Adjunct Instructor, Honors College, Rolling Pool - Humans of RVA and VCU

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor, Honors College, Rolling Pool - Humans of RVA and VCU Department Honors College Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Honors College is seeking part-time
adjunct instructor(s) to teach one or more sections of Humans of RVA and VCU, a required experiential learning, community engagement 1 credit course, for first year Honors College students in Spring 2021 and Summer 2021.

This course is designed for students to study the nature of community, Richmond history, community engagement, and their role in it. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among community engagement, social justice and social change, and will communicate ethically, sensitively and effectively with members of the campus and RVA communities. In the style of Humans of New York, student cohorts interview Richmond area residents and post stories and photos to social media, with an eye toward better understanding the many aspects of community.

Required Qualifications

- Master’s degree in an academic discipline
- Demonstrated teaching experience
- Community engagement experience

Preferred Qualifications

- College teaching experience
- Knowledge of the Richmond Community (e.g., historical and critical issues)

Job Open Date 06/07/2019 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants


For consideration, please upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and all unofficial transcripts (transcripts can be uploaded under “Other Documents”). Please also list three professional references and indicate your schedule availability. Please contact Dr. Jacqueline Smith-Mason at with any questions.

Additional Information

A state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date. Additionally, all course materials (syllabus, lecture slides, readings, assignments, and in-class exercises) will be provided.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you find out about this position?
    • Alumni association magazine
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Community event
    • Email notification
    • HERC (Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)
    • Higher education publication
    • Internal Recruiter
    • Job fair
    • Job site (e.g.
    • Listserv
    • Newspaper
    • Professional association/journal
    • Referred by person/employee
    • Search firm notification
    • VCU vacancy listing - eJobs
    • Other
  2. If you selected 'Other' for your referral source please indicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select 'Other,' please enter 'n/a.')

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Education: Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Resume
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3

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