Human Resources

VWCC Career Opportunities - The Employer of Choice

ATTENTION APPLICANTS: Please read this important message regarding the April 2015 upgrade of the Virginia Jobs Careers Site!

Current Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Virginia Western Community College (VWCC), the Community's College. VWCC only accepts applications using an online employment application system through the Commonwealth of Virginia, VirginiaJobs website.

To view a listing of our current Career Openings, select the Career Openings at VWCC link below. You will enter the VirginiaJobs website. This website will open in a separate web-browser window from the VWCC website. The online employment application system is internet-based and we encourage only one web-browser window be open at a time.

Career Openings at VWCC

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Application Steps

Making an application for a job at Virginia Western is as simple as 1 - 2 - 3!

  1. Search for open positions at VWCC by viewing our Career Openings page.
  2. Click View under the job title of the position(s) to read and print the details of each posting.
  3. To Apply for a specific position, select the "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING" button. This will initiate the on-line application process.

It is important that all documents needed to complete the application process be ready and available before starting and that as you complete the application that you continually "SAVE" your information. To protect the security of your data, the system will log you out if it detects no activity for 30 minutes. This will cause all unsaved information to be lost.

We suggest that you have the following information readily accessible prior to starting your application on-line:

  • Employment History - Name, address and telephone numbers of your present and previous employer(s) including immediate supervisor's contact information. Additionally, a list of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
  • Educational Background - Name and address of all educational institutions you attended.
  • References - Names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references.
  • Electronic copies of any documents (such as resume, cover letter and transcripts) you wish to attach to your application.

On-line applications are stored on a secured site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAA), Virginia Western Community College will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection process(es).

First time applicants may find the USER'S GUIDE (PDF) helpful.

For additional information, or to request assistance, please call 540-857-7282 or email the Human Resources office.

NOTICE: Virginia Western Community College participates in E-Verify.


Equal Opportunity Employment and Diversity

Virginia Western Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and diversity.

The Commonwealth of Virginia is committed to Equal Opportunity. (PDF)

Our college is committed to diversity and equal opportunity, and does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, military service and/or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, age, genetics, care-giver status, or disability. This holds true for recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, demotion, role changes, compensation, benefits, layoff, training programs, accessibility, and job accommodation without regard to the individual's status protected by law. The college will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities whenever the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position. Any person employed by Virginia Western Community College who fails to comply with this policy will be subject to disciplinary action.

If you have any questions about or if you believe you have been discriminated against, harassed in any manner, and/or your employment rights violated, you are encouraged to contact Mike Shelton, Human Resources Director, 857-6333, or contact the EEOC.

Adjunct Faculty Rates

VCCS Adjunct Faculty Rates -- Effective 07/01/2014; Rates per semester credit hour

Faculty Rank Minimum Maximum
Assistant Instructor $0 $628
Instructor $613 $1,046
Assistant Professor $695 $1,127
Associate Professor $767 $1,214
Professor $842 $1,293

Full-Time Faculty Rates

All teaching faculty, assistant deans and program heads in the VCCS normally shall be on a nine-month basic contract covering a nine-month appointment period to include the Fall Semester and Spring Semester. Salary for nine-month faculty shall be in accordance with the salary ranges as listed below. Starting salaries for nine-month teaching faculty are based on academic rank with consideration given for previous related occupational and educational experiences and training.

VCCS Full-Time 9-Month Faculty Rates -- Effective 07/01/2014

Faculty Rank Minimum Midpoint Maximum
Assistant Instructor $30,947 $40,299 $49,650
Associate Instructor I $33,010 $43,879 $54,748
Associate Instructor II $42,913 $57,043 $71,172
Instructor $41,263 $55,386 $69,510
Assistant Professor $47,452 $63,446 $79,440
Associate Professor $53,642 $71,506 $89,370
Professor $59,831 $79,566 $99,300

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