:

  • Two calendar years or the equivalent of full time experience as a cosmetologist or in a cosmetology-related position.

Required License and Certification: 

  • Hold an active NC Cosmetology Instructors License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Two years’ experience teaching at a community college or university
  • Education in teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and assessment

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.     

Full-time faculty at Central Carolina Community College facilitate transformative lifelong learning by incorporating discipline-specific learning outcomes through active learning opportunities, lectures, hands-on skill development, and appropriate classroom management. Faculty provide constructive feedback and authentic assessment to enable students to improve their knowledge and skills with each assignment. Faculty establish meaningful connections with students to support their academic, personal, and career success.


Salary depends on education and experience. 

Associate Degree salary range: $40,814 - $47,781

Bachelor's Degree salary range: $43,242 - $50,571

Master’s Degree salary range:  $45,397-$52,541 

Doctorate Degree salary range:  $48,503-$55,482


Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.    


Essential Duties

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the institutional goals of Central Carolina Community College by engaging students as full partners in the learning process, removing barriers to student progression in courses, and supporting and assisting students in achieving their educational and career goals.  
  • Use student learning outcomes to create a variety of activities, assignments, and assessments that ensure curriculum goals are met. 
  • Create a dynamic instructional environment that promotes a positive, interactive, and inclusive learning experience for all students.
  • Maintain a Blackboard course with a syllabus and gradebook for each class.
  • Grade all assignments in a timely manner and ensure that all grades are reported within the 10-day college grading policy. 
  • Provide personalized and constructive feedback on student assignments by recognizing what students did well and identifying attainable improvements for future work.
  • Respond to all student communication within two business days.
  • Report attendance weekly.
  • Utilize the early alert system to communicate needs for timely intervention, resources, and additional student support.
  • Facilitate student learning for instructional loads of 18-28 contact hours per semester.
  • Actively support the college’s vision of exceptional learning for all.

Advising Responsibilities:

  • Meet with each assigned advisee a minimum of once per semester to discuss educational, career, and life goals.
  • Connect students with their career communities to explore career options, build supportive relationships, and confirm career goals.
  • Review and approve student educational plans each semester.
  • Refer advisees to institutional and/or community resources as appropriate.
  • Complete required faculty advisor training.


Institutional Responsibilities:


  • Engage students in co-curricular career community activities to foster student development and establish a sense of belonging.
  • Stay current in your discipline and renew industry credentials, as needed.
  • Maintain program and/or college accreditation standards.
  • Actively engage with college committees as appointed.
  • Participate in advisory board meetings as requested.
  • Celebrate student achievement at graduation ceremonies and other recognitions.
  • Engage in a minimum of 5 hours of professional development each year.
  • Attend departmental, divisional, and collegewide meetings.
  • Maintain a weekly schedule of 35 hours on campus, including 5 required office hours.  Hours on site may be adjusted based on distance education responsibilities and/or approved telework arrangements.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.
  • Cultivate a culture of care and advocacy through compassion, inclusion, opportunity, integrity, courage, and people.
  • Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Cosmetology Instructor (9 months)  will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities. 

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493