Dual Enrollment Adjunct (English Composition, Political Science, Art History, Music, Philosophy, Math, Biology)

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Working Title Dual Enrollment Adjunct (English Composition, Political Science, Art History, Music, Philosophy, Math, Biology)

Role Title Dual Enrollment Adjunct (English Composition, Political Science, Art History, Music, Philosophy)

Role Code 

FLSA Exempt

Pay Band UG

Position Number 295A1236

Agency Tidewater Community College

Division Tidewater Community College (Div)

Work Location Multiple Locations

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.

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- No

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? No

Work Schedule 

Varies. Hours to be developed in accordance with school division/school hours, typically on week days between the hours of 7:30 AM and 3:00 PM.

Sensitive Position No

Job Description 

Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads – both students and employers – for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force. TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions. The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCC’s institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The adjunct faculty member is responsible for teaching courses to which he/she has specific training or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to students to promote and direct student learning in either a classroom, remote via Zoom, or online environment to students with a wide variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Engages students outside of class via office hours and provides thorough, timely, and effective feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes.

Tidewater Community College partners with local high schools ( Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach)


1. Responsible for creating a learning environment that facilitates students’ acquisition of knowledge and skills in a discipline and/or program.

2. Aligns course activities with student learning outcomes for the course; employ a variety of active learning strategies to foster student engagement; employ appropriate technology and supporting materials that support course and/or program learning outcomes; and provide students with prompt and meaningful feedback on course activities and assignments, communicating with students in a timely and respectful manner.

3. Deliver instruction in support of stated learning outcomes; adhere to college policies and procedures for participation in student surveys of instruction; conduct meaningful and timely assessments of student learning, including at least one assessment within the first 15% of class; and analyze the previous semester’s evaluation of instruction and develop and implement appropriate action plans as necessary.

4. Responsibilities may include work during the day, evening and/or weekend as determined by the course(s) assigned.

5. Hold at least 1 office hour per week for each credit hour assigned.

Special AssignmentsMay 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

1. Require a master’s degree in the discipline (or a master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline).

Discipline dependent on course(s) taught as follows:

  • English, Creative Writing, or Rhetoric degree/coursework for English Composition
  • Political Science degree/coursework for Political Science
  • Art degree/coursework for Art History
  • Music degree/coursework for Music Appreciation
  • Philosophy degree/coursework for Philosophy
  • Biology degree/coursework for Biology
  • Math degree/coursework for Math

2. Ability to communicate effectively in an electronic format.

Additional Considerations3. Teaching experience at the college level

4. Knowledge of CANVAS or other learning management systems

5. Knowledge of, and experience with, proven teaching strategies that promote student success.

6. Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources.

Operation of a State Vehicle No

Supervises Employees No

Required TravelTidewater Community College partners with local high schools ( Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach)

Posting Number ADJ_1645P

Recruitment Type General Public – G

Number of Vacancies 10

Position End Date (if temporary) 

Job Open Date 03/05/2024

Job Close Date 06/14/2024

Open Until Filled 

Agency Website tcc.edu

Contact Name 


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: https://www.dars.virginia.gov/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155

Additional Information 

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: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO StatementThe 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.

ADA StatementThe VCCS is an EOE and 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 StatementVCCS 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.

Quicklink for Postinghttps://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/71085

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