Program Head, Electrical Line Worker

Program Head, Electrical Line Worker


Stanly Community College
141 College Drive
Albemarle, NC 28001
Phone: 704-982-0121


Minimum starting salary is $35,056. Salary offered will be based upon credentials and experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Closes: Thursday, February 29, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some technical/professional training beyond high school
  • 5 years’ experience in the Electrical Line worker field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience preferred.

Position Description

The Program Head, Electrical Lineworker works on the leadership and day-to-day functioning of the program(s) or assigned area(s) to attain the goal of providing quality educational experiences for students. The Program Head, Electrical Line worker provides excellent learning experiences, facilitates the learning process, seeks, and provides professional development opportunities, contributes to the development of courses/programs, and interacts with community/industry members. Coursework includes Safe Line Truck Operations, Pole Climbing Safety, Line Construction, Single Phase to Three Phase Conversion, Transformer Installation and Service, and other related topics.  Will also recommend changes to the curriculum and keep the outdoor lab site in safe condition.


  • Teach program material via seated and online classes as required by the schedule.
  • Learn new material to keep up with changing technology.
  • Facilitate regular and substantive interaction via proactive communication with students.
  • Participate in recruiting for new students.
  • Ensure classrooms, labs, and lab equipment are in good repair and maintain a safe environment for students and employees.
  • Serve as a mentor to students in your area of expertise.
  • Schedule classes and coordinate with other instructors


Personnel Management

  • Recruit, interview, and recommend the appointment of faculty, full-time and adjunct, to the Dean and/or Associate Vice President and provide appropriate orientation.
  • Submit all hiring documents and verification of credentials for all departmental faculty when applicable.
  • Assist departmental faculty in course planning, instructional delivery, and classroom management.
  • Prepare a master schedule of course offerings each semester that meets the needs of the departmental programs and the students.
  • Assign teaching schedules for departmental faculty within workload policy guidelines.
  • Supervise and evaluate the operation of all classes and departmental faculty in accordance with policy, including classroom observations.
  • Identify and recommend professional development needs of the departmental faculty.
  • Resolve student grievances with instructors and assist classroom management, when necessary.
  • Facilitate the communication of departmental and/or college information to departmental faculty, both full-time and adjunct, via meetings, emails, etc., as needed.
  • Advocate and provide motivation for departmental faculty.
  • Communicate faculty needs to the Dean and/or Associate Vice President.
  • Encourage sound educational practices and student engagement.

Program Management

  • Facilitate the selection of textbooks and supplies.
  • Manage and resolve any conflict within the department.
  • Create and monitor employee performance improvement plans (PIPs), when warranted.
  • Review, evaluate, and assess departmental goals and annual plans, student learning outcomes, and course offerings periodically, facilitating innovation in curricular and instructional development in keeping with the mission and vision of the College.
  • Recommend appropriate revisions to the program of study, course objectives, and other departmental program information to Dean and/or Associate Vice President.
  • Ensure each departmental program is in full compliance with the requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards as stipulated by NCCCS, SACSCOC, and any other related agencies and organizations.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with those agencies and other organizations within the community/industry which are pertinent to the departmental programs and to prospective graduates.

Budget Management

  • Recommend departmental needs for personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, and other resources during the annual planning process to the Dean.
  • Coordinate the requisition of resources and services, including equipment, supplies, facilities, and other materials required for the effective delivery of instruction.
  • Verify and submit travel requests of faculty for approval.

Classroom Instruction

  • Teach courses as assigned.
  • Ensure that each class session contains essential curricular components, incorporates appropriate content and pedagogy, and is relevant to current events/trends.
  • As needed, teach classes online, on-campus, and/or at off-campus sites.
  • Evaluate student progress and provide appropriate, timely feedback.
  • Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students.
  • Incorporate appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning.
  • Ensure cleanliness of instructional areas and laboratories.
  • Ensure the proper operation of classroom/lab equipment, reporting any malfunctions to the appropriate person(s).
  • Coordinate the evaluation and acquisition of instructional materials, audiovisual aids, support, and equipment needs.
  • Develop and distribute course syllabi according to the established template and guidelines, providing appropriate information to students concerning course expectations, evaluation criteria, and access to student services. 

Other Services to Students

  • Maintain appropriate accessibility for students, including availability by email and a minimum of five office hours a week.
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention efforts of the College.
  • Advocate and provide motivation for students.
  • Serve as mentor to assigned students by providing academic and employment planning.
  • Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students.
  • Participate in semester advising and registration activities as assigned.

Divisional Administrative Expectations

  • Prepare and submit instructional records, reports, grades, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data.
  • Remain current in discipline and instructional methods through professional development activities offered by the College and other opportunities, including attendance at off-campus activities, webinars, etc., as approved.
  • Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings and other announced co-curricular activities of the College as requested.
  • Serve on and actively contribute to college committees as assigned.
  • Participate in campus activities.
  • Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations and meet the needs of the discipline, department, division, and College.
  • Maintain regular, professional communication within the college and affiliated industry contacts.
  • Support all functions of the College, including compliance with all facets of the College's policies. 

Other Duties Specific to this Position

  • Provide and/or facilitate quality experiences in laboratory and/or clinical settings to meet program needs.
  • Report any safety issues or maintenance needs on the line worker site to the AVP or Dean.


Required Position Training to be completed in the first year of hire:

  • Canvas
  • Colleague/Datatel
  • Self-Service


Suggested Training:

  • eLearning Tools

Microsoft Office

How to Apply

Please complete an online application at

Job Post Contact

Ginger Hatley
Human Resources Specialist
Stanly Community College
141 College Dr.
Albemarle, NC 28001
Ph. 704-991-0132
Fx. 704-986-4778