Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!
A full-time faculty/program director position at Davidson County Community College is a nine-month position, with the faculty/program director's primary efforts focused on teaching and learning, academic excellence and student success. The faculty/program director is responsible for program effectiveness, including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning and development. The faculty/director has a role in management of the program including administration and budget development. The Pharmacy Technology program is accredited American Society of Health-System Pharmacists ("ASHP") and the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education ("ACPE"). In addition, a faculty/program director is responsible for engaging in professional development and promoting the College mission, vision, and values. Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
Actively embracing and promoting the College mission, vision and values by:
Maintaining professionalism in the DCCC community.
Becoming involved in the culture of the College through participation in College initiatives, activities and committees.
Adhering to all College policies and processes.
Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, innovation, and an openness to change.
Engaging in activities that promote recruitment, retention, and student success.
Supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization.
Engaging in activities that support advancement of identified academic priorities.
Fostering student success through:
Demonstrating the College's Guiding Teaching Principles of effective teaching that:
facilitate student learning to meet the requirements of a changing global economy;
is inspirational, providing clear expectations for students regarding learning goals, course policies and assignments;
encourage students to engage in critical thinking, reflective reasoning, problem solving, collaboration and application;
help students understand how course content is relevant to them and their community throughout their lives, preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities;
foster a collegial and dynamic process in which faculty share and learn strategies and approaches focused on improving student learning; and
infuse a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources and student success.
Ensuring timely, consistent, and feedback and accurate record keeping in support of student success.
Fostering equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning.
Integrating appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success.
Engaging collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision-making to continually improve courses and programs.
Collaborating with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion.
Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education.
Teach at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet the scheduling needs of students and programs.
Participate in activities necessary to maintain program accreditation through ASHP and ACPE.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or an Associate's degree with the expectation of completing a Bachelor's degree
Licensed pharmacist or nationally certified pharmacy technician
Minimum of five years of full-time experience as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician in pharmacy practice
Current licensure or registration to practice in North Carolina
Current continuing education in the field of pharmacy and/or education
Current member of state and national pharmacy or pharmacy education associations
Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment.
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
Collaborating and facilitating
Creating and innovating
Anticipating and responding to change
Providing vision and leadership
Assessment of student learning
Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
Teaching experience in a community college Pharmacy Technology program
Work experience in an accredited Pharmacy Technology program.
Experience with online instruction.
About Davidson County Community College
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.