A Department Chairperson/Program Coordinator is responsible to their appropriate Dean and Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer and works in concert with instructors in the department/program to provide effective instructional programs within that department. Department Chairpersons/Program Coordinators will receive a course load reduction to do administrative duties related to the department/program. In addition to the duties assigned to an instructor, the Department Chairperson's/Program Coordinator’s responsibilities and duties include:
Participates in administrative decision making within the total curriculum program, including annual reviews. Makes certain that NCCCS and other applicable agency standards are met.
Assists in the establishment or revision of academic policy.
Plans, compiles, edits, and maintains annual departmental/program learning outcomes for review in the College’s strategic planning and evaluation process.
Oversees department/program equipment and supply purchases and budgets and recommends expenditures to the Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer.
Coordinates the development of the semester schedule in collaboration with the Registrar’s office, appropriate Dean, and the Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer.
Completes other duties as required to meet academic, Richmond Community College, and NCCCS requirements.
If governed by outside agencies, department chairs/program coordinators will ensure the department’s programs meet that agency’s requirements.
Coordinates departmental/program text selection, working closely with the Bookstore Manager on textbook orders and purchases, instructor ancillaries, and student ancillaries on an ongoing basis.
Oversees the department/program budget, monitoring equipment needs, making recommendations for equipment and supply purchases, and equipment maintenance to the appropriate Dean.
Coordinates communication and scheduling meetings (twice a year minimum) with program advisory committee members
Position Title: Instructor
An Instructor, under the authority and direction of the Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer and in cooperation with the Department Chairperson/Program Coordinator and Dean, is responsible for providing effective instruction in the assigned curriculum area.
Duties and responsibilities of an Instructor are as follows:
Teaches students effectively to meet student learning outcomes.
Holds class sessions as scheduled to meet student learning outcomes.
Maintains office hours as required by college policy.
Makes course syllabi and Instructor Course Requirements available to students no later than the first class session or the first date of the course session for Distance Learning courses. Rubrics used to evaluate specific assignments should also be made available to students.
Provides clearly organized and understandable instruction.
Provides adequate and timely feedback and evaluation of assignments.
Maintains a positive attitude in interactions with students and shows a genuine concern for student learning.
Fulfills obligations in student recruiting, advising, orientation, and registration.
Assists in the continual evaluation and enhancement of curricula through the planning process and departmental meetings.
Provides the Vice President for Instruction or his/her designee with updated Instructor’s Course Requirements that reflect expected student learning outcomes.
Submits accurate and complete records and reports in a timely manner in order to provide assessment data for institutional improvement.
Attends and participates in faculty, advisory, and assigned committee meetings designated to improve curriculum programs.
Participates in professional development, including back-to-industry, conference, and workshop activities that lead to professional and institutional advancement.
Accepts other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the Institution. Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Able to teach in various delivery modes. Willing to accept day and/or evening teaching assignments and teaching assignments at other locations as needed by the Institution.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A North Carolina electrician license required. A minimum of five years of electrical work experience required. An Associates degree in a technical discipline from an accredited institution preferred. The ability to teach classes in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities required. Ability to teach low-voltage and solar classes preferred. Prior teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to integrate computers into the instructional environment and on-line teaching experience preferred.
Position Available: August 17, 2020. Application review begins: April 20, 2020. To apply: the RCC Application and copies of college transcripts must be received to be considered for the position. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.
Salary: RCC Salary Scale. Commensurate with experience, Full-time.
Location: RichmondCC service area.
Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered.
In person: 1042 W. Hamlet Avenue, Hamlet, NC, DeWitt Building, 2nd
About Richmond Community College
Richmond Community College serves approximately 10,000 students, with about 30 percent enrolled in curriculum programs and nearly 70 percent in workforce development programs. At RCC, we offer more than 60 degrees, diplomas and certificates, along with college readiness courses, online classes and adult education services.
It has always been our mission to provide lifelong education opportunities that better our students’ lives, and we live that calling out by offering a number of unique programs for students in all stages of life. Find out more about our accreditation and student life, and discover how we work within our community. You can also find out how to give to the RichmondCC Foundation and keep up with the news from our North Carolina community college. Make a plan to come visit RichmondCC or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.