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English Instructor (9-months)

Wilkes Community College

Job Description

An instructors primary responsibility is to maintain excellence in instructing students in
his/her curriculum subject with the express goal of attaining certain student learning outcomes. In addition to the primary responsibility, Instructors are required to mentor students toward degree/program completion. The full-time instructor completes various classroom administrative duties as well as duties to satisfy the goals and objectives of WCC including committee service and professional development. A reasonable and equitable teaching load will be agreed upon by the instructor and the departmental chairperson (in concert with the division dean) and will include various kinds of responsibilities such as traditional classroom instruction, distance education instruction, academic advising, professional development, curriculum development and administrative duties related to these responsibilities.

Wilkes (main) Campus will be the primary teaching location, but instructors may be assigned teaching duties at any of our campuses (Wilkes Campus, Ashe Campus, or the Alleghany Center) as needed.

The full-time instructor reports directly to the department chairperson or dean of the division and works in concert with the lead instructor of the discipline.


Full Time or Part Time
Full Time


Essential Duties Summary
Instructors duties include:
  • Planning, creating, and maintaining a classroom environment conducive to student learning.
  • Encouraging the development of critical thinking skills through appropriate classroom exercises and assignments.
  • Maintaining a high level of currency in the discipline, and incorporating innovative and creative instructional techniques in the classroom.
  • Collaborating with the lead instructor in the creation of syllabi; the establishment of objectives, competencies, and assessments; and the selection of textbooks, periodicals, and other resources.
  • Advising students toward completion of program, diploma, or degree goals and assisting students with job placement or college transfer.
  • Participate in program and general education outcomes assessment for written communication and assist with the development and implementation of improvement plans.
  • Being responsible for administrative activities relating to FTE reports, end-of-semester reports, grades, and other required reports, and doing so in a timely fashion.
  • Communicating with students and administration through the technological framework provided by WCC including posting syllabi for all sections of all courses to the campus web portal, and regularly checking and responding to e-mail sent to the instructor via the campus web portal and messages sent to the college e-mail/voice-mail/telephone service.
  • Maintaining one office hour per course up to five per week (generally one per day), posted on the office door and updated by semester on the campus web portal, at times which are convenient for student contact and which do not interfere with the colleges regular meeting times.
  • Referring students, as appropriate, to student support areas of WCC including Counseling and/or Student Support Services, the Academic Support Center, Learning Resources Center, Student Services, the Writing Center, etc.
  • Attending commencement exercises, committee and task force meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled.
  • Fulfilling other responsibilities as assigned by the lead instructor, departmental chairperson, dean of division, or vice president of instruction.


Required Qualifications
  • Qualified applicants must have a completed masters degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline (English).


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level.
  • Experience teaching online.


Physical Demands
While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Walking up to 8 hours per day.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Climbing/stooping frequently.
  • Pushing/pulling frequently.
  • Stretching/reaching overhead.
  • Exposure to bodily fluids and hazardous chemicals.


Salary Grade


Salary Range $45,397 to Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan.

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