- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
Current unrestricted license 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
Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
Experience with MS Office
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
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
Master’s Degree in nursing with a functional emphasis in nursing education
Prior college teaching experience, especially in a nurse aide or associate degree nursing program
Experience in the instructional use of computers and non-traditional teaching methods
The Faculty, Nurse Aide primary responsibilities include designing and implementing learning strategies for students in the Nurse Aide Certificate (NAS) Program; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; student recruitment, advisement and retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, School of Health, Wellness and Public Safety.
The position includes clinical instruction, and instruction in the traditional and online learning environments. The Nurse Aide program is approved by the Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR). A full-time faculty position at Davidson-Davie Community College is a nine-month contract. Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
I. Actively embracing the College mission, vision, and values by:
1. Promoting the College mission, values, and vision.
2. Becoming involved in the culture of the College. That can be expressed in many ways. Here are just a few examples: through attendance at planning and development sessions, becoming involved with student clubs or organizations, mentoring or advising students and/or newer or adjunct faculty, attendance at student- activity events (such as sports, International Night, etc.).
3. Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and an openness to change.
4. Embracing innovation, and being open to risk-taking.
5. Maintaining professionalism in the DDCC community through an attitude of respect and collegiality.
6. Performing assigned tasks that support the mission and initiatives of the College.
7. Adhering to all College policies and processes.
II. Fostering student success through:
1. Teaching the course content to align with the course and program level outcomes the assessment measures defined by the School.
2. Fostering the classroom environment in a way that maintains respect for diversity among students, including learning styles, and honors the focus on student learning and equity.
3. Ensuring that teaching strategies include active student engagement, timely and consistent feedback, and accurate up-to-date record keeping (attendance, grades in Moodle, Starfish, midterm, and final grade reporting, etc.).
4. Actively participating in completion initiatives.
III. Promoting effective teaching and learning through:
1. Teaching assigned courses at any and/or all of DDCC’s service locations using the delivery method needed (on-line, hybrid, face-to-face, video-conferencing, etc.). Teaching times include morning/day, evening, or weekend hours.
2. Maintaining currency in both one’s teaching discipline through reading, workshops, conferences, professional development, membership in relevant professional organizations, etc., and in the issues of higher education.
3. Developing course syllabi and providing appropriate documents for students.
4. Exploring, assessing, and implementing appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student retention and progression.
5. Understanding and using data-informed decision-making.
IV. Demonstrating commitment to a relevant and rigorous curriculum by:
1. Participating in the evaluation of courses and programs.
2. Participating in discussions relevant to choosing textbooks and other instructional materials.
3. Identifying and providing supporting resources through innovative use of the learning environment and collaboration with support services on campus.
4. Obtaining and accurately reporting data needed to assess the College’s efficacy in teaching and learning.
5. Engaging collaboratively with colleagues in assessing relevant course and program data, determining how courses and programs can be improved, implementing and evaluating resulting changes.
6. Participate in activities necessary to maintain program approval through DHSR.