Humanities/Social Science Instructor

Humanities/Social Science Instructor


Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-7141

Job Location

Whiteville, NC 

Columbus County


In accordance with compensation plan



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Closes: Friday, June 15, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 6, 2018

Expected Work Hours

30+ hours per week

Reports to

Division Chair, Arts & Science Programs

Employment Type

9.5 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A master’s degree in Sociology, Philosophy, History, Communications, or English OR any master’s degree + 18 graduate hours in Sociology, Philosophy, History, Communications, or English.  Degree and coursework must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. An ability to facilitate learning for students from diverse backgrounds including culture, ethnicity, age, gender and ability
  3. Maintenance of currency in the academic discipline as well as best practices in facilitating adult learning.
  4. Participation in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of courses/programs to improve student learning.
  5. A desire to advise students as they set academic and career goals and proceed through their plan of study.
  6. The ability to use technology to develop learning activities in an online, hybrid, and web-enhanced environment.
  7. A willingness to teach in the day, evening, on Saturday, at unconventional times or via distance learning (i.e., NC Information Highway, Internet, hybrid) as necessary.
  8. A willingness to facilitate learning at high schools as part of Career and College Promise program.
  9. A commitment to the community college "open door" philosophy and the comprehensive community college concept.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience teaching at the community college level.
  2. Experience teaching a diverse population of students, including high school students.
  3. Experience in distance education/online instruction.

Position Description

Since quality instruction is the primary function of the college, it is the principal responsibility of each instructor to effectively and efficiently facilitate learning in every course.  In addition, each faculty member should provide guidance to students through their role as an academic advisor and in more informal ways. Additionally, each faculty member is expected to participate in the governance of the college through committees and divisional meetings, through shared leadership within and across divisions, through personal recommendations to college administrators, and through participation in the Faculty Senate.

The successful candidate must begin work by August 6, 2018.  Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and labor market. (Contract is for 9.5 months, but will be paid in 12 equal monthly installments). Excellent references from previous employers must be furnished upon request.

How to Apply

A completed Southeastern Community College application form, a resume, educational transcripts (unofficial copies of transcripts may be submitted for the screening process but official copies must be submitted prior to employment) and letter of interest addressing the position requirements  must be submitted to the college Human Resources Office in order for applicants to be considered for this position.  Initial review of applications will begin on June 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to the Human Resources Office, Southeastern Community College, P.O. Box 151, Whiteville, NC  28472.  Telephone (910) 642-7141, extension 310.

Job Post Contact

Bill Maultsby