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Adjunct Faculty

Southwest Virginia Community College

Job Description

Working Title
Adjunct Faculty

Role Title
Adjunct Faculty - Instructor

Role Code


Pay Band

Position Number

Southwest Virginia Community College

Southwest Virginia Community College (Div)

Work Location
Tazewell - 185

Hiring Range

Emergency/Essential Personnel

EEO Category

Full Time or Part Time
Part Time

Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule
Schedule may vary

Sensitive Position

Job Description
Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) offers career-training programs in numerous technical, industrial and medical fields at a reasonable cost, going so far as to even waive tuition for certain eligible students. Located in Richlands, Virginia, SWCC offers associate’s degrees in such fields as business, education, general studies, liberal arts and science. These degrees are primarily intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university. SWCC also has associate’s degrees that feature programs intended to lead directly to a career in fields such as Nursing, Radiography and Administration of Justice.

Southwest Community College invites applications for adjunct faculty positions. The College seeks faculty who will adapt to a variety of teaching situations, can use technology to teach effectively, and will work effectively with students, staff, and others in a climate that promotes cultural diversity and student success.

Other responsibilities include participation in the following: achievement of the College’s mission and goals; upholding the College’s values; and personal and program evaluation.

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.

Special Assignments

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.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
The applicable degree required for the discipline.

Demonstrated commitment to student success.

Excellent verbal, listening, problem-solving, critical thinking and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Competence to teach courses with multicultural perspectives in a community college setting with a focus on student learning.

Willingness to incorporate the college-wide abilities of Civic Engagement, Critical Thinking, Professional Readiness, Quantitative Literacy, Scientific Literacy, and Written Communication.

Experience with the use of online course management systems, i.e. Canvas.

Ability to impart excitement and enthusiasm into teaching.

Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching situations, including a wide range of student preparedness and characteristics.

Operation of a State Vehicle

Supervises Employees

Required Travel
No travel required.
Posting Detail Information


Posting Number

Recruitment Type
General Public - G

Number of Vacancies

Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Agency Website

Contact Name
Human Resources


Phone Number

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, you must complete the full state application. Please visit

Additional Information
This is a generic Adjunct Pool. Relevant applications will be shared with the corresponding Deans.

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/

EEO Statement

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.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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