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Engineering Faculty

Company: Virginia Community Colleges
Location: Hampton
Posted on: November 19, 2023

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Working Title Engineering Faculty Role Title 9 month-Professor Role Code 01016-SW FLSA Exempt Pay Band 00 Position Number 293F0147 Agency Virginia Peninsula Community College Agency/Division Virginia Peninsula Community College (Div) Work Location Hampton - 650 Hiring Range $50,750 - $82,500 Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category I-Faculty Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs- Yes Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? No Work Schedule
Sensitive Position No Job Description

Virginia Peninsula Community College, welcomes applications for an Engineering Faculty member. Founded in 1967, we serve the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg as well as counties of James City and York. We are proud of our award-winning faculty, our nationally accredited and professionally recognized academic and training programs, and strong dual enrollment and early college programs, powerful partnerships, and our student success outcomes. This college epitomizes its mission to change lives and transform communities .

We are nestled in the backyard of the NASA Langley Research Center, Jefferson Lab, multiple military bases, the Commonwealth's largest infrastructure project, one of the first residential homes built with 3D printer, and the first U.S. offshore wind energy development in federal waters. Our community is home to a diverse array of homeland defense, and security organizations, the largest nuclear ship and submarine building company in the United States, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Colonial Williamsburg, major medical and healthcare institutions, excellent public-school systems, renowned colleges and universities, theme parks, museums, research centers, entrepreneurial incubation labs, fine dining, arts, entertainment, and leisure.

Engineering faculty are required to provide instruction, support, assessment, and mentorship to Virginia Peninsula Community College's students. Faculty are required to fully participate in the mission and community of the college. The major emphasis shall be on teaching, by working with students in classrooms, distance learning, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities to help the students develop their interests and abilities to the fullest capacity to become better persons, better workers, and better citizens.

Duties and responsibilities: Teaching Load

Teach minimum of 15 credit hours/24 contact hours of lecture and/or laboratory each semester and/or other instructional load as assigned, which may include classes at the Hampton or Historic Triangle campus and/or off-site locations; on-campus and online classes; day, evening, and/or weekend classes. Contribute high levels of energy, engagement, creativity, and leadership to the teaching and learning environment.

Professional Activities and Contributions

Design, develop, and assess curriculum. Serve in the role of a faculty mentor for students, and contribute to College governance and to service. Collaborate in a diverse and collegial organizational culture with high standards for performance. Remain current in the academic discipline and in trends in teaching through professional development, further education, and/or scholarship.

Office Hours

To promote the availability of faculty to work with individual students, all full-time faculty members are required to post on or near their office doors a minimum of 10 hours per week as office hours to be available to work with students on their individual academic and occupational problems

Additional Activities/ Temporary Assignment

Additional activities include committee work, student activities, community activities, student advising, and professional activities; e.g. discipline specific initiatives as well as program assessment. Teaching Faculty may be temporarily assigned non-teaching duties.

Performs other duties as assigned.
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
Master's degree in electrical engineering or closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Engineering from a regionally accredited institution.

Specialized knowledge:

  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++.
  • Knowledge of MATLAB applications.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education principles and methods.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated teaching and educational facilitation skills.

      • Ability to work at all campus and site locations.
      • Ability to assess student performance and progress and to provide appropriate feedback.
      • Ability to promote higher-order thinking and problem-solving among educational participants.
      • Ability to adhere to established standards for educational quality.
      • Ability to maintain complete, accurate educational records.
      • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation. Additional Considerations
        • Community college teaching experience.
        • Teaching experience in online or hybrid, and traditional face to face classroom modalities.
        • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) with ability to use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience. Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel

          Posting Detail Information

          Posting Number FAC_1048P Recruitment Type General Public - G Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 08/08/2023 Job Close Date 12/31/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Agency Website VPCC.edu Contact Name 757 825 2728 Email HR@VPCC.EDU Phone Number 757 825 2728 Special Instructions to Applicants

          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:http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/
          EEO Statement
          The Virginia Community College System, anEEOemployer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, theVCCSis 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
          TheVCCSis anEOEand 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
          VCCSuses 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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