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Requisition Number 030055340ISCO71141
Post Date 7/1/2014
Location Virginia College - Richmond
Title Instructor - Adjunct - Cosmetology
City Richmond
State VA

Education Corporation of America owns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as Online from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located.

We provide educational opportunities in business, administrative, management, medical, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the job market in the career areas of their choice. It is our goal to specialize in those areas for which the job growth potential is expected to be the highest. Our hallmark is personalized, practical, real-world instruction that best prepares the student for his or her future while meeting the needs of employers. And we pledge to accomplish that in an encouraging, resourceful and enabling atmosphere.

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You’re a self-confident individual who enjoys taking initiatives and making things happen.  You are a responsive person who is open with others.  You like a job well done with the allotted time in which to accomplish it.  If these behaviors sound like you then we can provide an opportunity for you to exercise your unique skill sets and make a major impact in your community as a Cosmetology Instructor.

A good instructor loves to make a difference in the lives of students.  It’s hard work.  You must be an innovator, researcher, encourager, motivator, and sometimes counselor.  You must have compassion, patience, diligence, and a thick skin all for the inner satisfaction of having helped shape someone’s future.  In other words, you have to love teaching to be an instructor.

As the Cosmetology Instructor, you will interact with students, the Academic Dean and Program Director.  You should possess good interpersonal skills in relating to students, and other faculty members, Career Services and Enrollment Specialists.


·          Develop the syllabus for each course assigned based on ACICS and department criteria.  The syllabus is to include learning objectives expressed in behavioral terms.

·          Distribute the syllabus to the Academic Dean, the Program Director and to each student at the first scheduled class session.

·          Teach the depth and scope of the class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog and relate the instructions to careers and employer expectations.

·          Prepare and grade examinations based upon course objectives, publish exam schedule, and return all assignments in a time manner.

·          Implement evaluation for outcomes assessment, and achieve established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction.

·          Work creatively in all classes, encouraging students, and maintain satisfactory retention.

·          Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of instruction.

·          Leave the classroom or laboratory clean, organized, and ready for the next user.

·          Submit final grades for all students on the class roster at the designated time.

·          Accurately maintain attendance records in accordance with the Attendance Policy, submit class roster daily, maintain a separate record of attendance and grades that is clearly labeled and turned in at the end of the term.

·          Call all students who are absent and submit written reports of pertinent information to the Program Director.

·          Attend faculty meetings, in-service meetings, graduation and other college events as required by the College.

·          Dress professionally in accordance with faculty dress code.

·          Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


The duties and responsibilities above are intended to describe the general requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

Your time will be spent participating in the following activities:

·          75% - Student Interaction

·          15%  - Grading/Preparing and Portal Activities

·          5% - Communications

·          5% - Required In-service/meetings/Continuing Education


·          Cosmetology License

·          Instructor’s License (in states where required)

·          At least two years of work as a cosmetologist

·          Academic and experiential qualification AND the certification(s) related to the field of study



·          Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects

·          Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things

·          The ability to communicate information and ideas, written and verbal, so others will understand

·          Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems

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