Instructor, Professional Craft Jewelry (Part-Time)

Instructor, Professional Craft Jewelry (Part-Time)


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

Job Location

COA - Dare


$24.40 - $32.02 hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair, Humanities and Fine Arts

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years work experience in professional craft jewelry OR an Associate degree, diploma, or certificate from a professional school/college in Professional Craft Jewelry or related field OR a MFA with a concentration in Metals/Jewelry
  • Demonstrated competencies in a variety of areas related to jewelry creation, metal-work, and jewelry repairs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of work experience in professional craft jewelry or a related field.
  • Prior experience in an educational setting or training/teaching experience.

Position Description

The role of the Part-Time Instructor, Professional Craft Jewelry 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 Part-Time Instructor, Art receives supervision from the Department Chair, Humanities and Fine Arts.


 Examples of Duties:

  • Prepares, teaches, and evaluates assigned instructional courses (classroom and lab).
  • 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 accurate and timely manner.
  • Adheres to assigned teaching load/hours.
  • Integrates new technology in instructional delivery methods.
  • Supplies information/data for the annual department budget based on stated goals.
  • Adheres to/enforces policies and procedures related to academic area.
  • Maintains a hazard free environment and practices safety in lab(s) or classroom.
  • Keeps students advised of their progress in class.
  • Writes letters of recommendations for students on request if appropriate.
  • Stays abreast of new developments and changes in academic field.
  • 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