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Non-Credit Adjunct Instructor - CNC Machining


Non-Credit Adjunct Instructor - CNC Machining

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/40253
  • Hampton, Virginia, United States
  • Advanced Mfg Excellence Center (Virginia Peninsula)
  • Virginia Peninsula Community College

Title: Non-Credit Adjunct Instructor - CNC Machining

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 Community College changes lives, empowers students to succeed, and enhances the social and economic vitality of the region through high quality education and workforce training, excellent service, and innovative partnerships.

Non-Credit Adjunct Instructors are required to provide instruction, support, assessment, and mentorship to Virginia Peninsula Community College’s non-credit learners. Non-Credit Adjunct Instructors are required to fully participate in the mission and community of the college. The major emphasis shall be on teaching, by working with non-credit program participants in classrooms, laboratories, clinical sites, field sites, distance learning, individual conferences, and related contexts to help learners develop their interest and abilities to the fullest.

Teaching Load
Non-Credit Adjunct Instructor teaching loads during the calendar year will include such combination of day, evening, weekend, and distance education classes as the needs of the college require. Non-Credit Adjunct Instructors work up to 1500 hours throughout the calendar year, which will be primarily focused on teaching contact hours, but may include other related duties such as classroom preparation and closure activities; curriculum design and lesson preparation; participant advising and support; participant assignment assessment and evaluation; etc. Teaching assignments may include classes at the Hampton or Historic Triangle campuses and/or off-site locations; on-campus and online classes; day, evening, and/or weekend classes.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience working as a CNC Machinist or Programmer.
  • Level 1 NIMS Milling Operations/Turning Operations Certification or ability to earn within 6 months.
  • NIMS Inspector credential or ability to earn within 6 months.

Specialized Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of advanced tooling and machining processes.
  • Knowledge of CAD and CAM software-(Feature CAM and Autodesk Inventor).
  • Knowledge of speeds and feeds for machining all types of metals.
  • Knowledge of operation and G-code programming of CNC lathes and milling machines.
  • Knowledge of operation and use of manual lathes and vertical milling machines.
  • Knowledge of programming, set up and operating CNC machine tools.
  • Knowledge of use of multi-axis machines.
  • Knowledge of Additive Manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of interpreting and producing technical blueprints, models, and specifications.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education principles and methods.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated teaching and educational facilitation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to apply CNC Machining theories to practical applications.
  • Ability to assess learner performance and progress and to provide appropriate feedback.
  • Ability to measure, assess and align learner outcomes within courses.
  • Ability to serve the needs of traditional and non-traditional students.
  • Ability to plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.
  • Ability to manage a class of 10, which includes live work, lectures and labs on site and off site.
  • Ability to promote higher-order thinking and problem solving among educational participants.
  • Ability to adhere to established standards for educational quality.
  • Ability to maintain complete, accurate educational records.
  • Ability to adapt to state requirements, local needs, and national trends.
  • Ability to use Email (Outlook), Microsoft Word, and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Journeyman CNC Machinist.
  • Considerable teaching experience.


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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