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Part-Time Workforce Development - Dog Grooming Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

• Class will be held in the evenings, 2-3 nights per week. Location to be determined in New Hanover or Pender County. • Requires 3 letters of recommendation and/or references from current supervisor and previous supervisors.

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled Part-Time Workforce Development - Dog Grooming Instructor
PVA Number PT 17-052
Employment Type Part Time (PT)
Hourly Rate $25.00/hr
Minimum Required Education/Training

• High school diploma or Equivalent
• Apprenticeship or intern with an experienced groomer

Minimum Required Experience

• Currently employed as a groomer
• 10 years experience as a dog or pet groomer

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

• Certified Dog Groomer or Master Dog Groomer certificate through the National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA)
• Associates Degree in related field

Special Instructions to Applicants

• Class will be held in the evenings, 2-3 nights per week. Location to be determined in New Hanover or Pender County.
• Requires 3 letters of recommendation and/or references from current supervisor and previous supervisors.

Application Deadline

Extended Job Description


To provide classroom instruction through lecture, demonstration, laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions, and testing to guide students through the dog grooming.

Employees within this class are distinguished from the Program Director and Full-time Faculty by the performance of basic and general instructional duties. Employees at this level receive instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.

Supervision Received/Exercised

• Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from Workforce Development Coordinator and the Director of Customized Training and Workforce Development
• May occasionally receive general supervision from full-time instructional staff
• Exercises no supervision

Essential Functions

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
• Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
• Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
• Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
• Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
• Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
• Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to: class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
• Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions

• Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
• Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge of

• Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures
• Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
• Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment
• Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration
• History of grooming
• Breeds and breed standards
• Grooming techniques and practical application
• Emergency pet care and first aid
• Industry insight and education

Ability To

• Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
• Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
o Making observations
o Reading and writing
o Communicating with others
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
o Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
• Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
o Making sound decisions
o Responding to questions
o Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/29/2017
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than High School
    • High School or Equivalent
    • One Year of College
    • Vocational Diploma
    • Two Years of College
    • Associate Degree
    • Three/Four Years of College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • In Progress for Master's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • In Progress for Doctoral Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Please describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please indicate your referral source
    • Job Posting/Employee at CFCC
    • NC Employment Security Commissions
    • Job Posting at Other College/University
    • Newspaper (please list below)
    • Internet Site (please list below)
    • Other (please list below)
  4. Please specify details, if applicable

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I UNDERSTAND that CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE requires a complete description of work history with all employment experience detailed to be considered for employment. I have included all of this information within my application. (If you haven't completed the application requirements, please return to your application to finish before submitting your application. Applications will be considered incomplete if "see resume" is indicated on your work history.)
    • Yes, I understand and have fully completed all requirements.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Documents 1
  5. Training Certification