Adjunct Clinical Faculty ADN

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 23, 2022

Adjunct Clinical Faculty ADN

Department: Nursing ADN

Location: Framingham

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

MassBay Community College seeks qualified part time clinical instructors for the current and future semesters in the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. The candidate is expected to commit to excellence in teaching and learning, collaboration and professional development. Clinical Adjunct faculty are expected to deliver clinical course materials in a learner-centered environment conductive to engaging students in the learning process. The faculty member in this position communicates consistently and effectively with students, faculty and administrators, and responds to communications within a 24 hour period of time. The faculty is responsible for managing the clinical course experience through timely grading of assignments, providing substantial student feedback with assignments, and submission of clinical evaluations, attendance and grades.
Additionally, clinical faculty responsibilities include supervising students in the clinical setting; guidance in the completion of assignments such as daily clinical worksheets, concept maps, and care plans; medication delivery systems, IV delivery systems and conducting student evaluations. Adjunct faculty are expected to deliver course materials in a learner-centered environment conductive to engaging students in the learning process.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and an awareness of new developments in the field in order to update the approach to teaching or content;
  • Facilitate pre- and post-conference for assigned students;
  • Integrate didactic content into the clinical assignment for the student(s);
  • Achieve consistently effective teaching performance as evidenced by student evaluations/comments/letters and achievement of student learning outcomes;
  • Refer students back to the Nursing Skills Laboratory for remediation, if needed;
  • Recognize and address different learning styles in collaboration with course faculty;
  • Communicate with course faculty on a regular basis to track student progress or to develop performance improvement plan to support student learning;
  • In collaboration with course faculty, develop individualized interventions for students having difficulty to support student remediation in the clinical setting;
  • Responsible for conducting the mid-semester and final clinical evaluations;
  • Provide feedback to Assistant Dean of Nursing and Chair of the ADN Program on the appropriateness of the health care agency regarding teaching/learning environment for students;
  • Provide feedback to course faculty on student preparedness regarding curriculum;
  • Possess a working knowledge of the MBCC ADN modified concept-based curriculum and the level of the participating students;
  • Attend course-specific orientation on campus or virtually with Chair of ADN Program and course faculty;
  • Participate in clinical faculty mentoring as identified by Assistant Dean of Nursing and course faculty;
  • Other duties as assigned and in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda;
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;   
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;  
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion;  
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:
  • Current unencumbered Massachusetts RN license;
  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing preferred, or BSN prepared nurses with proven expertise in specialty areas are eligible for a waiver in accordance with 244 CMR 6.04(2)(b);
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical practice in relevant areas; Ob/GYN, Pediatrics, Med/Surg
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning;
  • Clinical teaching experience;
  • Commitment to the community college nursing student;
  • Demonstrated ability to use information technology effectively.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in OB/GYN and or Pediatrics;
  • Experience teaching in a Community College environment;
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students.
Additional Information:

Salary Range: Effective September 1, 2022, $1,291 - $1,561 per credit

Position Type: DCE-Clinical Instructor

Application Deadline: Open until filled

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.


Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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