Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Adjunct Nursing Faculty


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

OCH and LLP Campuses in Monroe and Polkton, NC


Hourly adjunct rate



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 17, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Nursing Program Director

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher
• Current, unencumbered NC license as Registered Nurse OR compact nursing license valid for practicing and teaching in NC
• Two years of work experience as a Registered Nurse
• Meets at least ONE of the following:
o completion of a course in teaching adults
o experience in teaching adults, or
o experience in supervising nurses (nurse aids, practical nurses and/or registered nurses)
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Nursing or higher
• Minimum of one (1) academic year of teaching experience, preferably at the community college level
• Familiarity with a course management system such as Moodle. Upon hiring, adjuncts must successfully complete Moodle training experience or provide documented proof of Moodle experience

Position Description

Job Description

The Adjunct Nursing Faculty position is a part-time position located on the OCH and LLP Campuses in Monroe and Polkton, NC. Under the direction of the Department Chair of Nursing, Adjunct Nursing Faculty provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Nursing program. These individuals have responsibility for teaching and learning curriculum development, advising, supervision and evaluation in the clinical setting, professional development, and institutional service and community relations.

Job Duties

• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to South Piedmont Community College as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
• Develop learning strategies and curriculum that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment
• Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, and out-of-classroom activities
• Actively participate in continuous improvement planning through the assessment of learning outcomes at the course and program levels
• Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
• Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory
• Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college
• Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Maintain and submit all required class records and/or reports on time
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)
• Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
• Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs
• If not already completed, must complete one of the following within 3 years of employment:
o completion of 45 contact hours of Board-approved continuing education courses;
o completion of a certificate program in nursing education;
o nine semester hours of graduate course work in adult learning and learning principles;
o national certification in nursing education; or
o documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board. Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role in the curriculum implementation, curricular objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population, and expectations of student and faculty performance

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135