Thomas Nelson Community College seeks dynamic, qualified individuals to join the faculty at the fourth largest community college in the Virginia Community College System. As a comprehensive community college, TNCC offers quality transfer degree programs, strong technical and pre-professional programs, and is known for its outreach to the community as a partner and leader in workforce development. The college also provides dual enrollment courses in partnership with local school divisions and developmental studies for students who need preparatory work to be successful in college-level coursework. Daytime, evening and weekend courses are taught at the Hampton, Southeast Center and Historic Triangle campus location as well as off-campus sites.
The college seeks candidates committed to the mission of the comprehensive community college and experienced in working with a diverse student population, including adult learners and at-risk students. The successful candidates will be committed to academic excellence and continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The college strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning. Outreach and service to the college community (developing partnerships, academic advising, and committee work and faculty governance) along with the ability to teach 15 credits per semester.
Responsibilities: Teach college composition and developmental reading and writing. Advise curricular students. Participate in course and curriculum development. Serve on college committees. Utilize high levels of energy, creativity and motivation to design and implement effective teaching and learning practices. Perform some administrative duties.
Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Successful leadership experience. Experience teaching developmental reading and writing. Specialization in rhetoric/composition.
Rank and Salary: $40,061 - $86,767. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
Starting Date: August 16, 2013
Application Process: You will need to submit an online application for this position by visiting the following website: http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/Central?search=293 .
We will only accept applications through this site. Complete application packages will include: an online application, cover letter, resume, personal copies of college transcripts related to the degree requirement, names of three professional references with current telephone numbers.
Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. A review of application materials will commence on February 28, 2013 or shortly thereafter. There is a 5-day minimum posting requirement. Faxed or e-mail applications will not be accepted. Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.
Thomas Nelson Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks applications from veterans, women and minority candidates.