Nursing Professor

East Olympia, Washington State
$63,500 (11 month contract)
Apr 28, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Position type:  Faculty, Full time Tenure Track

Salary:  $63,500 for an eleven month contract: ($52,020 for regular academic year plus an eight week summer stipend of $11,480)

Opens:  April 28, 2017

Closes:  Open until filled

Location:  Main Campus; Olympia, WA

South Puget Sound Community College seeks candidates for the (2017-2018) academic year to fill a full-time tenure track position in Nursing.  Successful candidates will possess the interest, skills and abilities to help college teams lead the state in innovative and collaborative learning experiences designed to optimize student success. Successful candidates will exhibit the following qualities:

  • Place student success at the center of all decision-making.
  • Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to create a community of learners.
  • Seek opportunities for teaching and learning excellence.
  • Embrace change, risk-taking and innovation.
  • Respect the richness of diverse cultural values, beliefs and practices of others.
  • Contribute to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university.

Essential Functions and Duties:

Faculty members will work with other faculty, staff, and administrators to:

  • Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in Nursing in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals.
  • Create authentic assessments of students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in Nursing that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes.
  • Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning
  • Provide online, hybrid, and/or e-Learning enhanced courses.
  • Use local, state, and national data and analytics to continuously improve strategies for student success.
  • Advise students regarding academic pathways and the courses needed to reach each student’s academic goals
  • Use a wide range of learning resources, tools and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.
  • Create learning environments that are culturally inclusive.
  • Serve on committees that support the shared governance of the college.


This position includes a stipend of $11,480 to compensate for duties performed during an eight-week summer term.  Those duties include:

  • Strategic and operational planning to meet standards for improvement set by the Revised Code of Washington, the Washington Board of Nursing, and The National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation.
  • Collection and analysis of local, regional, and national data relevant to nursing education and student professional success.
  • Performing outreach as directed by the program administrator.
  • Pursuing continuing nursing education needed for certification.
  • The summer contract is in addition to any summer teaching contracted with the instructor.


  • Master’s degree in nursing.  Individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university and enrolled in a master’s degree program are encouraged to apply, but a master’s degree in nursing is required prior to award of tenure.
  • Three years of clinical experience.
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in Washington upon hire.
  • Meet clinical agency requirements which may include, but are not limited to, background clearance and immunizations.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other individuals, teams, committees, and departments.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs.


  • Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience in curriculum and/or program development and evaluation.
  • Experience with student advising.
  • Experience in college level teaching.


This is a full time-tenure track position. The basic assignment is 177 contract days with a salary of $52,020 plus a summer stipend of $11,480 for an eight-week summer term, at 35 hours per week.

The effective date of employment will be September 11, 2018.

South Puget Sound Community College has an excellent benefit package including health, dental and life insurance, retirement and optional deferred compensation program.




Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:

  1. Completed SPSCC Employment Application
  2. Letter of formal application that specifically addresses your ability to perform the responsibilities and essential functions described in this announcement.
  3. Resume of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
  4. Copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts will be required upon hire

Send application materials via one of the delivery methods below- email is preferred:




Human Resource Office

South Puget Sound Community College

2011 Mottman Road SW

Olympia, WA 98512


(360) 596-5706


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