Mental Health Nursing Instructor

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-060 Position Title: Mental Health Nursing Instructor Location Penn Valley - Health Science Institute Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Faculty Job Open Date 06/01/2021 Job Close Date 07/01/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 07/01/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, a current active licensure to practice professional nursing in Missouri that has never been disciplined in any jurisdiction, and a valid BLS certification.

*Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.

  • Current licensure for professional nursing in Missouri.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess :

  • MSN in clinical area or education
  • Three (3) years clinical experience in mental health nursing
  • Current involvement in active clinical practice
  • Teaching experience in undergraduate nursing education
Work Hours Compensation Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants

o your discipline; and

  • The methods of assessment you would use to assess student learning outcomes.

  • Cover letter, resume, transcripts, license and certification are required and must be attached online in order to receive any consideration.
  • Applicants selected for interview will be required to present an online teaching portfolio during the interview.
  • Position will remain open until filled.
  • Active undisciplined license to practice professional nursing in Missouri.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

  1. A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
  • The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;
  • The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission.
  • How your teaching style would reflect the diverse learning style of our students;
  • Your familiarity with the instructional technology appropriate to your discipline;
  • The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism as you would apply it tee professional references with name, address, and phone number.
  • Official or student copies of your transcripts.

Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.
Brief Description of Duties:

Full-time Faculty position responsible providing full-time instruction, both didactic and clinical, primarily for the Mental Health Nursing course in the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

  • To review additional descriptive components of this faculty position click here .
  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled

• Deliver effective instruction – Provide quality instruction, which is reflective of current discipline standards and is accurate, relevant, and engaging using college – approved curriculum and resources.
• Assess student learning – Demonstrate reflective practice, including assessment of student learning. This includes ongoing formative assessments, as well as official departmental assessment.
• Manage classes and learning environments – Foster a positive classroom-learning environment by presenting information in a way that is inclusive to all learners, including the assurance of section 508 accessibility.
• Promote continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning.
• Support learning through student engagement – Incorporate pedagogical strategies such as active learning, authentic and problem-based activities, and other successful teaching strategies into classroom instruction.
• Provide student guidance – Help students develop academic habits for college success.
• Pursue professional development – Stay current in academic field.
• Actively participate collegially in department, campus, cross-college, discipline-specific, district, and community service activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned to provide a high quality learning experience for students, including participating in commencement, attending college functions, etc.

Special Requirements:
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.
Specific Experience Required:

• Two years of teaching experience using interactive teaching techniques.
• Experience using assessment techniques to promote teaching and learning excellence.
• Demonstrated experience with current pedagogical and instructional methods.
• Demonstrated experience with utilizing a variety of classroom technologies, both inside and outside the classroom.
• Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse community.
• Demonstrated interest in and passion for teaching community college students.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to use information technology for professional productivity (such as Microsoft Office Suite).

Preferred Areas of Expertise:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

  • MSN in clinical area or education
  • Three (3) years clinical experience in mental health nursing
  • Current involvement in active clinical practice
  • Teaching experience in undergraduate nursing education
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have in Nursing, as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High school diploma/GED
    • High school diploma/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Do you currently have a Basic Cardiac Life Support certification? (A copy of this document must be attached to the application.)
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * Do you currently hold or are you eligible to obtain a Professional Nursing License for Missouri?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
  4. Certification
  5. License
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. References
  6. Letter of Recommendation 01
  7. Other Document 01
  8. Other Document 02
  9. Other Document 03
  10. Other Document 04
  11. Other Document 05

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