Faculty, CNA, and PCT Certificate Coordinator
POSITION TITLE: Faculty, CNA, and PCT Certificate Coordinator
STATUS: Full-time Tenure Track (pending board approval)
DEPARTMENT: Nursing Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Department Chair & Dean
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work
Funding: Grant funded
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity,
gender, language, age, and background. Joliet Junior College is an
AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates
who would enhance the diversity of its staff.
Objectives for this position include creating and coordinating the
Patient Care Technician Certificate program. This faculty member
will also teach classes in the BNAT program. Must be able to adapt
to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude.
Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and
apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate
integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen
contact hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course
assignments may be during the day, late afternoon, evening,
Saturday, Sunday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. The
position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet
Junior college faculty contract.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Create and Coordinate the Patient Care Technician Certification
Program. Teach classes in the PCT program appropriate to the
candidate’s qualifications including theory, lab, and clinical.
Teach classes in the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program,
including theory, lab, and clinical. Work closely with other
instructors and special programs and services within the college to
determine placements, curriculum, and academic support. Participate
in course development, assessment, revision, and planning
activities. Have and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject
matter necessary to the assigned course load, and keep informed of
current trends in the field of nursing and long-term care. Be
willing to teach online and/or blended courses, as well as CPR
classes. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings,
committees, recruitment activities, and advisory boards. Assist
students with academic tutoring. Demonstrate a strong commitment to
teaching and learning. Demonstrate a strong understanding and
commitment to the community college mission. Meet other contractual
obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty
contract. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and
weekends) and at other clinical and campus sites as needed. Perform
other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Current Illinois Licensure as
2. Completion of state-approved Train-the-Trainer and Evaluator
Workshop course with approval as Basic Nurse Assistant instructor
in Illinois. Approval must remain current.
3. American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR instructor (or
obtain within 6 months).
4. Experience teaching in a Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program
Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends.
5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective
working relationships with other members of the college and
community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional
6. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect
and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation, and quality.
1. Master’s Degree in Nursing.
2. Teaching experience at the collegiate level. Experience at the
community college level.
3. 5+ years experience teaching in a BNAT program Experience in
teaching and online and/or using course management programs.
4. Experience in course development and assessment, planning,
quality and accreditation processes, and committee
5. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from
6. English and Spanish verbal and written communication
7. Demonstrated multicultural competence.
1. Standard classroom equipment and software.
2. Ability to travel between campus locations.
3. Ability to participate in lab and clinical settings without
lifting or other restrictions.
4. Excessive walking, bending, stooping, and lifting are
1. Classroom and skills lab teaching environment. Clinical
site/long-term care facilities.
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.