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Job Overview


Heartland Community College invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program to begin Fall 2013. Along with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing or a Practical Nursing Certificate, the Nursing Assistant Certificate is one option offered to students enrolled in Heartland’s Nursing program. This position will teach in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) required. Other requirements include successful completion of a CNA Instructor course and a minimum 3 years’ related work experience with at least 1 year of long-term care experience. Minimum 2 years’ teaching experience in a CNA program is desired.
Since its founding in 1991, Heartland Community College has been dedicated to providing access to higher education and excellence in teaching and learning for residents of Central Illinois. The College has experienced considerable growth in the past two decades, with more than 5,600 credit students and approximately 20,000 community members engaged in a diverse range of continuing education offerings each year. The College places strong emphasis on student success as evidenced by its comprehensive student support initiative – Heartland GPS: Guided Path to Success.
Located in the vibrant, growing community of Bloomington-Normal, IL, the College’s permanent main campus opened in 2000, making it one of the newest community college campuses in the country, and certainly the newest in Illinois. The College is equipped with leading classroom technology and incorporates sustainable designs and operations. Two extension centers broaden Heartland’s support throughout the district.
The Bloomington-Normal community exemplifies Midwestern values and a remarkably high quality of life. The area is home to not only outstanding K-12 schools, top healthcare providers, and business/industry leaders, but also a variety of outstanding hotels, unique restaurants, and exciting leisure attractions. The area also has been recognized as one of the top ten “Techiest Cities in America, according to an article by, as well as one of the “100 Best Communities For Young People” by America’s Promise Alliance. With a population of approximately 160,000, Bloomington-Normal has many ties to education. In addition to Heartland Community College, the area houses Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Lincoln College. Some highly recognized companies have headquarters in Bloomington-Normal, including State Farm Insurance Companies, Mitsubishi Motors of North America, Country Financial, and the world-famous Beer Nuts factory. The immediate area supports two major hospitals, a zoo, a baseball team, arena football team, hockey team, performing arts center, and a nationally recognized Shakespeare Festival.
Review of applications will begin March 11, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
For consideration, please submit the following to the address below:
•Letter of application addressing how your qualifications and transcript meet the requirements of the position
•Statement of teaching philosophy with description of teaching and assessment practices
•Transcript copies including evidence of completion of CNA Instructor course
Heartland Community College
Attn: Human Resources
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Heartland Community College strategic goals affirm the value of diversity among students and employees. Heartland Community College is an equal opportunity employer.