Nursing Instructor, Full-Time

Nursing Instructor, Full-Time


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


$5497 to $5902 per month, dependent on education and experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 9, 2024
Closes: Monday, March 11, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, June 3, 2024

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week

Reports to

Chair, Nursing

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications


Master’s degree with a major in nursing (MSN). Education concentration preferred, however, candidates with a MSN with a different concentration must provide evidence of one the following prior to or within the first two years of employment:

• Completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses in the areas of curriculum development and implementation, adult learning theory, teaching-learning principles, assessment and evaluation;

• Completion of a certificate program in nursing education;

• Nine semester hours of education course-work;

• Obtain national certification in nursing education; or

• Provide documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board.  Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for the identified student population, and expectations of student and faculty performance.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Minimum of three years of clinical nursing practice in a medical-surgical setting as a Registered Nurse;
  • Hold a valid NC driver’s license; 
  • Have current immunizations; 
  • Computer literate; 
  • Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility;
  • Demonstration of skills in the areas of: communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; and,
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment.

Physical Demands:

Meet essential cognitive, sensory, affective & psychomotor performance requirements & functions

Licensing Requirements:

  • Hold a current unrestricted license as an RN to practice in North Carolina; 
  • Hold current certification in adult and child CPR (AHA Healthcare Provider Course);

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications

Position Description

Carteret Community College, located in the coastal town of Morehead City, NC, is seeking a highly qualified and dynamic professional to join our nursing program in the role of Nursing Instructor. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in advancing the college's mission of providing accessible, high-quality education and workforce training to our diverse community. 

 Benefits include paid sick leave, paid holidays, a retirement plan fully vested in 5 years,  availability of low-cost health insurance, and other optional insurance benefits such as vision and dental insurance. Faculty also receive the benefit of a scheduled, non-instructional break each semester.  

Salary Range:  $4997 to $5417 per month, dependent on education and experience

Your complete application must include a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your unofficial post-secondary/college transcripts.    Applications will be accepted through March 11, 2024.



An instructor will conduct college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.   

Teaching and Learning: 

  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chair and approved by the division dean 
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful 
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers North Carolina Board of Nursing and SACS-approved competencies 
  • Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed 
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable 
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc. Submits “end-of-semester” report to department chair 
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable 
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course 


Curriculum Development: 

  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary 
  • Make recommendations to department chair for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities 
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise 
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise 



  • Provide assistance to advisees and participates in new student orientation 
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities 
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees 
  • Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees 
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees 
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising 


Professional Development: 

  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the department chair and then the division dean and participate in those activities 
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position 
  • Keep abreast of current technology. 
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings 
  • Participate in on-campus professional development activities 


Institutional Service: 

  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures 
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings 
  • Serve on committees as required 
  • Participate in college-wide activities 


Community Relations: 

  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable 
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department 
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings 


Must have the ability to accommodate a flexible working schedule which may include evening and weekend clinical hours.   Limited travel within our service area.  Overnight travel for clinical and professional meetings may be required.

Permanent full-time employees are required to contribute to the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS).  The mandatory employee contribution is 6%. the employer contribution to the TSERS pool is as established by the General Assembly, currently at 25.02%.

Carteret Community College is an equal opportunity/E-verify employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.  We value diversity in our faculty and staff, and we are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.  

Job offers are conditional subject to a successful criminal background check.

How to Apply

Apply online at Nursing Instructor or


Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax