Cosmetology Instructor

California, United States
$57,635.00 - $77,843.00
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time




Cosmetology Instructor

Salary Range: Salary Range: $57,635- $77,843/yr. Initial salary placement is commensurate with experience and educational background.




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Job Description Summary

The Cosmetology Instructor provides a variety of lecture and laboratory instruction for all levels of cosmetology, manicuring and esthetician students and advanced classes for licensed cosmetologists.


Duties & Responsibilities

Teaching schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment.


Instructors are expected to use and keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives.


• Provide class instruction in accordance with established course outlines.

• Inform students via syllabi concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.

• Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel records, and submits them according to published deadlines.

• Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and promptly returns them to students.

• Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy.

• Participate in faculty discussions on curriculum, teaching-learning techniques and teaching materials.

• Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees. Develop and revise courses in the discipline.


The Instructor is also responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to, the following:


• Teaching, teaching preparation, maintenance of office hours and student advising, and maintenance of student rosters, class records and grade completion in accordance with District policy and procedures;

• Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum development, evaluation and revision, and selecting appropriate instructional materials, and working with administrators and other faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program;

• Participation in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the College and District;

• Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in discipline and teaching methodology;

• Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working with administrators and other faculty, as part of course development and depending on need, by participating in an industry advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental education partners—such as high school, adult school and other colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline, etc.); and

• Performing other related duties as assigned by the College.


Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of professional experience;




2. Possession of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of professional experience.





May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Cosmetology.


(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).




5. The equivalent qualifications.

(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)




6. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.


Desirable Qualifications

• Current license issued by the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

• Significant and successful industry work experience related to the teaching assignment.

• Ability to adapt instruction to students with widely varying academic backgrounds and to provide

instructional strategies and resources for adapting to cultural diversity within the student population.

• Completion of course work in professional education/teaching methods.

• Membership in related professional organization(s).

• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with individuals

from diverse cultures.


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