The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens.
The Associate Instructor position is a restricted appointment with an instructional load of 36-39 credits over the academic year. This position is relieved of most administrative and governance duties to spend time in student support and student success related activities. The Associate Instructor contract contains no expectation or guarantee of continued employment.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Teach various courses in the IT discipline (ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP) that will include classes in the Year Up program. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/campus/college committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment.
Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree in the field or master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Information Technology coursework. Industry certified in any of the following technologies: CCNA, CEH, A+, Network+, Security+, or Linux+. Two years of full-time related, preferably occupational, experience. The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College's locations. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Master's or doctoral degree in the teaching field. Ability to teach a wide range of Information Technology courses, including but not limited to ITD, ITE, ITN, and ITP. Experience teaching industry certifications such as CCNA, CEH, A+, Network+, Security+, or Linux+. Experience teaching in the community college environment. Experience with and preparation for teaching culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse students at the college-level; college-level teaching experience; experience with a diverse campus population; certification in teaching hybrid or online courses.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is funded with non-continuous or non-recurring funding and is subject to continuation based on fiscal year funds and the needs of the college.
Internal Number: 25158
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.