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Electromechanical Technology Full-Time Faculty Position
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: Rank and salary dependent on academic credentials and work experience
Posted Date: 5/20/2014 9:00 AM
Position Number: F0076


• Associates Degree with certification or demonstrated competency in Industrial Maintenance required, Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Maintenance, Machining or a related field preferred.
• Experience in Machining required.
• Minimum of two years of industrial/professional employment experience in a relevant setting required.
• Proficiency in oral and written communication in the English language required.
• Commitment to developing and teaching courses through distance learning modalities as appropriate preferred.
• Higher Education teaching experience preferred.
• Demonstrated understanding of and belief in the comprehensive mission of community colleges.


• Teach day and evening classes in Industrial Maintenance and Machining at on- and off-campus locations.
• Integrate technology in courses and the curriculum as appropriate.
• Develop new courses as necessary.
• Develop and teach courses using distance learning media as appropriate.
• Establish and assess student outcomes and participate in Institutional Effectiveness initiatives to include assessment and program reviews.
• Maintain ten office hours per week with accessibility to students.
• Advise students on curriculum and career goals.
• Provide leadership and service on college committees.
• Pursue professional growth and development activities in discipline(s).
• Advance the college mission by involvement in college, community and professional activities that enhances the college and impact student development.
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Rank and Salary: Rank and salary dependent on academic credentials and work experience

Position Available: August 16, 2014. This is a full-time nine-month teaching position. Reappointment will be based on performance evaluations and institutional needs.

The College: Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) is a member of the Virginia Community College System and is located in historic Abingdon, Virginia. Abingdon is in far southwest Virginia, half-way between Roanoke, Virginia and Knoxville, Tennessee on Interstate 81, part of a metro area of 600,000. VHCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges and serves the City of Bristol, Virginia; Washington County and the western portion of Smyth County. The college offers comprehensive instruction to more than 3,500 students in occupational-technical areas, college transfer programs, continuing education, developmental education, general education and specialized regional and community service areas.

Application Process:
• A letter of interest addressing qualifications for position, view of the community college faculty role and professional aspirations
• Resume
Unofficial copies of all college transcripts
• A list of three references with names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
• Complete the Virginia State Application online through the Recruitment Management System at

This position will remain open until filled; however first consideration will be given to applicants who apply by June 27, 2014. Applications will only be accepted online. Submit all attachments with online application. If the transcripts are not attached to the on-line application, provide in the transcript text field of your online application a written letter to indicate that the transcripts will be mailed or sent separately. If your transcripts are on file at VHCC, it is the applicant’s sole responsibility to contact the Human Resources Department by calling 276-739-2425 or emailing to request your transcripts be added to your application packet.

Resumes may not be substituted for the application. It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure that all required documentation is received. Incomplete on-line applications or other materials submitted via e-mail, postal mail, fax or in-person will not be considered.

Official transcripts are required before a contract will be issued. The job announcement may be accessed at (click on About VHCC and Employment Opportunities). For questions about the on-line application process please call (276) 739-2425.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position,
however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Documents verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon hire.
VHCC participates in E-Verify.
Selected applicant will be subject to a background check.
An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



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