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Full-time Practical Nursing/Nurse Assistant Instructor

Southwestern Illinois College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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, 2022.

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) is required.
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 required.
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 skills.
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 courses.
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 Illinois.

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 page from the careers home page of your account.

Southwestern Illinois College is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Educator
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