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Speech Faculty

Southwest Virginia Community College
Job Location:
Cedar Bluff, Virginia
Speech and Public Speaking
Speech Faculty

Position Number: 294F0003
Job Open Date: 10/11/2021
Job Close Date: 11/14/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Experience

Job Description:
Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) offers career-training programs in numerous technical, industrial and medical fields at a reasonable cost, going so far as to even waive tuition for certain eligible students. Located in Richlands, Virginia, SWCC offers associate’s degrees in such fields as business, education, general studies, liberal arts and science. These degrees are primarily intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university. SWCC also has associate’s degrees that feature programs intended to lead directly to a career in fields such as Nursing, Radiography and Administration of Justice.

Southwest Virginia Community College invites applicants to apply for the role of Speech Faculty member. The Speech Faculty member will be dedicated to student success and to meeting the diverse needs of our students in the Arts and Sciences Division. Applicants should possess expertise in the field of public speaking and interpersonal communication and have a desire to work in a collaborative, learning-centered environment focused on equity, student learning, and success. Coursework for the Speech Faculty may include, but is not limited to courses such as CST 100: Principles of Public Speaking and CST 110: Introduction to Communication. Though some classes may be taught remotely, the selected candidate must be available to instruct face-to-face.

This position is eligible for a $2,500 sign-on bonus.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

  • Teach assigned courses using systematically planned and delivered instruction for the program.
  • With an equity mindset, review, evaluate and revise on a continuing basis course objectives, instructional materials, and course syllabi. Design new courses as needed. Ensure compliance with all accrediting guidelines.
  • Serve as academic advisor to students and participate in student recruitment and development.
  • Maintain records of student academic progress and attendance, evaluate level of achievement and assign grades for the program.
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve teaching competence and to stay current in teaching field; serve on College committees and participate in recruiting and marketing activities.

KSA’s/Required Qualifications: Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Speech and/or Communications.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in a community college; successful experience using a variety of active and collaborative learning strategies; experience implementing innovative assessments to measure student learning; and a demonstrated track record showing regular professional development around their teaching and the discipline of Speech. Ability to collaborate with the School of the Arts to promote the growth of campus and community opportunity in the field of the Arts. 

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Virginia’s 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, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

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