The successful applicant will have a medical-surgical direct-care clinical experience
Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.
Candidates committed to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton. Cultural competence integrates and transforms knowledge about individuals and groups of people into specific standards, policies, practices, and attitudes used in appropriate cultural settings to increase the quality of services provided.
Applicants should be current and skilled in their use of evolving technologies, active in promoting critical thinking, and committed to challenging our students to be knowledgeable, ethical, and capable global citizens. Oakton is seeking enthusiastic faculty who are committed to innovation in college-level teaching and learning, and interested in non-traditional delivery of instruction. The College expects full time faculty to be professionally competent, have strong leadership qualities, participate in professional development activities, and to engage in institutional and departmental service. Computer proficiency is required. The individuals hired will be available to teach in the evening and/or on weekends.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic course syllabus, that stipulates course objectives, content, and grading criteria,
Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials, for lecture, and laboratory and clinical functions (as appropriate),
Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled times,
Consultation with and evaluation of students,
Maintenance of clear records on student performance, as well as any other factors, such as attendance involved with the grading of students,
Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, keeping office hours, and decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, grading standards, and adhering to provisions of the OCCFA contract,
Participation and compliance with department decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, and grading standards,
Participation in department and/or institutional assessments of student learning,
Participation in department and/or institutional surveys,
Participation on appropriate standing and/or ad hoc committees within the position’s assigned department and division,
Participation in college-wide activities, such as a college-wide committee or task force, faculty governance, accreditation studies, student activities/clubs/organizations, planning and/or implementation of college-wide professional development activities, college-related external professional meetings and activities, planning and/or implementation of college-related social or fund-raising functions, and other college-related community activities mutually agreed upon by the Dean and the faculty member,
Compliance with institutional procedures,
Unencumbered current Illinois Registered Professional Nurse (RN) license
Master’s Degree in Nursing
Minimum 2 years of medical-surgical direct-care clinical experience
Experience with college-level instructional technology or learning management systems required
Excellent communication skills necessary
Ability to interact well with variety of professional and non-professional staff in both the college and clinical settings
2 years’ experience teaching in multiple nursing content areas which may include medical surgical nursing, pediatric, maternal child, and mental health
Experience teaching nursing students
Participated in curriculum development or redesign desirable
Adaptability to various clinical sites as the nursing department’s clinical needs change
Willingness to learn how to coordinate and supervise students’ clinical experiences in various healthcare facilities
Additional Qualifications or Position Requirements Unique to This Search*:
Minimum of three years’ employment in an ambulatory clinical setting performing and/or observing administrative and clinical processes and procedures as performed by medical assistants
Current unencumbered Professional Credential in one of the following: CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), NCMA (NCCT), CCMA (NHA, CMAC (AMCA)
We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton’s student body and community, who will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures and have a demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.
The full time faculty member’s workload during the nine month academic year is 30 lecture hour equivalents (LHEs). The average teaching load is 15 LHEs in the Fall and Spring semesters.
The academic calendar consists of 169 working days; instructional days total 153 of the working days within the academic calendar. Four days are used for instruction, final student evaluations, or course culminating activities. Two days are designated for grading, and one day is associated with commencement which is assigned on a three year rotation. The remaining nine days are designated for professional development, course preparation, student orientation, assessment, advising, registration, and/or college or departmental activities.
The faculty member is expected to have a minimum of 10 regular office hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters.
The College expects full time faculty to participate in professional development activities and to engage in institutional and departmental service.
The hiring range for full time faculty is based on a 9 month, no overload contract. Additional pay is received for teaching overloads and summer assignments. The minimum salary in the hiring range for the 2018-19 academic year is $51,927 and the maximum is $63,463.
A comprehensive benefit package is available which includes medical, vision, and dental insurance; flexible spending; term life insurance; tuition waivers and reimbursement; retirement; paid holidays; sick days; sabbatical leave; and a four day summer work week.
Appointment to a faculty position is contingent upon approval by the College’s Board of Trustees.
The anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2018.
To become an applicant, interested individuals must complete the online application linked from the posting found on the Oakton website. Electronic copies of a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) references with contact information, two letters of recommendation and transcripts must be submitted by the applicant via uploading to the Oakton employment website. Please indicate the position code (NUR4-18) on the cover letter. Uploaded documents need to be under 2 MB in size and in either .doc, .txt, or .pdf format. A total of 8 separate documents may be uploaded to an application file that has been successfully submitted to the College.
An UNOFFICIAL copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application by the applicant.
Recommendation letters may either be original documents with signature or e-mailed from the reference to [email protected] Official transcripts or a placement/credential file should be e-mailed to [email protected] Official transcripts or placement/credential files sent by postal mail should be sent to:
Oakton Community College
Nursing faculty (NUR4-18)
c/o Human Resources Department
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
***Official transcripts for all degrees earned are required prior to appointment.***
Please contact Matthew Robitaille, Employment Coordinator at 847.635.1868 or [email protected] if you encounter any difficulties with electronic submission of these documents.
Nursing Faculty Instructor, Nursing Instructor
Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.
Interviewees will be reimbursed for expenses associated with travel in excess of 50 miles to the interviews.
Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.
Required: Registered nurse with a current unencumbered nursing license to practice in Illinois. Education: Minimum: BSN with at least 2 years of Medical/Surgical nursing experience. Preferred: MSN with 2 years of Medical/Surgical experience.
Desirable: Experience with classroom and clinical instruction.
West Hills College Coalinga
Psychiatric Technician Instructor
Salary: $54,702.00 – $91,818.00 Annually
Closing Date: 10/31/17
Complete job description and application available online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/whccd/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1875027
West Hills Community College District is offering a teaching position in our Psychiatric Technician Program at our Coalinga campus. The successful candidate must be dedicated to serving students of varying skill levels and will be responsible for teaching state mandated curriculum in the class offerings. Successful Psychiatric Technician Program course completion will make the student eligible to take the licensure examination from the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
Selected teaching candidate will be responsible for developing and adapting curriculum consistent with state regulations. Instructional methods will incorporate current technology and pedagogy including the use of computer technology in the classroom. Instructional delivery may include the development of non-traditional approaches such as telecourses or two-way video.
Additional responsibilities include involvement in department activities, advising, developing and reviewing curriculum consistent with the needs of the diverse backgrounds and abilities of our students and work with other faculty on literacy and interdisciplinary issues. The successful candidate should expect to teach at any of the district sites and/or clinical sites as assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Instruct community college lectures, lab, and clinical activities to a diverse student population.
• Assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies, informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions
• Teach classes in the Psychiatric Technician Program and related areas as assigned, which may require traveling among the District’s sites or clinical sites.
• Teach courses consistent with the adopted course outline.
• Advise and assist students.
• Plan, develop and articulate courses within the instructional area.
• Coordinate instruction with other faculty.
• Participate in student learning outcomes, curriculum design, review and evaluation, program review and other departmental activities including accreditation.
• Participate in activities with high school programs.
• Assume supplementary faculty responsibilities such as participation in faculty, department and college committees, hold regular office hours, assist in budget preparation, and participate in staff development activities.
• Commit to professional excellence by remaining current in the subject matter and techniques of effective instruction through participation in professional development programs in areas such as multimedia in the classroom, learning communities, school-to-work initiatives and other new technologies that may affect the teaching discipline.
• Implement contemporary teaching methods and technologies; incorporate the use of technology in performing instructional and non-instructional duties including distance education technologies, on-line class delivery, computerized and multi-media presentation, Microsoft Office Suite, and District management information system (Datatel).
• Bilingual preferred (but not required).
• Perform all other related duties as assigned
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to implement contemporary and current educational technology methods and tools
• Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development through memberships in regional, state, and national organizations or other activities appropriate to the discipline or assignment.
• Ability to communicate clearly with students and staff, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and community organizations.
• Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students.
• Ability to develop curriculum in the discipline.
• Successful teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level.
• Experience with computer-assisted instruction. Ability and willingness to teach a wide range of classes as schedule and situation require including travel to the District’s various sites
NOTE: Minimum qualifications and required materials must be met/received by the last day of the filing period. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background of community college students.
• Hold a current California active license as a Registered Nurse or a psychiatric technician; and hold a baccalaureate degree from an approved school; or a valid teaching credential; or have completed a minimum of one year full- time teaching experience in a state approved registered nursing or vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five years; or met community college or state university teaching requirements in California (any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience or and associate degree and six years of professional experience); and have a minimum of 2 years experience as a registered nurse or licensed psychiatric technician within the last 5 years.
• The final candidate will be required to clear the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
West Hills Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply
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.