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World Languages Adjunct

Employer
Northern Virginia Community College
Location
Trade, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Role Title   

Role Code   

FLSA   Non-Exempt

Pay Band   

Working Title   World Languages Adjunct

Position Number   

Agency   Northern VA Community College

Division   NV280-Provost Alexandria

Work Location   Alexandria - 510

Hiring Range   Commensurate with education and experience

Emergency/Essential Personnel   No

EEO Category   I-Faculty

Full Time or Part Time   Part Time

Does this position have telework options?   

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?   

Work Schedule   

Varies with class schedules.

Sensitive Position   No

Job Description   

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream "Leader College," NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA's Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation's capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports .

The World Languages Department in the Languages, Arts and Social Sciences division at the Alexandria Campus is inviting qualified part-time faculty to teach Japanese, Spanish, Russian, French, or Chinese language courses for potential openings in the daytime, evening, and/ or online for the upcoming academic year and beyond.
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 upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, weekend or online.
If you are interested in a position when one becomes available, please submit your application.

Special Assignments   
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications   

Commitment to communicate in the target language 90% or more of the time during instruction.

Adept knowledge of instructional technologies

Excellent interpersonal and native or near-native oral and written English skills

Excellent interpersonal and native or near-native oral and written skills in the language of instruction

Ability to work with a diverse student population

Diligence in submitting required grades, attendance records and other college forms in a timely fashion.

A Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the language of instruction

Experience using current, student-centered teaching methods, and integrating technology appropriately into language learning

Experience in teaching traditional, hybrid and/or online classes

Preferred Qualifications   
A track record of effective community college or K-12 teaching experience is preferred.

Hybrid teaching experience preferred.

Experience with both on-campus and online teaching is preferred.

Experience teaching in a diverse college setting

Experience with Canvas, or another learning management system

Operation of a State Vehicle   No

Supervises Employees   No

Required Travel   
No required travel

Posting Number   ADJ_231P

Recruitment Type   Public

Number of Vacancies   varies depending on classes

Position End Date (if temporary)   

Job Open Date   01/29/2021

Job Close Date   

Open Until Filled   Yes

Agency Website   https://www.nvcc.edu/

Contact Name   

Email   

Phone Number   

Special Instructions to Applicants   

Additional Information   

Background Check Statement Disclaimer   

The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement   

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement   

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Governor's Mandate Message   

Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional details regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirements will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.

E-Verify Statement   
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/31350

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Do you have a Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Spanish, French, Chinese, or Russian? If so, which one(s)?
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Describe your experience working with a diverse population.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Do you have experience in teaching traditional, hybrid and/or online classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have experience using current, student-centered teaching methods, and integrating technology appropriately into language learning?
    • Yes
    • No
  • I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No


  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
  • Sample Lesson Plan
  • Sample Syllabus
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