Instructor/Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Education

Instructor/Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Education


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

Job Location

Multiple On-Campus Locations, North Carolina


$4,710 monthly


Full Time

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Closes: Friday, June 11, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Workforce Development, Public Services and Career Readiness

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications


  • Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Five years of experience in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Teaching experience in the field of Early Childhood Education or related field.

Position Description

FLSA: Faculty - Exempt
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

10 Month Position
Program Coordinator receives an additional $125 stipend per month.

The role of the Instructor/Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Education 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. Maintains all activities associated with the Early Childhood Education program.

The Instructor/Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Education, receives supervision from the Dean, Workforce Development, Public Services and Career Readiness. 


 Examples of Duties:

  • Implements College goals as related to instructional area.
  • Prepares curriculum and evaluates courses in all aspects of Early Childhood Education.
  • Uses various teaching strategies, learning styles and delivery methods to support student success.
  • Remains current with industry technology, standards and software.
  • Maintains accurate records of students' attendance and performance.
  • Maintains weekly office hours.
  • Serves as a student academic advisor for the program.
  • Participates in the hiring of part-time faculty utilized by the program.
  • Assists the Academic Dean with the orientation, mentoring and evaluation of all program faculty.
  • Communicates regularly (formally and informally) with the Academic Dean.
  • Ensures program nominations for student awards are submitted to the Academic Dean.
  • Maintains curriculum standards for all courses related to the program at all college sites.
  • Participates and makes recommendations in the development of new course and program applications in conjunction with the Academic Dean.
  • Reviews and revises, if necessary, program course syllabi annually.
  • Reviews course evaluations performed by the students within the program and uses the results to drive program goals and outcomes.
  • Assists the Academic Dean with the development of the program course schedule in accordance with the college's procedure and timeline.
  • Ensures that daily program courses are met in the event of part-time faculty member's illness, leave of absence, professional development activities, etc.
  • Ensures that textbook orders are placed in a timely manner for the program.
  • Monitors enrollment in classes during the registration period and makes recommendations to the Academic Dean on the addition or removal of class sections based on student demand related to the program.
  • Maintains a hazard free environment and practices safety in the lab setting or classroom.
  • Ensures the existence of a viable Advisory Committee for the program to ensure collaboration with the Early Childhood Education leaders in the region. Holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee at least once a year and submits the meeting minutes to the office of the Vice President of Learning.
  • Assesses, prioritizes and orders equipment for the program and monitors the security of the programs equipment.
  • Works with the Academic Dean to develop an annual program budget as related to the programs needs in the areas of personnel, supplies, travel and equipment requests. Oversees requests for, as well as receipt of, purchased items within the program.
  • Monitors budget(s) within the program for the academic year. 
  • Monitors inventory and purchasing of instructional supplies and equipment lab setting.
  • Develops, implements, evaluates and reports on program goals:  Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), Unit Action Plan (UAP), etc.
  • Provides information, data and documentation for annual program reviews.
  • Participates in the marketing and the recruitment of students for the program.
  • Interacts with businesses, high schools and other local partners to promote the program and assess their need for related programming.
  • Serves on college-wide and ad hoc committees, as assigned/elected.
  • Attends college and/or administrative meetings, as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388