9 Month Teaching Faculty - Air Conditioning/HVAC Technology (WO)

Virginia, United States
$46,083.00 - $69,884.00
Apr 06, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

9 Month Teaching Faculty - Air Conditioning/HVAC Technology (WO)

General Description: The primary responsibility of a faculty member in the Virginia Community College System shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis shall be on teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities-to help the student develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become a better person, a better worker, and a better citizen.

Duties and Tasks: Leadership of the AIR program for the college and instruction of AIR classes.

Essential Functions: Working with the community and with the advisory board to determine the direction of the program. Collaboration with college units to effectively develop, deliver, and assess AIR curriculum.

As a part of this primary responsibility, 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; conduct requisite student conferences; hold required office hours; attend to assigned divisional and College duties; contribute to the development of the program of instruction; adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations; maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization; and advise students. HVAC instructors must earn 1.0 CEU annually in HVACR technical content or educational methodology.

Required KSAs: Practical application of the principles of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. Proficiency in installation and service of HVACR equipment. Demonstrate the skills necessary to teach the fundamental and advanced concepts of installing and servicing HVACR equipment. Ability to design, supervise, and evaluate lab assignments to demonstrate student proficiency. Ability to use instructional technologies.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the teaching field OR Associate degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competencies in the teaching field. Degrees and coursework should be from a regionally accredited institution. Two years of full-time related occupational experience is required. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills. The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, and weekend classes. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required. Must hold a valid Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Universal Certification (EPA 40 CFR of Section 608).

Preferred Qualifications: Some community college or university level teaching experience. Significant occupational experience (at least 5 years) in field. Supervisory experience in HVACR. Experience with commercial or industrial heating, cooling and refrigeration. HVAC Masters License. Familiarity with industry-related credentials, such as NATE or ESCO. Knowledge of HVAC Excellence standards. Experience teaching a diverse student population. Experience teaching hybrid courses and demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard or Canvas) with the ability to use technology to enhance teaching.

For further information and to Apply: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/32501

Background Check Statement:
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, 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.