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Nursing Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Oct 19, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
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Nursing Instructor, Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 00221

Posting Date: 01/12/2017

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Part-Time Academic

Rate: $60.00 per hour

Work Week: varies, as needed

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:

Sick leave only.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Basic Function:
This is a pool to fill part-time instructor positions for the Spring 2011 semester.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in registered nursing courses to a student population that is highly diverse in terms of academic preparation, cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds as well as physical and learning abilities. Provide instruction as a member of the nursing team to students in classroom and/or clinical laboratory areas; participate in the development and evaluation of curriculum and in the development of instructional material; utilize a variety of teaching methods which will promote the attainment of desirable goals by each student; establish effective working relationships with personnel from service agencies and assist in the liaison between several different community healthcare agencies and the college; assist in planning activities for the evaluation of students in both the classroom and laboratory experiences; participate in faculty and agency meetings and student activities; This assignment may includes teaching at off-campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distant learning and multiple teaching methodologies.

Education and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
Must meet the following qualifications set by the Board of Registered Nursing and the Bureau of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians:

  • A valid, active license as a California Registered Nurse;
  • Have obtained from an accredited college a Master’s degree in nursing; OR
  • Have obtained from an accredited college a Baccalaureate degree in nursing and a Master’s degree, which shall include course work in nursing, education, or administration; OR
  • Have obtained from an accredited college a Baccalaureate degree in nursing and enrollment in an accredited college for a Master’s degree which shall include course work in nursing, education, or administration, with a scheduled completion date before or during the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • At least two year’s continuous, full-time experience in direct patient care practice as a Registered Nurse within the last 5 years or equivalent experience, as determined by the Board of Registered Nursing. Note: As a condition of employment, if the applicant does not meet the patient care practice requirement, he/she must be willing to undertake a mutually agreed upon remediation plan.
  • Shall have or be willing to complete (within 6 months of hire) a course in teaching offered by an accredited school;
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Card;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities;
  • Successful completion of a drug/alcohol screening before a final job offer can be made;
  • Successful approval by the Board of Registered Nursing and Bureau of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Provide instructional and/or non-instructional services as specified by contract or assignment in a diverse campus and community environment.
  • Maintain a course outline for each assigned course.
  • Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress.
  • Participate in the development and revision of curriculum.
  • Provide current course orientation materials including syllabus and course outline to each student.
  • Use media aids, the library and other resources as appropriate.
  • Maintain currency in subject matter and/or service area.
  • Communicate with students and staff in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate versatility in instructional methodology and versatility in serving a diverse student population.
  • Be familiar with and observe appropriate board policies and contractual agreements.
  • Commitment to student learning.
  • Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
  • Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
  • Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher which includes course work in nursing and education.
  • Experience teaching nursing at a community college.
  • Clinical expertise with certifications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with students, colleagues, and others.
  • Experience and competency working with and integrating computers, multi-media and computerized software as part of the teaching/learning process.
  • An understanding of the advantages and challenges of developing a nursing program in a small, rural community college.
  • Ability to deliver instruction using strategies designed for diverse learning styles.
  • Ability to design learning objectives and assess learning outcomes.
  • Willingness to work with students having a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals, as well as cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds

Salary Grade:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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