Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this individual will serve as the primary instructor and will prepare and teach the state-approved Activity Director – Basic Course. The purpose of the course is to equip students with the occupation-specific and employability skills needed to work in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities. The Activity Professional who meets the primary instructor qualifications is the lead instructor and an experienced nurse and social worker with recent long-term care experience will also instruct as a part of team approach.
Associate's degree in a Human Services or other related fields from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
At least 15 hours of continuing education within the past year in fields related to long-term care, preferably with classroom teaching experience.
Certified with the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP).
Licensed with the North Carolina Board of Recreational Therapy Licensure (NCBRTL) as a Licensed Recreational Therapist (LRT). *Special note: as of 10/5/05, state certification for recreational therapists became a state licensure law. See www.ncbrtl.org for specifics.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Services field or other related fields from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
A National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) Pre-Approved Trainer for the National MEPAP Course meets the requirement with no additional requirements needed, except the annual Train-the-Trainer course.
At least three years full-time experience as a Director or Consultant of Activities within the past five years in a state licensed health care facility, preferably with classroom teaching experience.
Post-secondary teaching experience
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
Employed as a full-time Director or Consultant of Activities with at least six years of experience within the last 8 years in a state licensed health care facility.
Internal Number: 2959
About Guilford Technical Community College
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.