Nursing Instructor, 12 month (9MO + 3MO)

Nursing Instructor, 12 month (9MO + 3MO)


Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: 828-765-7351

Job Location

Mayland Community College is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC.  Our main campus is located in Spruce Pine, NC with satellite campuses in neighboring counties. We are remotely located about an hour outside of Asheville, Boone, & Hickory, NC & Johnson City, TN


Salaried is determined by BSN or MSN degree


State of NC Retirement & Health Insurance; NCFlex Voluntary Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Closes: Monday, July 3, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time Position

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Education:   Holds a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 

 Experience:    One (1) academic year of full-time teaching experience in a nursing program or as required by the North Carolina Board of Nursing; and a minimum of (2) calendar years prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse.

 License(s) Required:  Holds a current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina.          

Preferred Qualifications

A  Master’s Degree in Nursing is preferred.

Position Description

Under general supervision of the Division Dean, the nursing faculty instructor performs duties related to course/lab/clinical instruction in either the Associate Degree Nursing Program or the Practical Nursing Program, within the Health Science Division. The nursing faculty instructor teaches assigned class loads and serves as faculty advisor according to the rules and procedures of the College. The faculty member will work a minimum of 32 hours per week, including instructing courses, maintaining posted office hours, evaluating student work, preparing for the courses and fulfilling other duties as needed.

The search will remain open until this position is filled; however, to be considered for the initial screening, candidates should submit application materials by May 28, 2023. Salary is determined by verified degree:  

  • BSN   $49,950 (9 MO)  + $16,650 (3 MO)
  • MSN   $52,344 (9 MO) +  $17,448 (3 MO)
    Primary Duties


  • Teaches assigned class loads (18-21 contact hours)
  • Provides classroom and course management in a manner that is consistent with professional conduct
  • Assists Director of Nursing and program coordinator in assuring compliance with the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) regulations and participating in candidacy requirements and accreditation standards of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  •  Serves as a faculty advisor and keeps regular office hours in accordance with the procedures designated by College policy, the Dean Health Sciences Programs and the Vice President of Instructional Services
  • Provides assistance with student advising and registration
  • Assists students outside of scheduled class time
  • Utilizes methods of instruction and teaching techniques that are appropriate to the fulfillment of course outcomes and objectives
  • Furnishes all data and reports in a timely manner as may be required by the Instructional Services Division using appropriate forms and formats
  • Develops and maintains syllabi/course outlines for courses within the academic field(s) of responsibility, gives Instructional Services Administrative Assistant and the Division Dean each a copy to file, and provides the students a copy the first week of class
  • Assists in developing semester calendars for theory/laboratory/clinical rotations for each course being offered
  • Maintains accurate class rosters (census reports and final attendance reports) and submits same in the manner and at times required by the Division Dean
  • Attends faculty and unit meetings and workshops as scheduled
  • Participates in the faculty evaluation process
  • Notifies Division Dean of any absences or alterations in the class schedule in advance and in writing, if possible 
  • Serves on at least one college committee, as well as Health Sciences Coordinators’ Committee, and Health Sciences Faculty Committee
  • Complies with NCBON teaching/learning requirements and maintains evidence-based practice nursing knowledge and nursing education best-practice strategies through reading professional publications, attending workshops and conferences as appropriate
  • Participates in student recruitment/retention activities
  • Has knowledge in working with students with disabilities and coordinating services with appropriate college staff
  • Maintains knowledge and expertise in utilization of information technology utilized in the educational setting and in the healthcare environment
  • Works with clinical coordinator and Director of Nursing in long-range program planning and assists with coordination of clinical placements with consideration of the requirements and policies and procedures of each of these facilities regarding student participation
  • Works with nursing instructors in course and/or curriculum planning/revision with emphasis on evidence-based nursing practice and research, and incorporation of standards from the following bodies: 
    • Institute of Medicine
    • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
    • Healthy People 2030
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
    • National League of Nursing
    • American Nurses Association
    • National Council of State Boards of Nursing
    •  North Carolina Board of Nursing
    •  North Carolina Community College System
    •  Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    •  Occupational and Safety and Health Administration
    • Joint Commission
    • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Participates in on-going course/curriculum review, including learning activities, course/program outcomes, student assessment methods, including, but not restricted to, test-analysis guidelines, technology-based learning/teaching modalities, and performance measures for students in classroom/clinical/laboratory experiences.
  • Develops and maintains course outlines/calendars, and makes them available to the students as soon as possible, and no later than the first week of class
  • Carries out special assignments at the request of the Division Dean, or committee.
  • Maintains professional knowledge of the principles of teaching/learning and nursing knowledge, as well as professionalism and leadership through reading professional publications and attending workshops and conferences as appropriate
  • Participates in collection, recording, and reporting of data related to program, including admission/retention rates, course evaluations and clinical evaluations from students, feedback from clinical facilities, graduation and employer surveys, NCLEX success rates for 1st-time testers; and rates of students’ enrollment in higher degree programs, college program review, NCBON Program Descriptive Report, and program self-studies for accreditation processes, and grant-writing endeavors
  • Monitors documentation of professional competence of nursing instructors in the program, including licensure, evidence of professional competence in specialty areas of nursing practice, and professional competence in nursing education.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Director, Human Resources
Mayland Community College
Office:  828.766.1272