Adjunct Faculty Biology (AL)

Employer
Northern Virginia Community College
Location
Alexandria City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 1, 2021

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Role Title   

Role Code   

FLSA   Non-Exempt

Pay Band   

Working Title   Adjunct Faculty Biology (AL)

Position Number   

Agency   Northern VA Community College

Division   NV280-Provost Alexandria

Work Location   Alexandria - 510

Hiring Range   Commensurate with experience and rank

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 based on 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 .

To teach all levels of Biology at the Alexandria campus.

Teach Biology particularly Bio 101 and Bio 102, to a diverse student population including majors and non-majors. Provide advising for students. Attend relevant professional development opportunities.

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   

Strong English language communications skills. Ability to use learning management system such as Canvas or Blackboard.

Applicants must have a Master's degree from an accredited institution plus 18 credits in Biology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications   
PhD in Biology is preferred. Experience teaching various modes including hybrid is a plus. Experience teaching a diverse student population. College-level and community college teaching experience preferred.

Operation of a State Vehicle   No

Supervises Employees   No

Required Travel   
No Travel is required for this position

Posting Number   ADJ_227P

Recruitment Type   Public

Number of Vacancies   varies based on class availablity

Position End Date (if temporary)   

Job Open Date   09/08/2021

Job Close Date   

Open Until Filled   No

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/31288

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited university or college, with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Biology or related field.?
    • 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
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
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