9-Month Teaching Faculty (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)

Northern Virginia Community College   Annandale, VA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on January 23, 2023
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Role Title 9 month-Instructor

Role Code 01013-FP

FLSA Exempt

Pay Band 00

Position Number 280F0534

Agency Northern VA Community College

Agency/Division NV280-Provost Woodbridge

Work Location Prince William - 153

Hiring Range Starting salary is commensurate based on education and experience within assigned rank.

Emergency/Essential Personnel No

EEO Category I-Faculty

Full Time or Part Time Full Time

Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule

Work schedule varies. May teach day, evening, and/or weekend courses.

Sensitive Position No

Job Description

General Description:

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) invites applications for qualified individuals to join our faculty to support the mission and vision of the largest institution of higher education in Virginia. The open faculty position is available beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year. The primary responsibility of a faculty member at NOVA is to provide quality instruction. NOVA faculty are expected to excel in teaching strategies and classroom management that fully engage students in a classroom, laboratory, or online platform, and engage students in individual conferences and related activities. NOVA faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to build stronger citizens within the community. All faculty must be available to teach day, evening, and weekend classes at any of the College’s campuses or off-site locations.

Duties and Tasks:

Full-time teaching faculty members are responsible for teaching courses offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning formats. Full-time 9-month teaching faculty positions carry a normal teaching load of 12-15 credit hours and 15-20 contact hours per semester. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/campus/college committees, participate in curriculum development, and maintain currency in their discipline.

Essential Functions:

NOVA faculty are expected to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports in a timely manner; teach the courses using 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; answer emails in a responsible fashion; maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization; and advise students.

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 


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.

Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills.

Required Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competencies OR appropriately related education and/or occupational certifications combined with substantial related experience in the occupational field.

Qualifying academic degrees and coursework should be from a regionally accredited institution.

A minimum of two years of full-time (or full-time equivalent) related occupational experience is required.

Additional experience beyond the minimum is required for applicants/candidates that do not possess a minimum of an associate’s degree in the teaching field.

Valid Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Universal Certification (EPA 40 CFR of Section 608)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in the teaching field.

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.

An active DPOR HVAC (Tradesman) licensure.

Operation of a State Vehicle No

Supervises Employees No

Required Travel


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC_857P

Recruitment Type General Public - G

Number of Vacancies 1

Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Open Date 01/23/2023

Job Close Date 02/23/2023

Open Until Filled

Agency Website https://www.nvcc.edu/

Contact Name alison thimblin


Phone Number

Special Instructions to Applicants

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 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 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 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.

Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/56723