FT Communications Instructor (9.5M)

FT Communications Instructor (9.5M)


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location


245 College Road

Smithfield, NC   27577


$54,729.50 - $70,765.50 Annually


Full Time

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 22, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to

Director/Department Chair

Employment Type

Full Time 9.5M

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach
  • Ability to plan, organize and instruct quality educational programs in in-seat, hybrid, and online environments
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners in in-seat, hybrid, and online environments
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with staff and students
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent actions, and sound judgment

Education Minimum:  Master's degree in Communications or Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Communications.
Experience Minimum:  Two to three years of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment, preferably at a community college. Specific experience with online instruction and educational technology. Experience working with the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.


Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


Provide instruction in assigned class(es) in coordination with the Department Chair and established course model syllabus/syllabi. Create a learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college. Serve on appropriate committees as assigned. Other duties may be appointed.  This is a 9.5 M position.


Knowledge & Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities of curriculum instructors include:

  • Complete all required training to teach using various modes of instruction
  • Teach assigned classes
  • Create an effective learning environment
  • Meet classes as assigned
  • Present instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course
  • Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students
  • Use teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles
  • Use course text, outlines, syllabi and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and departmental guidelines
  • Assist with maintaining a classroom environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping, and equipment security
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students
  • Participate in communications with the college and department and meet deadlines as required
  • Submit required reports
  • Participate in the college's assessment process
  • Fulfill all contract provisions
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college

 Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Language Skills

Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

 Mathematical Skills                                                  

  • Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting, multiplying and averaging all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute fractions, percentages and decimals.

Reasoning Ability                                                    

  • Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in a Windows environment and have knowledge of email systems, PowerPoint, Blackboard and online lab environments.

 Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to communicate effectively. The employee must be able to meet mobility requirements and be able to occasionally move materials of up to 10 pounds. Must be able to access print material and utilize the information effectively.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website at https://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources