Sociology Instructor

Sociology Instructor

Employer

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

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Closes: Sunday, June 9, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • A Master’s degree in Sociology from a regionally accredited college or university

Or 

  • A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Sociology.

 
Minimum Experience:

  • None

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Prior experience in teaching at post-secondary level is preferred

Position Description

DEFINITION:
Teaches university transfer courses in Sociology to students in a variety of formats, including online, hybrid, and seated.  Courses include Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of the Family, Social Problems, Race and Ethnic Relations, and Social Psychology.  This is a full time Sociology Instructor position and requires the faculty member to teach at least 18 hours per semester.
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the Chair, Social Sciences
  • Exercises no supervision, but may mentor newer faculty.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 
 
Essential Functions:

  • Provide classroom and/or virtual instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop courses according to college design on the common Learning Management System 
  • Coordinate adoption of textbooks with other faculty
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance lectures
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores
  • 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:

  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Engage in professional development when opportunities arise
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Classroom 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
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • 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 may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
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:

  • A Master’s degree in Sociology from a regionally accredited college or university

Or 

  • A Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Sociology.

 
Minimum Experience:

  • None

 
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Prior experience in teaching at post-secondary level is preferred

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • 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.

 

  • Successful candidates who are offered a position are required to submit their OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees earned prior to their first day of employment.  If highest level of education is a High School Diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu