Instructor, English

Instructor, English


College of The Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-0821

Job Location

COA - Dare


$5,246+ per month


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair, English and Communications

Employment Type

9 month

Minimum Qualifications


  • Master's degree in English or master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours of English from a regionally accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications



  • Two years teaching experience.

Position Description

Position Subject to Availability of Budgeted Funds


FLSA: Faculty, Exempt
Salary commensurate with degree and experience


The role of the full-time Instructor, English is to provide knowledge in his/her field of expertise and to promote various student-centered learning activities that will stimulate an interest in critical thinking and a desire for life-long learning. Various teaching strategies, learning styles and delivery methods including new technology systems will be utilized to reach this goal.

The Instructor, English is supervised by the Department Chair, English and Communications.


 Examples of Duties:

  • Prepares, teaches and evaluates assigned instructional courses.
  • Implements college goals as related to instructional area.
  • Updates course syllabi to reflect changes.
  • Develops supplemental teaching materials to augment courses.
  • Implements new teaching strategies, as appropriate.                                
  • Evaluates textbooks for relevancy, quality and currency, making recommendations as necessary per established policy.
  • Maintains accurate records of students' attendance and performance.
  • Submits reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participates in development of curriculum course schedule.
  • Participates in planning to identify needed courses (current and future).
  • Adheres to assigned teaching load/hours.
  • Makes recommendations for assigned courses based on evaluation criteria/process.
  • Makes recommendations for new courses per constraints of common course library and/or N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) guidelines.
  • Integrates new technology in instructional delivery methods.
  • Participates in development, implementation and evaluation of goals and objectives and activities and operations of the instructional area of the college.
  • Participates in annual review of instructional program.
  • Provides information/data for the annual department budget based on stated goals.
  • Adheres to/enforces policies and procedures related to academic area.
  • Integrates teaching methods that are student oriented/student focused.
  • Submits requests for academic orders and supplies.
  • Maintains a hazard free environment and practices safety in the classroom.
  • Provides guidance and advice to assigned student advisees.
  • Registers advisees.
  • Maintains weekly office hours per college guidelines or as designated by off-campus assigned location.
  • Attends advisement workshops and remains current in new technologies regarding registration.
  • Keeps students advised of their progress in class.
  • Writes letters of recommendations for students on request, as appropriate.
  • Participates in student recruitment activities.
  • Incorporates retention strategies to encourage students to stay in programs.
  • Stays abreast of new developments and changes in academic field.
  • Participates in professional development, as appropriate, as related to instructional area; new teaching methods; new technology; and professional organizations - locally, statewide and nationally.
  • Requests funding necessary to participate in professional development activities.
  • Assists with faculty recruitment, orientation and mentoring.
  • Participates in activities that enhance the college's mission.
  • Participates in the college's Institutional Effectiveness Plan.
  • Participates in Faculty Senate.
  • Serves on college's standing committees and ad hoc committees, as requested. 
  • Attends all convocations, graduations and other college meetings, as scheduled.
  • Serves as advisor to student clubs or organizations, as appropriate.
  • Participates in administrative activities related to student admissions, progression and graduation, as requested.
  • Adheres to college's policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388