Instructor/Program Director Paralegal Technology

Instructor/Program Director Paralegal Technology


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

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus

9101 Fayetteville Road

Raleigh, NC 27603 


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Hours May Vary

Reports to

Department Head, Business Administration

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies and North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) certification or

Associates degree with state or national certification (NALA CLA or NFPA PACE) 

Two years of related experience working as a Paralegal or working with Paralegals

Preferred Qualifications


JD or equivalent and 1 or more years’ experience practicing law and/or teaching law

Current license to practice law from NC State Bar

Position Description

The Instructor/Program Director of Paralegal Technology will provide leadership and fulfill administrative, instructional, and coordinative duties in their division. Includes coordination of day, evening, weekend, off-campus, and online coursework for the division.


Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)


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 classes in an efficient manner with a 12-15 hour load within paralegal curriculum

*Facilitates the learning process by designing and implementing appropriate, meaningful instructional activities

*Orders supplies and materials for courses and recommends appropriate equipment or technology

*Evaluates student performance and learning outcomes using methods appropriate to the courses

*Maintains Paralegal program compliance with current NC State Bar Paralegal Certification Approved Program guidelines

*Ensures courses support program learning outcomes

*Assumes responsibility for day-to-day operation of courses

*Assists in the development of new instructional materials for courses

*Maintains common and master syllabi as well as collect and record outcome data

Creates and conducts ongoing training for adjunct instructors

Revises and updates curriculum; assists in the development of new class offerings and course outcomes

Coordinates the development of the schedule in consultation with the Department Head

Reviews and approves textbook adoptions in consultation with the Department Head

Establishes and executes short- and long-term program goals

Maintains data files, including graded student work, raw assessment data, graduation data, placement data, demographic data to maintain assessment compliance

Maintains an effective and productive relationship with transfer institutions when applicable, community agencies, and the legal community

Prepares and submits all required approval reports

Organizes and participates in student recruitment and retention activities

Participates in department, division, and college-wide advising activities

Evaluates performance of program faculty

Determines staffing needs and establish qualifications

Assists in orientation of new faculty

Monitors expenditures and budgets and provides periodic reports to faculty and administration




Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to promote innovative instruction and an environment conducive to learning and maintaining high standards

Ability to promote a collaborative work environment

Ability to promote professional standards and protocol

Ability to collaborate, build relationships, and maintain professional contacts 

Ability to effectively plan and execute special projects involving coordination of colleagues and other agencies  

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others 

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal  

Event planning and project management skills and abilities  

Intermediate skills in MS Office suite 

Ability to be detail oriented, complete tasks accurately, prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines with autonomy while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and consistency

Ability to maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position

Knowledge of current technology

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply online through the following: Instructor/Program Director, Paralegal Technology.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources