Instructor/Program Director, Computer Programming

Instructor/Program Director, Computer Programming


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Closes: Friday, September 28, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, September 17, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Varies semester to semester as determined by the department head

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full time Annual

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Management Information Systems,  Information Systems, Information Technology,  or Software Engineering.

Experience in JavaScript , Java, C#,  C++, Python or Database programming.

Unofficial transcripts must be uploaded with your application or submitted to Human Resources prior to consideration for interview.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers, and web-based resources such as BlackBoard.

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to troubleshoot difficult projects

Must have strong leadership skills

Must demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in a computer related field OR a Master's degree in Business Administration with a combination of 18 graduate credit hours in business analytics and management information systems.

Industry experience in JavaScript , Java, C#, C++, or Database programming using NoSQL.

Technical/Instructional industry recognized certifications

Teaching experience with a learning management system, preferably Blackboard

Management experience

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for the curriculum and assisting the division Dean and  Department Head as the first-line manager of personnel, supplies, equipment, and facilities of department.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

* Review faculty and adjunct applications and make recommendations

* Lead and mentor instructors and adjuncts

* Make budget recommendations

* Plan and conduct monthly program meetings as needed

*Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Maintains regular office hours

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve learning and teaching

Serves on college or department committees as needed

Attends professional development opportunities when possible

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participate in graduation exercises

Completes annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Job Post Contact

Human Resources