Nursing - RN Instructor

Nursing - RN Instructor


Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC


$43,959.00 - $49,584.00


State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 13, 2020
Closes: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Full Time Faculty

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full time Faculty; 9 month plus summer session

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications


Required:  BSN with commitment to obtain MSN within 3 years

Knowledge and Skills           

4 years clinical experience required

Licensing Requirement       

Unencumbered North Carolina RN License

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred:  MSN

Knowledge and Skills           

Community college teaching experience preferred

Position Description

***Open until Filled***


Statement of Primary Purpose

Provide instructional services to nursing students both in the classroom and clinical setting.


Curriculum faculty, full-time, exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

- Prepare and teach assigned courses in accordance with course outlines and published course schedule

- Maintain accurate records for each course taught

- Prepare, review, and update course outlines on a regular basis

- Recommend and assist with curriculum revisions as necessary

- Assist in student recruitment, advising, and retention

- Serve on college standing committees and attend meetings

- Participate in curriculum advisory committee meetings, if applicable

- Assist in selection and ordering of equipment, supplies, and textbooks

- Participate in college events and activities

- Attend college commencements

- Cooperate in scheduled student evaluations of instructor and course

- Keep regular posted office hours in accordance with college policy

- Submit all college reports in an accurate timely fashion

- Attend instructor and departmental meetings as scheduled

- Be responsible for professional development and maintaining professional competence

- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and others

- Provide advising and registration services to students

- Perform clinical education duties as assigned

- Assign and grade clinical education assignments and paperwork

- Serve as clinical coordinator when needed

- Assist in the selection and interviewing of new nursing cohort annually

- Be available to teach a 5-week summer course in addition to the regular curriculum

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications


Required:  BSN with commitment to obtain MSN within 3 years

Preferred:  MSN

Knowledge and Skills           

4 years clinical experience required, community college teaching experience preferred

Physical Demands    

Standing required with Instructor-led courses and clinical visits

Licensing Requirement       

Unencumbered North Carolina RN License

Working Conditions and Environment

Typical campus environment.  Travel for training and clinical visits as necessary

Equipment Operation

PC, copier, phones, standard office and educational applications.  Nursing equipment

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.


How to Apply

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