Funeral Services Education Program Director/Instructor (Full-time) - Military veterans preferred

Columbus Technical College (


  full-time   employee

United States

Columbus Technical College is seeking an individual to serve as the Program Director for the Funeral Service Education program. Under general supervision, the program director will teach curriculum, evaluate student learning, and remain knowledgeable about trends and changes in Funeral Service Education. Resumes and/or curriculum vitae should reflect evidence of ongoing professional development and two or more years of experience in the discipline. Applicants are expected to be innovative, maintain high standards of competence and professionalism in the discipline, work with a diverse student population, and have effective communication skills. Applicants must be able to teach a variety of methodologies including face-to-face, online, hybrid, and video conferencing. Additionally, this program requires day, afternoon, and evening scheduling. This position is full-time/exempt.
Please note the following information regarding this position:
a) May be required to teach high school students
b) May require teaching on or off campus throughout our service delivery area (Muscogee County, Stewart County, Quitman County, Chattahoochee County, Harris County, and Talbot County)
c) May require travel

Prepares and plans for instruction and delivers instruction to students in the Funeral Service Education program;
Develops program syllabi, goals and objectives;
Evaluates students' progress in attaining goals and objectives;
Requests and maintains supplies and equipment and prepares budget requests;
Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports;
Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training area;
Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students' instructional program and other issues;
Assists with recruitment, retention and job placement efforts.
Sustain American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) accreditation

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university
Must be willing to earn a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university within 5 years of hiring.
Must be a graduate of a funeral service education program accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).
Must hold a valid Georgia Funeral Director's license.
Must hold a valid Georgia Embalmer's license.
A minimum of two years paid work experience in-field within the past seven years.
Excellent human-relations, interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills required.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include state holidays, annual leave, and sick leave, State of Georgia Retirement, Health and Flexible Benefits Program.

Application Deadline
Applications accepted until filled. Applicants must submit a Columbus Technical College employment application online at: and upload a cover letter, resume and copy of transcript(s) at time of application (Incomplete submissions will not be considered). **Please note: All references will be checked prior to employment offer. Post offer requirements will include a criminal background check and motor vehicle records check. **