Announcement of Vacancy
Thomas Nelson Community College seeks dynamic, qualified individuals to join the faculty at the fourth largest community college in the Virginia Community College System. As a comprehensive community college, Thomas Nelson offers quality transfer degree programs, strong technical and pre-professional programs, and is known for its outreach to the community as a partner and leader in workforce development. The college also provides dual enrollment courses in partnership with local school divisions and developmental studies for students who need preparatory work to be successful in college-level coursework. Daytime, evening and weekend courses are taught at the Hampton, Southeast Center and Historic Triangle campus location as well as off-campus sites.
The college seeks candidates committed to the mission of the comprehensive community college and experienced in working with a diverse student population, including adult learners and atrisk students. The successful candidates will be committed to academic excellence and continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The college strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning. Outreach and service to the college community (developing partnerships, academic advising, and committee work and faculty governance) along with the ability to teach 15 credits per semester, are also expectations.
Responsibilities: Teach up to 15 credit hours/24 contact hours of lecture, laboratory and/or clinical courses each semester. Teaching load may include day, evening, weekend and online course assignments at both campuses and off-site locations. Utilize high levels of energy, creativity, and motivation to design and implement effective teaching and learning practices. Facilitate student learning through in-class and out-of-class activities. Engage students during office hours, tutoring, remediation and mentoring activities. Devote appropriate time weekly to lecture/lab/clinical preparation, clinical assessment, and documentation of student performance. Utilize BlackBoard to augment classes. Evaluate student learning. Plan, implement, assess and revise curriculum. Serve as an academic advisor for health professions students. Actively contribute to the institution through participation in program and division meetings, and service on college governance and other committees. Collaborate with faculty, staff and students in a diverse and collegial organizational culture with high standards for performance. Remain current in nursing practice, nursing and clinical education, and trends in community college education through professional development, further education, and/or scholarship. Adhere to the policies of Thomas Nelson Community College and the Virginia Community College System as well as the Virginia Board of Nursing and Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing standards.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing or Nursing Education from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum of two (2) years full time clinical nursing practice experience. Excellent written communication skills. Commitment to the community college philosophy and to teaching traditional and non-traditional students from a variety of backgrounds. Current, unrestricted Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions Registered Nurse license or compact designation. Current CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers). Must be able to work at all campus and clinical locations. Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment. Finalist candidate(s) will be required to provide documentation of routine healthcare employee immunizations. Drug screening may also be required.
Preferred Qualifications: Recent teaching experience in an ACEN-accredited community college nursing program. Significant full time clinical experience within the last five years in a medical/surgical nursing setting or related position (i.e. staff nurse, advanced practice nurse). Specialty certification and/or advanced practice designation. Experience teaching nursing clinical and lecture courses. Experience working with a nursing faculty team to develop and align curricula and assessment plans. Recent professional and community activities in the nursing profession. Knowledge of and experience with accreditation processes. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Experience using instructional technologies, administering standardized computer based tests, facilitating high-fidelity simulation activities, and utilizing learning management systems such as Blackboard. Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills. Ability to develop and maintain effective collaborations with local healthcare providers, community agencies, and four-year colleges and universities.
Rank and Salary: $48,876 – $79,000 Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
Application Process: Submit an online application for this position by visiting the following web site: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.
We will only accept applications through this site.
Complete application packages will include: an online application, cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of college transcripts related to the degree requirement, names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers.
All transcripts from foreign institutions of higher education must be verified by an evaluation agency. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted.
There is a 5-day minimum posting requirement.
Faxed or e-mail applications will not be accepted.
Criminal history and other background checks will be required of the finalist candidate for the position. Satisfactory reference and background checks are a condition of employment.
Thomas Nelson Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status,political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or other non-merit factors in its programs and activities.
Primary teaching assignment is Concepts of Nursing III (Medical-Surgical) in Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Collaborate with other Nursing faculty and the Dean in providing leadership for the curriculum and program development, student recruitment and retention.
Participate in related college and curricular activities.
Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.
Classes may be offered during daytime, evening and weekend hours and at multiple campus locations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A copy of your transcript is required at the time of interview, or you may attach it electronically during the application process.
Application deadline is March 31, 2017. Must apply prior to this date to be considered.
Faculty Non-Tenure-Track, 9-Month
Dean, Tuscarawas Campus
[Job #991952 & Job #994178]
Tuscarawas Campus – New Philadelphia, OH
Opportunity: Kent State University at Tuscarawas is seeking candidates for a non-tenure-track position to teach undergraduate medical-surgical nursing in an ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) accredited Associate degree Nursing program. This position involves teaching, lab instruction, and clinical supervision of students in medical-surgical nursing in the Associate degree curriculum. The nursing program uses clinical sites in Tuscarawas, Guernsey, Stark, and Summit counties. The teaching load is 15 semester hours per academic term.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing. Two or more years of nursing experience in medical-surgical or adult clinical. Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree with a specialty in medical-surgical or adult care. One or two years of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Application Process: Please complete a data application and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official college transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation and official college transcripts can be attached electronically or mailed to the attention of Carla Barker, Dean’s Office at Kent State Tuscarawas, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
For a complete description of this position and to apply online,
visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans
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Nursing Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)
Community College of Allegheny County
The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.
Work location and additional information:
Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.
This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than March 6, 2017. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.
There are two regular full-time tenure-track instructor-level 10 month positions available with benefits.
Applicants with out-of-state RN licenses: A current Pennsylvania RN license (or temporary practice permit from PA State Board of Nursing) must be presented at time of offer. To submit for application and temporary permit, please visit http://www.dos.state.pa.us/nurse, select “Licensure Information” from the left menu and select the link “Board Forms/Applications.” Under “Endorsements,” select “Licensure by Endorsement with Temporary Practice Permit.” Please note that the estimated time to receive a temporary practice permit is 3-4 weeks and is valid for up to one year. If you have any questions about RN licensure, you can contact the PA State Board of Nursing at (717) 783-7142 and ask for the endorsement area.
Campus: South Campus
Days and Hours (for hourly position):
RN (current PA license); master’s degree in nursing; clinical experience.
Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodologies, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.
1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance and maintain grade records.
2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.
3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.
4. Work with other program and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum.
5. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.
6. Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees.
7. Participate in college projects, surveys, studies, and reports that relate to the discipline or program.
8. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.
9. Maintain five office hours each week.
10. Support the college’s goals.
11. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Job Category: Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech
Job Type: Full-time
Job Open Date: 02-17-2017
Job Close Date:
All applicants must apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/969229. The College’s online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.
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The University of Central Florida in Orlando is looking to hire 100 faculty members who like opportunity, growth and sunshine. As part of this universitywide initiative, the College of Nursing is seeking qualified candidates to fill these two nurse faculty positions:
– Associate Dean of Graduate Affairs and Full or Associate Professor, UCF College of Nursing, Orlando campus
– Assistant or Associate Professor, UCF College of Nursing, Orlando campus
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