Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute   Hickory, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 23, 2021
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Part-Time Instructor, Human Services Technology

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 09/21/21

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


The part-time Instructor, Human Services Technology provides accessible, quality learning experiences within the classroom, laboratory, clinical, and/or distance learning settings; facilitates the learning process to help students be successful; seeks professional development opportunities to implement best practices in teaching within their discipline area, and completes required course assessments and documentation in an accurate and timely manner.


Job Duties:

Essential responsibilities and other duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and participate in the instruction of classes for the program; prepare supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.
  • Prepare objectives, assignments, grading standards, attendance policies and course syllabus to be distributed at first class meeting; select textbooks; prepare, proctor and grade tests; prepare instructional materials and aids.
  • Provide supervisor with objectives and course outlines for each class; begin and end each class on time; turn in reports, final grades and other forms on time; revise course content and objectives as required; administers student evaluations each term; develop new courses in field as required.
  • Assist in the evaluation of activities and operations of assigned program; ensure that operations meet the goals and objectives of the college and the needs of the student population.

Marginal Functions:

  • Support college functions/cultural activities; assist in the placement of students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. The President or appropriate supervisory personnel may assign additional duties. The college reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title with or without notice.


Knowledge of:

  • •Principles and techniques of instruction, including the use and implementation of the UDL framework.
  • Principles and techniques of implementing diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization within courses and programs.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Principles and techniques involved in assessment.
  • Safe work practices and procedures.
  • Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.
  • The mission, goals and objectives of CCC&TI.
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:

  • Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Contribute to the teaching and learning of mission, goals and objectives which complement those of the college.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations of the department.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.

Environmental Conditions:
The instructor should have the ability to effectively handle a work environment and conditions which involve an office and classroom workspace, working closely with others, and periodically working irregular hours.

The instructor must maintain the office and teaching environments by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards to provide a safe work environment.

Physical Conditions:
Physical and marginal functions require the ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following; standing, walking or sitting for extended periods, moderate lifting and carrying, general manual dexterity, operating assigned equipment, and extended exposure to computer screens.

The instructor is required to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment, communicating with others, and handling varied tasks simultaneously.

Additionally, the instructor must maintain mental capacity, which permits making sound decisions and using good judgment, demonstrating intellectual capabilities, and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and personnel.

Scheduling Conditions:
This is a part-time position, with availability of contract hours and scheduling (day/evening/online) dependent enrollment needs each semester.

Traveling Conditions:
Local travel between the Caldwell campus, Watauga campus, or any off-campus sites may be needed.


Required Training and Experience:

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Services, clinical psychology, psychology, sociology, social work, rehabilitation, counseling or related fields required.

Preferred Experience:

Experience teaching at a post-secondary level is highly preferred. Prior experience teaching online and/or hybrid courses preferred.