VWCC Adjunct Faculty: English

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title VWCC Adjunct Faculty: English
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 06/12/2015
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Varies
Agency VA Western Community College (286)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Roanoke (City) - 770
Position Number AF309
Job Posting Number 0031198
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Hourly/Wage
Job Type Detail Wage/Adjunct Faculty- W-2
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Virginia Western, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Roanoke Valley, is accepting applications for part-time, English adjunct faculty positions on a continuous basis in the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Adjunct faculty positions are appointed on a course-by-course, semester basis as needed. Responsibilities include teaching developmental and/or college-level courses, which may include distance-learning, on- and off-campus courses during the day and evening, on weekdays and weekends. Faculty are expected to maintain currency in their teaching disciplines and trends in community college education.

Applications will be received and considered on a continuous basis, as openings occur. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until needed positions are filled and/or the closing date of our announcement.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess expert skills, knowledge, experience and education in the subject area and a history of successful teaching or related experience.

Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

All Adjunct Faculty positions require excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, experience writing syllabi and exams, as well as the ability to work with students of varying abilities from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. Experience with on-line teaching is a plus. Experience using technology in the classroom. Experience teaching in a college setting; experience at community college-level.

Special Requirements

Applicants who have degrees earned from educational institutions located outside of the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service prior to applying for Faculty positions. If the transcripts are in a foreign language, applicants also need to have their transcripts translated prior to applying for job opportunities at Virginia Western.

Applicants who have foreign transcripts may submit a copy of their transcript attached to the original transcript evaluation. Applicants are responsible for the costs associated with translation/evaluation services.

Unofficial transcripts may be provided as part of the application process. However, official transcripts are required of the selected candidate.

Selected applicant will be subject to criminal history, driving, and credit background checks as a condition of employment.

Documents verifying your identity and authorization to work in the United States must be presented upon employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Only complete, on-line applications will be accepted. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the seven-section, online application in order for the online application materials to receive full consideration during the recruitment process.

Submission of on-line application must also include a resume, cover letter and transcripts of all college work completed. An “other” document, such as a letter of reference or additional transcripts, is optional and may be included as part of the online application process.

We MUST receive copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions. If the transcripts are not attached to the on-line application, please provide in the transcript text field a written letter to indicate that the transcripts will be mailed or sent separately to fulfill this requirement of the online application process. The application will not be accepted without this “required” documentation.

Incomplete on-line applications will not be accepted. Materials submitted via regular e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person in lieu of the on-line application will not be considered. All documents must be received by 5:00 pm (EST) on the closing date.

For more specific information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, visit: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/hr/careeropenings.php. Questions about the on-line application process call 540-857-7282 or 857-7283.

Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. TTY: “711” or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Virginia Western is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 540-857-7282
Fax 540-857-6222
Email hrapps@virginiawestern.edu

Virginia Western Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
3093 Colonial AVE, SW
Roanoke VA 24015-4705

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Newspaper (Please specify below)
    • VEC
    • Agency Bulletin Board
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the media source (newspaper, radio/TV or Other) from question #3. If no response, type 'N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I understand that I must provide a copy of my college transcripts for ALL college work completed and that my application is considered incomplete until this information is received. (During this step of the process, unofficial transcripts will suffice.)
    • No Response - You are required to answer this question.
    • Yes, I understand and I have attached copies of the transcripts on-line.
    • Yes, I understand and copies of my transcripts will be mailed or faxed separately to Virginia Western.
    • Yes, I understand. I am currently employed by VWCC and my transcripts are on file.
    • Yes, I understand and I have requested that my transcripts be sent to VWCC.
  6. * Should I be selected and hired for this position, I am prepared to provide VWCC with "Official" Transcripts of all college work completed. I further understand that failure to provide the official transcripts, may result in delayed compensation.
    • No Response
    • Yes, I understand and I am prepared to send to VWCC, should I be hired for this position.
    • Yes, I understand and should I be hired, I will arrange for the transcripts to be sent.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document