Associate Degree Nursing Instructor, Full-time

Associate Degree Nursing Instructor, Full-time


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville, Mooresville and online




State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 20, 2018
Closes: Sunday, May 20, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Day and evening. Five day work week with a minimum of five office hours.

Reports to

Department Dean

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • valid driver’s license
  • and understanding of and a commitment to, community college education and the concept of a learning-centered, open admissions institution, community college philosophy, diversity issues, and instructional technology
  • demonstrated effective and professional written and oral communication skills and organizational skills


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in nursing from an accredited institution
  • current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • work experience including two calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse
  • demonstrated clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing is required, plus a willingness to learn other clinical areas
  • experience in intensive care and simulation preferred
  • have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development

Subject matter education and/or training and experience that have both the breadth and depth needed to ensure effective teaching in the appropriate subject areas are the minimum requirement as adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Job Summary:

Full-time Curriculum Instructors have three areas of responsibility, instructional, advising, and other duties.  Instructional activities require, among other things, subject matter expertise and a thorough preparation for every class. Nursing Instructors for the Associate Degree Program are primarily responsible for teaching in class, lab and clinical practice settings, and teaching concepts throughout the lifespan.   Advising duties demand knowledge of the students’ chosen field of study, as well as an understanding of registration, testing, and other procedures.  Other responsibilities include completion of necessary paperwork, serving on committees, attending College functions, and recruitment and retention activities.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional Activities:

  • develop appropriate course goals and objectives along with evaluation methods which accurately measure student learning
  • be thoroughly prepared for each instructional responsibility including class, lab, and/or clinical
  • maintain an up to date syllabus for each course;including at a minimum the official catalog description, required text(s), instructor contact information, the course attendance policy, the course grading policy, the withdrawal policy, emergency closing information, and an ADA statement
  • conduct classroom, lab or clinical activities which are consistent with and meet course objectives
  • teach a typical load of 36-44 contact hours during the 10 month contract period, as determined on an instructor-by-instructor basis by the mixture of lecture, lab and/or clinical activities for the courses

Advising Activities:

  • serve as an academic advisor to students as assigned
  • be accessible to advisees during all registration periods
  • maintain accurate advisee records
  • be aware of current guidelines for placement testing and testing scores, and student placement into developmental courses
  • be aware of registration procedures including payment times and methods, especially those involving financial aid
  • be knowledgeable about the programs of study, catalog requirements, recommended sequences, etc. with respect to assigned advisees’ fields of study
  • show a concern for and interest in students, recognizing individual needs and differences

Related Responsibilities:

  • attend scheduled or called College, divisional or other meetings unless prevented by assigned teaching duties
  • serve on College committees as requested by Division Director, Vice-president of Instruction, or the President
  • attend curriculum graduation
  • assist with program evaluation
  • submit, complete and on time, paperwork such as grade reports, financial forms, class coverage forms and others as necessary for the efficient and effective operation of the College;
  • work with program advisory committees as appropriate
  • work with area or program coordinators and Division Director to order needed equipment and supplies
  • comply with College policies and procedures
  • remain current in the field of study by keeping abreast of professional literature, participating in professional organizations, taking classes and attending conferences and workshops as feasible and appropriate
  • strive to improve teaching strategies and skills by attending conferences, workshops, classes, etc. on instructional methods and technology
  • visit local schools, businesses and community organizations
  • participate in and help to develop recruitment and retention activities
  • work cooperatively with faculty, staff and students in a congenial and professional manner
  • perform other duties as assigned

Job Post Contact

Human Resources