FT ADN Instructor

FT ADN Instructor


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC


$5656 per month


Full Time

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, September 7, 2023
Closes: Monday, October 2, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full TIme

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Experience:
For nursing faculty, a minimum of two calendar years of prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as an RN.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Experience teaching in a nursing program that prepares graduates at entry level to take the NCLEX-RN is preferred.

Position Description

To provide instruction to nursing students in classroom, lab and clinical environments. Online instruction may be required.

  • Receives general supervision from Associate Director, Associate Degree Nursing.
  • May exercise functional and technical supervision over instructional assistants.


Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Functions:

  • Provide classroom, clinical, and laboratory instruction to students.
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities; develop and prepare supplemental materials to enhance textbook lessons.
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores.
  • Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual assistance to students outside of the classroom as needed.
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
  • Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and change; attend faculty meetings as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance; maintain other records and data bases according to program needs or accreditation requirements.
  • Stay abreast of new developments and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area.
  • Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.

    Other Important Functions:

    • Fill in for other instructors as needed.
    • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons; revise and improve lesson format; evaluate various textbooks and other learning resources to be used for future classes.
    • Assist in the recruitment of students.
    • Oversee and participate in clinical assignments; travel to clinical agencies to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate.
    • Participate in a variety of student related administrative activities including reviewing admission requirements, progress and qualifications for graduation. Demonstrate competence regarding the handling of hazardous substances such as blood borne pathogens; continually undergo training and train students in such procedures.
    • Demonstrate community involvement (required of all nursing faculty).
    • Participate in all functions related to implementation of the programs systematic plan for evaluation.
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.  






Knowledge of:

  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures.
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development. 
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply college goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

Minimum Education/Training:

  • A Master’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Must have a current, unrestricted North Carolina RN license.
  • Have education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. Once completed, this education need not be repeated if employing organization is changed. This education may be demonstrated by one of the following:
    1. (A)        completion of 45 contact hours of Board-approved continuing education courses;
    2. (B)       completion of a certificate program in nursing education;
    3. (C)       nine semester hours of graduate course work in adult learning and learning principles;
    4. (D)       national certification in nursing education; or
    5. (E)        documentation of completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board. Criteria for approval shall include content in the faculty role in curriculum implementation, curricular objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population, and expectations of student and faculty performance.  
  • Have knowledge of current nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.

Minimum Experience:
For nursing faculty, a minimum of two calendar years of prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as an RN.  
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Experience teaching in a nursing program that prepares graduates at entry level to take the NCLEX-RN is preferred.


Supplemental Information

This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS, TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS and proof of vaccination status due to work performed in a hospital setting be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.
Candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.  

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu