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Adjunct Instructor, Workplace Readiness

Albemarle County

Adjunct Instructor, Workplace Readiness

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/56004
  • Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
  • Workforce Services (PV282)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College

Title: Adjunct Instructor, Workplace Readiness

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

Additional Detail

Job Description:

Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a public comprehensive community college. As part of the 23-college Virginia Community College System, PVCC serves the City of Charlottesville and six adjacent counties. PVCC is nationally recognized for its outstanding transfer curriculum, its relationship with its neighbor, the University of Virginia, and its workforce development programs serving local employers.

Job Description:
TJACE@PVCC, the adult education department within the Workforce Services division at Piedmont Virginia Community College, is seeking adjunct instructors to provide core skills and workplace readiness instruction to support students enrolled in industry credential programs. The division offers a variety of accelerated programs in healthcare, information technology, skilled trades and transportation. Courses may be offered day, evening, weekend, hybrid and at various locations.
Job Duties:
·         Plan, organize, and provide instruction in standards-based core skills (basic math, reading, writing) while covering employability topics that fall into the categories of interpersonal and personal skills (emotional intelligence, assertiveness, growth mindset, goal setting, etc.) and productivity skills (problem-solving, critical thinking, customer service, etc.)
·         Integrate employability skills including computer skills into instruction
·         Help students develop career pathway goals and plans
·         Evaluate student learning and develop instructional strategies and individualized learning plans to meet learning goals
  • Develop and deliver lessons that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies to meet the needs and goals of students
  • Maintain complete and accurate participation and performance records
  • Provide a supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporates challenging instructional strategies/content
  • Maintain a positive and safe learning environment and promptly report incidents
  • Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff on curriculum development, instructional design and assessment
  • Serve as a role model for student success
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Provide timely and appropriate response to student, staff and partner inquiries
  • Participate in departmental training, Professional Learning Community and staff meetings
  • Maintain professional competence, certifications/licensure
  • Assist in student recruitment activities and other college events
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience in teaching core skills and employability skills
  • Combination of education and credentials to demonstrate content expertise
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to community college philosophy and student success

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant graduate degree.
  • Experience teaching adult learners and/or in a community college
  • Experience using Canvas or similar learning management system
  • Ability to incorporate current technology into the classroom environment
  • Ability to work with a diversity of individuals and groups
  • Excellent problem solving skills to analyze issues and create action plans
  • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities


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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