PT Carpentry/Historic Construction Instructor

PT Carpentry/Historic Construction Instructor


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

 Castle Hayne - North Campus 


$27.20 - $32.75 Hourly


Optional Retirement Plans

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 23, 2021
Closes: Friday, May 7, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, April 23, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Adjunct Faculty

Minimum Qualifications


Knowledge of:

  • Historic homes/building and related construction and/or carpentry needs & processes 
  • Safety in the Workplace
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations, including Right to Know regulations.
  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Minimum Education/Training:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 (five) years of relevant work experience in carpentry/construction.
  • 2 (two) years relevant work experience focused on historic homes and/or buildings 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • One or more years of experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher are preferred. 
  • Associate’s Degree in construction, carpentry, or closely related field. 

Position Description

Carpentry/Construction instructor who will provide classroom instruction to students through lecture, demonstration, and laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions and testing.
This course will primarily focus on carpentry & related construction on historic homes & buildings.

  • Receives supervision from Associate Vice President of Con-Ed
  • Receives technical direction/general supervision from the Training Coordinator
  • Exercises no right supervision

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide a safe hands on work environment for all carpentry/construction students; observe right to know laws, use safe work practices, follow the CFCC HAZCOM plan and ensure students use the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times. Alert supervisor of any safety/hazmat issues as soon as they’re discovered.
  • Participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and change; attend faculty meetings as required.
  • Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in the carpentry/construction trade, as well as various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
  • Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to: class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions:

  • Demonstrate competence regarding OSHA, student safety, and general construction and/or carpentry knowledge.
  • Demonstrate competence regarding the handling of hazardous materials, and hazardous wastes. 
  • Demonstrate community involvement.
  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


How to Apply

Submit an Application through the Cape Fear Community College Careers page, along with a current resume, explanatory cover letter, and unofficial/official transcript documentation. This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7028