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Adjunct Communications Studies Instructor Position #0188
Type: Part Time
Salary/Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with education and experience
Posted Date: 5/10/2013

Mountain Empire Community College, one of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s 23 comprehensive community colleges, serves the counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott, Wise, and the City of Norton. It is located approximately 40 miles from Kingsport, TN, and enrolls over 4,300 students in credit courses (approximately 1,900 full-time equivalent) and over 2,300 students in non-credit courses.

Adjunct Communications Studies Instructor Position # A0188

Mountain Empire Community College invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach classes in Public Speaking and Oral Communications


• Master’s degree in Communications or Master’s with 18 graduate hours in Communication
• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Teaching experience in college-level courses, especially in distance delivery
• Wide range of coursework through the Communications subject area
• Coursework in writing and/or writing instruction
• Familiarity with Blackboard
• Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology routinely into instructional and faculty responsibilities
• Demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrated ability to use multiple teaching strategies

Salary is based on the academic preparation and work experience of the applicant and is determined according to the VCCS Adjunct Pay Schedule.

For further information, please contact the Dean of Arts and Sciences, Carolyn H. Reynolds, at 276-523-7460 or

To apply, please complete a Virginia Application for Employment form available at and attach a resume, cover letter and copy of transcripts. Please indicate position number on application. This is a continuous recruitment and/or multi-hire position..

MECC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply .

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