FULL-TIME PRACTICAL NURSING
Job ID 3095
ANNOUNCEMENT: Southwestern Illinois
College is accepting applications for the full-time, tenure track
position of Coordinator - Instructor in the Practical Nursing
program within the Health Sciences and Homeland Security division.
The anticipated start date is December 2021.
The successful applicant will serve as the coordinator and
instructor in the Practical Nursing program. As coordinator, the
individual will be responsible for the organization,
administration, periodic review, continued development, future
accreditation and overall effectiveness of the educational
program/courses throughout the district. As an
instructor, the individual will teach Practical Nursing, Nurse
Assistant, or Nursing Education courses in both the traditional and
computerized environment. The individual will also assess student
performance, ensure faculty qualifications and collaborate with
Practical Nursing faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of
instruction in the program/courses. Opportunities exist for
participation in professional development activities and service on
departmental, divisional, and/or college-wide committees.
- Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Illinois with a minimum
of three (3) years of clinical nursing practice. Diversity in
clinical practice experience, med-surg, pediatrics preferable.
- Master of Science degree in Nursing from an academic
institution accredited and recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education (USDE) is required.
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching as a
clinical preceptor, college level courses, or in a practical
nursing program is required.
- Qualified through education and/or experience to assure
proficiency in, but not limited to, the following areas:
- Curriculum design
- Program administration/evaluation
- Instructional methodology
- Fiscal planning/review/analysis
- Testing and evaluation
- Educational psychology
- Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and advising
- Background in administrative activities including staffing,
long-range planning, quality assessment/performance improvement,
and evaluation of staff, preferred.
- Experience in accreditation activities, preferred.
- Competency with applicable software systems (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Blackboard, etc.) preferred.
- Ability to meet, successfully complete and maintain minimum
health requirements, drug and/or reference checks required by
college and/or clinical facilities prior to and throughout
- Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by
the Administration and the Board of Trustees for any assigned
- A valid driver's license is required.
SALARY: This is a
nine-month teaching position with the salary determined by
placement on the base salary schedule. For example, the minimum
2021-2022 starting salary at Step 3 on the Master's Degree column
is $51,966. Voluntary overload teaching assignments and mandatory
summer program coordination may be available, which can increase
the annual compensation. The College offers a comprehensive
flexible benefit program.
WORK LOCATION: Nursing Education
instructional responsibilities at the Granite City/ESL/Belleville
campus with district-wide clinical coordination
responsibilities. Driving may be required to reach off-campus
sites, visit clinical facilities throughout the region and to
attend professional functions within the state of Illinois and the
St. Louis region.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications
will be accepted until the position is filled.
You must apply online at https://www.swic.edu/about/human-resources/employment-at-swic/
Required application materials include application, resume,
cover letter, references, transcripts, and teaching philosophy.
Required applications materials, such as resume, cover letter
and references, should be attached to your application. Other
required materials i.e., transcript, etc., should be attached after
your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job Applications
page from the careers home page of your account.
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