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NURSING INSTRUCTOR (11-month) – (5 positions) – JOB #2116 

The Nursing Instructor position is an 11-month, tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of August 2013 but a different start date may be negotiated. This position requires effective teaching and advising of diverse students, excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated commitment to the comprehensive state college mission. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to provide quality educational opportunities for students seeking to enter the healthcare arena as associate degree nurses, practical nurses, or surgical technologists and to meet the health care needs of the community. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses in the department with the possibility of day, evening, weekend, or on-line teaching assignments. Teaching duties will primarily be in the BSN program but may include assignments in any program offered by the department.  Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching and advising a diverse student population enrolled in the nursing program, working on college and departmental committees, developing and evaluating program curriculum, maintaining compliance with national accreditation standards, collaborating with clinical agencies in the community, and participating in staff development opportunities. This position reports to the Director of Nursing.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in nursing, current Florida license without restrictions in Florida or eligible for Florida licensure, American Heart BLS card, and two years current experience required.  Successful results of a criminal background check and drug screen required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate in nursing, and post-secondary teaching experience.


SALARY RANGE:  $44,356.00 – $50,356.00 (Entry level salary is computed and based on authority of the Collective Bargaining Agreement).     


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 34% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance, and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental application materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If there are questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at (


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin July 16, 2013. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be received by July 15, 2013.


Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.