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Adjunct Faculty - Allied Health Nursing Studies


Adjunct Faculty - Allied Health Nursing Studies

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/53628
  • Hampton, Virginia, United States
  • NURSING (Virginia Peninsula)
  • Virginia Peninsula Community College

Title: Adjunct Faculty - Allied Health Nursing Studies

Agency: Virginia Peninsula Community College

Location: Hampton - 650

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Additional Detail

Job Description:

Virginia Peninsula Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. It primarily serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.

Virginia Peninsula seeks faculty to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 8 credit hours during the summer semester. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Applicants will be part of a standing pool which the College will draw on as scheduling needs dictate. The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend. This position may be assigned to instruct courses in allied health -nursing studies programs commensurate with the experience, certification, qualification and/or education such as, but not limited to medical assisting, certified nurse aide, and practical nursing .

Essential functions
  • Design and deliver of instruction for day and evening classes.
  • Responsible for student assessment and grading.
  • Maintains adequate on-campus presence.
  • Provides timely communication with students, staff, and administrators of the College.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a practical nurse in Virginia.
  • Current CPR certification and documentation of all routine healthcare employee immunizations .
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have a passion for the discipline and a commitment to a student-centered philosophy in support of academic excellence for diverse groups of learners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.
  • Willingness to serve the needs of traditional and non-traditional students from a variety of backgrounds and age groups.
  • Ability to modify when appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
  • Adopt methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in teaching and inspiring adult learners to fulfill the College’s mission to change lives and empower students to succeed.
  • Ability to travel to all campus, educational sites, and/or other instructional locations and clinical sites as assigned.

Special Requirements:
Candidates will be required to voluntarily submit to and successfully complete (pass) a drug screen, criminal history check, and/or complete personal and professional background check conducted by the College, as well as candidates may be required to successfully complete an additional criminal history check performed by the Virginia State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and/or other state or federal agency to determine eligibility for placement in one or more clinical locations.

All licenses and/or certifications must be current and unrestricted. The College and/or program will verify licensure with the issuing body.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Nursing,
  • Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, Health Informatics, or other related degree from a regionally accredited institution/program OR higher medical license or degree (i.e. Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Medical Doctor).
  • Two years full-time work experience as a practical nurse, or higher medical license or degree (i.e. Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Medical Doctor).
  • Teaching and/or preceptorship experience.
  • Experience with clinical simulation in nursing education.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • Teaching experience in online or hybrid, and traditional face to face classroom modalities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) with ability to use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to measure, assess and align student outcomes within courses or programs.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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