Job Details

Germanna Community College
  • Position Number: 4260420
  • Location: Fredericksburg, VA
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration

Behavioral Health Adjunct

Work Location: Fredericksburg - 630
Hiring Range: Salary is commensurate with rank and credentials.
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Job Description:

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and many other activities.

Behavioral Health Adjuncts at Germanna Community College teach courses in human services, mental health, and substance use that prepare students for a career working within the human services and helping professions or for transfer into baccalaureate social work programs at participating universities. Course content focuses primarily on social work theory, substance use, mental health, therapeutic interviewing, communication skills, gerontology, child welfare and social justice.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teaching assignments include a combination of day and evening classes in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online formats on either the Stafford Center, Fredericksburg campus, or Locust Grove campus of the college
  • Courses offered in the discipline include the following: Introduction to Human Services, Substance Abuse I, Mental Health Skill Training I, Mental Health Skill Training II, Substance Abuse II, Working with Death and Dying, Functional Family Intervention, Gerontology, Case Management and Substance Abuse, Intellectual Disabilities I, On-Site Training and Coordinated Practice. Some courses may be offered through the Workforce division to include but not limited to Behavioral Health Aide
  • Complete Growing with Canvas, Regular and Substantive Interaction Training, and TOPS 2.2 within first year of teaching
  • Attend Department Faculty meetings

Employees must be able to work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members with a commitment to diversity as a learning outcome to be culturally respectful, professionally competent, and civically responsible.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Johnathan Scheiterle by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email

If you would like to see a copy of our Affirmative Action Plan please contact Barbara Hall by phone at 540-834-1067 or by email

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:
  • Minimum of a Masters degree with 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in the specific disciplines; Human Services, Social Work, similar helping profession or equivalent, from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Related field experience, with strong current knowledge of best practices in the field
  • Proven expertise in the subject matter being taught

Preferred Qualifications:

Posting Number: ADJ_1110P
Job Close Date: 10/31/2023
Open Until Filled:

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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.

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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