College of Southern Maryland

Located below Washington DC and between the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay, the College of Southern Maryland serves a culturally and geographically diverse region. Founded in 1957, CSM was named in 2017 as one of the top 150 colleges by the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence, boasts strong transfer and workforce programs, and is a multi-year recipient of the Workplace Excellence Award.

College of Southern Maryland invites applications for a 10-month, non-tenured track Pediatric Nursing faculty. The faculty member will be responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities to promote student–centered learning. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on the campus(es) or center to which the faculty member is assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, holding office hours, serving on various committees, and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the Division Chair, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President, or designee.

The faculty members will teach 15 credits per semester; 30 credits per 10 month contract period. The faculty members will schedule, publish, and hold 5 office hours per week during the academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The faculty members will participate in professional development opportunities and perform professional service hours based on faculty placement in rank, as set forth in the Faculty Handbook.

Primary areas of teaching responsibility include: Pediatric Nursing in classroom, lab, simulation and clinical.

In addition to the above responsibilities, this faculty member coordinates various aspects of the College of Southern Maryland’s nursing courses, including such activities as scheduling of courses, hiring adjunct faculty, observing adjunct faculty, and fielding student feedback with regard to division course and program questions and concerns. Other responsibilities may include acting as a liaison to various clinical facilities, coordination of clinical experiences, management of student background and health data, and contributions to student learning outcomes assessment processes.

When applying for this position, please be prepared to address the following statements during the application submission process:

• Please describe your activities that demonstrate a commitment to student success for a diverse student population.
• Please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy.

College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college’s staff and students. The final candidates for these positions will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.

These positions are open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm EST Thursday, 03/29/18. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Skills
• Master’s degree in Nursing
• Registered nurse (RN) in Maryland, or ability to obtain Maryland RN license
• Two years full-time teaching experience or four years teaching as adjunct faculty member at the college level is preferred
• Five years clinical practice in pediatric nursing is required

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