FT Cosmetology Instructor (9.5M)

FT Cosmetology Instructor (9.5M)


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

Job Location


Main Campus - Smithfield, NC


$47,509.50 - $66,063.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Closes: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

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. Maintain supervision, direction, and instruction of students in the classroom environment and clinic/lab areas.  Must be able to work directly with the public effectively for services provided in Salon practicum. Ability to perform Community College required administrative responsibilities including advising students. Requires the ability to use, operate, and/or handle a variety of office and salon equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum:  High School Diploma or GED, Cosmetology license, and Cosmetology Instructor license.  Ability to communicate with various levels of students through various mediums of instructional delivery.
Experience Minimum:  Five (5) years of salon experience.
Experience Preferred:  Two (2) to three (3) years of teaching experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Must be able to explain and teach community college students from various backgrounds, cultures, ages and experience levels and provide comprehensive Cosmetology instruction in theories and technical applications.  The position involves teaching and evaluating students in concepts and salon procedures as well as performing related work as required.


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good relationships
     with staff and students.
  • Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach.
  • Ability to plan, organize and communicate quality instruction.
  • Maintain student attendance records and NC State Board required records.
  • Prepare lesson plans and activities; prepare and oversee student projects and salon operations.
  • Administer text material exams and NC State Board mock examinations.
  • Maintains safe and sanitary practices to be followed by all students, instructors, and internal and external guests. 
  • Maintain and supervise proper use of products, supplies, implements, and equipment.
  • Attend scheduled faculty meetings

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Additional Information:

Language Skills 
Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.                                          

Mathematical Skills  

  • Requires the ability to perform all basic math functions, as well as ability to average all units of measure and calculate decimals and percentages. 
  • Must be able to provide accurate data for Cosmetology department, NC State Board, and college records.                 

Reasoning Ability                                                      

  • Requires the ability to apply principles, such as motivation, professionalism, and leadership.  
  • Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision- making skills.

Computer Skills    
A complete knowledge of computer technology as used in an educational environment is required. (Microsoft, BlackBoard, WebAdvisor, Discover Pro Cosmetology Software, etc.)        

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • NC Cosmetology License
  • NC Cosmetology Teaching License

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.
Work Environment
This position has responsibilities in classroom and laboratory environments to be conducive to learning. Requires a professional and educational setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply

Please apply directly through our website:  https://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources