Thank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 11 years! SVCC is located in a rural setting of rolling hills, pine and hardwood forests, and farmland. There is easy access to nearby metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, the stateâs capital, as well as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The area is famous for its two lakes, Gaston and Kerr, and a multitude of state and national parks which offer recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, picnics, and relaxation. The area also offers sports arenas for baseball, softball, soccer and beautiful golf courses. There are cultural activities including various theaters and arts councils offering concerts, plays, and live entertainment, and there are many local festivals held throughout the year. SVCC is currently seeking applicants for the position of Adjunct Massage Therapy Instructor for the Workforce Development Division in Chase City, VA with an anticipated start of September 2021. The instructor will provide instruction several nights per week over the course of 550 hours, including 20 hours of clinical experience, to help students meet the qualifications needed and is entrusted with imparting the knowledge and skills each student needs to be successful by providing quality delivery of assigned courses while ensuring that all students achieve competency in the course objectives. Instructors evaluate and resolve student questions, issues and problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of the student, SVCC, and/or regulatory agencies in compliance with policy, procedures, and legal requirements. Instructors are to be motivating, fair and impartial, creative, dedicated, and professional. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Plan, prepare, and deliver quality classroom instruction in lecture, clinical, and/or laboratory format based on the approved course outline by selecting and utilizing a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods that address all learning modalities to insure that the needs of individual students in the program are met and are in compliance with MBLEX and the preparation for the licensure exam. Presentation of course and MBLEX material geared to a body worker within the context of body work and the therapist/client relationship Stay informed of licensure changes and modifications by the Board of Nursing as it pertains to instruction and licensure Employ a hybrid approach via Zoom and in-person classes. Assess student learning using appropriate method â advisement and periodic assessments for students to serve any challenges, learning styles and assessment. Demonstrate effectiveness with strong outcomes in Student Retention, Student Success, and Student Attendance. Conduct an engaging classroom lecture and/or lab based on the course outline. Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or activities. Advise students on attendance, grades, and issues in order to ensure successful completion of their course. Contact absentee students by text, email, and/or phone as needed to improve retention. Manage classroom environment through compliance with campus policies including but not limited to classroom management, attendance, punctuality, and professionalism. Monitor and prepare supplies and equipment to ensure readiness prior to class, informing appropriate campus personnel when areas requiring attention are discovered. Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner. Maintain employer relationships with employers to assist students with job placement. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time, and have sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard, and other office equipment. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds periodically - working with moving, carrying massage tables, chairs, stone cookers and moving clients when applying Range of Motion techniques.
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About Southside Virginia Community College
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened the Southside Virginia Education Center. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is dedicated to the belief that all citizens should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation which develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical, and lifelong education. Through various activities, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society.