Nursing (Registered Nurse - RN) Assistant Professor (Obstetrics Focus)

Los Rios Community College District (American River College)
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 4, 2023

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Nursing (Registered Nurse - RN) Assistant Professor (Obstetrics Focus)

Los Rios Community College District (American River College)

Department Location
Health and Education

Posting Number

Position Type

Temporary Position Category

The Institution

Founded in 1955, American River College ( ARC ) is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region, serving about 30,000 diverse students each fall and spring at its main campus and centers.

Our Strengths
The College has an outstanding record for academic quality and is among the top community colleges in the state for transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems. The College offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve a career as well as other academic and personal goals. ARC also has a strong reputation for its wide array of career programs in areas such as Healthcare, Hospitality, Human Services, Business and Computer Science, Public Safety, Applied Arts, Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing, and Apprenticeship.

Our Vision
Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. The College seeks individuals who share our mission of placing students first by providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community.

Our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community. The College seeks candidates who are committed to culturally inclusive practices and serving the ARC student population. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in the ongoing development of their professional skills. The College thus supports employee engagement in a broad range of trainings, workshops, and activities such as the Equity Action Institute, the New Faculty Academy, and the Classified Leadership Academy. Also, faculty and staff regularly participate in trainings offered through the College’s Center for Teaching and Learning and its Instructional Technology Center.

Position Summary

If you are hired as a full-time Nursing Faculty (Professor) into the Registered Nursing program during fiscal years 2022-23 and 2023-24, you will receive an incentive payment of $10,000 that will be paid as follows: Fifty percent (50%) paid upon employment, twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the second year, and twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the third year. Final payments may occur after June 30, 2024, dependent on hire date. For the details of the LRCFT memorandum of understanding agreement, click here .

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

The goal of the Associate Degree Nursing ( ADN ) program at American River College is to prepare an entry-level registered nurse, who can function effectively in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.

The Associate Degree Nursing program supports the mission of American River College to provide high quality education for a diversity of students, to develop integrity and intellectual curiosity, and to prepare students for the challenge of social, economic, and technological change. Furthermore, American River College is a premier learning community that transforms and enriches people’s lives. The faculty is committed to providing accessible, success oriented, high quality nursing education to meet the diverse and changing healthcare needs of the community and region, and to promoting the development of qualified students for the professional role of registered nurse at the entry level. Graduates of this program meet the education requirements to take the National Council Licensure Examination ( NCLEX -RN).

Utilizing principles of adult and collaborative learning the responsibility of the faculty of American River College Associate Degree Nursing Program is to facilitate the student’s understanding and ability to meet the competencies for nursing practice through the design and evaluation of learning experiences. There are five types of learning experiences in the program: concept-based experience, case-based experience, intervention skill-based experience, focused direct patient care experience, and integrative practicum ( OCNE ). The curriculum incorporates evidence-based nursing theory and practice, general education, and the sciences in an environment supportive of learning. The framework is organized into three domains: the patient, healthcare, and nursing. Within each domain are concepts and exemplars of those concepts, which- represent important practice phenomenon in nursing.

American River College is committed to employees:
  • Actively demonstrating a commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Engaging in self-reflection and continuous improvement regarding individuals and their cultural competence.
  • Exercising responsibility and accountability for actions.
  • Viewing students, ALL students, as equally capable and worthy of our care, time, and energy.
  • Demonstrating appreciation and respect for others’ perspectives and lived
  • experiences.
Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here .

This position is being posted until the position is filled. Screening will begin on or about June 5th, 2023.

$52,000 - $88,700 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information
Initial salary within a given range varies, depending upon units completed at accredited institutions and experience. If not holding the minimum degree requirement pay may start at a salary lower than posted above. Plus recruitment/retention incentive.


Assignment Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:
The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Obstetrics (OB) and Medical-Surgical Nursing at the college including:
  • Teaching seminar presentations
  • Providing clinical supervision of students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program
  • Facilitating learning experiences in skills and simulation lab settings
Additional Information

Work Year
164 days

Work Schedule

To be determined.

The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes/hours.

Total Hrs per Week/Day

Special Requirements

The faculty member must hold/obtain and maintain the necessary licenses, certificates, etc., as needed for external agency(ies) accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Have a master’s degree in Nursing; OR have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Health Education or Health Science; OR hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent*. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by January 11, 2024 .

2. Direct patient care experience within the previous five years in the nursing area which can be met by A or B below:

(A) One year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in OB nursing;


(B) One academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience OB nursing or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency;

3. Completion of at least one year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing; OR, completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

4. Hold and maintain a current California license as a Registered Nurse by January 11, 2024 .

5. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

  • If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.
  • Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process .
Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this posting are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
  1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
  5. California Registered Nurse license

  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Only information (education, experience, etc.) listed on the application will be considered for minimum qualifications.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Continuously

Beginning On (or About)

Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty Position
Beginning on (or about) January 11, 2024

Ending Date, if LTT

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

This position is being posted until the position is filled. Screening will begin on or about June 5th, 2023.


Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment and Certificate of Completion must be obtained within 15 days from the start of employment. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited institution must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

For the latest information on Los Rios Community College’s COVID -19 protocol, please visit COVID -19 Updates .


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate how you meet the educational minimum qualifications for this Faculty position. Select the appropriate answer.
    • I possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as listed on the job posting. (Upload all appropriate unofficial transcripts from an accredited college/university.)
    • My degree title does not match the titles listed in the Minimum Qualifications section of the job posting, but I possess an equivalent degree and requestng an equivalency review. (Upload your equivalency statement and unofficial transcripts.)
    • I have previously been granted equivalency to teach this discipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Upload the Equivalency Determination Form P-38 or Equivalency Determination Letter and transcripts.)
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Works
    • The HUB
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Certifications/Licenses
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Unofficial Transcript 4
  4. Unofficial Transcript 5
  5. Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency Request Statement)
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  7. California Community College Instructor’s Credential

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