Faculty, Psychology

Faculty, Psychology


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261

Job Location



Commensurate with experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Closes: Sunday, September 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Sunday, September 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8am - 5pm, F 8am - 3pm; may vary depending on department needs

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Psychology or Master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Community college teaching experience 
Online teaching experience

Position Description

Full-time faculty are professional, credentialed educators with the primary responsibility of providing quality learning experiences in credit or non-credit courses in their area of expertise for all Rockingham Community College (RCC) students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid. Faculty are expected to perform all instruction-related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and with appropriate accrediting entities where applicable. Faculty are also responsible for academic advising, follow-up support services, recruitment, and performing other duties as assigned. This position may support dual enrollment programs on high school campuses in Rockingham County. A percentage of the workload may include teaching courses on a high school campus. Under the supervision of the department chair/program director, full-time faculty will educate and train students to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors and support successful entry into the workplace.

Job Duties

Curriculum and Instruction
• Developing, with other program faculty and appropriate administration, program level competencies that
outline expected student learning outcomes.
• Supporting faculty in the development of course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate student learning
outcomes and expectations that reflect program competencies.
• Guiding faculty in the use of the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College
System combined course library when developing or assessing student learning outcome.
• Providing leadership in the development of appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for
all courses taught in the program.
• Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved
• Implementing and providing effective instruction which demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her
specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
• Teaching an appropriate instructional course load in accordance with policies outlined in the Faculty
• Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles and/or
guiding instructors to do the same.
• Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the
classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities and/or guiding instructors to do the same.
• Ordering textbooks, instructional materials, and supplies as needed for instruction following established
• Developing and recommending class schedules cooperatively with other departments and divisions of the
college and submitting to the appropriate Department Chair and Dean.
• Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance
measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina
Community College System and accrediting entities.
• Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports
related to instruction.
• Recommending adjunct faculty to the appropriate Department Chair to teach courses as needed in
assigned program.
Program Development
• Researching and recommending for approval program advisory committee members to the administration
following established policy and procedure.
• Interacting with the program advisory committee to determine state-of-the-art practices, procedures, and
equipment related to maintaining an up-to-date instructional program that would be valued and needed by
the employers in the Rockingham Community College service area.
• Monitoring professional information sources to determine trends and innovations in one’s field that lend
themselves to integration into the instructional program.
Student Development Support
• Maintaining posted office hours in accordance with requirements outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
• Being available to students on a regular basis for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses he or she is
assigned to teach and/or guiding instructors to do the same.
• Recruiting students for respective program and other programs at Rockingham Community College.
• Serving as an academic advisor to students with advising responsibilities in the assigned program relative
to course requirements, expectations, and completion standards.
• Participating in the college’s registration and orientation sessions as assigned.
• Maintaining student files within the department as required by the accreditation agency and state and/or
local policy.
• Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance
following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
• Coordinating retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, other Department Chairs, Directors,
Program Coordinators, appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student
• Providing placement assistance to graduates of or students within the assigned program.
• Providing assistance and information for student follow-up reports and demographics as required by state
or local policy and/or reports.
• Sponsoring and supporting program enrichment activities, particularly student organizations.

Administrative Services Support
• Recommending a departmental budget for his or her assigned program to the appropriate Department
Chair and Dean.
• Developing bid specifications for instructional equipment, materials, and supplies for the assigned program.
• Monitoring departmental expenditures to ensure expenditures are within the financial resources allocated to
the program.
• Complying with Fiscal Management System policies and procedures set forth for Rockingham Community
• Responsible for equipment maintenance, inventory, ordering instructional supplies.

Institutional Support
• Working a minimum 38-hour workweek in accordance with policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
• Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of Rockingham
Community College.
• Evaluating all faculty assigned to his or her program in accordance with the faculty evaluation policies and
procedures outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
• Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business
of the college.
• Attending extracurricular functions such as graduation, campus fund drives, etc. that promote the collegiate
• Serving on local, state, regional and/or national committees upon request and/or approval from the
• Serving on college committees as assigned to expedite college business and to be involved in the decisionmaking process of the college.
• Striving to exhibit a personal and professional attitude that reflects positively upon the individual and the
public perception of the community college.
• Participating in the activities of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Quality Enhancement Plans as required.

Public Relations Support
• Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s
Senior Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the college.
• Providing appropriate liaison support with the North Carolina Community College System and other
relational entities.
• Promoting Rockingham Community College with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.
• Participating in Rockingham Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other
authorized professional development programs upon request.
• Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized
standards in his or her field.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/rockinghamcc.

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265