Adjunct Faculty - Construction - Carpentry, Masonry and Plumbing
Role Title : Adjunct - Building Technology
Role Code : 01011
FLSA : Exempt
Position Number : 299A0990
Agency : Mountain Empire Community Coll
Division : Mountain Empire Community Coll (Div)
Work Location Wise : 195
Hiring Range : Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Emergency/Essential Personnel : Yes
EEO Category : I-Faculty
Full Time or Part Time : Part Time
Does this position have telework options? No
Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? No
Mountain Empire Community College is a comprehensive two-year college serving residents of Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson counties, and the City of Norton. MECC is one of twenty-three colleges in the Virginia Community College System and operates under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Local Advisory Board. The College is financed primarily with state funds, supplemented by contributions from the local jurisdictions.
Mountain Empire Community College’s mission is to provide our region with accessible, quality higher education, workforce training, and community programs to ensure an educated population and globally competitive workforce. Full-time enrollment averages 1,500 full time students with more than 3,000 total head count. The student population is 39% male, 61% female, with a minority population of 6%. Sixty-nine percent of students are under the age of 25.
MECC is located in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, in the heart of the Appalachian mountains. The community features quality medical and education facilities and diverse retail and recreation opportunities, while offering low crime rates and a low cost of living. The region is progressive in its economic resources, focusing on the development of a new economy in advanced manufacturing, technology, and adventure tourism. In addition, the College recognizes and celebrates the region’s extraordinary cultural heritage, hosting an annual festival highlighting Appalachian traditions which draws visitation of more than 20,000 annually.
Mountain Empire Community College invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach in the Division of Engineering and Industrial Technology. Salary is based on the academic preparation and work experience of the applicant and is determined according to the VCCS Adjunct Pay Schedule.
Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in a classroom or online environment to students with a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
Teaching Effectiveness, Academic Preparation, and/or Related Occupational Experience requirements based upon criteria in the VCCS-29: Normal Minimum Criteria for Each Faculty Rank.
Must demonstrate ability to deliver coursework electronically in an online environment and utilizing multiple teaching strategies as well as in-person instruction.
- Wide range of coursework in the area of instruction.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology into instruction.
Operation of a State Vehicle : No
Supervises Employees : No
Required Travel : Infrequent.
Posting Number : ADJ_406P
Recruitment Type : Public
Number of Vacancies : 1
Job Close Date : 02/28/2022
Open Until Filled : No
Agency Website www.mecc.edu
Contact Name Vicki Rutledge
Phone Number 276-523-2400
Special Instructions to Applicants
Apply at: https://jobs.vccs.edu
Background Check Statement Disclaimer
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.