Full-Time Teaching and Learning / Perkins Specialist

Full-Time Teaching and Learning / Perkins Specialist


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville, NC


based on qualifications


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Closes: Sunday, October 3, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

Employment Type

Full-Time, Time-Limited

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with at least three years of higher education experience.  Knowledge of instructional design and best practices in teaching and learning in traditional and online classes and demonstrated experience in curriculum innovation. Knowledge of assessment of student learning outcomes and practices in instructional effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computer, typewriter, calculator, copier, etc.  Must be physically able to move from building to building and perform computer work and presentations.   Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately ten pounds.
Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:  Requires the ability to speak in order to convey or exchange information. Includes the giving of instructions to students and the giving of assignments to assistants.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read and understand a variety of documents and reports in both hard-copy and electronic formats.  Requires the ability to prepare presentations, documents, and reports in both hard-copy and electronic formats such as assessments, budgets, statistical reports, various financial reports, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, other College personnel, students, personnel from other colleges, etc., with poise, voice control, professionalism, and confidence.
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form. Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Requires the ability to apply rational systems in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.
Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages and decimals; determine time and weight; and apply descriptive statistics.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and teaching equipment.
Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination and Visual Acuity:  Requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts; preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.
Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Position Description

This is a 5-year grant funded position through the Perkins Grant

Under limited supervision, the Teaching and Learning/Perkins Specialist will help to direct and coordinate faculty development programs to develop and implement strategies and initiatives that reinforce excellence in teaching. The Teaching and Learning/Perkins Specialist will co-facilitate faculty onboarding and orientation for full-time and adjunct faculty and staff and design professional development opportunities for all PCC faculty and staff members. The Teaching and Learning/Perkins Specialist will support the Senior Director who will work with the Academic Division deans and program directors, as well as the Planning and Research Office to support the assessment of teaching and learning, including the assessment of general education outcomes, programmatic goals and objectives, and evaluation of instructors. The Teaching and Learning/Perkins Specialist will teach one course per year to maintain currency in the art and practice of teaching. This position will report to the Senior Director of Teaching and Learning. The Teaching and Learning/Perkins Specialist will serve as the back-up Perkins Grant Coordinator.


Develops/maintains an online program for CTE faculty development that promotes the scholarship of teaching and learning, enhances the achievement of desired learning outcomes, supports best practices in teaching and learning, and advances the strategic direction of the College.
Serves as the back-up Perkins Grant Coordinator.
Coordinates with instructional administration, CTE faculty, and instructional staff to identify professional development opportunities related to teaching, learning, assessment of outcomes, online course design, and ADA compliance.
Designs and implements a teaching and learning onboarding and orientation process for adjunct CTE faculty. 
Conducts research to provide innovative theory and practical training tools for both full time and part time faculty and staff.
Assists with organizing presentations and workshops and provides consultations with faculty related to instructional delivery, classroom management, syllabus development, student learning outcomes and assessment, and effective teaching practices.
Provides support for assessment of general education outcomes.
Creates and maintains a Teaching and Learning Resources presence on portal.
Interacts and communicates effectively with various groups and individuals including supervisor, co-workers, staff and faculty, students, and the public.
Prepares and/or processes various records and reports including strategic planning worksheets, semester assessment reports, performance appraisals, budget projections/reports, requisitions, travel petitions/reimbursements, program effectiveness evaluation, etc.
Serves on various committees as approved by supervisor.
Operates a variety of office equipment such as computer, printer, calculator, television, VCR, copiers, telephone, fax machine, etc.
Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, codes / laws / regulations, publications and reference texts, etc.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

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