Instructor Surgical Technology (Health and Human Services), requisition number 3927

Instructor Surgical Technology (Health and Human Services), requisition number 3927


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus 


Associate Degree $42,337- $44,684



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Closes: Friday, July 17, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, August 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Monday- Friday

Reports to

Central Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Surgical Technology
  • Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or National Board of Surgical Technology Surgical Association (NBSTSA)
  • A minimum of three years of  experience in the operating room scrub role, an Instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both


Official transcripts and college diplomas must be from a regionally accredited institution. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or a health related field plus an Associate Degree in Surgical Technology
  •  A minimum of three calendar years of full-time clinical experience as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • Prior teaching experience in an accredited Surgical Technology Program
  • A variety of surgical case experience in an operating room scrub role
  • A minimum of five years of  experience in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both within the past ten years




Position Description

The Instructor Surgical Technology will be responsible for classroom, lab, and clinical supervision of students dependent on course assignment and  will be located  on the Central Campus.  The position will start on August 3, 2020. 



Overview of department

Central Piedmont’s surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). It is an associate degree awarding program that offers an excellent didactic, laboratory, and clinical education for its students. 



Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College: 



Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities



I. Mastery of Subject Matter


a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.



II. Teaching Performance


a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.



III. Evaluation of Student Learning


a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.



IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures


a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.



V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities


a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.



VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs


a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

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CPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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