Nursing Instructor - Part-time Temporary Pool

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Nursing Instructor - Part-time Temporary Pool

Salary: See Position Description
Closing Date:
Job Type: Part-time Temporary Pool
Location: Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses, CA

Description

The Registered Nursing Education Program at College of Marin prepares students for entry into the nursing profession and serves as a foundation for advanced nursing studies. The Program is guided and approved by the Board of Registered Nursing. Graduates are prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

Candidates being considered for teaching assignments shall be required to undergo and pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and background check(s), in accordance with hospital or agency policies. Each nursing faculty member shall participate in an orientation program, including but not limited to the program's curriculum, policies and procedures, strategies for teaching and students' supervision and evaluation.


NOTE: College of Marin's faculty pools are open to applications on a continuous basis. Although there may not be any current openings, applications will remain on file until the hiring department has a need to add candidates to their pool OR for up to one year from the date of application, whichever occurs first. If your application becomes inactive after one year, you may re-apply to the pool at that time. Screenings and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department necessitates. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.

To Apply: http://jobs.marin.edu

Essential Functions
Instructors appointed to the part-time temporary pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the department. Assignments can vary in duration and are not guaranteed. Assignments for Nursing pool instructors include:
  • Providing effective classroom, clinical or laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter
  • Preparing and grading all class assignments and examinations
  • Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours
  • Participating in program activities including curriculum and program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and materials
  • Contributing to development of program policies and procedures
  • Developing clinical rotations for the hospital/ community placements.
  • Meeting with staff in clinical /community agencies for orientation, and coordination of instruction.
  • Evaluating students' clinical competencies following the program's regulations and procedures.
  • Ensuring that all records are developed and maintained as required by BRN.
  • Participating in disciplinary, departmental, and college professional activities and/or committees
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required
  • Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility
  • Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
  • Communicating with excellent written and verbal skills in English


Requirements & Desirables

Applicants must meet one of the following sets of requirements (A or B). Assignments within the Nursing Program will be determined based on the instructor's qualifications as they fulfill these requirements. Instructors who meet the "B List" requirements would be eligible for assignments to teach lecture/theory courses in addition to clinical nursing courses; instructors who meet only the "A List" requirements would not be eligible for lecture/theory assignments.

REQUIREMENTS - A LIST - Clinical Instruction Only
  1. A Bachelor's degree in Nursing and two (2) years of related professional experience; and
  2. One (1) year of full-time continuous experience in the last five (5) years as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care in the area assigned to teach or one (1) academic year of RN level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area; and
  3. Current and valid RN license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and
  4. Appointment is subject to BRN approval; and
  5. Current and valid CPR/BLS certification; and
  6. Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
OR

REQUIREMENTS - B LIST - Lecture/Theory & Clinical Instruction
  1. A Master's degree in Nursing or Nursing Education; or
  2. A Bachelor's degree in Nursing AND a Master's in Health Education or Health Science; or
  3. The equivalent; and
  4. One year of full-time continuous experience in the last five (5) years as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care in the area they are assigned to teach or one (1) academic year of RN level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area; and
  5. Completion of at least one year's experience teaching courses related to nursing or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing; and
  6. Current and valid RN license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and
  7. Current and valid CPR/BLS certification; and
  8. Appointment is subject to BRN approval; and
  9. Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
  • Competencies related to: curriculum & course development; teaching & learning theory; information resources & evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with a diverse campus community
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and members of the campus community
  • Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin
  • Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting
  • Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods including computer based learning
  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
  3. To ensure compliance with the substance abuse and background screening policies of the District's allied health care facilities and hospitals, post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background checks will be conducted. Thereafter, nursing faculty members shall be subject to drug testing and background screening in accordance with clinical affiliate agreements, which may vary dependent on the site.
  4. California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
  5. Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed in an academic position in California will be required to provide a medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam shall have been conducted not more than six months before submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408.6)
  6. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
  7. Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

REQUIRED APPLICATIONS DOCUMENTS
The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.

For Applicants Who Meet List A Requirements:
A. Cover Letter (cover letter)
B. Resume (resume)
C. Complete copy of transcript conferring Bachelor's and/or Associate's degree (transcript).
D. Copy of valid California RN license (license)
E. Copy of valid CPR/BLS certification (license) If you hold both an Associate's and a Bachelor's degree, please attach both transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An official transcript would be required upon hire.
For Applicants Who Meet List B Requirements:
  • Cover letter (cover letter)
  • Resume or C.V. (resume)
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree (transcript)
  • Complete copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree (transcript)
  • Copy of valid California RN license (license)
  • Copy of valid CPR/BLS certification (license)
  • If you hold an additional degree (e.g., PhD), please attach that transcript as well. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An official transcript would be required upon hire.
    FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential Evaluation must be attached to your application before your application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete. Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.

    Supplemental & Salary Information

    SALARY INFORMATION
    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our Human Resources site for detailed information. Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the number of units taught and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between Step 1, Column 1, and Step 9, Column 5 of the salary schedule, depending on background and experience.

    Temporary part-time credit instructor payment formula:
    Annual salary x # of units divided by 30 units x 95% = semester payment; divided by five (5) = monthly salary.

    BARGAINING UNIT & RETIREMENT PLAN
    UPM - Part-time Faculty:
    Employees in this position classification are considered Temporary Credit Unit Members and are represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Part-time faculty members are required to comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable contributions. General information regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources site. Part-time UPM employees are also members of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).

    SELECTION PROCESS
    Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department desires. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.

    To Apply: http://jobs.marin.edu


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