Psychology Instructor (9 months)

Psychology Instructor (9 months)


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC


See position description



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 5, 2022
Closes: Monday, June 6, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Mon-Thurs 7:45 to 5, Fri. 7:30-3:30

Employment Type

Faculty (9 months)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Psychology or Master's Degree in a closely related area with 18 or more graduate semester credit hours in Psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching community college psychology in both traditional and distance education formats. 
  • Experience teaching high school students. 
  • Experience teaching students in both technical and transfer programs. 
  • Experience using an LMS, Blackboard is preferred.

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.   

The Psychology Instructor (9 month) reports directly to the Department Chairperson of Social Sciences to develop and teach approximately 20 contact hours per semester in psychology, including courses such as General Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Abnormal Psychology.  This position also requires the successful candidate to maintain office hours, advise students pursuing the Associate in Arts degree, serve on college committees, and to assist the department chairperson in support of departmental or institutional duties.

May be required to teach at any college location within the College's three-county service area.  Some in-state or out-of-state travel related to discipline specific training could be required.

Salary depends on education and experience.
Master's Degree $43,442-$52,673
Doctorate Degree $46,414-$55,621

Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.     

Essential Duties

  • Teach 18-28 contact hours per semester.
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute for all scheduled courses current course outlines and syllabi that support accreditation standards as described in the current faculty handbook.
  • Prepare for and meet classes as assigned, promptly evaluate student progress within one week and maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Maintain attendance for classes.
  • Demonstrate concern for student retention by employing best practice strategies.
  • Serve as academic advisor for an assigned caseload of information technology students.
  • Recruit for department/curriculum as requested by lead and/or chair.
  • Assist in maintaining department/curriculum equipment, supplies, and materials, and library and support resources.
  • Assist in registration and orientation as requested by the lead and/or chair.
  • Participate in scheduled departmental, faculty, staff meetings and other college activities.
  • Keep supervisor informed of matters pertaining to the curriculum.
  • Follow policies stated in the policies and procedures manual as it relates to instructor responsibilities.
  • Obtain Blackboard Level II training as well as maintain a Bb course site for each curriculum course taught during the semester.
  • Work the required 35 hours per week on campus and post and hold the required five (5) office hours per week.
  • Serve on college committees as assigned.
  • Plan and participate in articulation activities with public schools and other community agencies.
  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development requirement.
  • Submit records and forms in a timely fashion as required in the policy and procedures manual.
  • Encourage and support college activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor and the college. 
  • Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Psychology Instructor (9 months)  will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities.

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493