Engineering Instructor (9-Month Position)

Engineering Instructor (9-Month Position)


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

Job Location

Hamlet, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Varies according to class schedule.

Reports to

Dean of Engineering and Trades

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience:

Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with three years of college level teaching experience and/or industry experience in an engineering field. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and online/hybrid instruction. Ability to teach the following courses:

  • Mechanical components/mechanisms
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Motors and Motor Control
  • Manufacturing quality control
  • Industrial safety 
  • Industrial equipment troubleshooting

Ability to provide support in the following areas:

  • Basic AC/DC Circuit Analysis
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Process control & Instrumentation

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

General Description: The Engineering instructor, under the direct supervision of the Program Coordinator and Dean of Engineering and Trades and the authority of the Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer, is responsible for instructing in the college’s Mechatronics Engineering Technology program. Instructors will use current lab equipment, relevant laboratory exercises, and classroom lectures to develop the student’s knowledge and skills. We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help. 

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Teach using a variety of instructional techniques to assist students in developing needed skills.
  2. Teaches students effectively to meet student learning outcomes.
  3. Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed 
  4. Holds class sessions as scheduled to meet student learning outcomes.
  5. Maintains office hours as required by college policy.
  6. Makes course syllabi and Instructor Course Requirements available to students no later than the first class session or the first date of the course session for Distance Learning courses. Rubrics used to evaluate specific assignments should also be made available to students.
  7. Provides clearly organized and understandable instruction.
  8. Provides adequate and timely feedback and evaluation of assignments.
  9. Maintains a positive attitude in interactions with students and shows a genuine concern for student learning.
  10. Fulfills obligations in student recruiting, advising, orientation, and registration.
  11. Assists in the continual evaluation and enhancement of curricula through the planning process and departmental meetings.
  12. Provides the Vice President for Instruction or his/her designee with updated Instructor’s Course Requirements that reflect expected student learning outcomes.
  13. Submits accurate and complete records and reports in a timely manner in order to provide assessment data for institutional improvement.
  14. Attends and participates in faculty, advisory, and assigned committee meetings designated to improve curriculum programs.
  15. Participates in professional development, including back-to-industry, conference, and workshop activities that lead to professional and institutional advancement.
  16. Ensure maintenance and safe operation of all equipment and areas.
  17. Accept 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. 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. The successful applicant must pass a complete background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028