Job Description:Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in the designated discipline/field of study to students from a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Teaching may include a variety of formats: face to face, remote, and online. Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 8 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based on student enrollment and staffing needs. The adjunct faculty contract contains no expectation or guarantee of continued employment.Duties and Tasks:Teach specific classes in the designated discipline.Develop course syllabi and instructional materials.Maintain records, assign grades, and assess student progress.Adhere to policies, procedures, and regulations of NOVA and the VCCS.Maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization.Essential Functions: As a part of the primary responsibility to provide quality instruction, the College expects each faculty member to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports routinely; teach the prescribed courses of study with the established texts; and adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations.
KSA'sSkilled in teaching and facilitation for large and small groupsOutstanding oral and written communication skills, to include the development of letters, memos, and course materials and the ability to present to large and small audiencesAbility to collaborate on the development, assessment and reporting of student learning outcomes and other assessment measuresKnowledge of, and skill in, computer usage including Microsoft Office, e-mail, student information systems, Learning Management Systems (CANVAS), Adobe Acrobat Reader, social media and use of the Internet to complete research. Knowledge of current pedagogy for providing instruction around college success skillsAbility to collect and report SLO and CLO dataAbility to understand, disseminate, interpret, and communicate College policies and regulations using approved and accepted processes and practicesInformed of current equity issues in community collegesAbility to participate in annual and periodic professional development required for faculty in this discipline of Student Development.Required Qualifications:Masterâ™s Degree and 18 graduate credit hours in higher education, counseling, psychology, social work or human services; or a Master's degree in any field and significant experience teaching or training large groups in secondary, post-secondary or organizational environment
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.