The College and the Community
Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.
Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous industrial community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.
In addition to the Lee College faculty workload and responsibilities for a Full-time Instructor, the L.V.N. Instructor is expected to:
- Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the program of learning.
- Participate in development of semester schedule.
- Assist the lead instructor in the development of the course calendar.
- Participate in the development of policies and standards, which affect students and faculty.
- Plan and provide learning experiences for students based on program objectives/outcomes.
- Create a wholesome, meaningful environment for learning in the classroom and laboratory.
- Utilize innovative teaching strategies to meet the learning needs of a diverse student population: which may include, but not limited to, interactive video technology, online format, and other uses of technology in the classroom and lab setting.
- Provide students with direction for utilizing all available educational resources (library, computer/skills lab, personnel, clinical).
- Make recommendations and participate in decision making when determining clinical agencies for student placement.
- Attend and participate in team meeting of course(s) one is teaching, as well as Team Meetings of related courses as necessary.
- Attend L.V.N. faculty meetings.
- Assist with developing tests questions, blueprints, and analysis of items in compliance with the test policy.
- Participate in selection of textbooks, instructional aids, and other educational equipment/resources.
- Participate in the selection and orientation of the freshman class.
- Collaborate with lead instructor of course to determine best methods of meeting course objectives.
- Contact clinical facility assigned and plan rotation schedule for one’s clinical group.
- Provide direct supervision of students practicing in clinical area including patient selection, observation of students in delivery of patient care, evaluates performance of students’ nursing skills, and conducts schedules post conferences.
- Ensure students are competent in nursing skills and procedures before implementing them in hands-on patient care.
- Grade written work required of students and relay grades to lead instructor in a timely fashion.
- Keep accurate record of students’ attendance, progress, and performance.
- Evaluate students’ performance in the clinical area on the C.E.T. forms, at midterm, and end of semester on summative C.E.T.
- Participate in academic advisement and counseling of students within area of responsibility.
- Serve on one college committee and one division committee, and/or as a faculty sponsor for a student organization.
- Serve as a mentor to a new faculty as needed.
- Is on time for classes and labs, plus promptly notifies the appropriate instructional administrator in the event of an unscheduled absence.
- Encourage students to engage in self-evaluation in regard to behavior and academic/clinical performance.
- Report student problems to the appropriate instructional administrator as deemed necessary.
Additional duties and responsibilities may include:
- Attend and participate in all faculty, committee, and program/college meetings.
- Assist with student registration as assigned.
- Engage in evaluation programs in an effort to assess teaching skills/strategies and to improve effectiveness.
- Maintain professional competence, and participates in professional development activities.
- Maintain a professional working relationship with students, fellow faculty members, administration, staff, and clinical personnel.
- Perform other functions consistent with an instructor’s professional responsibilities when requested by the appropriate administrator.
- Assist in the recruitment of students when appropriate.
- Serve as a good public relations agent, both in the classroom and the community.
- Create and evaluate yearly self-goals.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.
Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.
- Associate (or higher) degree in Nursing with three (3) years of related, non-teaching work experience as a licensed nurse.
- Hold a current license or privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
- Prior teaching experience in a community college L.V.N. program preferred.
- Bachelor (or higher) degree in Nursing.
Posting Date: 10/07/2013
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Method of Application:
Interested applicants can view a detailed job posting and apply for the position on our website, https://jobs.lee.edu. Contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 281-425-6875 for more information.