Position title
Instructor - Cosmetology



NOTE:  Only applicants interested in part-time teaching assignments should apply to this posting as no full-time positions will be filled from this applicant pool. This announcement is for the purpose of collecting applications for part-time, temporary, as-needed instructors only and does not necessarily indicate a current part-time instructor need.  Applicants will be contacted only when a part-time instructor need is identified and qualifications match the needs of the college.  Instructors are hired on a semester only basis and have no guarantee of continued employment.   

**Please Note: An applicant may redact any information on an unofficial transcript that reveals years of attendance, date of graduation, or age.**

**Please Note: Pueblo Community College is not able to provide sponsorship for applicants who do not currently have the legal right to work in the United States or require transfer of a Visa.**

**Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.**

Department/Division Purpose:

The mission of the Cosmetology Department at Pueblo Community College is to provide each student with the ability to prepare qualified students to successfully complete the State of Colorado Cosmetology examination, to become licensed Barbers, Cosmetologists, Nail Technicians, Hairstylist and/or Estheticians.  The Cosmetology department of Pueblo Community College strives to provide theory, lab, and clinical within in the scope of practices in the fields of barbering, cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics, and hairstyling  learning experiences that respect the diversity of our students.

Job Summary Statement:

All job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement. This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Open Pathway is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations. Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Pueblo Community College (PCC) believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. PCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. We are seeking a leader committed to these same ideals.

This position specifically exists to provide classroom, laboratory, or related instruction under the supervision of the Department Chair and is responsible for planning and providing student instruction in accordance with approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards. Instructor must adhere to the laws, policies, procedures, rules, and applications which govern and affect the college, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.

Absences will be minimal and only for appropriate cause; notification of Department Chair is required. Instructor must work with the Faculty Chair to provide coverage or obtain approval for class cancelation according to PCC policy. Refer to PCC Operational Procedures and Protocols for further information.

Instructors are expected to model professionalism in dress, action, and communication. Accordingly, instructors are obliged to respond professionally to constructive feedback and to follow the chain of command in resolving conflicts.


Job Duties

Essential Functions:

  • Teaches courses as assigned within instructor work load guidelines and meets all scheduled classes unless the class has been canceled or with the permission of the Chairperson.  May attend scheduled department, division, or college meetings.  May be offered opportunity to serve as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences as determined by Department Chair, Coordinator, or Dean. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and instructor workload policy.
  • Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses.
  • Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of the approved program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues.
  • Participates, as appropriate, in college-wide assessment of student learning activities and/or projects.
  • Assists, as appropriate, in program reviews and evaluation process required by internal/external sources.
  • May attend all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings, or as required by contract or Chair, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the instructor is excused by the chair/supervisor or Dean.

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Job Location
900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO, 81004
Job Type
Employment Type
$49.64 Per hour
Date posted
August 15, 2023
Valid through
October 13, 2023
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