Instructor-Pharmacy Technology, 9-Month

Instructor-Pharmacy Technology, 9-Month


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

Dallas, NC


$43,058 to $51,849 - Depending on degree (Certified Pharmacy Tech. to Doctorate)



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Closes: Monday, November 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean-Health and Human Services

Employment Type

Full-Time Faculty, 9-Month

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program required.
  • Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician certification required.
  • Adherence to the state's regulation for licensure or registration with a current registration/certification to work in the practice of pharmacy required.
  • Demonstrated ongoing continuing education in the field of pharmacy and pharmacy education required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a pharmacy practice setting required.
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in curriculum instruction required.
  • Must be willing to teach classes during summer semester.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Prior community college teaching experience preferred.

Position Description

Open until filled - applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

A full-time instructor is a position with primary efforts focused on teaching and learning, academic excellence, and student success.  Responsible for program effectiveness, including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning, and development.  The Pharmacy Technology Instructor has a role in leading the program, including administration and budget development.  The Pharmacy Technology Instructor will be responsible for obtaining initial accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education (ACPE).


  1. Adheres to all College Policies and Procedures. 
  2. Engages in activities that promote recruitment, retention, and student success. 
  3. Facilitates student learning to meet the program learning outcomes. 
  4. Infuses a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources, and student success. 
  5. Ensures timely, consistent, and accurate record keeping in support of student success and accreditation requirements. 
  6. Fosters equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning. 
  7. Integrates appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success. 
  8. Engages collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision making to continually improve courses within the Pharmacy Technology program of study. 
  9. Collaborates with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion. 
  10. Maintains currency in teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education. 
  11. Stays current with professional issues by maintaining membership of a national pharmacy or education association and a state pharmacy association. 
  12. Teaches at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet scheduling needs of students and the Pharmacy Technology Program, which could include day, evening, and weekend options. 
  13. Participates in activities necessary to achieve and maintain program accreditation through ASHP and ACPE. 
  14. Submit all required reports in a timely manner and maintain accurate program records. 
  15. Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 15 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, and bending required.
  • Must be able to meet the same technical standards as students admitted into the Pharmacy Technology Program, with or without accommodations.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.

How to Apply

Apply online only at www.gaston. edu - Employment Opportunities

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Job Post Contact

June Stromberg