Coordinator/Instructor, LPN to ADN Transition Program

Coordinator/Instructor, LPN to ADN Transition Program

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham , North Carolina 

Salary/Grade

$56,100.00 - $61,200.00 (9) months potential summer supplement

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Closes: Sunday, May 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Expected Work Hours

The coordinator/instructor is required to work a minimum of forty (40) hours per week according to a flexible schedule which may include day, evening, and weekend responsibilities and/or duties. Weekly requires daytime 3 days and 2 evening or weekends

Reports to

Program Director, Associate Degree Nursing

Employment Type

Full-Time position

Minimum Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. The coordinator/instructor must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.
  3. Must hold baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at or above the level of the associate degree nursing program.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. The coordinator/instructor must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.
  3. Must hold baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at or above the level of the associate degree nursing program.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.

Position Description

 

Position TitleCoordinator/Instructor, LPN to ADN Transition Program

DepartmentHealth and Wellness

FLSA TypeExempt Position

Reports toProgram Director, Associate Degree Nursing

Direct ReportsNA

Minimum Qualifications 

  1. The coordinator/instructor must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.
  3. Must hold baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at or above the level of the associate degree nursing program.
  2. Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. A thorough understanding and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community.
  3. Ability to respect and work with social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual diversity.
  4. Understanding of leadership styles and group dynamics
  5. Competence in oral and written communication skills.
  6. Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  7. Proven organization and prioritization skills that facilitate multi-tasking, accuracy and punctuality with assigned tasks.
  8. Ability to see the big picture while giving close attention to details.
  9. Understanding of principles of adult education and student-centered active learning strategies.
  10. Proficiency in computer technology as evidenced by competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word and current instructional technology.
  11. Ability to function effectively under stress.
  12. Demonstrated conflict resolution abilities.
  13. Ability to plan and adapt to change.
  14. Awareness of needs and expectations of student, colleagues, and community groups.
  15. Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action.
  16. Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences.
  17. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  18. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to health technologies.
  19. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and competence in oral and written communication skills/public relation skills.
  20. Ability to recognize and evaluate unsafe patient care situations and take appropriate action.
  21. Must maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility: and
  22. Have current knowledge of nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.

 

 

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities:

The coordinator/instructor of LPN to ADN Transition is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction. In addition, the ability and knowledge of related support services and activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Associate Degree Nursing faculty, the coordinator/instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division. More specifically, and consistent with the employee's current contract of appointment, the coordinator/instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities: 

A.   Instructor – Associate Degree Nursing Duties:

  1. Teach a minimum load of 9-15 contact hours per semester for both the LPN to ADN Transition and generic ADN programs in a flexible schedule as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean, Health and Wellness;
  2. Have instructional plans prepared for each class session and in accordance with the stated objectives of the course(s);
  3. Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom/clinical instruction and general employment;
  4. Be available out of class to students requiring additional assistance;
  5. Serve as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students;
  6. Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, and curriculum plans required to meet program objectives;
  7. Contribute to the development and implementation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials;
  8. Assist the program director in the identification, preview and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instructional provisions;
  9. Participate in registration activities, as assigned, and assist in the recruitment of students and in the placement of graduates;
  10. Participate in program, departmental, divisional and instructional meetings and other announced activities;
  11. Maintain complete office and student records, as needed; process reports, forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data;
  12. Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors;
  13. Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and College;
  14. Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction;
  15. Maintain proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the College, provide assistance in carrying out their respective functions.

 

B.   Coordinator –LPN to ADN Transition Duties:

  1. Serve as liaison between the clinical faculty, the director, and the clinical coordinator in regard to scheduling, coordination of clinical rotations and clinical site visits;
  2. Assist in coordination of the orientation of clinical faculty and preceptors in the delivery of appropriate clinical instruction for the transition program;
  3. Assist the program director with the recruitment and interviewing of part-time clinical faculty and recommending for employment;
  4. Coordinate meetings each term of the clinical faculty and agency personnel for discussion of common clinical problems and improvement of the delivery of clinical education;
  5. Arrange and participate in recruitment activities for future students;
  6. Schedule advisement terms for current and future students;
  7. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, department dean, chief instructional officer, and/or president in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College;
  8. Coordinate with the student success specialist, activities and strategies for student success in the program and first time NCLEX pass rate.

 

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
  • Good eye/hand dexterity.

 

Normal Working Hours: 

The coordinator/instructor is required to work a minimum of forty (40) hours per week according to a flexible schedule which may include day, evening, and weekend responsibilities and/or duties. In general, this position requires daytime 3 days per week 8:00am-5:00pm and 2 days a week to include weekends, evening or nights for clinical site  visits as directed by the director.

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