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Instructor, Cosmetology

Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, NC Full-time
Posted on September 28, 2019

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Instructors develop course materials, teach courses, provide educational advising and support to students, and mentor new and part-time faculty. To facilitate learning, faculty must maintain and update skills by taking advantage of continuing education. Instructors must be able to teach at times and locations that meet the needs of students. This position may be required to teach evening, online and/or weekend courses as well as traditional daytime courses. This position may be asked to teach at multiple campuses within Guilford County.

The Division of Business, Creative & Performing Arts at Guilford Technical Community College seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and collaborative cosmetology professional/educator to join our team. Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach courses across the cosmetology curriculum in a wide variety of subject areas. Emphasis of the program is on basic beginning cosmetology instruction in a salon setting. In addition, faculty provide educational advising and support to students and participate in student recruitment efforts.

Duties/Functions

Teaching
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
• developing learner centered lesson plans
• employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
• incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
• creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
• preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
• updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency
• developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission
• participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate
• developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
• participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
• participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies
Administration
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:
• maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
• providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
• maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
• complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
• conducting recruiting activities
• providing academic advising
• promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
• assisting students with the registration and graduation process
• referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
College Service
Support college-wide endeavors to include:
• collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student success
• serving on department, division and college committees
• participating in GTCC institutional initiatives
• collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC
• supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)
• participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs
• attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required

• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
• Maintain student records.
• Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

- Diploma from a comprehensive Cosmetology program completed at an accredited post-secondary educational institution
- Active North Carolina Cosmetology License in good standing
- Active North Carolina Cosmetology Teacher’s License in good standing

Education Preferred

-Associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited post-secondary educational institution
-Advanced haircutting/hairstyling training certification
-Advanced hair color training certification

Experience Required

-Five years of salon experience within the past seven years.
-Three years of post-secondary teaching experience in Cosmetology with emphasis on basic (beginning) principles.

Experience Preferred

-Greater than five years of salon experience.
-Greater than three years of post-secondary teaching experience in Cosmetology.
-Experience in performing advanced haircutting/hairstyling.
-Experience with hair color
-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes

KSA Required

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

Work experience must be at senior management level.

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
1. Reporting Requirements
2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
6. eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
8. May include teaching day and evening classes.

Physical Demands

1. May include teaching day and evening classes.
2. Physical Requirements
a. Hear and see
b. Stand extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)

Other:
1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

Posting Type Faculty