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'sAbility to work with a diverse student populationExcellent interpersonal skillsExellent analytical skillsExcellent oral/written communication skillsAbility to use instructional technologyRequired Qualifications:Bachelorâ™s degree in the teaching field or an Associateâ™s degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competencies.A minimum of 2 years of full-time or full-time equivalent occupational experience related to the teaching fieldProfessional licensure and/or occupational certification (if required to practice in the applicable occupation)
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.