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Adjunct Faculty - Nursing

Adjunct Faculty - Nursing

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/48437
  • Virginia, United States
  • Nursing
  • Northern VA Community College

Title: Adjunct Faculty - Nursing

Agency: Northern VA Community College

Location: Multiple Locations

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: Starting salary is commensurate as based on assigned instructor level, education, and experience.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Additional Detail

Job Description:
The Nursing division at the Medical Education Campus of NOVA is seeking qualified adjuncts to serve as Clinical Instructors. Clinical Instructors will be primarily responsible for supervising students in clinical sites located throughout the Northern Virginia area..NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs. This recruitment is being filled, contingent upon availability of funds. Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in the designated discipline/field of study to students from a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Teaching may include a variety of formats: face to face, remote, and online. 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.
Duties and Tasks:
  • Provides clinical instruction and demonstration of nursing skills and procedures to students.
  • - Observes, evaluates and provides feedback to students’ return demonstration, and skills and procedures.
  • Assigns patients to student care based on the clinical objectives of that particular session.E
  • Evaluates and assesses student competencies.
  • Plans, reviews and corrects students’ clinical assignments
  • Plans and conducts student conferences
  • Attends scheduled orientation sessions.
Essential Functions:
As a part of the primary responsibility to provide quality instruction, the College expects each faculty member to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports routinely; teach the prescribed courses of study with the established texts; and adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Exellent analytical skills
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and clinical judgement skills
  • Ability to use instructional technology
  • Ability to teach a diverse student population
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Virginia
  • Evidence of nursing practice within the past five years (in a practice area which is similar to that in which the students will be learning).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science with major in Nursing
  • Prior experience teaching in higher education
  • Experience teaching in classroom, hybrid, and online formats.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Experience teaching students from diverse language backgrounds and varying levels of proficiency.


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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