FT Faculty Nursing Instructor- Generalist (2 Positions)

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Mt. Wachusett Community College
Job Description
Job Description:

General Statement of Duties
Mount Wachusett Community College seeks an educator who believes that engaging and authentic and effective teaching matters more than anything else in the pursuit of student success. This educator designs an innovative classroom culture that embraces diversity and fosters student empowerment. Building positive connections, the faculty member will create a sense of belonging that motivates students and strengthens their desire to learn.
This Nursing faculty member will teach various courses in the department, including Fundamentals/Medical/Surgical Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Pediatrics, Maternity and/or other nursing courses based on faculty expertise and departmental needs. The faculty should be committed to using active learning strategies to engage students. This faculty member will possess communication and technological skills, academic credentials and the expertise to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to enter the nursing profession.

  • Teaches courses at all instructional locations as assigned by the Dean in collaboration with the Director of Nursing;
  • Engages in effective advisement and student support services for approximately 18 students by providing strategies that assist the students to meet their academic goals;
  • Participates in team-based theory preparation utilizing a wide variety of teaching methodologies including informational technologies (Blackboard, ATI, and EHR) and active learning strategies for the integrated classroom for the ADN and PN students;
  • Applies NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans throughout curriculum and test writing;
  • Designs well-developed content exams using the NCLEX and Next Gen format including exam blueprinting and analysis;
  • Assists in data collection and analysis and evaluation of program and course student learning outcomes to guide ongoing curriculum development. This includes identifying program outcomes, developing competency statements, writing learning objectives, and selecting appropriate learning activities and evaluation strategies;
  • Works effectively as part of the overall department demonstrating positive interpersonal relationships, communication skills, and collaboration with other faculty members and clinical site staff to meet departmental and student needs;
  • Contributes to the development of student recruitment and admissions, and evaluates student program progression, retention and graduation completion rates;
  • Creates clinical learning activities and supervises and evaluates students in practice learning environments based on program and course student learning outcomes;
  • Assures safe nursing care is provided for individuals or groups of individuals in clinical, laboratory or community settings;
  • Creates college laboratory learning experiences, to include hi and low-fidelity simulation, for student demonstration and evaluation of clinical nursing skills and student learning outcomes;
  • Fully participates in all components for BORN compliance/approval and ACEN accreditation including the Department of Nursing Systematic Evaluation Plan (SEP).
  • Actively participates in college governance and Department of Nursing committees per MCCC contract;
  • Maintains office hours per MCCC contract;
  • Maintains expertise in area of clinical specialization with ongoing professional development and/or fieldwork;
  • Maintains faculty requirements at all times and provides faculty file updates to Nursing Department and Human Resource Department annually. (CORI/SORI, drug screening, fingerprinting, MA RN license verification, liability and health insurance, MA DPH Health requirements, physical exam, evidence of scholarship, and American Heart Association Basic Life Support -BLS CPR certification); and
  • Additional duties as required by the college.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree with a Master's degree in Nursing and a Massachusetts RN license in good standing at time of hire and throughout employment;
  • Experience in teaching didactic nursing content;
  • Five years of full-time experience in nursing, or its equivalent within the last five years;
  • Evidence of clinical competence in the area of assigned clinical instruction;
  • Experience in simulation laboratory teaching; and
  • Proficiency in oral and written and electronic communication
Equivalency Statement
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

Salary:  $44,874.00-$86,280.00
Actual Salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of MCCC/MTA commensurate with education & experience and therefore it is unlikely the salary will be at or near the top of the range. 

Employee Status: Full Time Faculty
Benefits: Yes

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:
The following documents are required:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

Anticipated Effective Date: January 2020
Applications accepted up to and including October 21, 2019
Applications received after October 21, 2019 MAY be considered until the position is filled.
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).
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