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Nursing Instructor - REVISED
Fresno, CA
Posted Mar 27, 2013 by State Center Community College District
Category: Medicine - Nursing


Nursing Instructor - REVISED

State Center Community College District

Closing Date: 07/25/0013

Position Classification: Faculty

Campus Location: Madera Center

Start Date: 08/08/2013

Essential Functions:

Include instructional responsibilities for registered nursing program as assigned including preparation for and instruction of theory classes and hospital clinical laboratory experiences. Taking lead or team member responsibility in designated clinical settings. As faculty the person is responsible for developing, implementing, evaluating or modifying curriculum within the Department of Nursing. Able to work well in a diversity of settings (pediatric, psychiatric, perinatal and medical-surgical) with an ability to work well with diverse, racial, ethnic, gender, disabled and cultural populations. As faculty the person must be able to objectively evaluate student performance in theory as well as clinical classes. Instructor must be able to communicate effectively with students, patients, families, health caregivers and peers. This position requires flexibility in work assignments including evenings and weekends. Performs related duties as assigned and responsibilities of instructional staff as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.

Minimum Qualifications:

Include approval by the Board of Registered Nursing of the following: State of California license as a registered nurse; a Master’s degree in nursing or Bachelor’s degree in nursing and Master’s degree in health education, health science, or health administration from an accredited college or university; at least one year continuous full-time experience in direct patient care practice as a registered nurse within the past five years and completion of at least one year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing and demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. A valid California Community College Credential is acceptable. Applicants who possess this credential must also meet the above requirements.

Desirable Qualifications:

Include extent of experience in the following: General nursing experience; preparation through education and/or experience in providing quality instruction in theory and clinical settings; strong background in acute medical-surgical nursing; experience in providing instruction in medical-surgical nursing; experience in or potential for matriculation in pediatric, perinatal, and psychiatric specialties is desirable; ability to develop collegial relationships with peers; ability to maintain a close liaison and harmonious relationship and acceptance into area hospitals; demonstrated sensitivity to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds; and the ability to effectively communicate in written and oral form.

Conditions of Employment: 177 duty days per year.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting Salary is $51,992 – $78,276 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $1,945 is available. In addition, the district offers an attractive fringe benefit package including health, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance for employees. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).

NOTE: Salary and benefits listed in this job announcement may not reflect most recent adjustments. Salary will be calculated upon offer of employment.

Selection Procedure:

Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.

From the applicants who meet the basic qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a selection committee will determine the candidates that meet the highest degree of desirable qualifications. They will be invited to interview. Interviewees may be asked to conduct a short teaching demonstration.

The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions and the teaching demonstration (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the “recommended candidates”. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services and College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.

State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.

For more information, contact the Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 226-0720, fax (559) 229-7039. For information on Madera Community College Center/Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 4535.

Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

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