ADN Nursing Instructor

ADN Nursing Instructor


Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: 828-765-7351

Job Location

Mayland Community College is located in Western North Carolina in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  We are centrally located about an hour from Asheville, Boone, and Hickory NC and Johnson City, TN.


Salary will depend on level of nursing education


Full-time benefits administred by State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Closes: Monday, July 1, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Hours will vary

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or as required by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.  
Minimum of two (2) years of current, full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.
License(s) Required: 
Must hold and maintain a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina

Preferred Qualifications

MSN (Master of Science Nursing)
One year of teaching experience

Position Description

Faculty members are under the immediate direction and supervision of the Dean, Health Sciences Programs.  Health Sciences  faculty are accountable for high quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the College.  Along with the Dean, Health Sciences Programs, faculty have the authority and the responsibility for student admission, progression and graduation requirements as well as the development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum. He/she serves as faculty advisor according to the rules and procedures of the College. The faculty member will work at least 40 hours per week including instructing courses, maintaining posted office hours, evaluating student work, preparing for the courses, and fulfilling other duties as needed.

The ADN Nursing Instructor position is a 9.5 month position. 

The search will remain open until this position is filled; however, to be considered for the initial screening, candidates should submit application materials by June 02, 2019.

Primary Duties:

  • Teaches assigned class loads (18 to 24 contact hours per week) which may include both day and evening courses
  • Provides classroom and course management in a manner consistent with appropriate professional conduct
  • Serves as a faculty advisor and keeps regular office hours in accordance with the procedures designated by College policy, the Dean, Health Sciences Programs and the Vice President of Instructional Services
  • Engages annually in professional development activities
  • Maintains a professional attitude toward students, peers, and the governing bodies of the College
  • Assists in recruiting students and participates in activities that promote the College as a whole
  • Meets and dismisses instructional activities on time and supervises   instructional activities at all times when in session
  • Assists students outside of scheduled class times
  • Develops such class, laboratory, clinical, or preceptor-experience activity as necessary for appropriate cognitive and skills development
  • Evaluates student performance through processes approved by the Division Dean and informs the student accordingly
  • Maintains office hours as approved by the Division Dean and posts same on a semester basis
  • Utilizes methods of instruction and teaching techniques appropriate to the fulfillment of course goals and outcomes
  • Furnishes all data and reports in a timely manner as may be required by the Instructional Services Division using appropriate forms and formats
  • Develops and maintains syllabi for courses within the academic field of responsibility
  • Develops and maintains course outlines and makes them available within the first week of class to the students
  • Maintains accurate class rosters (census reports and final attendance reports) and submits same in the manner and at times required by the Division Dean
  • Assists the Division Dean in the selection of texts, technological support, teaching aids, and resources
  • Recommends curricular modifications as necessary to maintain program viability
  • Assists in developing semester schedules of course offerings
  • Submits requisitions for supplies and equipment as necessary to ensure an efficient and effective learning process
  • Uses procedures designated by the Division Dean to initiate equipment repair and/or replacement as necessary to maintain an effective academic environment
  • Works with Learning Resource Center/Distance Learning staff in developing audio-visual materials, supplementary readings, reference lists and other instructional resources in the academic field of responsibility
  • Attends faculty, division and College meetings and workshops as scheduled
  • Accepts assignments to standing and/or ad hoc committees of the College
  • Assists the Division Dean in planning, scheduling, and holding meetings of curriculum advisory committees
  • Informs the immediate supervisor of occurrences that deviate from scheduled norms
  • Maintains a safe, clean office space and reports immediately any unsafe classroom or working area conditions to the Division Dean
  • Notifies Division Dean of any absences or alterations in the class schedule in advance and in writing, if possible
  • Leaves class/clinical instructions in the event of absence and notifies the Division Dean immediately upon determining the necessity of being absent from class
  • Makes arrangements, when possible, for a substitute instructor in the event of class/clinical absence.  (The substitution is to be approved by the Division Dean )
  • Obtains and maintains such licenses and/or certifications as may become necessary or appropriate to perform in accordance with accepted standards in the field of academic responsibility
  • Maintains familiarity with the policies of the College
  • Maintains familiarity with the North Carolina Board of Nursing, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the North Carolina Community College System's standards and requirements
  • Participates in the faculty evaluation process
  • Carries out special assignments at the request of the Program Coordinator and Division Dean
  • Serves on at least one college committee
  • Reviews and recommends textbooks, reference materials, software, audio visual aids, and learning resources for classroom use
  • Recommends curriculum revisions and modifications to supervisor
  • Assists in determining budget needs for program and recommends purchases of equipment and supplies when appropriate
  • Mentors part-time faculty as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assists the Division Dean in developing semester course schedules
  • Participates in Health Sciences  and College graduation, pre-registration and registration, and is available for student orientations as requested
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge through reading professional publications and attending workshops and conferences as appropriate.


How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Human Resources
Mayland Community College
Office:  828.766.1272