Nursing InstructorButte-Glenn Community CollegeOpening Date/Time: Wed. 06/12/13 12:00 AM Pacific TimeClosing Date/Time: Wed. 07/10/13 4:00 PM Pacific TimeJob Type: Full-Time Location: Main Campus, California Department: Office of Student Learning and Econ Devel
Full-Time (177 Days 10 Month) Grant Funded
Temporary Member of Academic Staff
$46,088.40 - $70,774.44 per year
Contingent upon availability of continued funding.
The Department of Nursing is seeking a Nursing Instructor with strong medical-surgical and clinical competencies. The faculty work closely together in the Vocational and Associate Degree Programs and applicants must possess a knowledge base of both the vocational and registered nursing roles. Responsibilities include teaching nursing theory and clinical/laboratory content.
In addition to the responsibilities of the classification description, the specific position is also responsible for: 1. Performing theory instruction in the Vocational and/or Associate Degree Nursing Programs.2. Providing clinical supervision, performance counseling, and evaluation of students.3. Assisting the Director with the coordination of curriculum, staff, facilities and schedule for the nursing programs.4. Working cooperatively and effectively with department staff and clinical agencies to carry out the instructional plan of the program.5. Complying with Board of Vocational Nursing and Board of Registered Nursing policies to maintain program approval and standards.
Representative Duties:CLASSIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES:All Butte College full-time Faculty are responsible for the following:1. Plans for and initiates curriculum improvements.2. Plans for and is continually well prepared to teach.3. Provides organized delivery of instruction.4. Is courteous to and approachable by students.5. Instruction is consistent with the stated and approved goals and content of the course.6. Sticks to the subject matter of the course.7. Shows enthusiasm for the subject matter.8. Uses effective motivation to create a personal desire to learn the subject/skill(s).9. Uses standards of student evaluation that are clear, fair, and followed consistently throughout the course.10. Requires levels of instructor and student effort sufficient to the mastery of the subject or skills in the course.11. Grades and returns student assignments and tests in a reasonable period of time.12. Makes effective use of teaching aids and materials required of students (e.g., texts, manuals, etc.).13. Is effective as a teacher.14. Prepares complete course outlines and syllabi.15. Continually revises and updates course content and materials of instruction. 16. Coordinates course contents and methods with other teachers in the program/discipline.17. Meets and assists students during office hours or by appointment or at other reasonable times.18. Initiates and carries through with improvements to course contents and methods.19. Initiates and/or participates in overall department-wide program development, maintenance, evaluation, revision and/or expansion.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and two years of full-time experience.
In addition to the above you must possess the following:• Current valid license to practice as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of California.• Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Registered Nurse, providing direct patient care; or equivalent experience and/or education, as determined by the Board of Registered Nursing. • Completion of at least one year of experience teaching courses related to nursing, or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing.• Completion of a course offered by an accredited school in the principles of teaching, teaching methods or theory of teaching.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Willingness to teach in both the Registered and Vocational Nursing Programs.• Willingness to acquire BRN approval to teach other specialty areas of nursing.• Strong computer skills. • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to motivate students to learn.• Strong, acute care clinical nursing skills.• Experience with or willingness to explore innovative teaching methodologies including the use of technology in the classroom and distance education
Supplemental Information:To apply: fill out an online application and attach the required documents below.
All on-line attachment types require that you attach a document. If you do not have a document that fits the categories listed, attach a document with N/A.
Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meets the needs of this position.
RESUME OR VITA:
Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.
On a separate sheet of paper addressed to the hiring committee, identify how you meet the following minimum qualifications.1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and two years of full-time experience.2. Current valid license to practice as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of California. 3. Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Registered Nurse, providing direct patient care; or equivalent experience and/or education, as determined by the Board of Registered Nursing. 4. Completion of at least one year of experience teaching courses related to nursing, or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing.5. Completion of a course offered by an accredited school in the principles of teaching, teaching methods or theory of teaching.
REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE:Current valid license to practice as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of California.
DIVERSITY:Butte College serves a diverse population. In a separate statement, address how your skills, experience and education have prepared you to serve and meet the needs of a diverse student/staff population.
REFERENCES:Please submit a list with a minimum of three references as an attachment, not within the application.
TRANSCRIPTS OF ALL ACADEMIC WORK:You are required to provide transcripts for all coursework and/or degrees listed on the application materials you have submitted. The transcripts must include the date the institution granted the degree. Legible copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in the process. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to hire. If you have foreign transcripts please include copies of a U.S. evaluation and translation.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS:Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Please contact the Office of Human Resources for a list of agencies providing this service or our website at; http://www.butte.edu/hr/job_opportunities/associate_faculty/foreign_degree_eval.html
Only Required Documents will be considered
To apply visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/buttecc/ and fill out an online application and attach the required documents.
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