[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Faculty - Geology, Thomas Nelson Community College, Virginia

Christine Wiedinmyer Christine.Wiedinmyer at Colorado.EDU
Mon Apr 15 15:10:38 MDT 2019


Position Information
Working Title
Adjunct Faculty - Geology
Role Title
Adjunct Professor - 01011
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.
Job Type Detail
Wage/Adjunct Faculty- W-2
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?
Hiring Range
$604 - $1,011 per credit hour. Commensurate with e
Thomas Nelson Comm College (293)
Agency Website
Click Here to Apply<http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/145449>
Hampton - 650

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Does this position have telework options?
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference
Type of Recruitment
General Public - G
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Job Description
Thomas Nelson seeks faculty to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 8 credit hours during the summer semester. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Applicants will be part of a standing pool which the College will draw on as scheduling needs dictate. The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend. This position will teach Geology classes such as Physical Geology, Oceanography I and II, and Historical Geology. Essential functions: * Design and delivery of instruction for day and evening classes. * Responsible for student assessment and grading. * Maintains adequate on-campus presence. * Provides timely communication with students, staff and administrators of the College.
Minimum Qualifications
* Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in a geoscience related field. * Have a passion for the discipline and a commitment to a student-centered philosophy in support of academic excellence for diverse groups of learners. * Excellent interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team. * Willingness to serve the needs of traditional and non-traditional students from a variety of backgrounds and age groups. * Ability to modify when appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs. * Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning. * Adopt methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes. * Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. * Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines. * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Experience and/or strong interest in teaching and inspiring adult learners to fulfill the College's mission to change lives and empower students to succeed.
Preferred Qualifications
* Experience doing field work and teaching in out-of-classroom and non-traditional settings. * Community college teaching experience. * Teaching experience in online or hybrid, and traditional face to face classroom modalities. * Demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard/Canvas) with ability to use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience. * Demonstrated ability to measure, assess and align student outcomes within courses or programs.
Special Requirements

Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants must submit an online application for this position by visiting the following web site: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Thomas Nelson does not accept applications by mail, fax or e-mail. Failure to provide a complete application package may decrease the opportunity for interview selection or disqualify the application. *Complete application packages will include:* * Online application: A resume will not substitute for a completed on-line State application. Applicants are encouraged to fully represent their qualifications on the application and must include complete information in all sections. * Cover letter * Resume * Unofficial copes of college transcripts. All transcripts from foreign institutions of higher education must be verified by an evaluation agency. * Three professional references with current telephone numbers. * Three letters of recommendation ? Preferred, to include a former supervisor, former colleague and a character reference, no relatives. These should be uploaded to the online application system under ?Other Documents??. If you are having difficulty uploading your transcripts or letters of recommendation, please contact the Human Resources Department. The system will only allow you to upload a total file size maximum of 2 MB. Please scan your documents and upload them as a single PDF file. BACKGROUND CHECK STATEMENT: The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive background investigation, which may include: criminal history, employment verification, verification of education and professional reference checks. Thomas Nelson Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or other non-merit factors in its programs and activities.
Optional Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Required Applicant Documents

Contact Information

Human Resources Department
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Thomas Nelson Community College Human Resources Department 99 Thomas Nelson Drive Hampton, VA 23666

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