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Campus Within Walls Adjunct Faculty - Business
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Thank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 12 years! With the goal of ensuring the equal educational opportunity for all students, SVCC embraces diversity among our students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve as an integral part of our history, a recognition of the complexity of our present state and a call to action for a better future.
Southside Virginia Community College, a comprehensive community college, is seeking adjunct faculty with Master’s level coursework in Business for our Campus Within Walls program. SVCC’s Campus Within Walls program provides second chances through higher education to incarcerated students. Through college education, Campus Within Walls provides our students with the tools they need to successfully re-enter society and become productive citizens.
Our Campus Within Walls program is an important facet of Southside Virginia Community College’s mission. We believe that all citizens should have educational opportunities and that includes incarcerated people in our service region. The goal of this program is to educate college-ready inmates, providing them with the opportunity to attain associate’s degrees and certificates while incarcerated. The result of this education is improvement of their chances for successful re-entry into society and the acquisition of meaningful employment.
The successful candidates must be committed to our mission to provide quality education to a diverse constituency. The successful candidates must be willing to teach within a correctional setting; some travel will be required with access to a state vehicle or mileage compensation.
This is a part-time teaching position in Business. Classes taught may be day, night and/or weekends and may be seated or hybrid. Classes will be located in one or more of the following correctional centers:
Lunenburg Correctional Center
Nottoway Correctional Center
Baskerville Correctional Center
Virginia Correctional Center for Women
State Farm Correctional Center
- Others may be available
Positions may be available in spring, summer or fall semester. Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and up to 8 credit hours for the summer session. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs
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.
- Master’s degree in Business required or a Master’s degree in any teaching field and at least 18 (eighteen) credit hours of post graduate study in Business.
- Valid driver’s license and good driving record
- Adept knowledge of instructional technologies
- Excellent interpersonal and native or near-native oral and written English skills
- Ability to interact in a professional manner with staff, students, internal and external constituencies
- Ability to meet college deadlines
- Must pass Virginia Department of Corrections background screening
- Meet course deadlines and submit required reporting (including grades) on time
- Must adhere to the Transfer Virginia and VCCS student learning outcomes
- Ability to design and execute effective teaching strategies in a setting without internet access
- Regular attendance as determined by the site/course schedule
- Prior working experience in a community college or other higher education setting
- Prior working experience in a correctional center
- Professional experience in PeopleSoft or similar student registration software program
- Prior working experience with Learning Management Systems, especially Canvas
- Professional experience with Microsoft Office Suite Software, in particular, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
This position is open until filled. Review of applications and candidates’ materials will be ongoing.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your VCCS applicant portal account for the status of your application and the status of this position. For more information about this position or other vacancies within our agency, please visit our website at
Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC), an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, SVCC is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. SVCC does not discriminate on the basis of race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); sex; color; national origin; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; age; veteran status; political affiliation; disability; genetic information; and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Shannon Feinman, Vice President of Finance and Administration, 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821, 434-949-1005.
Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities act (ADA and ADAAA), SVCC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.
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.
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.
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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