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Paralegal Studies Program Adjunct-AL

Company: Virginia Community Colleges
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Working Title Paralegal Studies Program Adjunct-AL Role Title Role Code FLSA Exempt Pay Band UG Position Number 280A9999 Agency Northern VA Community College Division NV280-Provost Alexandria Work Location Alexandria - 510 Hiring Range commensurate with experience and rank 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- Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule
Varies depending on classes
Sensitive Position No Job Description
Job Description - 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.

Must reside in the (DC, VA, MD) DMV area.

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
    • Adept knowledge of instructional technologies.
    • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
    • Ability to work with a diverse student population

      Required Qualifications:
      • Associate's degree plus two or more years of directly related experience.
      • A minimum of two years of full-time related occupational experience.
      • Have experience working with or as a paralegal. Additional Considerations
        Additional Considerations:
        • Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies
        • College teaching experience Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel

          Posting Detail Information

          Posting Number ADJ_1722P Recruitment Type General Public - G Number of Vacancies Varies depending on classes Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 04/10/2024 Job Close Date 09/30/2024 Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants
          In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth's Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly called a Certificate of Disability) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services ( DARS ), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired ( DBVI ). Service-Connected Veterans may also apply via the AHP if they also provide an AHP Letter. To request an AHP Letter, use this link: or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155
          Additional Information
          Northern Virginia Community College ( NOVA ) is the largest public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of the largest community colleges in the nation. NOVA enrolls nearly 75,000 students on its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Sterling, Manassas, Springfield, and Woodbridge, as well as through NOVA Online and high school dual enrollment programs. The College offers more than 100 affordable associate degree and certificate programs to help our students reach their academic and professional goals in some of the most in-demand careers.

          At NOVA , we are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive community for all students, faculty, and staff, and our diverse workforce is representative of this commitment. To this end, we encourage all applicants seeking to add value through their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and interests to consider employment opportunities with NOVA . To learn more about NOVA's commitment to inclusive excellence, please visit our website .

          NOVA offers eligible employees a benefits package that includes 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 program.

          We strive to ensure our employees have the tools and development opportunities to support and promote NOVA's mission.

          For more information about NOVA and its programs and services, please visit our website at .

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