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Job Overview

Company Description:

Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedford. MCC is a dynamic institution, priding itself on the quality as well as the diversity of its programs. MCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are an affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty and staff over the last five years, and are one of Massachusetts colleges participating in the Commonwealth Compact whose mission is to establish Massachusetts as a uniquely inclusive, honest and supportive community of — and for — diverse people, to acknowledge our mixed history in this effort, and to face squarely the challenges that still need to be overcome, understanding that the rich promise of the region’s growing diversity must be tapped fully if Boston and Massachusetts are to achieve their economic, civic and social potential.

Applications for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. MCC strives for a faculty and staff that reflect its richly diverse community of students.


Job Description:

POSITION: Nursing Faculty – Pediatrics

MCCC/MTA Faculty Position

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Assistant Dean of Nursing

The Nursing Faculty is a creative, knowledgeable and flexible individual who provides classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in pediatric nursing for assigned courses in the Nursing program that serves a diverse student body and community. The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program; participates in college service and student advisement. The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence and diversity, and continuous professional improvement.

• Provide classroom instruction for sessions which last up to three hours. This normally requires preparation of materials, conducting lecture/discussion, for a group of up to 36 students, using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes exam preparation, proctoring, correcting, grading and posting of exam grades.
• Provide laboratory instruction which includes didactic presentations, demonstrations, skill remediation and evaluation of skill competence. Lab instruction may also include preparation of equipment and materials for labs as well as securing/putting away equipment after the conclusion of the lab.
• Provide clinical instruction for a group of up to 8 students in a clinical setting one to two days per week. Clinical instruction involves selecting appropriate client assignments, supervising and instructing students as they provide direct client care during the six hour clinical day. Pre- and post-conferences are conducted each day. Clinical instruction includes ongoing and summative evaluation of student progress during the clinical experience. The instructor is typically on his/her feet and walking for most of the six hour day.
• Post and conduct office hours in his/her office space as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
• Participate fully in department, division and college meetings.
• Participate in college service as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
• Provide ongoing advising with assigned advisees for the purpose of course and program advisement.
• Maintain currency in nursing and nursing education through participation in continuing education.
• Implement all nursing program policies as well as applicable college policies.
• Collaborate with program faculty in planning, implementation and evaluation of student experiences.
• Collaborate with agency personnel in planning and implementing student experiences.
• Orient new adjunct faculty to course and program requirements.
• Plan, implement and evaluate the program of learning in compliance with appropriate regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.



• Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing.
• Master’s Degree or higher in Nursing or expected graduation date prior to July 1, 2013.
• Minimum of two years of full-time experience in pediatric nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years.
• College level clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing.
• Experience working with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
• Experience in collaborative work environments.

• Teaching experience in a community college nursing program.
• Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
• An understanding and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
• Knowledge of cultural competency skills framework.


Additional Information:

STARTING DATE: September 2013


The full Faculty salary range under the collective bargaining agreement is $38,464-$92,555. Starting salary for Faculty is determined by a classification system structure based on academic credentials, related experience and related licenses and certifications. Anticipated starting salary for candidates possessing both the required and preferred qualifications posted above will be $55,000.

Middlesex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated thereunder, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the College’s Affirmative Action Officer and/or Section 504 Compliance Officer.


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