Humanities Coordinator

Humanities Coordinator


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

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 6, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair, English & Humanities

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Requires Master's degree in English, communication, and/or humanities and three years of teaching experience in a post-secondary institution, preferably at a community college; or any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. Teaching experience preferred within the last five years. Requires three years of managerial or leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and audio-visual equipment including computer, copier, calculator, audio-visual equipment, etc. Must be physically able to exert up to fifteen pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately thirty 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 of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.

Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, Pitt Community College handbook and catalog, various texts, Pitt Community College FACT book, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of quarter reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other Pitt Community College personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.

Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; 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 such as education (teaching), English, history, etc., 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.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.

Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; and determine time and weight.

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 audio-visual equipment, etc.  

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 ability to differentiate colors and shades of color; 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

Under limited supervision, plans curriculum for selected college transfer courses in the English and Humanities Department. Creates manuals, course materials, and classroom activities. Supervises, mentors, and orients part-time instructors.  Maintains appropriate academic standards in courses. Evaluates performance, assesses courses, and maintains consistency in course design.  Performs related administrative and record keeping duties.  Interacts with and assists students in various areas.  Mediates conflicts, advises students, and promotes/coordinates departmental activities.  Reports to the Department Chair, English and Humanities.

Determines humanities and communication curricula.  Maintains consistency in course objectives.  Creates manuals and teaching materials. Actively seeks ways to improve courses, teaching and learning, and programs. Holds orientation and training sessions with instructors.  Assists instructors with lesson plans, goals, assessment, and activities in traditional and online classes.  Assists instructors with instructional design and activities in online classes. Stays abreast of newest developments in the field.  Orders textbooks and maintains approved book list and current desk copies.  Evaluates instruction and effectiveness of curriculum.  Mediates conflicts.  Collects reports and class data.  Attends and calls meetings.  Sets goals for the humanities and communication program.  Promotes humanities and communication goals across campus and in the community.  Makes recommendations to the Department Chair.  Consults with Department Chair about scheduling.

Teaches assigned college transfer courses—both online and traditional.  Performs related administrative and record keeping duties such as assisting with editing/revising the Library instruction textbook; evaluating departmental textbooks; preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, etc.; gathering resources for class; duplicating materials and making transparencies; conducting class; conducting critiques of students' work; grading assignments; maintaining files; etc.  Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including 10% reports, end-of-quarter reports, grade reports, rolls, etc.
Performs various student-related duties including advising students, assisting students with class registration, counseling with students, assisting students with career and study skills, providing help with job placement and contacts, writing letters of recommendation, etc.  Completes various student forms such as withdrawals, registration, drop/add, and credit by examination.

Remains active in professional organizations and activities.  Keeps abreast of newest research and technological advances relative to the teaching of English, communication, and/or other humanities and fine arts courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.

Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of documents and reports such as attendance report, room assignment sheets, grade sheets, evaluation forms, teaching schedule, professional development forms, annual objectives, various forms, memos, and general letters of correspondence.

Operates, utilizes, and maintains various types of equipment and supplies including computers, calculator, copier, audio-visual equipment, general office supplies, etc.

Maintains good working relationships and communicates information within the Department and with all departments/divisions on campus. Serves on various College committees and organizations and attends meetings as required. Assists part-time instructors and substitutes for absent instructors as needed.  

Responds to phone calls, providing information and answering inquiries as appropriate.  

Performs other duties as required.

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