Instructor, CNA (Faculty & Staff)
Full-time, tenure-track, 9-month instructor to teach in the Basic Nursing Assistant Program starting Fall 2021. This program is offered throughout the LLCC district.
The position will include classroom, skills laboratory teaching and supervision of the students in the clinical setting. Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes, labs, and clinicals; preparing lessons and course syllabi; evaluating and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance, including following grading procedures; providing students with timely feedback; maintaining office hours; participating in departmental/institutional operations and program review; creating a learning environment that fosters student success and active learning; utilizing instructional technology in support of the teaching/learning process; developing, integrating, evaluating and reviewing student learning outcomes in support of the IDPH rules and regulations; and contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
The Department of Health Professions consists of 30 full-time faculty. The Dean of Health Professions heads the department.
- Candidates must have a state of Illinois professional registered nursing (RN) license or be eligible to apply for one.
- RN’s with an associate degree or diploma must have either a Provisional Vocational Teaching Certificate plus Evaluator Certificate OR have completed the CNA Instructor/Train the Trainer Course.
- RNs with a BSN or higher nursing degree are not required to have a Teaching Certificate plus Evaluator OR Train the Trainer Course, but it is strongly preferred.
- 2 years clinical experience with at least one year providing care to older or chronically ill adults.
- 4 CEUs in Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Current CPR certification, CPR Instructor certification or plan to complete training.
- Teach/conduct assigned classes, labs, clinicals.
- Prepare lessons and provide course syllabus for courses taught.
- Create a learning environment that fosters student success.
- Develop, integrate, evaluate, and assess student learning outcomes in support of the College’s ongoing accreditation.
- Participate in developing and reviewing curricula and instructional methods.
- Consult with advisory committee(s) if appropriate for program/curriculum.
- Evaluate and assist students.
- Keep accurate records of student performance including following grading procedures as outlined in the relevant course syllabus.
- Provide students with timely feedback.
- Maintain office hours consistent with Section 8.3 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- Comply with registration/records procedures.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. Salary will be determined by education level and experience and will be between $41,422 and $82,537 annually. The College provides an excellent fringe benefit package and is supportive of faculty development. Opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments. This position will be open until filled; however, for guaranteed consideration, applications must be received on or before June 27, 2021.