Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for one
full-time, grant-funded position of Faculty in the LPN/Nurse
Assistant program(s) within the Business, Health Sciences and
Homeland Security division. The anticipated start date is August 1,
POSITION DESCRIPTION: In accordance with the Mission and Values
of Southwestern illinois College, the successful applicant will
serve as faculty in the LPN/Nurse Assistant program. As faculty,
the individual will teach LPN/Nurse Assistant courses in both the
traditional and computerized environment, assist the program
coordinator with program operations, accreditation standards, and
the clinical education component of the program. The individual
will also assess student performance and collaborate with LPN/Nurse
Assistant faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction in
each of the programs. Opportunities exist for participation in
professional development activities and service on departmental,
divisional, and/or college-wide committees.
1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an academic institution
accredited and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
(USDE) required; Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
2. Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Illinois (or the ability
to obtain such a license prior to the start of official employment)
3. Illinois Department of Public Health certification to teach
Nurse Assistant courses (or the commitment to personally obtain
such certification at the earliest possible opportunity but no
later than the start of a second year of employment) is
4. Completion of minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing
practice. Diversity in clinical practice experience, med-surg,
rehabilitation, and pediatrics preferable.
5. Minimum of two (2) years' experience teaching as a clinical
preceptor, college level courses, or in a LPN program is required.
CNA instructor experience is a plus.
6. Qualified through education and/or experience to assure
proficiency in, but not limited to, the following areas:
o Curriculum design
o Program administration/evaluation
o Instructional methodology
o Testing and evaluation
o Educational psychology
7. Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and advising
8. Must meet and continue to maintain the professional standards
established by the program's oversight agencies including the
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
9. Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers, applicable
software, and Internet required.
10. Ability to meet, successfully complete and maintain minimum
health requirements, drug and/or reference checks required by the
college, program accreditation and/or clinical facilities prior to
and throughout employment.
11. Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by
the Administration and the Board of Trustees for any assigned
12. A valid driver's license is required.
SALARY: This is a nine-month teaching position with the salary
determined by placement on the base salary schedule. For example,
the minimum 2021-2022 starting salary at Step 1 on the Bachelor's
Degree scale is $48,011 and Step 1 on the Master's Degree is
$50,951. Voluntary overload and summer teaching assignments may
also be available, which can increase the annual compensation. The
College offers a comprehensive flexible benefit program.
WORK LOCATION: LPN/Nurse Assistant instructional responsibilities
at the East St. Louis/Granite City/Belleville campus with
district-wide clinical responsibilities. Driving may be required to
reach off-campus sites, visit clinical facilities throughout the
region, and to attend professional functions within the state of
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the
positions are filled.
You must submit a cover letter, resume, list of three
references, and transcripts (if applicable).
Required applications materials, such as resume, cover letter
and references, should be attached to your application. Other
required materials i.e., transcript, etc., should be attached after
your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job Applications
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