Instructor – Social Science

Instructor – Social Science


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Closes: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, August 19, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in sociology.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in sociology and 18 graduate hours in psychology.

Position Description

Provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career
aspirations. Faculty are responsible for the quality of the educational program.
Collaborate with other faculty and program chair in development, implementation, and evaluation of
the program curriculum.
Responsible for the course content and flexible sections and content of the syllabi for all courses he/she
is assigned.
Follow the course description set forth in the common course library, integrating when appropriate:
Advisory committee recommendations
Needs of the market place
Writing for learning
Input from appropriate faculty
Arrange for the acquisition and/or preparation of materials and equipment necessary to meet the
course objectives.
Maintain order of classrooms and labs.
Ensure proper storage of materials and equipment at the end of each lab session.

Prepare, distribute, and review with the student the first week of class a course syllabus that outlines
clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional strategies
designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course. Such activities can include, but
are not limited to:
Cooperative learning
Experiential learning
Writing for learning
Critical thinking initiatives
Faculty development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.
Focus on student learning outcomes taking into account the needs and abilities of the students and the
mission of the college.
Be familiar with academic and social supports that benefit diverse groups.
Be supportive of students’ educational goals and make reasonable provisions to accommodate their
individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the college.
Perform other assignments, consistent with his/her professional abilities, as assigned by the program or
department chair or administration in carrying out the mission of the institution. These duties include,
but are not limited to the following:
Work with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner that
models constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct
(respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum);
and adherence to college policies and procedures...
Post and maintain office hours as stated in the faculty handbook.
Be available for student appointments for advising and assisting students in achieving their
educational and vocational goals.
Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include
enrollment reports, final grade reports, and book orders.
Serve as an academic advisor to students.
Assist in the registration and orientation process.

Participate in college committees as elected or assigned.
Submit leave reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork by established deadlines.
Participate in professional development activities as deemed necessary by supervision.
Assist in recruiting activities when assigned.
Assist part-time instructors when requested.
Work with the community in meeting the educational needs of our service area.
Work a minimum of 39 hours per week with a minimum of 30 hours physically on campus. In
addition to the normal campus hours, attend all mandatory meetings and participate in
Professional Development and other campus activities (e.g. graduation, committee meetings,
Teach day, evening, or online classes as required.
Teach on both campuses and other off-campus sites as required.
Assist in new course development as needed.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed
Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment and photocopies of transcripts, licenses,
and certificates to:

Human Resources
Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886

Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro,
mailed on request, or printed from our web site at
ecc/ .
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886