Cosmetology Instructor Cosmetology Instructor



The Cosmetology instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instruction/training practices in the field of Cosmetology. Responsibilities include preparation, conducting beautician courses as assigned. This includes but is not limited to developing lessons and facilitating student learning in a salon setting, supervise students' progress, track supplies inventory, and share knowledge of new techniques. Teaching assignments may include safety, hair cutting, hair coloring and styling, hair and scalp treatment, sanitation, skin and nail care, chemicals relaxing, permanent waving, hair tinting and bleaching, salon experience and preparing students for state licensing exams. A minimum of 40 hours weekly is require.

Seward County Community College serves as an important link to higher education in the remote corner of Southwest Kansas, serving a student population of which around 70% is first int their families to attend college. More than half identified as Hispanic. We draw students from a five-state service area. The success full candidate must be acculturated to the community and demographic flavors of the rural Midwest.


Cosmetology Certificate required. Associate degree or above preferred. Current Kansas Cosmetology License and Kansas Cosmetology Instructor's License required. Six to two years as a cosmetologist experience required. Teaching experience, good communications, and record-keeping skills a plus.


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Commensurate to education and experience

Position Status:  Full-time

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled          

Preferred Start Date:  January 04, 2022 

  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. For the employment application form click HERE
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copies of transcripts  and certifications


**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Cosmetology Instructor

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Campus

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