Title: Instructor of Nursing 12 Month (Term)
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
Duties and Responsibilities:
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. o 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 of a Master of Science
Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college and at least
18 graduate semester hours in the discipline. 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
with at least one of those years teaching in a pre-licensure
Collegiate level teaching
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics:
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.
51,500.00 - 64,380.00 annual salary depending on
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.
Work Location: The primary work location will be on Volunteer
State's Livingston campus, but the position will require frequent
travel throughout the college's service area and beyond depending
on clinical site locations.
Volunteer State Community College
, an AA/EEO
employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as
applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and
any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law.
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