Instructor, Biology

Instructor, Biology


Sampson Community College
1801 Sunset Avenue Highway 24 West
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-592-8081

Job Location

Clinton, NC


Contact Director of Personnel @


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Closes: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Target Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

VP of Academic & Student Affairs/Division Chair, Arts & Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time Position (9.6 months)

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in the discipline taught or master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours from a regionally accredited institution in the discipline taught.  Flexible schedule to include day and evening hours.  Copies of official transcripts are required prior to contract delivery. Applicants with multi-disciplines strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications

Credentialed to teach more than one natural science (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology).Teaching experience in a community college or university setting.  Experience delivering online and/or hybrid courses are a plus.

Position Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Mastery of Subject Matter
    1. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of field or discipline.
    2. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of field or discipline.
    3. Connect subject matter with related fields.
    4. Stay current in the subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.
    5. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience when appropriate.
  2. Teaching Performance
    1. Teach a course load of 18-21 contact hours per semester.
    2. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
    3. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
    4. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
    5. Employ available instructional technology when appropriate.
    6. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.
    7. Incorporate core competencies and general education competencies into curriculum.
    8. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.
  3. Evaluation of Student Learning
    1. Establish meaningful and accurate student learning outcomes for courses and programs.
    2. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress towards student learning outcomes.
    3. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
    4. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to registrar.
  4. Support of College Policies and Procedures
    1. Teach classes as assigned by the College.
    2. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.
    3. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.
    4. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.
    5. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.
    6. Maintain confidentiality of student information.
    7. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.
    8. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.
  5. Participation in College, Division, and Departmental Activities
    1. Serve on college, divisional, and departmental committees as assigned.
    2. Participate in meetings and events required by the college, division, and department chairs.
    3. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and department chairs.
    4. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.
    5. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.
    6. Participate in graduation ceremonies.
    7. Provide attendance data as required.
    8. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators, as an individual or as part of a team.
  6. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs
    1. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.
    2. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.
    3. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the college and its constituents.
    4. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and departments.

        7.Other duties, as assigned.

How to Apply

Submit application, resume and transcripts (copies are accepted for the application process/originals are required prior to contract being issued) to Frankie Sutter, Director of Personnel, at Sampson Community College, 1801 Sunset Avenue, Clinton, NC  28328 or, 910-900-4043.

Job Post Contact

Mrs. Frankie Sutter, Director of Personnel

Sampson Community College

1801 Sunset Avenue  P.O. Box 318

Clinton, NC 28329

(910) 900-4043  (910) 592-8048 fax