Assistant Professor Practical Nursing

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor Practical Nursing
Department: Dean Nursing and Health Sciences
Location: Framingham

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.
Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.
Position Summary:
The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community, and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population.
MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities and to contribute to region’s economic development.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.
Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for collaborative work with diverse faculty, staff and students and an ability to positively influence, mentor and work with a diverse student population. This person will effectively work with regulatory policies, accreditation standards and College/Union requirements for the effective management of the Practical Nursing program.
Primary responsibilities include participation in classroom instruction and the development of and evaluation of courses across the Practical Nursing curricula; supervision of students in the clinical, laboratory and simulation settings; and academic advising. Adheres to faculty responsibilities in accordance with regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (MABORN), and standards set forth by the Accreditation Commission of Nursing Education (ACEN) standards.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • The list includes but is not limited to the following:
    Prepares syllabi and course materials, including writing, vetting, evaluating and participating in exam questions and item analysis;
  • Assigns, supervises and evaluates students in the clinical setting. Plans clinical experiences for, provides supervision of and appropriately evaluates and documents student delivery of safe nursing care to an individual or group of individuals;
  • Actively participates in the development and implementation of a written systematic evaluation plan of all components of the nursing program, including the assessment of graduate student learning outcomes and nursing competencies;
  • Actively participates in the assessment of course and program learning outcomes (student achievement) in accordance with MA BORN and ACEN standards;
  • Collects, analyzes, and utilizes appropriate data to evaluate and revise course and program student learning outcomes;
  • Develops/revises curricula based upon evidence (curriculum plan);
  • Develop and revise program policies that are consistent with parent institution with differences justified based on program goals;
  • Recommend to the DON and faculty colleagues suitable and comprehensive instructional material, textbooks, clinical sites, and library acquisitions and other learning resources;
  • Demonstrates proficiency in technological skills in face-to-face, remote or online classroom and simulation and clinical settings (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, online learning platform/Blackboard, electronic health records, simulation) and ability to use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate;
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence and expertise in classroom/clinical/simulation teaching and the discipline of nursing;
  • Practices cultural competence;
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned
  • Adhere to Massachusetts Community College Contract including but not limited to:
  • Academic advisor to students;
  • Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week;
  • Serve on College committees (college governance) as elected or appointed;
  • Attend Division, Department, and Committee meetings;
  • Serve on Nursing Program committees;

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • Hold a current unencumbered Massachusetts RN License, or able to obtain;
  • Possess a minimum of three years full-time experience in nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years;
  • Previous academic teaching experience in the college setting and/or clinical teaching experience .
  • Maintain expertise appropriate to teaching responsibilities;
  • Maintain current health and immunizations for clinical clearance;
  • Maintain Health Care Provider CPR level appropriate to teaching responsibilities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to use a personal computer and associated peripherals and current version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, Internet, and alternative delivery systems (e.g., internet and interactive video) at a proficient level;
  • Embraces Simulation and online/remote learning technology.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with nursing program accreditation.
  • Experience working with the State Board of Nursing.
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students
  • Previous academic teaching experience in the college setting and/or clinical teaching experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $60,000.00 - 70,000.00 Annual Salary
Classification Type: Regular Employee
Application Deadline: April 10, 2021, or thereafter until filled.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military 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 for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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