CWC is hiring a Business Instructor

    Business Instructor

    Salary: Depends on Qualifications
    Location: Riverton
    Job Type: Full-Time
    Department: Business, Tech, Health, Safety
    Opening Date: 03/19/2024
    Additional Information

    This position description is not intended, and should not be construed, to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.


    Anticipated start date will be for academic year 2024-2025 beginning in August 2024.

    Position Summary
    Instructional faculty has the important responsibility of creating an innovative learning environment both inside and outside the classroom to inspire success and excellence in student learning. Instructional faculty members are also expected to adhere to professional standards and ethics.

    Examples of Duties

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Teach various business courses including business communication, finance, marketing, human relations, managing career.
    2. Provide an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary focused curriculum.
    3. Instructional competency including knowledge of business well as an ability to evaluate student progress.
    4. Be student focused.
    5. Works with CWC’s Admissions Department to recruit students into CWC’s business programs in particular and all programs.
    6. Participate in community outreach efforts as needed or desired.
    7. Use innovative pedagogies and emerging technology to enhance learning.
    8. Promote a collaborative learning environment that extends beyond the traditional classroom.
    9. Keep current on degree requirements in order to advise students majoring in business management and office support and other areas as necessary.
    10. Assist in department and program budget development and compliance.
    11. Actively participate in annual and five year academic program review(s) including assessment of student learning at the course, program and institution levels.
    12. Revise curriculum offerings as needed.
    13. Work with CWC BOCHES and high school business instructors to offer concurrent and/or dual credit courses within the CWC service area.
    14. Participates in college and university articulation conferences as required and attends department and division meetings.
    15. Share student information with other faculty and counselors when deemed appropriate, including progress reports, attendance records, etc.
    16. Post and maintain office hours.
    17. Represents division on college committees as required.
    18. Performs other reasonable or related duties as directed.

    Typical Qualifications

    Position Specifications and Minimum Qualifications 

    • Master’s degree in business, business administration or other directly related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • Specific coursework in the fields of business administration (BADM) and economics (ECON).


    • Two years’ experience in teaching in a classroom or on-line at a community college level or university.


    • None required.

    Equivalency Statement

    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Desired Qualifications 

    • Private sector business experience.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    1. Knowledge of discipline taught.
    2. Knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and assessment.
    3. Knowledge of various instructional pedagogies and technologies that enhance attainment of student learning outcomes.
    4. Commitment to exploring nontraditional approaches to education a comprehensive community college atmosphere.
    5. Knowledge of CWC policies, procedures and practices.
    6. Excellent knowledge and demonstrable ability to use personal computer software, preferably Microsoft applications.
    7. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
    8. Ability to relate to a broad range of students.
    9. Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both with the college and the community.
    10. Ability to organize, prioritize and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion within established deadlines.
    11. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to effectively identify and resolve problems.
    12. Ability to teach using technology in the classroom.
    13. Ability to maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues and supervisors.
    14. Ability to relate with a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner and be a team player.
    15. Ability to perform administrative/clerical duties such as: technical telephone usage, copying documents, learning new software programs, integrating Learning Management System into on-site and online classes, entering data—ex. grades, retention.
    16. Ability to apply communications skills in the areas of composing, editing, listening, presentations.
    17. Ability to teach various general business courses including various business courses including business communication, accounting, marketing, human relations, economics, managing career.
    18. Instructional competency including knowledge of various business courses including business communication, finance, marketing, human relations, managing career and practice, expertise in performance, and an ability to evaluate student progress.
    19. Ability to apply management skills in areas of procuring equipment, planning student projects, setting standards.
    20. Ability to apply public relations, research and technical skills in an instructional setting such as thinking on your feet, contacting people, long term projects, interviewing, originating new ideas, writing.
    21. Nature of relationships requires interaction exchange of information in the same department and outside of department.
    22. Required to participate on campus in semiannual CWC in-service.

    Level of Supervision 

    • Plans own time to meet predetermined schedules; work is subject to general supervision and review. Follows general instructions and directions and makes recommendations for own work and department area. Has some freedom of choice in approach to problems, methods of operations and the setting of goals and objectives.

    Working Environment 

    • Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally recognized disability.

    Equipment Used 

    • Performance of work requires operating a PC Computer, laptop, and other related instructional technology.

    Physical Requirements 

    • Sedentary work, up to ten pounds of force to exerting. Pulling, climbing, kneeling, lifting, grasping, standing particularly for sustained periods of time and/or sitting particularly for sustained periods of time (on-line instructing); extensive keyboarding and computer work; walking or moving about to accomplish tasks; talking including expressing or exchanging ideas; and hearing includes the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and seeing, the ability to perceive the nature of objects by the eye.

    Environmental Conditions 

    • Work is generally performed in a classroom or office setting.

    CWC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

    If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-855-2112 or email [email protected].

    We offer a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

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