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Faculty FT Nursing Instructor - 9 month position

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN
Categories: Faculty - Nursing

General Description of Position:

Provide instruction (classes, labs, & clinicals) within specific programs; assist academic administrators with curriculum development, student advising, program enrollment; provide institutional support and community service. Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan initiatives.

This is for a full-time 9 month academic year position with opportunity to work in the summer

Major Responsibilities:

Instruction: Deliver assigned classes in accordance with college loading policy and course objectives. Develop and maintain course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and other course materials. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Maintain a safe, quality classroom/ lab, including equipment, supplies, inventory and maintenance.

Professional Development: Participates in professional development or other activities that may include in-services, courses, or seminars to advance instructional and technical skills as well as knowledge within the field of study.

Community Service: Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college's relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division.

Institutional Support: Provide institutional support as expected by college administration that may include curriculum development, classroom management, accreditation efforts, committee and task force assignments, attendance at commencement or other activities that are college-wide or specific to the division/department of the faculty member.

Advising: Provide student advising support as expected by college administration that may include assistance during pre-and regular registration periods and during posted office hours.

Program Management: Maintain office hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM). Support Program Chair in program management activities.

Other Functions: Assist in the recruitment of students. Develop community/industry contacts.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse and,
  2. Possesses a current, unencumbered Indiana Registered Nurse license, and
  3. The majority of faculty shall hold master’s degrees in nursing.
  4. Faculty with Bachelor’s degrees in nursing must meet ALL of the following requirements:
    • Within one semester of initial appointment, must have a written academic plan of study for completion of a Master’s degree in nursing, and
    • Provides ongoing documentation (each semester) demonstrating matriculation towards completion of a Master’s degree in nursing, and
    • Continued employment of a person who does not hold a Master’s degree in nursing shall be contingent upon documented progress towards their approved academic plan.
Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree

Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English)

Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.

Tuition Reimbursement Available

Work Hours:

Monday - Friday, possibly Saturdays or evenings.

Starting base $2500 bi-weekly during academic year.

Benefit Package:

 No waiting period to enroll in benefits

Employer contribution to retirement plan

Excellent benefits, including voluntary benefits: medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, fee remission, LTD, STD, Identity Guard, etc.

Faculty release days available.

Breaks between terms and semesters.

Professional Development opportunities

Moving expenses reimbursement, pre-approval

Team Ivy Referral: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (names, address, phone number).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.


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