Position title
Carpentry Instructor

Summary of Position

Red Rocks Community College is looking for carpentry professionals to join our team of Instructors for our Lakewood Campus. Courses include Carpentry Basics, Forms and Foundations, Interior and Exterior/Interior Trim, and more.

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

Part-time Instructors provide instructional duties for the College in their respective areas of expertise. They report to the department chair within the discipline and do not have any supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities include instruction, student assessment, and other related instructional duties. Instructional delivery may include face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Classes may be held days, evenings, and weekends.

The Instructor must be patient and respectful, while also providing their expectations for what is considered acceptable work. The Instructor must display dedication to the class as well as the goals of the program.

This posting will be used to fill multiple part-time Instructor vacancies. Finalist must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace, including for online courses.

Essential Responsibilities

Essential Functions: 

  • Classroom Instruction

Required to meet all class periods and start and end classes promptly. Teach assigned curriculum and make use of required texts and materials. Provide students with a complete syllabus before the first day of class that includes information on course description, objectives, assignments, grading policies, and contact information. Provide data on student attendance (no-shows, last day of attendance, etc.), promptly. Use technology to facilitate learning including meeting the required minimum standards for the use of the College learning management system Desire2Learn (D2L).

  • Student Assessment (Grading)

Maintain updated and accurate grading records in D2L and submit all final grades by the due date in the college student information system, Banner. Provide consistent and timely feedback to students regarding progress and grades on assignments.

  • Planning

Prepare for each class meeting and consider learning strategies that address diverse learning styles and a diverse community college student population. Class content and assessment methods should relate to course objectives. Learn new guidelines and procedures for state and national certification requirements.   

  • Communication

Respond timely to students and RRCC staff every 24-48 hours during the class term and for at least one week after grades are submitted. Attend department staff meetings throughout the semester as scheduled. Provide updates to the department chair.

Ancillary Duties -
Instructors can participate in professional development opportunities provided through the department, the college, or the Colorado Community College System.

**Payment is based on the credit hour/contact hour and class ratio as assigned to you by the department chair. RRCC starts at $1572.86/credit hour.

Please note that employment with the Colorado Community College System is limited to in-state residents. Selected candidates will be need to be, or be willing to become, state residents before employment can begin.
For a full announcement, requirements, and employment applications instructions, please click below:
Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$$1572.86/credit hour
Date posted
February 13, 2024
Valid through
April 12, 2024
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