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Adjunct Industrial Maintenance Instructor

Danville Community College
Danville, Virginia
Not specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

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Adjunct Industrial Maintenance Instructor

Danville Community College


Job Description   

Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946 and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors. Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.


The primary responsibilities for the Adjunct Industrial Maintenance Instructor include:

  • Teaching specific classes in the designated discipline.
  • Developing course syllabi and instructional materials.
  • Maintaining records, assigning grades, and assessing student progress.
  • Adhering to policies, procedures, and regulations of DCC and the VCCS.
  • Maintaining current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization. Ensuring students are aware of safety policies and monitor for correct procedures.
  • Maintaining professionalism within the classroom and coach students on their professionalism.
  • Managing all classroom activity including lecturing, student assistance, and lab instruction.
  • Answering students’ questions as they arise to ensure students’ understanding and completion of material for Industrial Maintenance.


Teaching assignments may include day and evening classes for program-placed and non-program-placed students.


Applicant review will begin immediately.


KSA's/Required Qualifications         

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent in related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ current experience in the field is required.
  • Proven experience with Programmable Logic Controls.
  • Experience with using a variety of test equipment.
  • The ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn concepts, equipment and software such as learning management systems as it relates to the courses and programs to be taught.
  • Skilled in problem-solving and working effectively with administration, faculty, staff and students.
  • Ability and willingness to market the program to potential students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Willingness to develop, build, and retain industry relationships.
  • Commitment to teaching excellence with an enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to the community college mission.
  • Ability to use technology to enhance instruction.


Additional Considerations                 

  • Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • OSHA certified.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 5S Training.


Please attach any relevant earned certifications as supporting documents.


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


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The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.


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 Virginia Community College System is accepting applications for the following position: Go to for more information and to apply. Applications only accepted online. Full background check required. The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.             


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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