Nursing Instructor (Full-time tenure track to begin Fall 2014) Citrus Community CollegePosting Number: 0600389 Posting Date: 12-16-2013 Closing Date: 02-11-2014Department/Division: Math (Health Sciences) Funding: District Funded Job Category: Faculty Assignment: Full-Time Percentage Employee: 100% Months per Year: 10 months (175 days) Work Days per Week: As determined by the District Work Schedule per Day: The assignment and schedule, as determined by the District, may consist of day, evening, and weekend hours. Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply): Days, Nights, Weekends FLSA: Exempt Placement/Range: Salary to be determined by the candidate's proper placement on the current Faculty Salary Schedule which is based on education and experience, and can be found at the Citrus College website.BENEFITS: The District provides a comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for the employee only.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: ResumeCover LetterTranscripts Licenses and Certificates
Optional Applicant DocumentsOther Document (s)
POSITION SUMMARY: The Health Sciences Department at Citrus College is seeking a qualified, dynamic individual to complement its nursing faculty. The registered nursing program maximizes the department's ability to offer a complete career ladder in nursing. This educational opportunity will develop the social, technical and professional skills required of a licensed professional nurse. The Health Sciences Department offers programs that include entry-level career certification in several areas, and preparation for State licensure for both the vocational and registered nurse.
The Citrus College Associate Degree Registered Nursing (ADN) Program has approval from the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). In addition, the Citrus College Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Successful completion of either program qualifies students for examination for licensure.
This tenure-track nursing instructor position is a 10-month (175 days) assignment, which includes a variety of courses, and will require the selected candidate to teach across programs. The assignment and schedule, as determined by the District, may consist of day, evening, and weekend hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain professional and ethical academic standards. Provide class and clinical instruction in accordance with established course outlines and the respective board regulations. Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements. Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and student records and submit them in accordance with published deadlines. Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations according to curriculum standards set by the District and The Board of Registered Nursing. Involve technology in the learning process when appropriate. Teach students with diverse backgrounds. Participate actively in staff development and professional growth programs. Participate in recruitment activities. Meet obligation with regard to grade reporting, scheduled classes, required office hours, and other directions provided by the Director of Health Sciences. Active involvement in all aspects of program design, implementation, and evaluation. Perform other professional duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students; 1. Possession of a Master's degree or higher that includes course work in nursing, education or administration AND 2. A minimum of one year of recent, continuous full-time experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care AND 3. Completion of at least one year (two semesters/three quarters) experience teaching courses/clinical rotations related to nursing or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing AND 4. Possession of a valid, active license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. OR A California Community College LIFE Credential in Nursing.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and stay current with technical developments. Internet navigation knowledge and skill. Knowledge of, and experience with, standard microcomputer software on the Microsoft Windows platform. Experience in Medical Surgical Nursing and one additional nursing specialty preferred.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES: No physical abilities are specified for this position.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES (Required): Current California RN License (required) To meet the criteria of a clinical instructor one of the following certifications are needed prior to start date: BCLS/BLS (CPR for the healthcare provider).
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Other Document(s):LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Letters of Recommendation (Optional)
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use "NA" (not applicable), do not use terms such as "see resume" or "see attached".
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Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on "Finished Attaching Documents" and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on "Finish Attaching Documents Later". Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected "Finished Attaching Documents" and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Acceptance of this position includes complying with the provisions of an Agency Shop. Every full-time faculty member is a dues-paying member of the Citrus College Faculty Association, currently affiliated with the California Teachers Association/National Education Association.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
EQUIVALENCY: If you will be requesting equivalency for this position, please complete the Faculty Equivalency Guidelines and Request Form, which may be found by visiting the Citrus College website (www.citruscollege.edu) and clicking the A-Z index for the Employment Opportunities (faculty and staff) link. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (626) 914-8550.
For more information and to apply go to https://employment.citruscollege.edu/
ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS: --Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position. --Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer. --Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year. --Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position. --All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position. --Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bonafide U.S. evaluation service.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: --A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview.
--Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled.
--Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview.
--Travel costs must be borne by the applicant.
--Final candidates for faculty and management positions will be interviewed by the Superintendent/President.
--If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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