Adjunct Faculty, Nursing (for ADN or PN Program)

Community College of Rhode Island
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 20, 2023

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty, Nursing (for ADN or PN Program)


Nursing Department - ADN

Position Category


About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary

The adjunct faculty will have clinical responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Nursing Department and Community College of Rhode Island. This individual will demonstrate competence in clinical teaching in areas of nursing fundamentals and medical-surgical nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Commitment to CCRI’s Mission
• Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
• Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
• Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.

Student Focus
• Demonstrate commitment to providing academic support to all students.
• Ensure student awareness of available resources that support learning and success within the institution.
• Facilitate engagement and academic success by incorporating student advising, counseling and remediation as needed.

Instructional and Communication Skills
• Facilitate learning in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and clinical settings.
• Contribute to a dynamic teaching/learning environment requiring adaptability, creativity, and teamwork.
• Use innovative instructional strategies that support student success and recognize diverse learning styles.
• Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
• Apply strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.

Departmental Support
• Participate in department activities, including course, committee and faculty meetings to ensure coordination of didactic instruction and clinical experience.
• Participate in assuring compliance with accreditation standards.
• Other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

• Master’s Degree in Nursing, required
• Unencumbered active license (or eligible for licensure) as a Registered Nurse in the State of RI, required
• The equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the nursing field with emphasis on medical-surgical nursing, required; long-term care experience preferred
• Current nursing experience within the past 5 years, required
• Current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification, required


Reports To

Department Chair, Nursing

Campus Location

Initially located at the Warwick Campus



Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

One clinical day per week, day or evening shift; schedule varies based upon clinical group

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Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

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Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

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Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Master's Degree in Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you possess an unencumbered active license (or eligible for licensure) as a Registered Nurse in the State of RI?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have the equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the nursing field with an emphasis on medical-surgical nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have current nursing experience within the past 5 years?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have a current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

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