Nursing Instructor – Associate Degree Nursing Program (12 month position)
Courses may be scheduled for day, evening, or weekends, in WCC’s service area (Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany counties).
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
- Current and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in North Carolina,
- Two calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse (RN),
- Current CPR certification,
- Up-to-date immunizations including Covid-19 vaccine and booster for clinical sites,
- Excellent communication skills,
- Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, and
- Ability to work effectively with other employees.
- Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) or willing to obtain MSN within 5 years of full-time employment.
This is a full-time, 12-month position. The nursing instructor is responsible for the planning, selection, organization, implementation, supervision, facilitation, and evaluation of the total learning experience of nursing students. The nursing instructor is responsible for effectively managing a clinical group of up to ten nursing students in a variety of clinical settings and will serve as a mentor/role model to students, faculty, and community by presenting a positive, professional image.
Other responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, serving on division and college-wide committees, professional development, and supporting the college’s core values of caring, collaboration, creativity, engagement, and responsibility
The faculty member must instruct assigned courses in accordance with NCCCS curriculum standards and course descriptions. Courses may be scheduled for day, evening, or weekends, in WCC’s service area (Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany counties).
The nursing instructor is under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing and the Dean of Health Sciences.
Instructor’s duties include:
1. Plan, create, and maintain a classroom environment conducive to student learning.
2. Encourage the development of Critical Thinking skills through appropriate classroom exercises and assignments.
3. Maintain a high level of currency in the discipline, and incorporate innovative and creative instructional techniques in the classroom.
4. Collaborate with the Lead Instructor in the creation of syllabi; the establishment of objectives, competencies, and assessments; and the selection of textbooks, periodicals, and other resources.
5. Mentor students toward completion of program, diploma, or degree goals and assisting students with job placement or college transfer.
6. Responsible for administrative aspects relating to FTE reports, end-of-semester reports, grades, and other required reports, and doing so in a timely fashion.
7. Communicate with students and administration through the technological framework provided by WCC including posting syllabi for all sections of all courses to the campus web portal, and regularly check and respond to e-mail sent to the instructor via the campus web portal and messages sent to the college e-mail/voice-mail/telephone service.
8. Maintain one office hour per course up to five per week (generally one per day), posted on the office door and updated by semester on the campus web portal, at times which are convenient for student contact and which do not interfere with the college’s regular meeting times.
9. Refer students, as appropriate, to student support areas of WCC including Counseling and/or Student Support Services, the Academic Support Center, Learning Resources Center, Student Services, the Writing Center, etc.
10. Attend commencement exercises, committee and task force meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled.
11. Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Lead Instructor, Departmental Chairperson, Dean of Division, or Vice President of Instruction.
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