Instructor, Medical Assisting (full-time)

Instructor, Medical Assisting (full-time)


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


$42,340 - $50,470


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Closes: Friday, August 6, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, October 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Full time

Reports to

Chair, Medical Assisting

Employment Type

Full-time permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Medical Assisting or related field required; Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.  
  • As set forth by the CAAHEP:
    • Demonstrate appropriate academic background
    • Possess appropriate experience in the field of medical assisting as evidenced by education and/or experience and have instruction in education theory and techniques
  • Be a Certified Medical Assistant or have qualifications otherwise acceptable.

Licensing or certification requirements:

  • Current American Association of Medical Assistant Certification (AAMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (AMT) preferred but not required

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility.
  • Demonstration of skills in the areas of: communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to meet the essential cognitive, sensory, affective and psychomotor performance requirements and functions
  • Able to lift and transfer at least 20 pounds and stand for periods of time.
  • Must be able to operate various Medical Assisting equipment used in the administrative and clinical portion of program.

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications.

Position Description

Carteret Community College is accepting applications for a Medical Assisting Instructor.  This is a full-time, benefit eligible, 10 month position.  Benefits include 12 paid holidays per year, paid sick leave, State Health Plan at a nominal cost to the employee, and TSERS retirement eligibility.   The candidate must have the ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, and limited travel within our service area.  
Budgeted annual hiring range:  $42,340 to $50,470

The instructor will conduct college courses for undergraduate students by performing the duties as described below.

Teaching and Learning:

  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the program chair and approved by the division dean
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies
  • Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc. 
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course

Curriculum Development:

  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary
  • Make recommendations to program chair for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise


  • Provide assistance to advisees
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees
  • Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising

Professional Development:

  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the program chair and then the division dean and participate in those activities
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position
  • Keep abreast of current technology
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings
  • Participate in required on-campus professional development activities

Institutional Service:

  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings
  • Serve on committees as required
  • Participate in college-wide activities

Community Relations:

  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings


How to Apply

Apply online at  Attach to your application a resume, copy of licenses and certifications, as well as a copy of your unofficial post-secondary transcripts.  Applications will be accepted through August 6. 2021.

Carteret Community College is an EOE/E-verify employer. Offers of employment are conditional subject to satisfactory background check.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax