Department Chair, Public Service

Department Chair, Public Service


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Closes: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm Monday through Friday

Reports to

Dean, Career & Technical Education

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a program within the Public Service department.

Minimum Experience:

  • Four or more years of administrative experience inside or outside an academic setting.
  • Two or more years’ experience in teaching and/or counseling at a post-secondary level


Preferred Qualifications

  • A master’s degree is preferred (Required if teaching college transfer course).

Position Description


To coordinate, plan and review the educational services of the Public Service Department; to coordinate activities with other college programs, departments, campuses and outside agencies; and to provide responsible and administrative support to the Dean of Career and Technical Education; to serve as a liaison between the Public Service Department and the school.   Full time position requires 40 hours per week on campus.

Essential Functions:

  • Teach one class in fall and spring semesters.
  • Develop, plan, implement and administer the goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures regarding the Public Service Department; approve new or modified systems, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and participate in the development and administration of the Public Service Department budget; recommend funding for equipment, materials, and supplies; recommend staffing needs; monitor and approve expenditures and monthly budget; institute adjustments to budget as needed
  • Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the departmental work plan; develop and assign instructors, classes and room schedules; plan and implement departmental advising and registration schedules;
  • Coordinate the hiring process for instructional and support personnel; perform annual evaluation of instructional and support personnel according to school procedure; provide or coordinate departmental professional development training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; maintain adherence to the school employment policy manual.
  • Provide direction for the development, implementation and review of curriculum courses, and programs within the department.
  • Provide direction and oversees the SPOL objectives for each of the department programs.
  • Reviews all department Blackboard sections to ensure compliance with Universal Navigation Design (UND) requirements.  Reviews Blackboard course content to ensure quality of instruction.
  • Addresses issues that may arise between students, instructors or any complaints on department personnel.
  • Provide direction for the development and implementation of new programs of study within the department.


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