Nursing Instructor Tenure Track

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Employment Opportunity

Are you interested in creating an amazing educational environment for students who are part of an equity driven community? Faculty at Cabrillo College provide quality programs and services to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they progress toward their individual educational goals. Come join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a time!

The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,400 students per term, of which 44% are LatinX, 5% multi-ethnic, 2.75% Asian, 1.25% African-American, 1% Filipino, 0.25% American Indian or Alaskan Native, and 0.18% Pacific Islander as of Fall 2019. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

Cabrillo College is committed to equitable access and achievement, and approaches that eradicate a deficit mindset toward students and increased faculty engagement in equity-focused pedagogy and outcomes. Cabrillo is proud to be a part of the California Guided Pathways project to help students achieve their educational goals by providing a clear roadmap to completion.

About the Position: The full-time, tenure track instructor will enjoy a 175-Day per year work schedule Monday through Friday.

The position begins on Monday, January 18, 2021, pending categorical-funds and Governing Board ratification. Classes may be in a traditional 'in class' setting, online or hybrid format, scheduled over summer and/or winter months, and at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends.

About the Department: Faculty at Cabrillo College have a long history of shared governance and participation in all levels of decision-making at the college. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its students and community.

About the College: Situated on Monterey Bay in the county of Santa Cruz, California, Cabrillo College is highly regarded for its success of transfer and career education, and currently serves over 11,400 students each semester. Cabrillo College transfers many of its students to three nearby universities – the University of California at Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and California State University at Monterey Bay. Cabrillo's career education is closely connected to the nearby agricultural and farming industries as well as the Silicon Valley business environment.

Faculty at Cabrillo College actively participate in curriculum development, program planning, and serve on participatory governance committees. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its diverse student body and community.

Starting Salary Range: $57,157 to $87,673 per year, salary placement determined by documented education and experience; maximum initial salary step placement on the 175 Day faculty salary schedule is step 9. An annual doctoral stipend of $3,816 is granted to eligible faculty.

Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision (optional) insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalSTRS Retirement and an Employee Assistance Program. Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.

Examples of Duties

  • Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments
  • Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways
  • Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress
  • Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours
  • Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
  • Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited organization and licensure qualifications:
  • Master's in nursing OR
  • Master's in education or administration
Required Discipline Specific Requirements/Licensure:
  • At least one year full time employment as a Registered Nurse in a medical surgical clinical setting within the last 5 years. The equivalent of one (1) year’s teaching experience can be met by: (A) teaching in a pre- or post-licensure registered nursing program for one academic year; or (B) completion of a post-baccalaureate registered nursing educational course that includes practice in teaching registered nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school. The course includes teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan development, evaluation, and practice teaching.
  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) License
    • Applicants with a Registered Nurse (RN) License outside the state of California are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that if chosen for hire the applicant must acquire an unrestricted California Registered Nurse (RN) license prior to beginning employment on Monday, January 18, 2021.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support)
Required Professional Expertise:
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable field, curriculum development and assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the community college philosophy, including Guided Pathways
  • Knowledge of and commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success
  • Evidence of professional activities and service beyond the primary teaching assignment
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
Desired Qualifications:
  • Successful teaching experience in medical/surgical nursing in a higher-education institution
  • Demonstrated ability to employ innovative teaching techniques and methodologies
  • Successful online teaching experience
  • Experience as an RN caring for patients in pediatrics or behavioral health
  • Validated clinical competence. “Clinically competent” means that the candidate possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the nursing area to which the faculty member is assigned.


Additional Information

APPLICATION PROCESS:
  1. Completed application
  2. Resume
  3. Current California Registered Nurse (RN) License
    • Applicants with a Registered Nurse (RN) License outside the state of California are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that if chosen for hire the applicant must acquire an unrestricted California Registered Nurse (RN) license prior to beginning employment on Monday, January 18, 2021.
  4. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  5. Answer supplemental questions
  6. Attach the following:
    • Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges attended showing degree(s) conferred (copies, and downloads are acceptable). Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency at the applicant's expense - click here

Please note: All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date indicated above.

Attention Applicants
Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee. Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant. Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas.

Selection Procedure
Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. A teaching demonstration / presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists will be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and by accessing your application profile . Candidates invited in for an interview are slated for November/December 2020.

Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates given a conditional offer of employment are required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, present their Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes), and official transcripts.

EEO Statement
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

Accommodations
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Human Resources at (831) 479-6217.

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