FT Communications Instructor

FT Communications Instructor

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Expected Work Hours

FT

Employment Type

FT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:
 

  • This position requires a Master’s degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Communication courses.

 
Minimum Experience:
 

  • There is a preference that an applicant have prior teaching experience as a Communication Instructor on the college level.

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach one or more of the Communication courses offered in the Humanities Department (Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Public Speaking, and Introduction to Mass Communication)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
 

  • Prior experience in teaching at post-secondary level is preferred

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach one or more of the Communication courses offered in the Humanities Department 

Position Description

Position Description

 

DEFINITION:

 

Communication Instructors must have broad competence in the area of Communications and be able to provide CFCC students with classroom and/or online instruction to college students through lecture, handouts, and various forms of media, respond to questions, and to access students though testing, papers or other standard forms of academic assessment.

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from the Department Chair.
  • Exercises no supervision

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTION STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Essential functions:
 

  • Provide classroom and/or online instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom and/or online activities; develop, and prepare supplemental materials to enhance course readings and lessons
    1. online course may not use more than 1/3 third party platform content
  • Develop and prepare appropriate methods of assessment (tests, papers, etc.) to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores
    1. online course may not use more than 1/3 third party platform content
  • Ensure that all instruction given to students, including lectures, tests, demonstrations, online exercises, and service projects are consistent with disciplinary and Departmental standards
  • Act as an academic advisor and counselor to students; provide tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed
  • Participate in curriculum development and evaluation
  • Attend faculty meetings as required
  • Maintain timely and accurate records of student attendance and performance using the College’s online systems
  • Maintain other records and databases according to program needs or accreditation requirements
  • Stay abreast of new developments and changes in the academic field
  • Participate in staff/faculty development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs on and/or off campus as appropriate
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area, Department, and the College
  • Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs
  • Be willing to accept classroom assignments on any of CFCC’s campus locations: Downtown, North campus, Burgaw campus, Surf City Campus, or other satellite campus locations.  

    Other Important Functions:

    • Fill in for other instructors as needed
    • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and revise and improve lesson format when necessary
    • Evaluate various text books and select books to be used for future classes
    • Assist in the recruitment of students from the community and area high schools
    • Oversee and participate in the field studies and assignment; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
    • Participate in a variety of student related administrative activities including reviewing admission requirements, progress, and qualifications for graduation
    • Demonstrate competence regarding the handling of hazardous materials, and hazardous wastes
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Knowledge of:
 

  • Classroom and online instructional techniques and procedures
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the Communications studies
  • Principles and techniques involved in development and administration of appropriate assessments in Communication courses
  • Current trends in Communications studies 
  • Workplace Safety
  • Principles and procedures of academic record keeping
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations, including Right to Know regulations

 
Ability to:
 

  • Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in  the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

 

  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment and/or software
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously

 

  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment and/or software
    3. Preparing and presenting instructional material
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds

 

  • Maintain mental capacity, which allows the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Minimum Education/Training:
 

  • This position requires a Master’s degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Communication courses.

 
Minimum Experience:
 

  • There is a preference that an applicant have prior teaching experience as a Communication Instructor on the college level.

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach one or more of the Communication courses offered in the Humanities Department (Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Public Speaking, and Introduction to Mass Communication)

 
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
 

  • Prior experience in teaching at post-secondary level is preferred

 

  • Knowledge of and ability to teach one or more of the Communication courses offered in the Humanities Department 

 

Supplemental Information

Supplemental Information:

This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
 
Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.
 
Candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.  

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu