Part-Time Faculty, Biology

Part-Time Faculty, Biology


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261

Job Location



Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Closes: Sunday, September 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Sunday, September 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Part-time, may vary to meet department needs

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s or Doctorate’s degree in Biology or Master’s or Doctorate’s degree in related field with 18 graduate hours in Biology.

Preferred Qualifications

Moodle experience. 
Online teaching is preferred. 
Preferred availability to teach on campus.

Position Description

Part-time faculty are professional, credentialed educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for credit and non-credit Rockingham Community College (RCC) students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid, for RCC. Faculty are expected to perform all instruction-related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and with appropriate accrediting entities where applicable. Part-time faculty report to the appropriate Department Chair, Program Director or Dean.

Job Duties

Curriculum and Instruction
• Planning and organizing the curriculum as approved by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina
Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
• Identifying and/or developing instructional materials needed to teach the program competencies prescribed
in the approved curriculum by Rockingham Community College, the North Carolina Community College
System, and other accrediting entities.
• Integrating related supplemental reading that provides additional opportunities for student learning.
• Assisting in the development of program student learning outcomes for all courses in the program major.
• Developing course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate learning outcomes and expectations that reflect
program competencies.
• Utilizing the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College System common course
library when developing or assessing learning objectives.
• Developing appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for all courses taught.
• Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved
• Implementing and providing effective instruction that demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her
specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
• Teaching an appropriate instructional course load in accordance with policies outlined in the Instructional
Procedures Manual.
• Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles.
• Administering appropriate assessment and/or testing to measure student learning outcomes in all courses.
• Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the
classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities.
• Identifying and/or recommending equipment needed to teach the learning outcomes prescribed in the
approved curriculum by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and
accrediting entities.
• Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance
measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina
Community College System and accrediting entities.
• Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports
related to instruction.
Program Development
• Interacting with the program advisory committee to determine state-of-the-art practices, procedures, and
equipment related to maintaining an up-to-date instructional program
• Monitoring professional information sources to determine trends and innovations in one’s field that lend
themselves to integration into the instructional program.
Student Development Support
• Being available to students for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses, he or she is assigned to teach.
• Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance
following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
• Supporting retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, Department Chair, Program Director,
appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student retention.
Institutional Support
• Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of RCC.
• Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business
of the college.
• Striving to exhibit a personal and professional deportment that reflects positively upon the individual and
the public perception of the community college.
• Participating in the activities to maintain programmatic and institutional accreditation.
Public Relations Support
• Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s
Senior Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the service area.
• Providing appropriate liaison support with the North Carolina Community College System and other
relational entities.
• Promoting Rockingham Community College with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.
Professional/Personal Development
• Participating in Rockingham Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other
authorized professional development programs upon request.
• Pursuing professional development courses, seminars, workshops, and institutes designed to enrich and/or
enhance the quality of instruction delivered in the classroom and/or laboratory.
• Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized
standards in his or her field.

• Performing other duties as assigned by the appropriate Department Chair, Program Director, Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs and/or the President of Rockingham Community College. 
• The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete an online application at

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265