Surgical Technology Adjunct Faculty

Surgical Technology Adjunct Faculty


Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: 336-342-4261


Commensurate with education and experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 17, 2018
Closes: Saturday, November 17, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Faculty members needed for morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend instruction.

Reports to

Program Director, Surgical Technology

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

A. Diploma in Surgical Technology from a regionally and accredited institution recognized by the U. S. Department of Education. A minimum of two (2) years of recent scrub experience or two (2) years recent experience as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five (5) years. 
B. Proof of a current NCCA-approved credential in surgical technology (CST™, CSFA™, or CST/CSFA™). Proof consists of submission of one of the following documents:
 A copy of the NBSTSA certification card
 A copy of the NBSTSA certification certificate
 A copy of the verification page from the NBSTSA website (

Preferred Qualifications

Preceptor experienced preferred. 
Successful experience in surgical technology students-preferably at the community college level. 
Experience in curriculum development; strong clinical skills, and technology oriented. 
Knowledge of educational technology and on-line teaching delivery.

Position Description

Curriculum and Instruction

• Developing, with other program faculty and appropriate administration, program level competencies that outline expected student learning outcomes. 
• Identifying and/or developing instructional materials needed to teach the program competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by Rockingham Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities. 
• Developing course syllabi that outline clear and appropriate student learning outcomes and expectations that reflect program competencies. 
• Utilizing the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College System combined course library when developing or assessing student learning outcome.

• Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved assessments. 
• Implementing and providing effective instruction which demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her specialized field in accordance with best practice literature. 
• Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles. 
• Administering appropriate assessment and/or testing to measure student learning outcomes in all courses. 
• Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities. 
• Identifying and/or recommending equipment needed to teach the competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and accrediting entities. 
• Maintains surgical technology laboratory in a functional, clean, safe state.
• Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina Community College System and accrediting entities. 
• Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports related to instruction. 
Student Development Support
• Being available to students on a regular basis for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses he or she is assigned to teach. 
• Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis. 
• Coordinating retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, other Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student retention. 
• Sponsoring and supporting program enrichment activities, particularly student organizations. 
Professional/Personal Development
• Striving to exhibit a personal and professional attitude that reflects positively upon the individual and the public perception of the community college. 
• Participating in Rockingham Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other authorized professional development programs upon request. 
• Pursuing professional development courses, seminars, workshops, and institutes designed to enrich and/or enhance the quality of instruction delivered in the classroom and/or laboratory. 
• Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized standards in his or her field.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Joy Chappell
Director of Human Resources
(336) 342-4261, ext. 2265