Residential Construction Faculty

Residential Construction Faculty


McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: 828-652-6021

Job Location

54 College Drive, Marion, NC


commensurate with experience


regular college benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 27, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Associate Dean of CTE

Employment Type

full-time permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Diploma in related construction field with at least one (1) to two (2) years’ experience in residential construction (including Carpentry and/or HVAC and/or Electrical and/or Plumbing) or a combination of education and experience. Candidate must be a dependable, dedicated professional and highly motivated self-starter. Must hold or be willing to obtain within 9 months of hire: Environmental Protection Agency’s 608 Certificate, OSHA, NATE or NCCER certification or other nationally recognized credential. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with computer software and learning management systems. Must hold a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Ability to present a professional teaching presence for theory and practical skills to develop rapport with students, faculty and workforce industry partners.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree in related field with three (3) to five (5) years of practical work experience in the residential construction (including Carpentry and/or HVAC and/or Electrical and/or Plumbing) or equivalent combination teaching experience are preferred. Faculty must demonstrate competence in subject matter, a willingness to train in other related fields and be dedicated to adult and community college education. Faculty must be competent in oral and written communication and in technology. Bilingual a plus.

Position Description

General Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education and the Dean of Curriculum Programs and in accordance with the overall plan of the College, the residential construction curriculum faculty provide effective learning conditions for all students through the design, planning, organization, execution, and evaluation of student performance in assigned areas, curriculum courses, classes or programs.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Instruct scheduled courses in multiple areas of residential construction (including Carpentry and/or HVAC and/or Electrical and/or Plumbing) in accordance with the Program of Study and the description published in the MTCC Catalog and the North Carolina Community College System Common Course Library.
  2. Collaborates with the Associate Dean of CTE and/or Department Chair in developing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum and program outcomes.
  3. Participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating program policies for admission, progression and retention to support students in meeting graduation requirements.
  4. Assists with establishing work-based learning and apprenticeship sites and guidelines for students and preceptors.
  5. Assists with coordination of observational experiences with workforce and industry partners.
  6. Functions as an academic advisor and counselor for designated students including registration duties.
  7. Participates in departmental, advisory, and administrative support committee meetings as scheduled.
  8. Work with Continuing Education for recommendation, review, and implementation of Parallel Courses.
  9. Instruct course load in compliance with faculty workload policy for adult students, workforce development and dual enrollment programs to include day/evening/weekend semester schedules when necessary.
  10. Schedule and post regular office hours for consultations with students.
  11. Accurately complete and submit paperwork in a timely manner to the appropriate area, including: office hours, course syllabus for each course taught, attendance rosters, grade sheets, drop/add forms, independent study forms, course substitutions, credit by exam forms, surveys, etc.
  12. Assist the Associate Dean of CTE and/or Department Chair in maintenance of current and permanent official student records with storage that prevents damage and unauthorized use in compliance accrediting and certifying agencies.
  13. Recommend textbooks with Associate Dean of CTE and/or Department chair in accordance with the college’s textbook ordering procedures.
  14. Supports the college in planning and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  15. Actively participate in professional development activities related to respective disciplines for personal growth development including membership in professional organizations.
  16. Actively recruit students by participating (as schedule permits) in recruiting functions on and off campus.
  17. Implement all policies as established by the Board of Trustees.

How to Apply

Submit an MTCC application and resume: 

Via email to- Breanna Wilson


Via mail to-


Breanna Wilson

McDowell Technical Community College

54 College Drive

Marion, NC 28752 

In-person to- Breanna Wilson, MTCC, 54 College Drive (Marion, NC), Cedar Building, Business Office


Offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts.

If you have questions, contact Breanna Wilson by email, phone or fax:

email: Breanna Wilson

phone: 828-652-0618

fax: 828-659-0401

Job Post Contact

Michael Lavender
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC  28752