Title: Assistant Professor – Nursing Faculty (Instruction and Simulation)
Position Number: 811
Academic Calendar Year: 42 weeks (37 contact hours spread over Fall, Winter, Summer)
Date Available: Fall 2017 (August 24, 2017)
Salary: MA: $63,645
Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Workforce Development
Posted through: Open until filled (First review – July 26
GRCC is seeking faculty who possess an interest in working with diverse student populations from a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability; engage in and develop innovative teaching strategies; effectively assess student learning outcomes; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development; and provide service to our students, the college, and our community at large.
Faculty members are responsible to GRCC and to each other for the successful completion of departmental work, as well as work associated with the School of Workforce Development and GRCC as a whole. In addition to the major position responsibilities, it is expected that faculty demonstrate outstanding communications skills, collaborate effectively, use personal initiative to overcome obstacles and work efficiently to meet deadlines. In an environment where innovation is valued, each faculty member will take responsibility to perform their work in a manner consistent with both the letter and the spirit of GRCC values.
Essential Job Functions
Major Teaching Responsibilities:
• Teach Practical and Associate Degree clinical and didactic nursing courses.
• Effectively assess, document, and advise students regarding their academic and clinical performance.
• Demonstrate a commitment to a learning centered environment in the classroom.
• Incorporate new technologies and methods for enhanced teaching and learning into instructional methods.
• Assume responsibility for the implementation of day to day activities in the simulation lab to include: facility and equipment set-up for teaching sessions; ensure simulation materials are current and relevant; trouble shoot malfunctions as required and/or directed by manufacturers; make recommendations and maintain inventory for purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials
• Participate in teaching-related simulation activities, such as, running scenarios with faculty instructors, demonstrating and writing simulator instructions for users, and teaching instructors on the use of the simulator(s).
• Contribute to the development of course and lab policies, procedures, and practices for the simulation lab.
Major Professional Development Responsibilities:
• Engage in on-going professional development to maintain expertise in the field and communicate outcomes with faculty and administration.
• Maintain professional licensure and applicable membership(s).
Major Student Service Responsibilities:
• Advise students on curriculum, academic programs, and employment and career goals.
• Participate in departmental student academic advising plans.
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities.
Department and College Service Responsibilities:
• Provide departmental leadership in simulation.
• Contribute to the growth and development of the Program and the College by participating in academic program review; curriculum development, evaluation and revision; committee membership; department and advisory committee meetings.
• Assist the Program Director in the preparation of reports and other required documents.
• Contribute to program accreditation processes and reports as determined by the Nursing Programs Director.
• Assist in marketing and promotion of departmental and college programs and events.
• Promote the department by creating partnerships with state and local communities, health care facilities and schools.
• Lead, advise and support adjunct faculty to ensure consistent standards and instructional practices within each course.
• Adhere to college processes, policies and contractual obligations.
• Support the College’s Strategic Plan through departmental and college action projects as appropriate.
• Support the department and the college through other work normally expected of GRCC faculty members.
• Master’s Degree in Nursing. Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s program may be considered.
• Current, unencumbered Michigan RN license or eligibility.
• Recent experience in nursing practice or nursing education.
• Recent experience in preparing and organizing simulation laboratory and demonstration materials.
• Minimum of 5 years direct clinical experience.
• Experience in nursing education curriculum design and utilization of education technology.
• Preferred Community College teaching experience or experience teaching adult learners.
• Ability to effectively use data.
• Excellent organization skills.
• Must possess excellent communication skills necessary to relate to others verbally and/or in writing.
• Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people.
• Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.
• Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to students and staff in an academic setting.
• High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.
• Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations.
• Adhere to the code of ethics, safety regulations, maintain confidentiality, and use sound judgment in regards to safety of self and others.
• Ability to work under pressure while possessing mature judgment and flexibility in regards to interruptions and schedule changes.
• Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a professional manner.
• Ability to cope effectively with the demands associated with various situations within the organization.
• Must be punctual and dependable.
• An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.
• An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.
Demonstrate, assist and/or support students with:
• Physical Strength – transferring patients to or from wheelchairs, floors, mats, toilets, cars, beds, bathtubs, and showers. Other transfers may be required, including lifting up to 30 pounds.
• Mobility – stand, lift, reach, bend, stretch, provide support and stability. Sufficient independent mobility within the architectural environment is necessary, including the ability to maneuver in restricted spaces. Move quickly in an emergency.
• Hearing – hear faint sounds from a distance of 4 feet—approximately the distance between a patient seated in a wheelchair and a person in a standing position next to the wheelchair. Hear sounds such as those emitted by patient monitors, and vital assessments, and using a stethoscope.
• Visual Discrimination – sufficient vision to differentiate movements, read markings on instruments and measuring devices, and read newspaper small print.
• Coordination – Sufficient motor skills, eye-hand coordination skills, manipulative skills and sensory function in one upper extremity may be needed to assist and demonstrate nursing interventions. Many other therapeutic activities require dexterity, manipulation, strength, and body flexibility to perform.
• Manual Dexterity – sufficient fine motor skills to manipulative objects and people safely.
• Must be able to travel to off-campus clinical settings.
• Must be able to work in a classroom and laboratory in an academic setting well as external clinical sites.
• Ability to work in a high traffic, indoor environments.
• Must be able to work flexible hours.
• Ability to cope effectively with the emotional demands associated with various learning environments.
• Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people.
• Must possess skills necessary to relate to others verbally and/or in writing
• Adhere to the code of ethics, safety regulations, and use sound judgment in regards to safety of self and others.
• Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a pleasant and professional manner.
Method of Application
To apply for this position, please visit our website at http://www.grcc.edu/jobs. Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position. Submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three professional reference letters. The position will remain open until filled; first review of applications will begin at 8:00 AM on July 26, 2017. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications received by 4/9/17 will receive first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter 2017.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Nursing faculty perform duties and responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and are responsible primarily to the Dean of the Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute (HSEWI) and the Associate Dean of Nursing. The faculty is responsible for:
• Teaching face-to-face and hybrid classes (combination of face-to-face and online) in the classroom, in the nursing lab settings, and with students in the clinical setting
• Assessing student learning outcomes
• Participating in on-going curriculum development, revision, implementation and evaluation
• Providing student advising/mentoring; participating in college governance and decision making
• Maintaining current knowledge and skills in areas of assignment
• Engaging in self-reflection and self-evaluation
• Building collaborative relationships between Bellevue College (BC) and health care communities
• Demonstrating a strong commitment to student success through fostering a positive, caring learning environment where diversity and pluralism are valued
• Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
• Current Washington state RN license or be eligible for licensure
• An advocate for pluralism with a teaching philosophy appropriate for a diverse (multi-cultural, multi-ability) classroom
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, go to www.bellevuecollege.edu/jobs
Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
• Complete an online Application (note that stating “See Resume” on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
• Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
• Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
• Attach a Curriculum Vitae
• Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
• Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (max 1 pg). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
• Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted – official transcripts required upon employment)
Ohio University Zanesville is seeking candidates for Assistant Professor of Nursing, tenure-track position. Available August 16, 2017 to teach medical-surgical and pharmacology nursing courses. Teaching will be primarily at the associate and BSN degree level. The individual is expected to plan, implement, and evaluate instruction using various methods and delivery modes. Advising is considered to be part of the instructional role, and faculty participate in these activities. Participation in scholarly activities that will lead to the identification and development of an area of scholarly interest and expertise. Service activities will occur within the School of Nursing, the College and Regional Campus, the University, and the discipline of nursing. Service activities will include, but do not need to be limited to, committee work, special assignments, active participation in professional groups, and relevant community activities.
General faculty responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester, academic advising, scholarship and professional development, campus and university governance and community service. It is expected that faculty will modify courses for distance learning where appropriate. We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing. Master’s degree with a major in nursing is required by the time of application. At least two years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.
Must hold a current license or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio as a registered nurse.
Preferred Qualifications: A doctorate in nursing or a related field is preferred. At least five year’s experience in the nursing profession with at least two years as a faculty member in an ADN or BSN program is preferred.
Apply: Applicants online at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/22326. Complete the quick application and attach the required documents: CV, cover letter addressed to the Nursing Search Committee, unofficial transcripts, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and a list of references. For references, provide the names of three references (with address, telephone number and email).
Optional documents to attach include documents that provide evidence of prior teaching experience such as course syllabi or course websites, and a summary of student evaluations. A summary of student evaluations can be uploaded in the “other” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 17, 2017.
The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) has an opening for a full-time, Psychiatric Registered Nurse Referral Coordinator. This position, working under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Psychiatric Services, in collaboration with other health care providers, is responsible for coordination of psychotherapy referrals for patients using CCPH services; and, for psychiatric triage, assessment and patient care. Assists as needed, with related operational activities of the counseling center. Related nursing services are provided during regular Center hours.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of accredited BSN degree program and 3 years progressively responsible clinical experience including psychiatric experience or Associates degree in nursing or relevant field, plus 5 years progressively responsible clinical experience including psychiatric experience. Current license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. If licensed in another state, must obtain MA licensure by date of hire.
Hiring Salary Range: $70,700- $56,100 Normal Starting Range: $63,400 – $56,100
Applicants must apply online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=82537 and submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Nursing Department/School of Health Careers, Technology, and Applied Learning
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nursing Department is seeking a full-time Instructor to teach Medical Surgical Nursing courses in the Associate’s Degree program. Teaching responsibilities include classroom lecture, college lab, and clinical instruction for both beginning and advanced medical surgical nursing. The faculty member will also participate in the development/design and revision of the curriculum. Faculty members are expected to participate actively in both departmental and college wide committees, as well as demonstrate professional development. Faculty is required to teach 15 hours a week and hold a minimum of 5 office hours per week. The Nursing department is currently developing a high tech simulation lab. It is the vision of the department that the new faculty member will take a lead role in the development of the new lab.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s Degree in Nursing, with a minimum of 1 year of practical experience required. A minimum of five years of recent clinical nursing experience and five years of recent, consecutive teaching experience in Medical Surgical Nursing are strongly preferred. Experience in curriculum development and test construction is required. Familiarization with the accreditation process is recommended. Priority will be given to those candidates with experience in the development and use of SIMs interactive lab technology. Active, unrestricted NYS Registered Nurse license is required. Successful completion of a background check is required.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Fall 2016
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Please send a resume, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts to: [email protected] Please indicate “Instructor of Nursing (Tenure-Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
Administration Building- Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, N.Y. 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to applications received by July 29, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.