Website Morton College

Reports to and Evaluated by: Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
Required Qualifications:


Master of Science in Nursing; current Illinois Registered. Professional Nurse (RN) licensure; 2 years clinical nursing experience with at least one year in area of specialty; strong foundation in evidence-based teaching or clinical practice. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction. Ability to work day or evenings.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Desirable Qualifications:


Bilingual in English and Spanish; 1 year experience teaching; recent clinical nursing experience. Experience at a community college. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality, and accreditation process, and committee services. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
Job Summary:


This position requires a strong commitment to teaching and diversity while incorporating technology and innovation in the delivery of instruction. The ability to infuse new approaches into the teaching/learning process is essential. Candidates must be able to work actively and collegially with faculty within and outside of the department. Faculty teach across medical surgical and specialties in theory, lab and clinical in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Other related faculty responsibilities may be performed as required.
Essential Job Functions ·       Review and adhere to the policies, procedures and standards of Morton College, the Nursing Program, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)

·       It is the professional responsibility of each faculty member to contribute to and cooperate with the committees formed to insure the continued accreditation of the college and program.

·       Develop, deliver and evaluate course curricula, including, but not limited to, syllabi, student outcome measures, instructional strategies and course summaries for accreditation

·       Serve students in an advisory manner

·       Attend monthly unit meetings

·       Contribute to and perform on college committees that benefit the college and program

·       Maintain office hours (6 contact hours per week)

·       Maintain, record and submit student grades

·       Remain timely in regard to submission of paperwork

·       Collaborate with clinical education partners in instructional delivery and supervision of student experiences in the clinical setting, including, but not limited to, orientation, adherence to agency policies/procedures, communication with members of the healthcare team, student clinical evaluation

·       Serve as professional role model and example of nurse leader for students, the College and its stakeholders

·        Demonstrates nursing and teaching expertise, including the use of technology and simulation

·       Engage in ongoing personal and professional development and scholarly activities

·       Engage in community outreach activities

·       Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses


Other Duties:

·       Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean

·       This is a full-time tenure track position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience


Work Environment:


Classroom environment
Physical Demands:


Long periods of standing
 Position Unit: Faculty, Local 1600, A.F.T.

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