Nursing Instructor

Location
Oroville
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College


Nursing Instructor

Butte-Glenn Community College


Opening Date/Time:

Closing Date/Time: 3/21/2018 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary: Not Displayed

Job Type:

Location: Main Campus, CA

Department: Office of Instruction

Description:

Full-time, Tenure Track (177 Day 10 Month) starting August 2018
$49,644.12 - $76,234.70 per year
Probationary (Contract I) Member of Academic Faculty

Butte College's main campus is located on a 928-acre wildlife refuge and we pride ourselves on being a national college leader in sustainability. Community partnerships matter to us. We work with our K-12 partners to create career pathways for students to seamlessly move from high school to Butte College coursework or credit to transfer to a four-year university. In fact, Butte College has the highest transfer rate of all California community colleges to California State University, Chico. Butte College contributes to economic development through the Training Place, and the Small Business Development Center.

For 50 years, we have successfully provided a quality educational experience to our students, offering associates degrees and training in career fields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive, computers, and more.

The ideal candidate will share Butte College's commitment to our mission and values, especially our commitment to educating our racially and socio-economically diverse student population. We currently enroll around 16,000 students annually, many of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 59% of Butte College students are white, 27% are Latinx, 6% are Asian, 3% are African American, 2% are Native American, and 4% are multi-ethnic. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Butte College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our surrounding communities.

The successful candidate will join a campus community that demonstrates its commitment to student equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty and staff. These opportunities include a Cultural Awareness Community of Practice, FAIR Classrooms, active Diversity and Student Equity Committees, support for our undocumented and AB 540 students (Download PDF reader), a robust set of culturally responsive programs and events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Department of Nursing is seeking a full-time; benefited, tenure track Nursing Instructor with strong medical-surgical and clinical competencies. The faculty work closely together in the Associate Degree and Vocational Programs and applicants must possess a knowledge base of both the registered nursing and vocational roles. Responsibilities include teaching nursing theory and clinical/laboratory content.

POSITION DUTIES:
In addition to the responsibilities of the classification description, the specific position is also responsible for:

  1. Performing theory instruction in the Associate Degree and Vocational Nursing Programs.
  2. Providing clinical supervision, performance counseling, and evaluation of students.
  3. Assisting the Director and Department Chair with the coordination of curriculum, staff, facilities and schedule for the nursing programs.
  4. Working cooperatively and effectively with department staff and clinical agencies to carry out the instructional plan of the program.
  5. Complying with Board of Registered Nursing and the Board of Vocational Nursing and policies to maintain program approval and standards.



Representative Duties:

The full-time college instructor is responsible for effective performance in the following areas:
A. General Scope of Responsibilities

  1. Excellence in teaching and instruction.
  2. Maintenance of professional growth and academic currency.
  3. Carrying out of area, departmental and/or program responsibilities.
  4. Contribution to the College as a whole in the form of College- wide service.
  5. Service to the local community (optional).
  6. Development and assessment of student learning outcomes.

B. Teaching and Instruction - The following duties are representative of the kinds of expectations that are normally required of a full-time Butte College instructor. Certain duties are common to the everyday operational needs of the College while other activities may be required on an as needed basis. All of the duties, however, are common requirements at various times for full-time instructional positions.

  1. Plans for and initiates curriculum improvements.
  2. Plans for and is continually well prepared to teach.
  3. Provides organized delivery of instruction.
  4. Is courteous to and approachable by students.
  5. Instruction is consistent with the stated and approved goals and content of the course.
  6. Sticks to the subject matter of the course.
  7. Shows enthusiasm for the subject matter.
  8. Uses effective motivation to create a personal desire to learn the subject/skill(s).
  9. Uses standards of student evaluation that are clear, fair and followed consistently throughout the course.
  10. Requires levels of instructor and student effort sufficient to the mastery of the subject or skills in the course.
  11. Grades and returns student assignments and tests in a reasonable period of time.
  12. Makes effective use of teaching aids and materials required of students (e.g., texts, manuals, etc.).
  13. Is effective as a teacher.
  14. Prepares complete course outlines and syllabi.
  15. Continually revises and updates course content and materials of instruction.
  16. Coordinates course contents and methods with other teachers in the program/discipline.
  17. Meets and assists students during office hours or by appointment or at other reasonable times.
  18. Initiates and carries through with improvements to course contents and methods.
  19. Initiates and/or participates in overall department-wide program development, maintenance, evaluation, revision and/or expansion.

C. Professional Growth and Currency

  1. Instructors are required to show examples of activities which demonstrate a pattern of academic, professional, and/or technical updating or currency.

D. Area or Departmental Responsibilities

  1. Is knowledgeable about and abides by College policies and procedures. This includes the accurate and timely submission of all reports, grades and paper work.
  2. Meets deadlines and time targets.
  3. Orders instructional materials, equipment and textbooks with sufficient lead times.
  4. Assists in scheduling.
  5. Assists in course staffing functions.
  6. Provides assistance and help to other full-time, part-time and/or new instructors.
  7. Coordinates plans and activities with others.
  8. Provides information for the development of departmental budgets.
  9. Monitors expenditures to keep within authorized budget spending appropriations.
  10. Exercises good judgment in the use of and/or management of facilities, equipment and supplies.
  11. Attends assigned meetings as requested.
  12. Is punctual to assigned meetings.
  13. Works well with peers, classified staff and administration.
  14. In general, is easy and cooperative to work with.
  15. Does his/her fair share of outside of class departmental duties and responsibilities, including contributing to unit plan and program review processes.

E. College-wide service

  1. Volunteers to serve on College committees.
  2. When requested serves on College committees and project teams.
  3. Serves as a sponsor to student clubs and organizations.
  4. Participates in faculty/college governance.
  5. Participates on special project teams or ad hoc committees.

F. Community service (optional)

  1. The College values the contributions made to the local community by the instructional staff, however, such contributions are at the option of the instructor and are not a formal requirement of the position.


Qualifications/Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of a Master's Degree* in Nursing OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing AND Master's Degree* in Health Education or Health Science
*Degree in progress must be completed no later than August 1, 2018.

In addition to the above you must possess the following:
1. Current valid license to practice as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of California.
2. Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
(a) One (1) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; or
(b) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; and
3. Completion of at least one (1) year's experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

DIVERSITY and EQUITY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g. physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the institution and/or classroom.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Willingness to teach in both the Registered and Vocational Nursing Programs.
  • Willingness to acquire BRN approval to teach other specialty areas of nursing.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of computer based technology to enhance student learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to motivate students to learn.
  • Strong working knowledge of Medical - Surgical clinical nursing skills.
  • Experience with or willingness to explore innovative teaching methodologies including the use of technology in the classroom and distance education.
  • Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Electronic Medication Record (EMR) documentation.
  • Convey awareness of the significance of culture and diversity and its impacts on student success.
  • Describe experiences teaching in the clinical or classroom setting.



Supplemental Information:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  1. The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being hired.
  2. Education Code § 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis.
  3. As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee's responsibility. If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.
The District reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this announcement without notification or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for the position.

The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

---------------------------------------------Application Instructions----------------------------

ALL APPLICANTS, INCLUDING CURRENT BUTTE COLLEGE EMPLOYEES, MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS
All on-line attachment types require that you attach a document.

COVER LETTER:
Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meet the needs of this position.

RESUME OR VITA:
Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
In a statement addressed to the hiring committee, explain how you meet the minimum qualifications listed below and attach a copy of all relevant certificates and proof of completed trainings.
  • Possession of a Master's Degree* in Nursing OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing AND Master's Degree* in Health Education or Health Science
*Degree in progress must be completed no later than August 1, 2018.

In addition to the above you must possess the following:
1. Current valid license to practice as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of California.
2. Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
(a) One (1) year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; or
(b) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; and
3. Completion of at least one (1) year's experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION STATEMENT:
In addition to any information you included with your application materials, please provide a detailed account of how your skills, experience, and education have prepared you to effectively meet the needs of students who have been historically marginalized in higher education. Please include examples of:

  • How you have engaged in critical self-reflection to ensure ongoing improvement in your classroom or professional practices based on the needs of diverse populations
  • Experience with culturally responsive teaching and/or practices you have utilized to more effectively engage and support diverse student populations
  • Strategies for addressing equity gaps or underrepresentation within your discipline.

TRANSCRIPTS:
You are required to provide transcripts. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in the process.
Degree in progress:
Degree in progress must be completed no later than August 1, 2018.
Foreign Transcripts:
Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing this service. http://www.butte.edu/hr/job_opportunities/associate_faculty/foreign_degree_eval.html

All offers of employment are contingent upon the submission of official transcripts showing completion of the degree.

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