• Guilford Technical Community College
  • $30,630.00 -56,520.00/year*
  • Greensboro , NC
  • Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel
  • Full-Time
  • 4619 Country Woods Ln

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The Program Director in collaboration with the Dean provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of the Cosmetology Program and the college at large. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships and providing operational supervision to full and part time faculty and staff in the department. Instructional responsibilities require a strong Cosmetology skill set and the ability to teach students effectively in an instructional environment. The Program Director is a member of the full-time faculty and maintains a teaching load with some administrative release time to carry out duties.


Administrative Responsibilities1.Maintaining knowledge of/compliance with the North Carolina Community College System requirements and external programmatic accreditation standards for assigned academic program.2.Providing leadership to program curriculum development/revision including ensuring establishment of effective student learning outcomes and related assessment methods.3.Conducting and documenting bi-annual academic assessment process requirements in stated timelines.4.Contributing to the development of a data based, student centered schedule in collaboration with the Dean.5.Participating in the college s hiring process for full and part time faculty; orienting new faculty to program policies.6.In coordination with the Dean, providing evaluative feedback to program faculty/staff regarding job performance.7.Developing and recommending teaching assignments for program faculty to the Dean.8.Conducting and documenting regular faculty meetings to ensure good communication.9.Supporting students through the academic program promoting retention and graduation.10.Developing and participating in program recruitment activities that promote enrollment.11.Participating in the resolution of student complaints in accordance with college policy.12.Preparing and/or reviewing course substitutions for submission to the Dean.13.Contributing to development, implementation and oversight of departmental budgets.14.Participating in the management and support of instructional spaces (i.e., technology needs, inventory control, etc.).15.Identifying/promoting professional development for faculty to ensure continued program relevancy and excellent teaching.16.Participating in program review and unit planning processes.17.Conducting and documenting program advisory committee meetings as required.18.Participating in the establishment and coordination of clinical or work based learning sites (if applicable).19.Coordinating outreach and developing/maintaining relationships with industry-related personnel and employers; participating in professional organizations promoting advancement of the profession. 20.Participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies.21.Participating in professional development opportunities to advance leadership skills.22.Tracking and facilitating mandatory GTCC trainings.

TeachingPrepare and teach departmental courses to include: developing learner centered lesson plans employing teaching strategies and instructional materials for different learning styles incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population preparing, distributing, and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media, and other devices as appropriate updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency and compliance with accreditation standards developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate developing, conducting, and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning in outcomes 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 accreditationAdministrationProvide daily and ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include: maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment providing for the security of facilities, equipment, and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions maintaining 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 activities providing academic advising promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success assisting students with the registration and graduation process referring 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 success serving on department, division, and college committees participating in GTCC institutional initiatives collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC supporting 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/clubs attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required Demonstrating and modeling the College s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities: Maintain student records See external funding sources Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor

Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

Minimum requirements: Associates Degree in Cosmetology from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution Current NC Cosmetology license in good standing or the ability to meet licensing requirements prior to start date Current NC Cosmetology Teacher s license in good standing or the ability to meet licensing requirements prior to start date

Education Preferred

Preferred requirements: Bachelor s degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution Advanced haircutting/hairstyling training certification Advanced hair color training certification

Experience Required

Minimum requirements: Five years of salon experience within the past seven years, which may be in a teaching salon setting Three years demonstrated teaching experience in Cosmetology within a post-secondary institution and/or professional training experience in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars Experience with direct employee supervision and management

Experience Preferred

Preferred requirements: Greater than five years of salon experience, which may be in a teaching salon setting Greater than three years of post-secondary teaching experience in Cosmetology and/or professional training experience Experience developing and maintaining an effective curriculum to include outcomes assessment and program evaluation. Experience with NC Cosmetology accreditation standards and procedures in an educational setting Experience with alternate instructional delivery systems to include a learning management system Experience in a community college setting

KSA Required

The Director 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 Director must be able to:1.Multi-task2.Respect Diversity3.Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments4.Create and maintain a learner centered environment 5.Communicate effectively

KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):1.Reporting Requirements2.Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)3.Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)4.Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)5.Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)6. elearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

Physical Demands

1.Daily hours vary2.Use technology according to industry standards 3.Stand extended periods of time (up to 4 hours)

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Associated topics: beautician, body, cosmetologist, hairstylist, makeup, makeup artist, nail, salon shampoo, skin, wax

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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