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CPCC is currently accepting applications for the position of
PT Instructor English - Collaborative Learning & Humanities

General Function and Job Duties:

Position Closing Date: January 31, 2014

Campus Location: Central Campus

Department: Collaborative Learning & Humanities

General Description and Job Duties:

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction.  Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
I.            Mastery of Subject Matter
a.      Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.
b.      Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.
c.       Connect their subject matter with related fields.
d.      Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.
e.      Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.
II.            Teaching Performance
a.      Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.
b.      Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
c.       Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
d.      Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
e.       Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.
f.       Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
g.       Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.
h.      Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.
i.       Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.
III.            Evaluation of Student Learning
a.       Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.
b.      Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.
c.       Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
d.      Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division  
administrator each semester according to established deadlines.
e.      Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.
IV.              Support of College Policies and Procedures
a.      Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.
b.      Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.
c.       Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.
d.      Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.
e.      Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.
f.       Maintain confidentiality of student information.
g.      Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.
h.      Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.
i.       Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.
V.                 Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities
a.      Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.
b.      Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.
c.       Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.
d.      Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.
e.      Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.
f.       Participate in graduation ceremonies
g.      Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.
VI.              Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs
a.      Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.
b.      Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.
c.       Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.
d.      Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.
e.      Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in English or a Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in English from a regionally accredited institution


Preferred Qualifications:
One year of teaching experience

Required Documents:

  1. A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 5:00pm on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

About CPCC:

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Central Piedmont Community College is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development with a commitment to teaching and learning excellence. As a learning-centered organization focusing on documented learning outcomes, the College provides high quality programs and services within a supportive environment.

Central Piedmont is the largest community college in the state with six campuses serving 75,000 learners annually. The College offers over 285 degree, diploma, and certificate programs in various areas including technical/vocational, health, culinary, hospitality, STEM and professional careers as well as a comprehensive college transfer program. The College also offers a wide selection of programs and courses through Corporate and Continuing Education. These offerings are designed to address the personal, professional, organizational, and economic development needs of the community and are market-inspired, growth-oriented, and entrepreneurial in nature. They include Public Safety/Forensics, Healthcare, Real Estate/Mortgage Banking, an Information Technology Academy, and a Construction Institute.

Dr. Tony Zeiss, CPCC’s third president, has led the College since December 1992. He is devoted to the mission of CPCC and to serving students and the community through customized training and workforce development. Under his direction, CPCC became a multi-campus community college in 1996 with the conversion of the North Area Learning Center in Huntersville to the North Campus. Four other campuses subsequently opened; Levine Campus in 1998, the Harper Campus in 1999, the West Campus in 2001, and the Cato Campus in 2002. In 2012, CPCC assumed operation of the Charlotte region's premier public broadcasting station, WTVI. CPCC now has full-service campuses across Mecklenburg County.