Instructor, Carpentry

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Craven Community College is seeking to expand our pool of part-time faculty to teach construction classes in the Workforce Development Department. Openings for these positions may not exist at the present time; however upon review of your qualifications, you may be contacted directly by the department on an as needed basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Instruct, advise, guide and assist students to achieve job skills and social skills necessary to become employed in the Carpentry Construction industry

Integrate classroom and hands-on experience enabling students to demonstrate competencies

Plan and organize instruction in ways which maximize student learning

Modify instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students' needs

Oversee day-to-day operation of the class

Recruit and provide orientation for new students in the program

Maintain class records; prepare and submit instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy

Follow all safety and security procedures and notify the campus leadership of deficiency

Provide feedback to program supervisor regarding student progress and/or comprehension of course content in classroom or in theory classes

Ensures confidentiality of all student records and student information

Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skill in subject specialty

Motivate and encourage students to successfully complete their program

Promote community awareness of program opportunities

Perform other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the College

Requires flexible hours; days, nights and possibly weekends

Minimum Qualifications

Specialized training and industry certifications in the construction and carpentry trades.

Capable of instructing technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, print reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

Competency gained through work experience.


Four years of direct experience working as a Licensed Building contractor.

One year postsecondary teaching experience in subject matter.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to demonstrate the use of technology in the classroom

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Must work well with others in a team environment

Should be familiar with and appreciate the mission of a community college

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