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Instructor for Nursing

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Early application is strongly encouraged. Review of applications and interviews may begin prior to close date.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00135
Executive Level Academic Affairs
Department Nursing
Employment Type Full Time
Position Title Instructor for Nursing
Location Main
Employment Contract Period 10 Months
FLSA Exempt
Position Purpose

Under the supervision of the Department Chair of Nursing and the Dean of Health Sciences, the nursing instructor is responsible for teaching in the classroom, lab and clinical settings. The instructor will provide effective instruction in all classes by implementing active learning strategies and focusing on student learning outcomes. The instructor will also serve as a nursing advisor to currently enrolled students and will participate on college and departmental committees.

At all times, instructional personnel should be aware of the need to continue the personal and professional growth necessary to perform their duties.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with 2-years’ experience as a Registered Nurse and a current RN license. Applicants hired with a BSN degree will have 5 years to obtain a graduate degree from an accredited school. Applicants must either meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing Teaching & Learning requirement (if previously employed in a nursing educational program) or have an approved plan to do so.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education; previous experience in a nursing educational program. For teaching in the Practical Nursing program, previous experience as an LPN is preferred. Previous experience in a long term care setting totally 2000 hours is also desired.

Physical Demands

Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally and up to 10 pounds frequently as needed to move objects and to assist in the clinical setting.

Essential Duties

1. Collaborate with Lead Instructor and/or Department Chair regarding course assignment per semester.

2. Create and maintain course documents as appropriate for assigned content such as class sessions, learning activities, exams, lab sessions, clinical guidelines, etc. Course documents must be submitted to the Lead Instructor for inclusion in the course notebook each semester.

3. Conduct class, lab, and clinical according to established meeting patterns.

4. Notify Program Head and/or Department Chair of any changes to class, lab and/or clinical days and/or times.

5. Utilize Moodle as appropriate per course design (enhanced, hybrid or online) and VGCC student email to communicate with students.

6. Provide feedback to students regarding course progression.

7. Serve as a nursing faculty advisor to students enrolled in a nursing program.

8. Communicate student attendance to Lead Instructor in accordance with semester deadlines.

9. Complete student assessments (Weekly Feedback Tool, Lab Skills Check-off sheets, Final Clinical Evaluation, etc.) and collaborate with Lead Instructor if plans of action are needed.

10. Inform Lead Instructor and/or Department Chair of any student issues (academic, attendance, behavior, cheating, plagiarism) as soon as possible.

11. Assess student learning outcomes and demonstrating the use of the results to make improvements to course/program.

12. Maintain suitable class records which show student hours, academic progress, student grading systems, etc.

13. Recommend adoption or discontinuance of textbooks and/or other instructional supplies and equipment to the Lead Instructor and/or Department Chair.

14. Recommend new books, magazines, materials and equipment for use in the LRC to Lead Instructor and/or Department Chair (as appropriate).

15. Regularly attend and participate in scheduled course/program/department meetings.

16. Engage in professional development.

17. Experiment with new, innovative teaching techniques.

18. Demonstrate proficiency in technology required utilized in SimLab and clinical sites, as appropriate.

Salary Range $4,500 - $5,100 monthly; based on level of education
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 04/13/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Early application is strongly encouraged. Review of applications and interviews may begin prior to close date.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Vance-Granville Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Professional Statement
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document