Associate Degree Nursing Instructor (Full-Time)

Associate Degree Nursing Instructor (Full-Time)

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

Lenoir Community College Main Campus, Kinston NC

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with Experience

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Closes: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, January 21, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm M-Th; 8am-3pm F

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution preferably in the teaching discipline; MSN in nursing education preferred
  • Two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in an approved nursing program; previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred
  • Must have two calendar years of full-time clinical experience as a RN; acute care, medical surgical nursing is preferred
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a RN in NC and governing agencies document (NCBON) are on file with Human Resources
  • Must meet within three years of employment the required preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Must maintain the continued competency regulations by the NCBON

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom environment, lab, and clinical environments
  • Frequent standing for 6 to 8 hours per day, withstanding frequent changes in temperature
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Infrequent lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Frequent travel between buildings on campus and infrequent travel to other campuses
  • Frequent listening to and talking with students and other faculty and staff members
  • Infrequent sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse
  • Exposure to fire and chemical hazards

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution preferably in the teaching discipline; MSN in nursing education preferred
  • Two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in an approved nursing program; previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred
  • Must have two calendar years of full-time clinical experience as a RN; acute care, medical surgical nursing is preferred
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a RN in NC and governing agencies document (NCBON) are on file with Human Resources
  • Must meet within three years of employment the required preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Must maintain the continued competency regulations by the NCBON

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom environment, lab, and clinical environments
  • Frequent standing for 6 to 8 hours per day, withstanding frequent changes in temperature
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
  • Infrequent lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Frequent travel between buildings on campus and infrequent travel to other campuses
  • Frequent listening to and talking with students and other faculty and staff members
  • Infrequent sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse
  • Exposure to fire and chemical hazards

Position Description

Lenoir Community College is a comprehensive institution that places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College: Mastery of Subject Matter; Teaching Performance; Evaluation of Student Learning; Support of College Policies and Procedures; Participation in College Division, Department, and Program Activities; Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs; and Other Duties.
 

1. Mastery of Subject Matter

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline
  • Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline
  • Connect the subject matter with related fields
  • Maintain competency in the subject area through professional development to include, but not limited to, involvement in professional organizations and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops
  • Utilize technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of nursing practice for the RN and LPN

2. Teaching Performance

  • Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments
  • Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course outcomes

3. Evaluation of Student Learning

  • Develop, implement, and evaluates the curriculum
  • Establish and follow meaningful learning outcomes
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course outcomes
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances

4. Support of College Policies and Procedures

  • Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment
  • Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed
  • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation
  • Serve as faculty academic advisor for students
  • Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Substitute for other instructors in the teaching discipline in case of an absence
  • Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources
  • Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Policy Manual, Procedures Manual, Faculty Handbook, and Distance Education Handbook

5. Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities

  • Demonstrate authority and responsibility for student admission, progression, and graduation
  • Serve on College committees as assigned
  • Participate in meetings and events as required
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information
  • Support both part-time and full-time colleagues

6. Contribute to program, department, and division curriculum development processes

  • Participate in graduation ceremonies (not applicable for adjunct faculty)
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member
  • Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs
  • Maintain familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range strategic plan
  • Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels
  • Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
  • Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of the College
  • Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

If the position is an instructor with lab/clinical duties, responsibilities also would include:

  • Direct students in laboratory classes; facilitate and supervise activities of students in lab settings; assist students with lab assignments and related activities
  • Ensure that equipment, materials, and other resources, such as instructional aides, are available for classes
  • Take a lead role in maintaining lab equipment; and if needed, perform simple maintenance
  • Make arrangements for equipment repairs when machines break down

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.
 

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899