Business Instructor

New River Community College   Dublin, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 22, 2024
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Business Instructor

New River Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under a state-wide system of 23 community colleges. The college is located on a one-hundred plus acre site at the intersection of U.S. Routes 11 and 100 in Dublin, Virginia with an instructional site in Christiansburg. The campus provides modern, well-equipped facilities for the career technical education programs as well as for the college transfer programs. Approximately 4,000 students comprise the student body.

The people employed by New River Community College embrace the philosophy that all individuals should have an opportunity to develop and extend their skills and knowledge to increase awareness of their roles and duties as citizens. The college serves the educational needs of the public and assumes a duty to help provide the requirements for trained workers in the region through a combined effort with local industry, business, professions, and government. The college promotes equal opportunity for prospective students and employees.


  • Teach a minimum of 15 semester hours for fall and spring semesters in business administration and business management courses to students as assigned. 
  • Maintain at least 10 hours of student engagement availability (office hours).
  • Develop, write and revise course plans.
  • Assist in the selection and creation of instructional materials.
  • Recommend curriculum changes to upgrade and integrate students’ learning.
  • Develop and implement student retention and success initiatives.
  • Work with Student Services Advisors to provide holistic support and advising.
  • Assist the division with administrative and/or committee work.
  • Participate in department, division and college discussions, meetings and initiatives.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with at least eighteen graduate semester hours in business.
  • Minimum of two years of full-time related occupational or full-time teaching experience.
  • Commitment to community college mission.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to and ability to implement teaching strategies that foster student retention and student success.
  • Commitment to innovative teaching approaches, including use of technology as a teaching and learning tool.
  • Willingness to develop and teach online, hybrid, traditional face-to-face, and hyflex courses
  • Willingness to maintain relevance and currency of business curriculum for both transfer and non-transfer degree programs.
  • Fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with a wide variety of students.
  • Demonstrated skills and/or knowledge of assessment of student learning.
  • Ability to develop, manage and/or teach high school dual enrollment courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with college faculty, administrators, and staff.

*Finalists will be asked to present a sample teaching lesson*

Additional Considerations

  • Previous record of teaching excellence to include effective communication in teaching/learning situations.

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The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer.

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