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Political Science Adjunct

Portsmouth

Political Science Adjunct

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/45604
  • Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE (TC295)
  • Tidewater Community College

Title: Political Science Adjunct

Agency: Tidewater Community College

Location: Portsmouth - 740

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

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Job Description:
Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads – both students and employers – for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force. TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions. The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCC’s institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in a classroom environment to students with a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Courses will be part of the Portsmouth Dual Enrollment Program, taking place within the Portsmouth Public High Schools for eligible students.

All faculty members must be skilled in oral and written communication and must be able to work cooperatively with other staff members.
Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Political Science, Government, International Politics, International Relations, International Affairs, or International Studies OR graduate degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Political Science, Government, International Politics, International Relations, International Affairs, or International Studies.
Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in the discipline. Knowledge of, and experience with, proven teaching strategies that promote student success.

Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources.

 

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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