Faculty, Practical Nurse Education

Faculty, Practical Nurse Education

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

DCCC - Davie Campus

1205 Salisbury Road

Mocksville, NC 27028

Salary/Grade

Academic Year is 9 months: Salary is commensurate with education and direct experience

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, April 30, 2018
Closes: Friday, June 8, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Director, Nursing Programs

Employment Type

Full-time 9-month Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution (completion date should be May 2017)
  • Current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • Minimum of two calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Experience with MS Office 2007
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree or Doctor of Philosophy Degree in nursing with a functional emphasis in nursing education
  • Prior college teaching experience, especially in an associate degree nursing program
  • Experience in the instructional use of computers and non-traditional teaching methods

Position Description

The Faculty, Practical Nurse Education primary responsibilities include designing and implementing learning strategies for students in the Practical Nurse Education (PNE) Program; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; student recruitment, advisement and retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College. This position reports directly to the Director, Nursing Programs. The position includes clinical instruction, and instruction in the traditional and online learning environments. The PNE program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). A full-time faculty position at Davidson County Community College is a nine-month contract.  Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I.  Actively embracing the College mission, vision, and values by:

1.  Promoting the College mission, values, and vision.
2.  Becoming involved in the culture of the College can be expressed in many ways.  Here are just a few examples: through attendance at planning and development sessions, becoming  involved with student clubs or organizations, mentoring or advising students and/or newer or adjunct faculty, attendance at student activity events  (such as sports, International Night, etc.).
3.  Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and an openness to change.
4.  Embracing innovation, and being open to risk-taking.
5.  Maintaining professionalism in the DCCC community through an attitude of respect and collegiality.
6.  Performing assigned tasks that support the mission and initiatives of the College.
7.  Adhering to all College policies and processes. 
 

II.  Fostering student success through:

1.  Teaching the course content to align with the course and program level outcomes using the assessment measures defined by the School.
2.  Fostering the classroom environment in a way that maintains respect for diversity among students, including learning styles, and honors the focus on student learning and equity.
3.  Ensuring that teaching strategies include active student engagement, timely and consistent feedback, and accurate up-to-date record keeping (attendance, grades in Moodle, Starfish, midterm, and final grade reporting, etc.).
4.  Actively participating in completion initiatives. 

III.  Promoting effective teaching and learning through:

1.  Teaching assigned courses at any and/or all of DCCC's service locations using the delivery method needed (on-line, hybrid, face-to-face, video-conferencing, etc.).  Teaching times include morning/day, evening, or weekend hours. 
2.  Maintaining currency in both one's teaching discipline through reading, workshops, conferences, professional development, membership in relevant professional organizations, etc., and in the issues of higher education.
3.   Developing course syllabi and providing appropriate documents for students. 
4.  Exploring, assessing, and implementing appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student retention and progression.
5.  Understanding and using data-informed decision-making.
 

IV.  Demonstrating commitment to a relevant and rigorous curriculum by:

1.  Participating in the evaluation of courses and programs.
2.  Participating in discussions relevant to choosing textbooks and other instructional materials. 
3.  Identifying and providing supporting resources through innovative use of the learning environment and collaboration with support services on campus.
4.  Obtaining and accurately reporting data needed to assess the College's efficacy in teaching and learning.
5.  Engaging collaboratively with colleagues in assessing relevant course and program data, determining how courses and programs can be improved, implementing and evaluating resulting changes. 
6. Participate in activities necessary to maintain program accreditation through ACEN and meet requirements for NCBON.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution (completion date should be May 2017)
  • Current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • Minimum of two calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Experience with MS Office 2007
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models 

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree or Doctor of Philosophy Degree in nursing with a functional emphasis in nursing education
  • Prior college teaching experience, especially in an associate degree nursing program
  • Experience in the instructional use of computers and non-traditional teaching methods

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation and analysis of data and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review; ease of mobility in supervising students in the clinical and classroom settings, assisting with patient care, carrying equipment, supplies and other instructional materials; travel between campus and clinical locations may be required; and effective use of all forms of communication including use of computers.
 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment
Position #2018-00027
FACULTY, PRACTICAL NURSE EDUCATION

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment. 

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu