Full-Time Communications Instructor

Full-Time Communications Instructor


Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

Weldon, NC


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Closes: Monday, January 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, January 10, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Reports to

VP of Academic Affairs

Employment Type

Full Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Education Minimum: Master’s degree in Communication or a master’s degree in a related field with 18 hours in Communication from a regionally accredited institution.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Doctoral degree in the disciplinary field of Communication.

Experience Preferred: One to three years of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment, preferably at a community college.  Specific experience with online instruction and educational technology is preferred.  Experience working with the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Department Head, the Instructor plans and implements educational activities to ensure that student learning outcomes are consistent with program learning outcomes and the mission of the College. The Instructor participates in ongoing professional development and campus activities and fulfills committee and quality enhancement responsibilities. The Instructor ensures continuous improvement of instruction by means of ongoing program assessment.      

Examples of Duties:


70%  Teach assigned classes

Create an effective learning environment

Meet classes as assigned

Present instruction based on the student learning outcomes and performance levels of the course

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

Maintain a minimum of five office hours per week to advise/assist students and no less than thirty-two hours per week on campus.

Assist in ordering and inventory of departmental supplies, materials, and equipment.

Assist the Learning Resource Center in selecting and maintaining a collection of books, periodicals, and audiovisual media.

Complete and submit on time all required instructional and administrative reports and records.

Assist in enforcement of policies and regulations applicable to students and initiate student alerts when necessary.

Serve on various college committees.

Serve as a representative of the College for special events.

Participate in College events and activities. 

Serve as advisor to assigned students.

Assist in registration and early registration.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Head, Division Chair, Dean of Curriculum Programs, and VP of Academic Affairs.


10%   Recruit, Advise, and Retain Students


10%  Participate in communication with the college and department and meet deadlines as  required

Submit required reports

Participate in the college's assessment process, as required

Fulfill all contract provisions

Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college


5%   Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students

Maintain current knowledge of programs, trends, and new developments in area of expertise.

Ensure educational program quality by engaging in continuous improvement through assessment of student learning outcomes.

Contribute to the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan.


5%  Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

How to Apply

Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants: All applications for this position must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc. 

Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted. Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.

Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application. To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application.

Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214. 

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