Sociology Instructor (9 months)

Sociology 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, April 22, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, August 2, 2021

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Weekly

Employment Type

Faculty 9M

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Sociology or 
  • Master's Degree in a closely related area with 18 or more graduate semester credit hours in Sociology.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching community college sociology 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 Sociology Instructor (9 month) reports directly to the Department Chairperson of Social Sciences to develop and teach approximately 20 contact hours per semester in sociology.  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.

Salary depends on education and experience.

Master's Degree $42,382 - $52,541

Doctorate Degree $45,282 - $55,482

This position will be teaching college and high school populations at both the Lee Main and Chatham Main campuses. 

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 18-22 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.
  • Demonstrate concern for student retention by employing best practice strategies.
  • Serve as student advisor as assigned.
  • Recruit for department/curriculum as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Assist in the annual Compliance Assist Assessment.
  • Assist in maintaining department/curriculum equipment, supplies, and materials, and library and support resources.
  • Assist in registration and orientation as requested by the supervisor.
  • Participate in scheduled and called departmental, faculty, staff meetings and other College activities.
  • Keep supervisor informed of matters pertaining to the curriculum.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor and the College.
  • Follow policies stated in the policies and procedures manual as it relates to instructor responsibilities.
  • Work the required 35 hours per week 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 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.

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Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493