Sociology Instructor, Part-time

Sociology Instructor, Part-time


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville Campus


$31.24 hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 24, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of College Transfer

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop appropriate course goals and objectives along with evaluation methods that accurately measure student learning.
  • Be thoroughly prepared for each instructional responsibility including lecture and lab.
  • Maintain an up-to-date syllabus for each course.
  • Conduct class and lab activities that are consistent with course objectives.
  • Work with Division Dean to order needed equipment and supplies.
  • Be available to students outside of class time through e-mail, telephone, and individual meetings as needed.
  • Accurately complete and submit all required reports and student records by stated deadlines and return all College materials and grade books at the end of each semester.


Related Responsibilities:

  • Attend any required faculty, division, or departmental meetings.
  • Work cooperatively with faculty, staff and students in a congenial and professional manner.
  • Comply with College policies and procedures.
  • Remain current in the field of study.
  • Communicate effectively.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the subject(s) taught.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize courses; use a variety of teaching and learning strategies. 
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure student success; utilize effective classroom management skills; and employ effective and appropriate evaluations of student performance.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of campus services for appropriate referral.
  • Ability to use instructional technology effectively.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to open-access community college philosophy, diversity and inclusion, and adult learning principles.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College as a learning-centered institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Sociology preferred or master’s degree in related field with 18 graduate hours in Sociology.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching in a community college setting is a plus.


Position Description


Standard classroom environment, usually indoors, away from elements.

Physical Effort:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to maintain a stationary position; move about the classroom, operate and position tools or controls; and frequently communicate with students. The employee may occasionally move up to 15 pounds.


This is a part time position. Classes meet during the day and/or evening at the Statesville Campus, Mooresville Campus, and/or our Early College campuses. Classes also taught online.


Local travel is required, including between campus locations.


How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax