Division Division Director (Engineering/Engineering Technologies), requisition number 3193

Division Division Director (Engineering/Engineering Technologies), requisition number 3193


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


Master's Degree $46,168



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Closes: Monday, November 12, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Central Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field                                                            


Master’s Degree with 18 graduate semester hours from a regionally accredited institution in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field

Preferred Qualifications

• Education and/or work experience in a majority of the following areas:

• Instructional and curriculum program development, evaluation, and instructional delivery systems 

• Methods and techniques of student advisement

• College-level instructional administration

• Budget development and administration

• ABET accreditation process 

• Business and industry needs for engineering, energy, advanced manufacturing sectors

Position Description

Division Director position will be located on the Central Campus. 

General Function

Plans, organizes and directs the instructional and administrative activities of an assigned division; provides divisional leadership that will ensure a quality instructional process; provides highly responsible instructional and administrative staff support to a Dean; coordinates assigned activities with other College divisions; oversees program coordination, curriculum and review.


Division Directors are required to teach six load units per academic year.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities


1.    Participates in the development, planning, recommendation, implementation, and administration of goals and objectives; develops and recommends new or modified courses and programs, and supports all instructional initiatives of the college.


2.    Participates in monitoring and coordinating the development and visibility of instructional courses and programs; ensures that courses and programs reflect current practices and comply with policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.


3.    Develops, reviews, recommends for approval and monitors the use of course syllabi, materials, and textbooks; maintains currency on instructional techniques and methods.


4.    Manages the supervision, contracting, evaluation and professional development plans of full time faculty and staff; oversee the recruitment, selection, contracting and evaluation of part-time faculty and staff. Attempts to resolve student, faculty and staff issues as part of the chain of command for complaints, appeals or employee performance issues.

5.    Counsels and advises students; participate in the student grievance process.


6.    Participates in the marketing of programs; recruits students; coordinates the activities of advisory committees; makes presentations to outside contacts.


7.    Participates in the development and administration of the divisional budget; controls, reviews, revises Division budgets; forecasts and recommends funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and recommends approval of expenditures. 

8.    Coordinates administrative operations within the division; coordinates the ordering of textbooks and instructional materials; approves workloads; recommends and implements policies and procedures; ensures faculty qualifications/credentials are current.


9.    Uses the college Classification /Compensation system and other related policies and procedures and the NC Administrative Code as it affects the division.

10.  Confers with and advises appropriate administrators; makes timely response to requests for information.

11.   Coordinates assigned instructional and administrative activities with those of other instructional divisions and outside agencies and organizations.

12.  Develops and serves on committees and task forces; attends regularly scheduled meetings; researches and develops recommendations related to the operation of the division.

13.  Appoints program chairs/coordinators with the approval of the Dean or Associate Dean; appoints faculty/staff to committees.

14.  Schedules classes to meet student needs at all locations/times/formats; provides appropriate office support.

15.   Represents the College as requested.

16.   Performs other duties as assigned. 


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

  • Principles and practices of program management
  • Principles of supervision including employee training and performance evaluation
  • Business and industry needs; computer technology/applications
  • Curriculum and subject matter related to the division
  • Methods and techniques of instructional program, curriculum development, evaluation and instructional delivery systems
  • Methods and techniques of student advisement
  • Organizational and management practices
  • Principles and practices of college-level instructional administration
  • Principles of budget development and administration
  • Methods and techniques of program marketing and publicity


How to Apply

Please apply online at cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment.

CPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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