Electric Utility Substation and Relay Instructor

Electric Utility Substation and Relay Instructor


Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

RCC service area


Commensurate with education and experience


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Varies according to class schedule.

Reports to

Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer

Employment Type

Full-time 12-month position

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to teach courses associated with all aspects of three phase power systems. Courses to include large high voltage power transformers, high voltage power circuit breakers, protective relaying associated with the high voltage electrical grid, and other associated equipment installed in electric utility power substations. Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and willing to accept day and/or evening teaching assignments and teaching assignments at other locations as needed by the Institution.

Minimum Education and Experience: Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Utility Substation and Relay Technology, or related field required. Experience in Electric Utility Substation and Protective Relay industry required. 

Preferred Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering or other closely related field with field experience in Electric Utility Substation and Protective Relay industry preferred. Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field preferred. 

Position Description

An Instructor, under the authority and direction of the Vice President for Instruction, and in cooperation with the Dean of Engineering & Trades and the Program Coordinator, is responsible for providing effective instruction in the Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology curriculum area.


Duties and Responsibilities of and Instructor:

  1. Teaches students effectively in assigned classes.
  2. Meets classes as scheduled.
  3. Provides students access through posted office hours.
  4. Distributes course syllabi and college policy information in a timely manner.
  5. Provides clearly organized and understandable instruction.
  6. Provides adequate and timely feedback and evaluation of assignments.
  7. Maintains a positive attitude in interactions with students and shows a genuine concern for student learning.
  8. Fulfills obligations in student recruiting, advising, orientation, and registration.
  9. Assists in the continual evaluation and enhancement of curricula through planning process and department meetings.
  10. Provides the curriculum office with updated Instructor’s course requirements that reflect expected student learning outcomes.
  11. Submits accurate and complete records and reports in a timely manner in order to provide assessment data for institutional improvement.
  12. Attends and participates in faculty, advisory, and assigned committee meetings designated to improve curriculum programs.
  13. Participates in professional development, including back-to-industry, conference, and workshop activities that lead to professional and institutional advancement.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.


Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379


P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028