Instructor, Cosmetology

Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, NC
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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#RPMGuilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College Systems 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the team as our new Cosmetology Instructor.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 and student competitions, both regionally and nationally.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. Duties/FunctionsTeachingPrepare & teach departmental courses to include:developing learner centered lesson plansemploying teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning stylesincorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environmentscreating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student populationpreparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriateupdating and revising curriculum to maintain currencydeveloping new courses as needed to support the instructional missionparticipating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriatedeveloping, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriateProfessional DevelopmentMaintain 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 accreditationparticipating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategiesAdministrationProvide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipmentproviding for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditionsmaintaining 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 regulationsStudent SupportProvide an environment conducive to student success to include:conducting recruiting activitiesproviding academic advisingpromoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for successassisting students with the registration and graduation processreferring students to campus and community resources when appropriateCollege ServiceSupport college-wide endeavors to include:collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student successserving on department, division and college committeesparticipating in GTCC institutional initiativescollaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCCsupporting 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/clubsattending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as requiredDemonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem-solving, responsibility and teamwork.Additional Duties and Responsibilities:* Maintain student records as recorded by the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor. Difficult Challenges ContactsProgram Director, CosmetologyDean, Business, Creative and Performing Arts Education Required- Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Cosmetology- Current North Carolina Cosmetology License in good standing or able to meet licensing requirements at the time employment begins.- Current North Carolina Cosmetology Teachers License in good standing or able to meet licensing requirements at the time employment begins. Education Preferred-Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution-Advanced haircutting/hairstyling training certification-Advanced hair color training certification Experience Required-Three years of post-secondary teaching experience in Cosmetology.-Five years of salon experience within the past seven years. Salon experience can be within a cosmetology program at a teaching institution. Experience Preferred-More than three years of post-secondary teaching experience in Cosmetology.-More than five years of salon experience; Salon experience can be within a cosmetology program at a teaching institution.-Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes-Knowledge of the NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts rules and regulations as applied in a school setting-Experience with Discovery Pro Cosmetology Software KSA RequiredThe 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-task2. Respect Diversity3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.4. Create and maintain a learner-centered environment5. Communicate effectively6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions. KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific RequirementsMandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):* Reporting Requirements* Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)* Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)* Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)* Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)* eLearning Canvas Level One: Connecting with Canvas (before the first day of the first semester teaching) Physical Demands1. May include teaching day, evening or weekend classes.2. Physical Requirementsa. Hear and seeb. Stand extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)Other:1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. Posting Type Facultyrecblid p2mukfi0xnkl1cpioxqqnkwtdwwgf1
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