- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
A bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Master’s degree is preferred and must be obtained within one year of employment. Applicant must meet the education requirements for Nurse Educator as outlined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. This preparation may be met by one of the following:
- Completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses;
- Completion of a certification of program in nursing education;
- Nine semester hours of graduate course work;
- National certification in nursing education; or
- Documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
Minimum five calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
Minimum documentation: Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution, copy of license, and resume.
Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in nursing education from a regionally accredited institution. Comprehensive knowledge of ATI testing products and professional development for faculty.
Full-time faculty are professional, credentialed educators with the primary responsibility of providing quality learning experiences in credit or non-credit courses in their area of expertise for all Rockingham Community College (RCC) students. Faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid. Faculty are expected to perform all instruction-related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), and with appropriate accrediting entities where applicable. Faculty are also responsible for academic advising, follow-up support services, recruitment, and performing other duties as assigned.
Curriculum and Instruction
- Developing, with other program faculty and appropriate administration, program level competencies that outline expected student learning outcomes.
- Develop course syllabi to include the course description from the NCCCS combined course library and outlining clear and appropriate student learning outcomes and expectations.
- Creating and/or supporting the development of appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for all courses taught in the program.
- Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved assessments.
- Implementing and providing effective instruction which demonstrates appropriate knowledge of specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
- Teaching an appropriate instructional course load in accordance with policies outlined in the workload policy.
- Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles.
- Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of student in the classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities.
- Provides clinical instruction at various affiliate healthcare organization to practical nursing, associate degree nursing, and LPN to ADN students.
- Ordering textbooks, instructional materials, and supplies as needed for instruction following established procedures.
- Assisting in the development of class schedules cooperatively with other departments and divisions of the college and submitting to the appropriate supervisor.
- Maintaining compliance with established NCCCS performance measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate program as prescribed by the NCCCS and accrediting and registration entities.
- Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports related to instruction.
- Recommending part-time faculty to the appropriate supervisor to teach courses as needed in assigned program.
- Mentor part-time faculty as needed in the assigned program.
- Researching and recommending for approval program advisory committee members to the administration following established policy and procedures.
- Interacting with the program advisory committee to determine state-of-the-art practices, procedures, and equipment related to maintaining an up-to-date instructional program that would be valued and needed by the employers in the RCC service area.
- Monitoring professional information sources to determined trends and innovations in one’s field that lend themselves to integration into the instructional program.
Student Development Support
- Maintaining posted office hours in accordance with requirements outlined in the Employee Handbook.
- Being available to student on a regular basis for out-of-class tutorial support.
- Participating in recruitment activities for RCC programs.
- Serving as an academic advisor to student with advising responsibilities in the assigned program relative to course requirements, expectations, and completion standards.
- Participating in the college’s registration and orientation sessions as assigned.
- Maintain student files within the department as required by the accreditation agency and state and/or local policy.
- Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
- Coordinating retention strategies with the appropriate faculty and staff to maximize student retention.
- Providing information for student follow-up reports and demographics as required by state or local policy and/or reports.
- Sponsoring and supporting program enrichment activities, particularly student organizations.
Administrative/Business Services Support
- Participating in budget development for assigned program to the appropriate supervisor.
- Complying with Fiscal Management System policies and procedures set forth for RCC.
- Working a minimum 38-hour workweek in accordance with policies outlined in the Employee Handbook.
- Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of RCC.
- Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business of the college.
- Attending extracurricular functions such as graduation, campus fund drives, etc. that promote the collegiate life.
- Serving on local, state, regional and/or national committees upon request and/or approval from the administration.
- Serving on college committees as assigned to expediate college business and to be involved in the decision-making process of the college.
- Exhibiting a personal and professional attitude that reflects positively upon the individual and the public perception of the community college.
- Participating in the activities of the Southern Associate of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Quality Enhancement Plans as required.
Public Relations Support
- Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s Senior Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the college.
- Providing appropriate liaison support with the NCCCS and other relational entities.
- Promoting RCC with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.
- Participating in RCC, NCCCS, and other authorized professional development programs upon request.
- Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized standards in his or her field.