Adjunct Faculty - Welding - Manassas

Northern Virginia Community College
Prince William - 153
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details



Working Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Welding - Manassas


Northern VA Community College


NV280-Provost Manassas

Work Location:

Prince William - 153

Hiring Range:

commensurate per rank per VCCS criteria.

Emergency/Essential Personnel:


EEO Category:


Full Time or Part Time:

Part Time

Work Schedule:

Varies according to class schedules, day, evening, weekend

Sensitive Position:


Job Description:

Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in a classroom environment to students with a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences.

Teach a variety of welding classes at the Manassas campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Courses may be taught during daytime, evening and/ or Saturday hours. Potential applicants must have good communication skills. Will be working with students from different age brackets, backgrounds, and ability levels.

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.

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:

Required KSAs:

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with SMAW, GMAW, GTAW processes.
  • OXY-Fuel and plasma arc capability.
  • Machine set up and troubleshooting skills.
  • Will be required to demonstrate welding ability.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent; at least 5 years of FT (or FT equivalent) welding experience in the industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience preferred
  • AWS certified welder (present or past)
  • Canvas or other LMS experience
  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft Word and Office

Operation of a State Vehicle:


Supervises Employees:


Required Travel:


Posting Number:


Recruitment Type:


Number of Vacancies:

Varies according to class schedules.

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Agency Website:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In your cover letter, kindly state when you would be available to start teaching for NOVA. 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. The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment. Only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered. Responses to supplemental questions must be verifiable in your application and resume. Providing false or inaccurate answers to supplemental questions will result in the immediate disqualification of your application.

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:

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.

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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Working at Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America’s largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. With over 130 degree, certificate and workforce programs NOVA helps to prepare students to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution. Learn more about Northern Virginia Community College at 

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