Early Childhood Education Recruitment/Retention Specialist (Faculty Position)

Early Childhood Education Recruitment/Retention Specialist (Faculty Position)


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($4996 – $6247/monthly)



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 6, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Applied Technologies

Employment Type

Full-Time (9-Month Contract) Grant Funded

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Kindergarten, Pre-K/Primary, Child Development, Child and Family Studies, Early Intervention, OR other degree in education/related area with 18 graduate semester hours in Early Childhood/Child Development.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. A minimum of three years of experience teaching children from birth to age five is preferred.

Position Description

This is a two-year, grant funded, 9-month faculty position with additional paid part-time hours during the summer semester. The position specializes in recruitment, retention, and support for enrolled and prospective Early Childhood Education students. The position responsibilities will include community outreach, involvement with early education/childcare centers, recruitment and marketing, building rapport with students and childcare center directors, and supporting students in childcare classroom experience. The position will be responsible for instruction in Early Childhood Education courses (in Early Childhood Preschool Certificate), and retention of current students with an emphasis on students in the CCP Early Childhood Pathway.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://wpcc.peopleadmin.com/.

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.