Skagit Valley College announces openings for:
NURSING INSTRUCTOR Full Time Tenure Track starting Fall Quarter 2014 (September) Priority screening begins January 15, 2014
NURSING INSTRUCTOR Full Time Temporary starting Winter Quarter 2014 (January) Priority screening begins December 8, 2013
NURSING INSTRUCTOR Part-time starting Winter Quarter 2014 (January) Priority screening begins December 8, 2013
Go to http://www.skagit.edu to apply and to view complete job descriptions
This link will take you directly to our online recruitment system http://www.skagit.edu/news.asp_Q_pagenumber_E_3521
NURSING INSTRUCTOR Full Time Tenure Track
See Position Description
One to Two Position Openings
Priority Screening Date: January 15, 2014 Applications received by the priority date will receive first consideration. Applications received after the priority screening date may be considered until the position is filled.
Position to begin: Fall 2014
POSITION SUMMARY:Skagit Valley College (SVC) is seeking qualified teacher-scholars for a full-time tenure track position in Nursing. SVC is known for robust learning communities and a strong commitment to student success. We are looking for faculty who have obtained mastery and demonstrated leadership in Nursing, who show exceptional classroom skills, whose enthusiasm for the subject matter engages students, and who challenge students through innovative pedagogy and teaching strategies. We seek faculty whose scholarly activities or work experience complement and inform their teaching. Faculty at SVC respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative teaching, quality scholarship, a diverse learning environment, and equitable access and educational achievement for all students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
RESPONSIBILITIES• Provide high-quality classroom instruction in Nursing; • Engage in scholarly activities that complement and inform teaching;• Use inclusive and effective teaching methods to support and to enhance learning for students inside and outside of the classroom;• Create a positive learning environment for diverse students, faculty and staff;• Collaborate with faculty from other fields to develop and to provide integrative learning experiences; • Conduct ongoing development, assessment, and revision of curriculum that is responsive to local industry needs, reflects innovative pedagogy, and incorporates advances in the field of Nursing;• Clinical supervision in an acute care setting;• Provide instruction in the skills laboratory;• Advise students and serve as a resource for faculty colleagues and staff;• Demonstrate multicultural understanding and foster equity;• Develop quality programs through active engagement with industry and participation in strategic planning, in assessment of program outcomes, and in taking action to address gaps or opportunities;• Participate in division/department and other college activities, including college governance, etc.• Assist in marketing the program and participate in student recruitment activities;• Actively participate in and develop effective working relationships with the program advisory committee;• Work with program advisory committee members and local employers to facilitate co-op placements and job opportunities for students enrolled in the program;
SKILLS AND ABILITIES• Impart excitement and enthusiasm into the teaching of Nursing;• Demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with current theories, research, and practice in Nursing;• Develop innovative programming, curricula, and pedagogy that incorporate program and general education learning outcomes;• Engage students through innovative instructional approaches including learning communities, service learning projects, contextualized learning, etc.;• Practice and adopt teaching methods/styles that support successful learning appropriate to a diverse student population, including underprepared students;• Adapt to a variety of teaching situations, including interdisciplinary learning communities, online and hybrid modalities, etc.; • Express appropriate awareness of the history of underrepresented groups and promote an equitable work and learning environment;• Work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds;• Act according to principles of integrity, respect, open and honest communication, and collaboration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES
SALARY, BENEFITS, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT, APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
SALARY AND BENEFITSThe College has a negotiated faculty salary schedule. Employee placement on the schedule is determined by education level and experience. Initial placement is generally $50,356 for a standard 172-day contract. Benefits are provided in accordance with state regulations. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTIf hired, you will be required to provide proof that you are either 1) a U.S. citizen, or 2) an immigrant whose status permits you to lawfully work in this country. Completion of academic degree(s) will be verified through receipt of official transcripts.
To apply and view complete job descriptions, go to http://www.skagit.edu
This link will take you directly to our online recruitment system:
To be considered for this position, applicants must:1. Meet the minimum qualifications and;2. Submit a complete application packet that includes the following:
In order to be considered for the position, you must complete the online application in full and attach the required supplemental documents. Failure to provide this information will eliminate you from consideration for this position.
Application DeadlinePriority screening will begin after January 15, 2014. Applications received on or before this date will receive first consideration. Applications received after the screening date may be considered until the position is filled. Please be aware that the College hiring authorities reserve the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision prior to the conclusion of the recruitment process. After You ApplyNotifications regarding the status of the recruitment process can be found on the Application Status tab of your online application account. Only candidates selected to interview will be contacted.
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