Director, Program, Therapeutic Massage

Director, Program, Therapeutic Massage


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Closes: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, June 3, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in massage therapy or related discipline, from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Current massage therapy license in good standing from the North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy.

Experience Required

  • Five years of professional experience in the field of massage and bodywork therapy.
  • Two years of experience as an instructor in one or more of the core program courses within a traditional massage therapy program curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

  • Master’s degree from an regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Preferred

  • Greater than five years of professional experience in the field of massage and bodywork therapy.
  • Greater than two years of experience as a lead instructor in one or more of the core courses within a traditional massage therapy curriculum.
  • Experience in the administration of an accredited Therapeutic Massage Program at a community college.
  • Experience with the assessment of student learning outcomes.

Position Description

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values to join the instructional team.

The Program Director, in collaboration with the Dean of Health Sciences provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of the Massage Therapy Program and the college at large. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships and providing operational supervision to full and part time faculty and staff in the department. Instructional responsibilities require a strong Massage Therapy skill set and the ability to teach students effectively in an instructional environment. The Program Director is a member of the full-time faculty and maintains a teaching load with some administrative release time to carry out duties.

The Therapeutic Massage Program is regulated by the North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy and complies with all of the rules and regulations set forth in NC GS article 36 (90. 620.0611)- PROGRAM DIRECTOR QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF.

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