PT Cosmetology Instructor

PT Cosmetology Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location


245 College Road

Smithfield, NC  27577


$30.86 - $33.15 Hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Minimum:  High School education or GED, Cosmetology license, and Cosmetology Instructor license.  Ability to communicate with various levels of students through various mediums of instructional delivery.

Experience Minimum:  Five  (5) years of salon experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience Preferred:  Two (2)  to Three  (3) years of teaching experience.

Position Description

Must be able to explain and teach community college students from various backgrounds, cultures, ages and experience levels and provide comprehensive Cosmetology instruction in theories and technical applications.  The position involves teaching and evaluating students in salon procedures as well as performing related work as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good relationships
    with staff and students.
  • Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach.
  • Ability to plan, organize and communicate quality instruction.
  • Maintain student attendance records and NC State Board required records.
  • Prepare lesson plans and activities; prepare and oversee student projects and salon operations.
  • Administer text material exams and NC State Board mock examinations.
  • Maintain cleanliness of class/lab areas. 
  • Ability to facilitate, direct, and achieve proper disinfection and sanitation standards.
  • Maintain and supervise proper use of products, supplies, implements, and equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Language Skills   

Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

Mathematical Skills  

Requires the ability to perform all basic math functions, as well as ability to average all units of measure and calculate decimals and percentages. Must be able to provide accurate data for Cosmetology department, NC State Board, and college records.

Reasoning Ability  Requires the ability to apply principles, such as motivation, professionalism, and leadership.  Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.

Computer Skills  A complete knowledge of computer technology as used in an educational environment is required. (Microsoft, BlackBoard, WebAdvisor, Discover Pro Cosmetology Software, etc.)                                 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office, familiar with Datatel and other college related programs.

Physical Demands  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to communicate effectively. The employee must be able to meet mobility requirements and be able to occasionally move materials of up to 10 pounds. Must be able to access print material and utilize the information effectively.

Work Environment  This position has responsibilities in classroom and laboratory environments to be conducive to learning. Requires a professional and educational setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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