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Instructor of Nursing 9/10 Month (Term)

Volunteer State Community College
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructor of Nursing 9/10 Month (Term)

Volunteer State Community College

Title: Instructor of Nursing 9/10 Month (Term)

Institution: Volunteer State Community College

Campus Location: VSCC- Springfield Center

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing guidance, instruction and leadership to registered nursing students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program at the assigned program site. Assist with evaluation, scheduling, and advising of students. Provide classroom and clinical instruction to students enrolled in the AASN program utilizing team teaching methodology in an academic environment.

Job Duties: Teach 28-32 hours per academic year via on ground, online, hybrid or web-enhanced modalities as assigned. Provide instruction in theory and clinical practice in one or more of the following nursing areas: Medical-Surgical, Women's Health-Mother/Infant, Mental Health/Psychiatric, Gerontology/Geriatrics or other nursing practice specialty. Instruction may include: Personal hygiene, client abuse, human sexuality, cultural diversity, ethnicity, nutrition (nursing, therapeutic aspects), pharmacology, legal, social and ethical aspects of nursing, nursing leadership and management. Participate in division activities associated with the instructional program. Communicate clearly with students and colleagues. Work effectively with traditional and non-traditional students including but not limited to the culturally and ethnically diverse. Demonstrate a willingness and commitment to extra-curricular responsibilities on behalf of the department of nursing, college and district. Participate in professional organizations related to nursing and teaching. Adapt to changes in the nursing program. Apply theories and principles of learning to instruction. Adapt instruction to the entry level knowledge and skills of students. Recommend course and program changes to the Division Dean when appropriate. Develop syllabi which meet college requirements and student needs. Use alternative instructional strategies where appropriate. Orient students to objectives and procedures before beginning instruction. Establish and communicate clearly defined grading procedures and standards. Use evaluations to revise and update content, objectives, and instructional strategies. Give examinations and other types of evaluations necessary to determine student level of performance and understanding. Keep students aware of their progress in the course. Perform record-keeping responsibilities related to teaching and advising. Respond in a timely fashion to all reasonable deadlines. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college and at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline OR a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college and actively enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing program.
Must be endorsed with appropriate credentials of and unencumbered RN licensure in the State of Tennessee, CPR certification for healthcare professionals, advanced preparation and experience in a nursing practice specialty.
Minimum of three years related work experience as an RN.

Preferred Qualifications:

Collegiate level teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes.
Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Pay Rate: $43,260 - $54,075 annual salary depending on experience

Volunteer State offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
  • Insurance: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability (long and short term), FSA/HSA
  • Wellness Incentive Program (if enrolled in Health)
  • Educational Assistance: Fee Waiver, Spouse/Dependent Discounts, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Longevity Pay
  • Retirement Options: State of TN Pension (TCRS), 401a, 401K with up to $100/month match, 403b, and 457
  • 14 Paid Holidays/Year
  • Annual Leave (if applicable)
  • Sick Leave
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • State Employee Discount Program with over 900 merchants

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

The anticipated start date for this position is August 2024.

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