Licensed Practical Nursing Technical Instructor (Day Program)

Washburn University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 2, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Washburn Institute of Technology seeks applications for a Technical Instructor for the Licensed Practical Nursing program to begin on August 1, 2022. This is a 10-month, full-time benefit-eligible position with the expectation to work Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm., with varying clinical hours.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in nursing. (RNs without a BSN may be considered with the Kansas State Board of Nursing approval if no BSN applicants are available.)
  • Current Kansas licensure as a registered nurse in good standing with no disciplinary action pending or licensed by August 2022. Licensure must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Experience working in clinical sites, which may include acute, ambulatory, or long-term care settings. Areas to be taught may include content across the life span from infancy through adulthood.
  • Experience using word processing and spreadsheet software.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in nursing.
  • One year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

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 according to course competencies on each course syllabus.
  • Participate in developing standards for student admission, progression, and program completion.
  • Develop course objectives, content, and laboratory experiences. 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.Eva
  • Evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades. Share (as appropriate) information with the Student Services and Dean's offices. Use the University's Learning Management System to track grades.
  • Evaluate each course taught and performance in teaching.
  • Assist in the 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 on May 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of transcripts, current credentials, and three professional references' names and contact information to . Please use "Tech Instructor -LPN (Day Program)" 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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