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Heavy Equipment Operator Instructors (Part-Time)

Company: Virginia Community College System
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Working Title Heavy Equipment Operator Instructors (Part-Time) Role Title Adjunct Faculty Role Code J1091 FLSA Exempt Pay Band Position Number Agency Virginia Western Community College Division Virginia Western Community College (Div) Work Location Roanoke (City) - 770 Hiring Range Commensurate based on qualifications Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category B-Professionals 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

Hours and days vary based on course offerings and enrollment. Adjunct faculty positions are appointed on an as needed, course-by-course, semester basis.

Sensitive Position No Job Description

Virginia Western Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under the Virginia Community College System, a statewide system of community colleges. The College operates under the policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board.

Virginia Western is located on a 70-acre campus in southwest Roanoke, VA. The service region of the College includes Roanoke, Salem, Roanoke County, Craig County, Franklin County, and southern Botetourt County. The College was established in 1966 and has grown from an initial enrollment of 1,352 to its current annual enrollment of over 9,000 students in credit courses and more than 1,400 enrollments in fast-track workforce and continuing education courses

Virginia Western Community College, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Roanoke Valley, is accepting applications for part-time Heavy Equipment Operator Instructors in the School of Career and Corporate Training (previously called Workforce Development). The position's responsibilities include instructing students in heavy equipment operation and performing both lecture/simulation in a classroom setting. The successful candidate will be required to be trained by a National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Master Teacher, use the NCCER Heavy Equipment Operators Curriculum and participate in program assessment. This position requires regular computer use, including Microsoft Office and online computing/curriculum applications. This position will also assist in all other instructor related duties to support the program and the CCT department.

Adjunct faculty positions are appointed on an as needed, course-by-course, semester basis.

Special Assignments

May 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

A minimum of 4 years of experience as a heavy equipment operator, operating modern heavy equipment used in the construction industry. Experience with preventative maintenance, safety, soils, print reading, grade work and supervision. Experience using computer software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as online applications.

Must complete the applicable National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) training and credentials in CORE and HEO Level 1 within 3 months of hire.

All Adjunct Faculty positions require excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to write syllabi and exams; ability to develop learning strategies, curriculum and assessments; as well as the ability to work with students of varying abilities from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience training on Caterpillar Simulators is preferred. Experience training on equipment operation at off-campus sites with heavy equipment is preferred. Associate's degree in a Career and Technical Education field preferred . NCCER or related credentials preferred. OSHA 30 for Construction preferred. Classroom HEO instruction experience, providing instruction in accelerated formats geared towards certification exam preparation. Demonstrated track record of high level of student credential and institutional outcomes with the ability to deliver instruction in the classroom and in lab environments. Experience using CAT simulation software and Learning Management Systems such as Canvas.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ADJ_613P Recruitment Type General Public - G Number of Vacancies multi-hire Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 12/03/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants

Only on-line applications will be accepted.

Submission of on-line application must also include a resume, cover letter and transcripts of all college work completed. An "other" document, such as a letter of reference or additional transcripts, is optional and may be included as part of the online application process.

We MUST receive copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions. If the transcripts are not attached to the on-line application, please upload a document indicating that the transcripts will be mailed or sent separately to fulfill this requirement. The application will not be accepted without this "required" documentation.

Materials submitted via regular e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person in lieu of the on-line application will not be considered.

For more specific information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, visit: Questions about the on-line application process call 540-857-7282 or 857-7283.

Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. TTY: "711" or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Virginia Western is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity.

Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer

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.

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.

ADA Statement

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.

E-Verify Statement

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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Required Documents

* Resume
* Cover Letter/Letter of Application
* Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

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Keywords: Virginia Community College System, Roanoke , Heavy Equipment Operator Instructors (Part-Time), Education / Teaching , Roanoke, Virginia

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