Sandhills Community College seeks applications for a full-time Communication Instructor. The Communication Instructor will guide and
direct the learning experiences of students through their knowledge, skills, and motivation in the field of Communication Studies. Members
of the faculty agree to be accessible to students, other faculty, staff, and to those making inquiry to the College and to assume a fair
share of the total workload of the College as may be assigned.
Instructional duties will include teaching topics in communication,
using a variety of delivery modes: traditional classroom, online, hybrid, weekend, 8-week, 5-week, and evening. Additional faculty duties
include assisting with student recruitment, advising students, and performing support duties as assigned by the department chair. Class
sessions may take place at various locations to include Sandhills Community College Main Campus, Hoke Center, and Moore and Hoke County high
school campuses. Ability to integrate with other disciplines and support technology programs is a plus.
Interviews for the position
will include a teaching demonstration and a written assessment conducted in a computer environment.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Provide effective
high-quality instruction using multiply modes of teaching and learning to include online, hybrid, and face-to-face, etc., based on
- Teach a variety of communication curriculum courses assigned based on department needs.
- Create an
academic environment that is open and encouraging to all students.
- Exhibit an appropriate depth and breadth of knowledge related to
the discipline of study and show continuous growth by engaging in current/relevant forms of professional development and engagement with
others in the immediate and related discipline (e.g., participation in professional meetings and professional development).
organized expectations for learning and academic achievement that are clearly documented in each course syllabus, and clearly communicate
those expectations to students.
- Integrate a variety of teaching and learning approaches that are designed to respond to the diverse
experiences of students in classes, and project a positive attitude about each student’s ability to learn.
- Uphold and model
professional behavior to include the best scholarly and ethical standards.
- Maintain accurate academic and professional records and
reports in a timely fashion (e.g., POs, Travel Authorization Requests, Travel Reimbursement Requests, Field Trip Forms,
Intensive/Non-Intensive Review Reports, Syllabi Submission, 10% rosters/E dates/LDAs/Final Grades, etc.).
- Assist in program and
curriculum review, revision, and development.
- Support the Department of English and Humanities and the college by participating in
faculty assembly/governance/leadership, committee involvement/service, and faculty development specifically outside of one’s
- Respond to emails from students, colleagues, department chairs, deans, vice presidents, and the college president in a
timely and professional fashion.
- Seek opportunities for professional growth specific to instruction and advising (e.g.,
traditional-delivery course design, hybrid/online course design, curriculum design, classroom management, practices in advising, and career
- Remain available, responsive, and approachable while working with advisees and/or students.
- Demonstrate respect
for advisees and/or students as individuals; this includes respecting the confidentiality of information shared while interacting.
- Maintain knowledge and awareness of SCC policies/procedures and incorporate those policies/procedures in records/reports in a timely
manner (e.g., processing withdrawal forms per two-week policy up until the start of final exams).
- Treat others with dignity and
respect and be committed to the highest standards of conduct and decency. Discourage any form of harassment, bullying, and/or abrasive
behavior directed at colleagues, students, and campus visitors. Support open expression and diversity, and be courteous, sensitive, and
respectful to others.
- Work in partnership with colleagues and students across campus to identify and address needs/resources that
will ensure equity, access, and opportunity for all.
- Attend educational offerings that enhance knowledge of diversity and cultural
- Advance the College’s mission and core values of respect, opportunity, helpfulness, integrity, and
Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate and/or
- A master’s degree or higher in Communication Studies or a
master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Communication.
- Community college teaching experience and credentials to teach in additional discipline(s) are preferred.
- Teaching formats include Online, Traditional, Blended, and Hybrid.
Multiple locations to
include SCC, Moore and Hoke County High Schools, Hoke Center, Sandhoke Early College, and other locations deemed appropriate.
Salary to be commensurate with experience and state salary schedules. Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2021. To maximize
your opportunity for selection; transcripts, letter of interest, and resume must be uploaded with your application. Selection is contingent
on final budget approval.
Text COMMUNICATION TO 910-586-3380 to apply.
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