Instructor, Nursing

Instructor, Nursing


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Foothills Higher Education Center


Minimum to Midpoint ($5,497 – 7,216/monthly) 9-month contract



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 13, 2023
Closes: Sunday, March 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Friday, April 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head of Nursing

Employment Type

Full-Time (9-Month Contract)

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing with completion of active enrollment in a Master of Science in Nursing program is required.
  2. Minimum of two years of full-time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or the part-time equivalent.
  3. Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina required.


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master of Science in Nursing or related field (e.g., Nurse Education) is preferred.
  2. Three years of full-time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or the part-time equivalent is preferred.
  3. Previous teaching experience is preferred.
  4. Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, is preferred. (NOTE: If instructor does not meet this qualification on hire, they must be prepared to complete additional education and/or professional development to meet North Carolina Board of Nursing requirements.)

Position Description

As a member of the team under the direction of the Department Head of Nursing, the instructor is responsible for the planning, selection, organization, supervision, facilitation, and evaluation of the learning experiences of nursing students in specified nursing courses.
Nursing faculty are expected to commit to the philosophy and objectives of the Nursing Program and the College and work together to foster quality nursing education and patient/client care and an outstanding reputation for excellence and professionalism.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties
The instructor participates in the development, implementation, instruction, and evaluation of the Nursing Program and is involved in college-related activities.

Essential duties include:

  1. Teach students effectively to meet student learning outcomes.
  2. Assist with the development of course documents and evaluation tools.
  3. Select and implement appropriate student learning experiences.
  4. Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing program curriculum and student policies.
  5. Assist with the evaluation and revision of course content and structure.
  6. Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the Nursing Department Head.
  7. Maintain student records and monitor student progress.
  8. Maintain office hours as required by college policy.
  9. Advise and register potential and current students.
  10. Review and select texts and learning resources.
  11. Submit requisitions for supplies and materials.
  12. Maintain nursing lab, supplies, and materials as assigned.
  13. Teach, supervise, and evaluate students in the clinical area.
  14. Assist with the development of student clinical schedules.
  15. Foster effective relationships in clinical agencies and with all other college faculty, staff, and administration.
  16. Complete professional development as required by the College while also remaining current and competent in nursing practice, teaching methodologies, and with nursing literature, including evidence-based practices.
  17. Attend and participate in faculty, advisory, and assigned committee meetings related to the Nursing Program, and serve on college committees as well.
  18. Other duties as assigned.


How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.