Information Technology and Business Faculty

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Information Technology and Business Faculty

Job Description:
Rappahannock Community College, a two-campus institution serving a rural 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia, seeks applicants for the following faculty-ranked teaching position in Information Technology and Business (F0071). This position is a nine-month appointment with an excellent benefits package; salary commensurate with education and experience but no less than $43,776. Position begins August 16, 2021.

The College desires candidates with a commitment to the community college mission and experience working in a diverse student population, including adult learners and at-risk students. The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence, continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The college strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning. Outreach and service to the college community (developing partnerships, academic advising, and committee work and faculty governance) along with the ability to teach 15 credits per semester. Finalists will be asked to perform a teaching demonstration.

Duties and responsibilities will primarily include teaching transfer-level information technology courses and non-transfer introductory business courses. Other duties will include, but are not limited to facilitating student learning through in class and out of class activities, maintaining up to date knowledge in information technology practices, trends in community college and business education, and using a variety of instructional delivery systems including interactive video, web, and other electronic media. Many Information technology/business courses are currently taught online, but position requires a strong on-campus presence. Teaching faculty will advise students, collaborate with colleagues, adopt textbooks, draft course syllabi, develop new courses, participate in assessment and improvement activities related to course/curriculum/instruction, mentor adjunct faculty, assist with dual enrollment initiatives, and participate in college governance committees. Teaching assignments and schedule may include day and evening assignments, cross-campus or off-campus assignments, and teaching concurrently enrolled high school students. Candidates must be technologically capable to provide remote instruction during campus closures, as in the current COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty will be asked to perform business management program head duties.

KSA’s/Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in any field with 9 graduate credits in either Information Technology or Computer Information Systems and a willingness to obtain a total of 18 graduate hours in either IT or CIS within a year. And, an associate’s or bachelor’s in business or 18 graduate hours in business. Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching college level courses and using distance learning modalities. Familiarity with community college instruction and student populations.

Special Instructions to Applicants
A FULLY completed VCCS employment application, CV, cover letter describing qualifications, and a complete, legible and updated set of unofficial transcripts are required to be considered for this position. Resumes will not substitute for a completed state application. Copies of any licenses and certifications required by this position must also be included. Official transcripts of all college coursework completed are required of the selected candidate. Applications will only be accepted online through the VCCS ATS and must be received on or before April 24, 2021.

Rappahannock Community College intentionally develops its workforce to reflect the diversity of its region. The College maintains a workplace culture which values inclusion and demonstrates respect for all people. Further, Rappahannock Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or genetics. Rappahannock Community College complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every college location.

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Virginia’s 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, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

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