PT Instructor-Substance Abuse Counselor (Continuing Education)

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled PT Instructor-Substance Abuse Counselor (Continuing Education)
PVA Number PT-069
Employment Type Part Time (PT)
Hourly Rate Commensurate with Qualifications
Minimum Required Education/Training

• Bachelor degree with a major in Psychology, Social Work or other closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

• Substance Abuse Counselor Intern (SACI) or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Minimum Required Experience

• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the field of healthcare overall, and behavioral health/substance abuse specifically.

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

• Master’s degree with a major in Psychology, Social Work or other closely related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants

• Classes may be held downtown, North Campus or Surf City Center. Typically the class meets in the evenings.

• This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
• Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Application Deadline 02/26/2018

Extended Job Description


To provide classroom and/or online instruction to students enrolled in the Substance Abuse Counseling class provided through Continuing Education.

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 the Associate Dean of Continuing Education
• 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/or on-line instruction to students. Classes typically meet 2-3 times per week day or evening. Time for each class is 3 to 3 ½ hrs.
• Prepare course syllabus in accordance with the NC Combined Course Library, lesson plans and schedule classroom activities. Modify as needed.
• Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
• Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and changes as needed
• 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
• May be asked to provide coverage for other Instructors on an as needed basis
• Participate in student related activities including graduation and/or completion of the program
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge of

• Professional skills, knowledge and attributes within the Substance Abuse Counseling field. These include, but are not limited to: criteria for certification; curriculum requirements for the 270 hours of didactic component of the certification process; private and public agency employment requirements; teaching to a diverse student base, etc.
• 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

Ability To

• Work independently in the absence of supervision
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions
• Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, 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
o Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
• 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 02/09/2018
Open Until Filled No

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
    • In Progress for 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. * Do you have a current and valid SACI or CSAC?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * 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)
  5. Please specify details, if applicable

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * 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
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Training Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents 1