- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, May 31, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Master's Degree in nursing with a functional emphasis in nursing education from a regionally accredited institution or Master's Degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution with documentation of North Carolina Board of Nursing approved education in teaching and learning
- Active unencumbered license or multistate licensure privileges to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina
- Minimum of two calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse
- Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment.
- Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
- Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
- Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
- Collaborating and facilitating
- Creating and innovating
- Anticipating and responding to change
- Providing vision and leadership
- Assessment of student learning
- Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
- Doctoral degree in nursing with a functional emphasis in nursing education
- Teaching experience in a community college or related work experience.
- Experience with online instruction.
Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!
A full-time faculty position at Davidson County Community College is a nine-month position, with the faculty member's primary efforts focused on teaching and learning, academic excellence and student success. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). Faculty within the ADN program use problem-based learning extensively as an instructional strategy. In addition, a faculty member is responsible for engaging in professional development and promoting the College mission, vision, and values. Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
I. Actively embracing and promoting the College mission, vision and values by:
- Maintaining professionalism in the DCCC community.
- Becoming involved in the culture of the College through participation in College initiatives, activities and committees.
- Adhering to all College policies and processes.
- Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, innovation, and an openness to change.
- Engaging in activities that promote recruitment, retention, and student success.
- Supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization.
- Engaging in activities that support advancement of identified academic priorities.
II. Fostering student success through:
- Demonstrating the College's Guiding Teaching Principles of effective teaching that:
- facilitate student learning to meet the requirements of a changing global economy;
- is inspirational, providing clear expectations for students regarding learning goals, course policies and assignments;
- encourage students to engage in critical thinking, reflective reasoning, problem solving, collaboration and application;
- help students understand how course content is relevant to them and their community throughout their lives, preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities;
- foster a collegial and dynamic process in which faculty share and learn strategies and approaches focused on improving student learning; and
- infuse a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources and student success.
- Ensuring timely, consistent, and feedback and accurate record keeping in support of student success.
- Fostering equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning.
- Integrating appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success.
- Engaging collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision-making to continually improve courses and programs.
- Collaborating with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion.
- Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education.
- Teach at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet the scheduling needs of students and programs.
- Participate in activities necessary to maintain program accreditation through ACEN and meet requirements for NCBON.