VACANCY: Adjunct Instructor, Agriculture & Hospitality at Piedmont Virginia Community College

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Type: Adjunct/Part-Time
Posted: 03/28/2023
Application Due: 05/15/2023

Category: Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness; +1

Piedmont Virginia Community College

Piedmont Virginia Community College (Div)

Work Location
Albemarle – 003

Hiring Range: salary commensurate with education and experience

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

determined by supervisor

Job Description

Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. Our scenic campus is located in Albemarle County, Virginia. We are one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

The Workforce Services division at Piedmont Virginia Community College is seeking adjunct instructors to support a variety of workforce training, lifelong learning and credential programs across the region. The division offers a variety of courses in the agriculture and hospitality industries to include horticulture, beekeeping, landscape design, viticulture and enology, brewing, distilling, food and wine pairing and cannabis cultivation.

This position is responsible for providing effective didactic and skills instruction to engage an adult learner audience; maintaining a positive and safe learning environment; ensuring adherence to policies and procedures; and serving as a role model and advocate for student success. Other responsibilities include holding review, remediation and office hour sessions for students; maintaining participation and performance records; collaborating with faculty and staff on curriculum development, instructional design, and assessment; providing timely and appropriate response to student, staff and partner inquiries; reporting incidents; participating in professional development and partner onboarding requirements; maintaining professional competence, certifications/licensure; and assisting in student recruitment activities.

Courses may be offered day, evening, weekend and at various locations.

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

  • At least two (2) years of occupational experience in the proposed teaching area
  • Combination of education and industry credentials to demonstrate content expertise
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to community college philosophy and student success

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching adult learners and/or in a community college
  • Experience using Canvas or similar learning management system
  • Associates degree
  • Current CPR/First aid certification

Posting Number: ADJ_1004P

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: 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.


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