Job Title Instructor, Human Services Technology (Substance Abuse) (Re-
The Human Services Instructor at Guilford Technical Community College will be
responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning
environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional
activities, assisting in the developing of courses, 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.
The instructor will prepare and teach the Human Services Substance Abuse
courses in accordance with the requirements of the college. This position
works collaboratively with the Program Director of Human Services and reports
directly to the Dean.
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
• developing learner centered lesson plans
• employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different
• incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in
classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
• creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse
• 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
• 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 appropriate
Maintain 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
• participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching
skills and strategies
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records
• maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned
• 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
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
• conducting recruiting activities
• providing academic advising
• promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies
• assisting students with the registration and graduation process
• referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
• maintain student records
Support 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
• participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs
• attending college professional development sessions,
college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required
• demonstrate and model the College's employability skills: adaptability,
communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and
• perform all duties as assigned by supervisor
• Master's degree in a Human Services discipline such as counseling,
psychology, social work or marriage and family therapy from a regionally
• Current North Carolina Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)
Credential/Certification with the North Carolina Addictions Specialist
Professional Practice Board
• Doctorate degree in a Human Services discipline such as counseling,
psychology, social work or marriage and family therapy from a regionally
• Clinical practice license such as Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW),
Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
• Three years of recent experience in a human services practice setting and/or
as an instructor in human services.
• Post-secondary teaching or industry training experience in human services,
conducting training sessions or conducting professional development workshops,
and/or other continuing education seminars (e.g. human services, etc.).
• Greater than three years of recent experience in a human services practice
setting and/or as an instructor in human services
• Experience with clinical supervision
• Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
• Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery
• Community College teaching or training experience preferred.
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:
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
Department/Job Specific Requirements
The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within
the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter:
(additional training may be added as needed)
• Reporting Requirements
• Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX
• Safety/Shooter on Campus
• Personal Information Protection Training (PIP)
• Ethics and Social Responsibility
• eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
• eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid
delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
Specific Departmental Requirements:
• Stay abreast of CDC standards for employees, students, and visitors.
Physical Activity: Long periods of standing and or walking
Environmental Hazard(s): <15%
Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Stoop, bend, squat, lift, reach overhead
1. Criminal history checks with acceptable results are required.
2. Requires some evening and weekend hours
3. Must work at some off campus and community locations.
4. Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Posting Type Faculty
Posting Number 2021-040-REG-P
Open Date 10/07/2021
Close Date 11/06/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a Master's degree or higher in a Human Services discipline such as counseling, psychology, social work or marriage and family therapy from a regionally accredited college/university?
Do you have Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) certification?
Do you have three years of recent experience in a human services practice setting and/or as an instructor in human services?
Do you have post-secondary teaching or industry training experience in human services, conducting training sessions or conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars (e.g. human services, etc.)?
Documents Needed To Apply