Instructor, English

Instructor, English


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

Job Location

COA - Currituck


$5,045.00 Monthly


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 3, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 3, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair, English and Communications

Employment Type

9 Month Contract

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

About COA:

College of The Albemarle, located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is the state's first community college, founded in 1961. We strive to transform lives by inspiring and empowering individuals and communities of our seven-county service area. Through our four locations, we provide quality college transfer and career and technical education to residents in northeast North Carolina.



***Open until filled***


9 Month Contract

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:

  • Prepare, teach and evaluate assigned instructional courses.
  • Implement college goals as related to instructional area.
  • Update course syllabi to reflect changes.
  • Develop supplemental teaching materials to augment courses.
  • Implement new teaching strategies, as appropriate.                                
  • Evaluate textbooks for relevancy, quality and currency, making recommendations as necessary per established policy.
  • Maintain accurate records of students' attendance and performance.
  • Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participate in development of curriculum course schedule.
  • Participate in planning to identify needed courses (current and future).
  • Adhere to assigned teaching load/hours.
  • Make recommendations for assigned courses based on evaluation criteria/process.
  • Make recommendations for new courses per constraints of common course library and/or N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) guidelines.
  • Integrate new technology in instructional delivery methods.
  • Participate in development, implementation and evaluation of goals and objectives and activities and operations of the instructional area of the college.
  • Participate in annual review of instructional program.
  • Provide information/data for the annual department budget based on stated goals.
  • Adhere to/enforce policies and procedures related to academic area.
  • Integrate teaching methods that are student oriented/student focused.
  • Submit requests for academic orders and supplies.
  • Maintain a hazard free environment and practice safety in the classroom.
  • Provide guidance and advice to assigned student advisees.
  • Register advisees.
  • Maintain weekly office hours per college guidelines or as designated by off-campus assigned location.
  • Attend advisement workshops and remain current in new technologies regarding registration.
  • Keep students advised of their progress in class.
  • Write letters of recommendations for students on request, as appropriate.
  • Participate in student recruitment activities.
  • Incorporate retention strategies to encourage students to stay in programs.
  • Stay abreast of new developments and changes in academic field.
  • Participate in professional development, as appropriate, as related to instructional area; new teaching methods; new technology; and professional organizations - locally, statewide and nationally.
  • Request funding necessary to participate in professional development activities.
  • Assist with faculty recruitment, orientation and mentoring.
  • Participate in activities that enhance the college's mission.
  • Participate in the college's Institutional Effectiveness Plan.
  • Participate in Faculty Senate.
  • Serve on college's standing committees and ad hoc committees, as requested. 
  • Attend all convocations, graduations and other college meetings, as scheduled.
  • Serve as advisor to student clubs or organizations, as appropriate.
  • Participate in administrative activities related to student admissions, progression and graduation, as requested.
  • Adhere to college's policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388