Nursing (Women's Health - OB/GYN) Instructor (Full-Time Tenure
Ideal Candidate Statement:
Ohlone College serves a diverse community including significant
Latinx and Asian student populations and is committed to equitable
outcomes in student achievement. Ohlone prides itself as a Learning
College with the motto “A World of Cultures United in Learning” and
the ideal candidate will have experience with teaching strategies
that lead to improved outcomes for underserved students. We are
looking for faculty members who have a passion for teaching and
learning and a strong commitment to the mission and ideals of the
community college. Innovative teaching strategies are encouraged at
Ohlone, including collaborative learning and the active use of
technology. Continuous professional development is highly valued.
We are looking for faculty with an enthusiastic interest in
curriculum and instructional improvement, specifically serving
students from underrepresented backgrounds, through ongoing
critical thinking about student learning outcomes in courses and
programs. The ideal Ohlone faculty member will have strong
leadership skills and an interest in active participation in
college-wide activities. Excellent communication skills with
students, staff, and faculty peers are essential. We are looking
for faculty who are flexible in their work and adaptable to change.
The College is committed to environmental sustainability and looks
to all employees to support this important goal. We are looking for
excellent teachers who are student-oriented in their approach and
dedicated to student success. An ideal candidate will be skilled in
generating student engagement in learning and creating a welcoming
and equity-based learning environment. The candidate will also be
an ally and champion for equity, inside and outside of the
classroom, and teaches to ensure all students succeed.
Under the general supervision of the Division Dean, the Women's
Health - OB/GYN instructor's responsibilities include teaching
Women's Health, OB/GYN and general nursing content in the nursing
program. The instructor will be responsible for the Women's Health
and OB/GYN curriculum and collaborating with the program and
college in meeting accreditation standards. The responsibility of
the instructor will be to teach the lecture, skills lab, clinical,
high fidelity simulation, and community opportunities within the
specialty and within general nursing courses. The instructor is
expected to incorporate innovative teaching and learning
methodologies that includes technology. Participation as a
full-time faculty member in program, division and campus-wide
activities is required and may include managing students in
volunteering activities, engaging with community partners, outreach
to new and existing clinical partners, overseeing nursing students
in campus wide and community events, mentoring students in club
activities, and mentoring new faculty. The nursing program is
face-to-face only, yet the instructor is required to have or
acquire online competencies related to hybrid/online instruction.
The teaching assignment may include evening and/or weekends with
partnering clinical facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach assigned courses in the Nursing Department, and employ
learner-centered instructional methods that emphasize group
cooperation and collaboration and that reflect cultural sensitivity
and interdisciplinary approaches to subject matter.
- Teach Women’s Health, OB/GYN, and Nursing in accordance with
post-secondary level established course outlines.
- Implement and collaborate with nursing faculty and the program
in meeting Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) regulations and
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
- Establish and maintain relationships with new and existing
clinical sites; meet with didactic and clinical faculty for program
- Explore outreach opportunities that serve a wider range of
- Understand the importance of holding oneself accountable as
educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable
- Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups
by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive
- Initiate and enhance institutional and teaching practices and
aim to create a culturally responsive and equity driven teaching
- Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the
course content and student learning outcomes and provide feedback
to students in a timely manner.
- Assist students with their assignments by holding required
office hours and attend department/division meetings.
- Develop and implement a variety of effective teaching and
assessment methods including the use of computers and information
technology to engage student interest and support for a variety of
- Develop effective online course materials, and build online
learning communities that meet accessible online course
requirements and Title 5 §55211 Effective Contact Policy
- Participate in the leadership of discipline specific learning
- Maintain and submit accurate records according to published
deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance reports).
- Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and
revision of curriculum as well as assess student-learning outcomes
at the course and program levels.
- Continue in related professional career development throughout
employment and remain current in the field through course work,
conferences, workshops and other appropriate means.
- Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited
to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and
retention, and participation in shared governance and campus life
- Oversee student volunteering activities and participate in
community outreach programs such as Science Night, Flu and/or Covid
Vaccination Clinics, Scholarship Partner Dinners, Nursing Week
Celebration, and other activities that may be developed.
- Teach through positive race-consciousness and embracing human
- Strategically build support and participation among colleagues
for equity-related initiatives.
- Create an equity based and welcoming classroom
- Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within
discipline and college-wide) on matters regarding course offerings,
programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the
department and college.
- Assist Nursing Program Director in accreditation requirements,
program improvement, and curriculum development.
- Participate in Bi-Annual Nursing Graduation Pinning, College
Graduation Ceremony, and Student Awards Presentations.
- Perform duties described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook,
the United Faculty of Ohlone (faculty bargaining unit) contract,
and as assigned at the Fremont and Newark campuses, online via the
eCampus, and/or other designated locations.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Teaching experience in Registered Nursing at the post-secondary
- Courses in Nursing Education at a Master’s level and/or
Certified Nurse Educator from National League for Nursing
- Advanced certification in Obstetrics, Women’s Health, or
related nursing specialty.
- Familiarity with pedagogy in Nursing Education.
- Evidence of a willingness to develop new knowledge and clinical
skills as required by a dynamic curriculum, which is highly
responsive to a rapidly changing and demanding health care job
- Demonstrated pattern of participation in Registered Nursing
professional growth activities.
- Evidence of moral and ethical standards and
- Experience in using innovative teaching methods that encourage
student engagement and learning.
- Demonstrated enthusiasm for profession; high level of
motivation; willingness to adapt to change.
- Experience creating socially conscious syllabi, equitable
classroom materials and inclusive pedagogical practices to promote
an inclusive environment.
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity; recent
experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American,
and other minoritized students and an understanding of how
historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher
education shape patterns of participation and outcomes; willingness
to examine and remediate one’s relational practices to more
effectively engage and support racially minoritized students; and a
commitment to participatory governance, consensus building, and
team approach to management.
- Experience in the use of computer technology as a teaching
tool, including experience with course management systems (i.e.
Blackboard, Canvas, etc.).
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Promote excellence and innovation.
- Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
Master’s Degree in nursing from an accredited college/university,
which includes course work in field of study, with preparation for
teaching clinical nursing as related to this job description.
Equivalencies considered as approved by the Board of Registered
Completion of at least one (1) year
experience teaching courses related to nursing OR
a course which includes Practice in Teaching Nursing (submit
official course description to verify course content or documented
Direct patient care
experience within the previous five (5) years in Maternal Child
Health/Obstetrics nursing which can be met by:
- One (1) year continuous, full-time, or its equivalent
experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in
obstetric/women’s health nursing OR
- One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical
teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its
equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency;
A current, valid license as a Registered Nurse
in the State of California, or eligibility for license, and BRN
Commitment to community
college goals/objectives of being an equity-based and anti-racist
institution, and providing quality programs and services for
culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically
diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities
to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural
environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of
non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and
Must have evidence of responsiveness
to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and
ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors
relate to the need for equity-minded practices.
Starting Salary Range:
$70,281.00 - $107,567.00
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date (if temporary):
Open Until Filled:
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed above
and feel you have the equivalent education and/or experience, a
completed equivalency portfolio with all related documents must
accompany the application or the application will not be accepted.
The equivalency form can be found at the following link:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a
course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a
certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree
equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.
This report must be attached with the application and submitted by
the filing deadline.
Ohlone College is proud to rank top 3 in salary and benefits, for
full time faculty, among the Bay 10 community colleges in the Bay
Area. The District participates in a group health plan and offers a
variety of medical plans. Dental is offered through Delta Dental,
Vision offered through Vision Service Plan (VSP), and Life
insurance through UNUM.
Medical: Enrollment in medical coverage through the District is
optional. For faculty that choose to enroll in one of the offered
medical plans, the District currently provides an allowance of
$1,200 per month to offset the cost of the medical benefits
Dental, Vision and Life Insurances: The District provides for and
fully pays the premiums for you and your family for dental and
vision, and the employee premium for life insurance. Enrollment in
Dental, Vision and Life insurances are mandatory.
Long-term Disability (LTD) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
The District provides for and fully pays the premiums for long-term
disability for you and EAP for you and your family.
Other employee paid benefits (optional): Voluntary additional life
insurance; IRC Section 125 Flexible Medical and Dependent Care
spending plans; 403(b) and 457(b) Tax Shelter Annuity plans; 403(b)
Roth IRA plan.
Retirement: Ohlone participates in the State Teachers’ Retirement
System (STRS) and the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).
Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to
restrictions imposed by PEPRA.
Sick Leave: One day per month, accumulating indefinitely, if
unused. All other Education Code leave benefits apply.
Sabbatical Leave: After 6 consecutive years of employment with the
district you will be eligible for sabbatical leave. You will
receive 100% pay for one semester leave and 70% for an academic
Enrollment Fee Waiver: Employees and their qualified dependents
receive enrollment fee waiver for courses taken at Ohlone
Certificated employees belong to the United Faculty of Ohlone
Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide
identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the
federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is
located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in
California, serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a
main campus in the City of Fremont and a center in the City of
Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that
promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and
divisions. The College is named for the native population living in
the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is
located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark center is
located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health,
environment, and technology.
Conditions of Employment:
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.
Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or
official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements.
All new employees are required to submit official
transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of
vaccination from COVID-19.
In addition, you will be
required to provide identification and employment eligibility as
outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of
1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be
required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas.
Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and
submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.
Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and
for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College
To apply, visit https://employment.ohlone.edu/postings/48423
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal
opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity
of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of
applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race,
religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or
over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
disability, military and veteran status,
pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or
any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or
procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified
If you have a disability and are in need of special services,
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opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510)