Workforce Instructor - Practical Nurse

Workforce Instructor - Practical Nurse

Virginia Community College System | Alexandria, VA, 22313, US
Salary Range:$50,000 – $67,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Posting Summary

Working Title Workforce Instructor - Practical Nurse Role Title Role Code FLSA Non-Exempt Pay Band Position Number 280A2045 Agency Northern VA Community College Division NV280-VP Workforce Development Work Location Alexandria - 510 Hiring Range $40 to $50 per hour Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category I-Faculty Full Time or Part Time Part Time Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs- No Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule

Varies according to class schedules

Sensitive Position No Job Description

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is one of the largest community colleges in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia with more than 70,000 students and over 3,400 faculty and staff members. We welcome students of all ages from all backgrounds with the ultimate goal of ensuring every student succeeds, every program achieves, and every community prospers. NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. We offer more than 100 degrees at the associate's level, certificate programs, distance learning programs through NOVA Online as well as continuing education courses through Workforce Development.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA's Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation's capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports.

Job Description:

Adjunct faculty members are responsible for effectively planning and teaching courses in the designated discipline/field of study to students from a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Teaching may include a variety of formats: face to face, remote, and online. Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 8 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based on student enrollment and staffing needs. The adjunct faculty contract contains no expectation or guarantee of continued employment.

Duties and Tasks:

* Teach specific classes in the designated discipline.
* Develop course syllabi and instructional materials.
* Maintain records, assign grades, and assess student progress.
* Adhere to policies, procedures, and regulations of NOVA and the VCCS.
* Maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization.

Essential Functions:

As a part of the primary responsibility to provide quality instruction, the College expects each faculty member to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports routinely; teach the prescribed courses of study with the established texts; and adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations.

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


* Must hold a current, unrestricted Virginia license or a multistate licensure privilege as a registered nurse
* Excellent organizational skills and classroom/online management skills
* Ability to communicate complex subjects in a clear and engaging way
* Ability to work with adult learners of varying ages, and skills level
* Ability to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning
* Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
* Must be a self-starter and innovative thinker
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Exellent analytical skills
* Excellent oral/written communication skills
* Ability to use instructional technology

Required Qualifications:

* Baccalaureate degree preferably of Science in Nursing (BSN)
* Two years of experience in direct patient care as a registered nurse prior to employment as instructor

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's degree in Nursing (MSN)
* Prior experience teaching in higher education
* Experience teaching in classroom, hybrid, and online formats.
* Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
* Experience teaching students from diverse language backgrounds and varying levels of proficiency.
* Previous experience with CANVAS LMS system
* Experience in curriculum design and development
* Nurse Aide Train-the-trainer Certification in the last 2 years
* Virginia Medication Aide Train-the-trainer certification

Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ADJ_810P Recruitment Type General Public - G Number of Vacancies varies depending on classes Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 06/22/2022 Job Close Date 12/31/2022 Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants

Adjunct postings are pool postings, meaning that when there is a need, the divisions pull from the applicants that have applied to this position. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment

Additional Information 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:

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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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* * Do you possess a Baccalaureate degree preferably of Science in Nursing (BSN)?
* Yes
* No

* * Do you possess at least two years of experience in direct patient care as a registered nurse prior to employment as instructor?
* Yes
* No

* * From the following, please specify when you are available to teach: days and daytime hours, days and evening hours, Saturdays.

(Open Ended Question)

* * If given the opportunity, from which campus would you prefer to teach? You may select all that apply.
* Alexandria Campus
* Annandale Campus
* Loudoun Campus
* Manassas Campus
* Medical Education Campus
* Woodbridge Campus

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

* Resume
* Cover Letter/Letter of Application
* Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

* Other Document
* Curriculum Vitae
* Certificate
* Unofficial Transcript 2
* Unofficial Transcript 3