College Nurse Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Los Rios Community College District


College Nurse Adjunct Assistant Professor

Job Posting Number: F00036P

Closing Date: Open Continuously


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Position Summary                    

The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time faculty teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment efforts.


Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round for assignments based on college needs.


Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.


Assignment Responsibilities    

General Responsibilities:

The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.


Typical duties may include, but not limited to:

● Assessing and evaluating the general health status of students and college personnel focusing on prevention, recognition, and early treatment of illness.

● Providing confidential health counseling for students and college personnel with referral to appropriate resources within the college or community as appropriate. 

● Providing appropriate first aid care on campus and respond to emergencies on campus. 

● Conducting an ongoing program of health education for the college community through classroom presentations, bulletins, newsletters, seminars, workshops and other activities. 

● Working with other college departments to meet the health needs of the campus community, including such services as emergency response, mandated immunizations, and educational program requirements. 

● Administering vaccines following current vaccine schedules approved by the ACIP (Advisory Commitee on Immunization Practices) and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and accepted standards of medical and nursing practice (American River College only).


Minimum Qualifications    

1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution in nursing and a California Public Health Nurse certificate; OR a bachelor’s degree in nursing, a California Public Health Nurse certificate, AND a master’s degree in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, health care administration, public health, or community health.


2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: F00036P
Posted: 12/19/2018
Application Due: 2/17/2019
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