Faculty, Mathematics

Thomas Nelson Community College
Hampton, Virginia
Mar 15, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Faculty - Mathematics

Role Title: Faculty - Teaching

Hiring Range: Minimum starting salary $43,776 - Commensurate with experience and corresponding rank in the VCCS.

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)


Job Description

Thomas Nelson Community College changes lives, empowers students to succeed, and enhances the social and economic vitality of the region through high quality education and workforce training, excellent service, and innovative partnerships.

Faculty are required to provide instruction, support, assessment, and mentorship to Thomas Nelson Community College’s students. Faculty are required to fully participate in the mission and community of the college. The major emphasis shall be on teaching, by working with students in classrooms, distance learning, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities to help the students develop their interests and abilities to the fullest capacity to become better persons, better workers, and better citizens.

Duties and responsibilities

Teaching Load

Teach 15 credit hours per semester, which may include classes at the Hampton or Historic Triangle campuses and/or off-site locations; on-campus and online classes; day, evening, and/or weekend classes. Contribute high levels of energy, engagement, creativity, and leadership to the teaching and learning environment.

Professional Activities and Contributions

Design, develop, and assess curriculum. Serve in the role of a faculty mentor for students, and contribute to College governance and to service. Collaborate in a diverse and collegial organizational culture with high standards for performance. Remain current in the academic discipline and in trends in teaching through professional development, further education, and/or scholarship.

Office Hours

To promote the availability of faculty to work with individual students, all full-time faculty members are required to post on or near their office doors a minimum of 10 hours per week as office hours to be available to work with students on their individual academic and occupational problems

Additional Activities/ Temporary Assignment

Additional activities include committee work, student activities, community activities, student advising, and professional activities. Teaching Faculty may be temporarily assigned non-teaching duties.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Mathematics with 18 graduate semester hours in pure or applied Mathematics from a regionally accredited institution. (Mathematics courses related to pedagogy or intended for K-12 licensure do not qualify.) Demonstrated teaching excellence. Demonstrated proficiency in using instructional technologies or learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard). Excellent communication and leadership skills. Have a clear understanding of, and commitment to serving the needs of traditional and non-traditional students. Demonstrated abilities to measure, assess and align student outcomes within courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Community college teaching experience. Teaching experience in online or hybrid, and traditional face to face classroom modalities. Experience in teaching a combination of the following courses: Developmental Mathematics, Mathematics Essentials, Technical Mathematics, Fundamentals of Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Statistical Reasoning, Precalculus I/II, Statistics, Applied Calculus, Calculus I, II, III, Differential Equations, or Linear Algebra. Proof of U.S. Citizenship is preferred.

Special Requirements

Hours of Duty: Will vary, some evenings and weekend may be required

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2019.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants must submit an online application for this position by visiting the following website: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/142066. 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 related to the degree requirement. 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.


Contact Information

Thomas Nelson Community College

Human Resources Department

99 Thomas Nelson Drive

Hampton, VA 23666


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