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Licensed Practical Nursing Technical Instructor - Evening Program

Employer
Washburn University
Location
Kansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Washburn Institute of Technology seeks applications for a Technical Instructor for the evening Licensed Practical Nursing – program to begin August 1, 2022. This is a 10-month, full-time position with benefits. This position is expected to work Monday-Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. This position will also work varying clinical hours which can include weekends.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing. (RNs without a BSN may be considered with approval from the Kansas State Board of Nursing, if no BSN applicants are available.)
  • Current Kansas licensure as a registered nurse in good standing with no disciplinary action pending.
  • Experience working in clinical sites which may include acute, ambulatory, and long-term care settings. Areas to be taught may include content across the life span from infancy through adulthood.
  • Experience using computer word processing and spreadsheet software.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • One year teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Responsibilities:

The Technical Instructor position consists of four essential functions: teaching, service, collegiality, and professional development.
  • Participate in the development, organization, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum.
  • Participate in developing standards for student admission, progression, and program completion.
  • Develop course objectives and content and laboratory experiences and implement the course of study in cooperation with other faculty.
  • Teach both theoretical and clinical learning experiences.
  • Select and maintain appropriate materials, audiovisuals, and equipment to enhance student education.
  • Direct, guide and evaluate student performance in the clinical and laboratory setting.
  • Maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Maintain student records about the program (i.e., certification testing and the assessment plan); administer tests.
  • Evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades. Share (as appropriate) information with the Student Services and Dean's offices; and use the University's Learning Management System to track grades as required.
  • Evaluate each course taught and performance in teaching.
  • Assist in recruitment, selection, retention, evaluation, advising and counseling of program students.
  • Participate in college-wide staff development days, departmental meetings and fulfill committee assignments.
  • Serve on campus-wide committees as needed; participate actively in departmental/program advisory board meetings.
  • Foster a positive relationship with industry and the community.
  • Submit budget and purchase recommendations.
  • Act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues.
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies and other ceremonial events as pertains to the department.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations and advisory committees. Attend healthcare and education seminars, conferences, and workshops.
  • Stay abreast of innovations and developments in the professional field and take advantage of the University's instructional support programs.
  • Adhere to college and University policies and perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.
Application Procedures:

Application review will begin April 3, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. To apply submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of transcripts, copies of current credentials, and the names and contact information of three professional references to facultytalent@washburn.edu . Please use “Tech Instructor -LPN (evening)” in the subject line. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Official transcripts are required once hired.

Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn's efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education.
Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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