Horticulture Technology Lead Instructor

Horticulture Technology Lead Instructor


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, March 22, 2019
Closes: Monday, April 15, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, August 5, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Full Time, 10 month

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full-Time, 10 month

Minimum Qualifications

Certificate or Diploma in Horticulture, Landscaping, Turf Management, or other related field. 
Knowledge and Skills:  Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility.  Demonstration of skills in the areas of:  communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; and demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment.
Physical Demands:  Ability to lift and carry 100 pounds


Preferred Qualifications

Extensive work experience in the field and/or teaching experience.


Position Description

Carteret Community College is accepting applications for a lead instructor to teach and oversee the new Horticulture program that is starting Fall 2019.  This is a 10 month, full-time position with potential for supplemental contracts for summer hours/courses.    Apply online at www.carteret.edu.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The first application review will be on April 17, 2019.  Resume in lieu of a fully completed application will not be accepted.

The lead instructor will conduct college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties:

Teaching and Learning:
Teach courses assigned by the chairperson and approved by the division dean.
Design and implement instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers approved student learning outcomes.
Maintain all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
Implement required student learning outcomes assessment
Assist students in receiving needed instructional assistance or reporting problems utilizing college procedures
Curriculum Development:
Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, learning outcomes, and course syllabi
Annually review programs of study for accuracy with current curriculum standards and combined course library
Recommend supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
Assist in the scheduling of classes.
Utilize student learning outcomes assessment results to improve courses/program
Provide assistance to advisees including monitoring academic progress and performance.
Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees.
Follow up on all assigned advisees.
Attend training sessions relative to advising.
Professional Development:
Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the chairperson and the division dean and participate in those activities.
Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
Keep abreast of current technology.
Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
Participate in on-campus professional development activities.
Institutional Service:
Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
Serve on committees as required.
Participate in college-wide activities
Community Relations:
Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Working Conditions and Environment: Ability to accommodate a flexible working schedule including evenings and weekends. Limited travel within service area.
All jobs offers are conditional subject to satisfactory criminal background check.
Carteret Community College is an EOE/E-verify employer.



How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax