Instructor, Surgical Technology (Adjunct)
Requisition #: 2013  -  0700
Posting Date: 4/18/2013
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)

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 in classroom, lab, and clinical for effective participation, and interest in the total affairs of the college. 

Essential Duties/Functions:
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

·          updating course syllabi

·          developing learner centered lesson plans

·          employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles

·          developing appropriate assessment methods

·          staying current in teaching discipline

·          seeking professional development opportunities


Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities and equipment to include:

·          maintaining classroom and lab spaces

·          upkeep and care of equipment as assigned

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

·          address student concerns

·          assisting students to develop strategies for success

·          referral of students to campus and community resources.

Institutional Support

Support college-wide endeavors to include:

·          comply with college, state, and federal rules and regulations

·          Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. 

Educational & Certification Requirements:
A.     Education – The adjunct faculty member will have the educational background needed to meet accreditation/approval, certification, and departmental requirements, as follows: 

1.     Educational level:   graduation from an accredited Surgical Technology program; associate degree preferred.

2.     Certifications: certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

B.     For Clinical Instructor, a Surgical Technology Diploma is acceptable since the courses are in only the diploma program. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:


Have a minimum total of two years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years.

The Instructor 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 Instructor must be able to:

1.  Multi-task

2.  Demonstrate PC (personal computer) literacy

3.  Respect Diversity

4.   Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

5.  Create and maintain a learner centered environment

6.  Communicate effectively

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:
CPR at provider level
Satisfactory completion of any/all mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed) within prescribed timeline is a must:

 1.     Reporting Requirements.

 2.     Anti-Harassment (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire).

 3.     Shooter on Campus (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

 4.     Ethics and Social Responsibility (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

 5.     Personal Information Protection (PIP) (everyone must complete within 30 days of hire)

 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)

 8.     Other Departmental specified trainings as required. 

 IMPORTANT NOTE: Failure to complete required trainings can result in loss of present and/or potential future teaching opportunities

Working Conditions:
 1.     Typical settings specific to discipline classroom, lab, or clinical instruction. 

2.     Stand extended periods of time (up to 4-hour blocks).


Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
  ·          Maintain student records.

 ·          Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Upon employment and within first 30 days of hire, must complete the following college training matrix but not limited t  Discrimination & Anti-Harassment; Personal Information Protection (PIP); Ethics, and “Shooter on Campus.” Annual refreshers are required thereafter. 

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants are received.
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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