Instructor Cosmetology (Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education and Cosmetology), requisition number 3563

Instructor Cosmetology (Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education and Cosmetology), requisition number 3563


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Cityview Campus


Associate Degree $42,337



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, July 8, 2019
Closes: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Monday- Friday

Reports to

Cityview Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Cosmetology, a current North Carolina Cosmetology License and a current N.C. State Board of Cosmetology Teacher’s License

NOTE: Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

·         Completion of a teacher training program

·         One year of cosmetology teaching experience in a community college

·         Two years of salon industry work experience

·         Community college teaching experience

·         Knowledge of the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts rules and regulations in a school setting

·         Pivot Point International Cosmetology training experience

·         Discovery Pro Cosmetology Software experience


Position Description

Instructor Cosmetology position will be located on the Cityview Campus.

The Cosmetology program is housed in the Division of Early Childhood, Teacher Education, and Cosmetology and offers an Associates of Applied Science degree in Cosmetology as well as a Cosmetology diploma that allows successful graduates to sit for the state licensing exam. It is located at CP's City View Center where all cosmetology courses are taught and all salon clinical work is completed.  The program operates a fully functioning salon where all work is completed by students and overseen by faculty.  Faculty teach a combination of theory and practice so have classroom as well as salon clinic responsibilities.  Students are held to high performance standards, are well coached and prepared by our highly skilled faculty, and have a very high first attempt pass rate on state exams. 

The successful candidate for this position will have strong knowledge of setting, teaching toward, coaching, and assessing appropriate student learning outcomes in the area of cosmetic arts and cosmetology.  Strong teaching skills, the ability to interpret and adapt curriculum for various learning needs and styles and excellent communication skills with various audiences are required.  Candidate much also have extensive salon experience in all areas taught in the curriculum and be able to model a wide variety of techniques and services. 

The position is a full-time teaching position requiring full-time day-time work week presence with all the duties of full-time faculty required (planning/preparing, teaching, assessing, advising, committee/college service, and professional development).


Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College: 


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities



I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.


II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.


III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.


IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.


V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

How to Apply

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CPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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