Adjunct Faculty - Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)

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Role Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)



Working Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)


Northern VA Community College


NV280-Provost Medical Educ Ctr

Work Location:

Fairfax County - 059

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Emergency/Essential Personnel:


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Full Time or Part Time:

Part Time

Work Schedule:

Varies based on class schedules.

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Job Description:

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

Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and/or spring semesters and/or up to 8 credit hours during the summer session. Teaching load is based on student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend depending on program scheduling. The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment.

Adjunct instructors are needed to teach Diagnostic Medical Sonography courses offered at the Northern Virginia Community College Medical Education Campus in Springfield, Virginia. Courses may cover a variety of topics in general (abdominal and ob/gyn), vascular, pediatric, musculoskeletal, or breast sonography; and/or echocardiography per program needs.

NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs. This recruitment is being filled, contingent upon availability of funds.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:

Required KSAs:
Knowledge of instructional technologies (e.g. Canvas). Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills. Skilled in teaching lecture, online/hybrid, and/or hands-on laboratory courses.

Minimum Qualifications:
Current professional registry credential such as RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RVS, or RCS. A minimum of 2 years of full-time related occupational experience as a Sonographer preferable within the last 3 years. Bachelor’s degree in the teaching or related/similar field or an Associate’s degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competencies or a combination of equivalent related education and experience with demonstrated competencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Multiple professional registry credentials (e.g. RDMS abdomen and ob/gyn, RDMS and RVT, RVT and RDCS, etc.); prior teaching experience.

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Required Travel:

No required travel is needed for this position.

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Recruitment Type:


Number of Vacancies:

Varies based on class needs

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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Background Check Statement Disclaimer:

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.

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 Virginia Community College System is accepting applications for the following position: Go to for more information and to apply. Applications only accepted online. Full background check required. The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Part Time