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Adjunct Instructor, Agriculture & Hospitality

Albemarle County

Adjunct Instructor, Agriculture & Hospitality

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/55980
  • Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
  • Workforce Services (PV282)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College

Title: Adjunct Instructor, Agriculture & Hospitality

Agency: Piedmont Virginia Community College

Location: Albemarle - 003

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: salary commensurate with education and experience

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

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Job Description:
Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia - principally residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. Our scenic campus is located in Albemarle County, Virginia. We are one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

The Workforce Services division at Piedmont Virginia Community College is seeking adjunct instructors to support a variety of workforce training, lifelong learning and credential programs across the region. The division offers a variety of courses in the agriculture and hospitality industries to include horticulture, beekeeping, landscape design, viticulture and enology, brewing, distilling, food and wine pairing and cannabis cultivation.
This position is responsible for providing effective didactic and skills instruction to engage an adult learner audience; maintaining a positive and safe learning environment; ensuring adherence to policies and procedures; and serving as a role model and advocate for student success. Other responsibilities include holding review, remediation and office hour sessions for students; maintaining participation and performance records; collaborating with faculty and staff on curriculum development, instructional design, and assessment; providing timely and appropriate response to student, staff and partner inquiries; reporting incidents; participating in professional development and partner onboarding requirements; maintaining professional competence, certifications/licensure; and assisting in student recruitment activities.
Courses may be offered day, evening, weekend and at various locations.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two (2) years of occupational experience in the proposed teaching area
  • Combination of education and industry credentials to demonstrate content expertise
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to community college philosophy and student success

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching adult learners and/or in a community college
  • Experience using Canvas or similar learning management system
  • Associates degree
  • Current CPR/First aid certification

 

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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