Nursing Instructor (Emphasis on Pediatrics and Medical/Surgical) (Full-time Tenure-Track Facult...

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Posting Number 2014208F Position Title Nursing Instructor (Emphasis on Pediatrics and Medical/Surgical) (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position) Location College of San Mateo Department Mathematics & Science CSM (DEPT) Position Number 4F0039 Percentage of Full Time The work year is 175 days (10 month of service). FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime) Months per Year 10 If other, please specify Salary Range Initial placement with a Master’s degree can range from $71,328 up to $89,496 per year; and a Ph.D. can range from $81,732 to $95,544 per year. Min Salary Max Salary Position Type Faculty Positions Posting Text

Who We Are

The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.

The College and the District

College of San Mateo is part of the San Mateo County Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 15,000 students each academic year. College of San Mateo has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that is serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on College of San Mateo’s Office of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) website.

Who We Want

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

(1) Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;

(2) Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;

(3) Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;

(4) Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and

(5) Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.

The San Mateo County Community District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve.

The Position

The College seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Nursing. The ideal candidate will share the College’s commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.

The anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2019. Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s)of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Nursing Instructors provide clinical instruction in the acute, long-term, and community care settings

2. Implement skill building in the nursing lab setting

3. Report to the lead instructor as needed

4. Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours

5. Participate in nursing team, department, and division meetings

6. Assist in curriculum development and revision

7. Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreements, and general institutional needs

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s or above in nursing OR Bachelor’s in nursing AND Master’s or above in health education or health science OR the equivalent (see below) OR the minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, whichever is higher

• A current California Registered Nursing license

• At least one year’s continuous experience, within the previous five years as a registered nurse providing direct patient care (Clinical teaching applies toward direct patient care)

• Ability to teach in medical/surgical and pediatric nursing with a willingness to remediate as needed

• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, as well as sexual orientation and abilities of community college students, faculty, and staff

• Possession of a California Driver’s License (or ability to obtain one) and ability to drive to offsite locations as needed

Physical Requirements Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications

For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:

Degree Equivalence

The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

Academic Background Equivalence

Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:

i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and

ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

Professional Achievement Equivalence

The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Recent clinical experience in acute care medical surgical nursing

2. Willingness to update skills if needed

3. Ability to teach in those clinical areas as assigned

4. These positions may require assignment to evenings or weekends

5. Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of successful clinical teaching techniques

6. An understanding of current nursing issues and trends. Willingness to actively participate and contribute to changes in the Nursing program at department and team meetings

7. A commitment to staying abreast of new trends in nursing and the clinical setting

8. A commitment to supporting gender and ethnically diverse students enrolled in nursing

9. Ability to ensure consistent and appropriate monitoring of student progress in the clinical setting

10. Ability to use teaching methods that engage students actively in their own learning and encourage them to learn problem solving skills

11. Ability to adapt teaching methodology to meet the needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse group of students

12. Ability to assist students in the acquisition, analysis, and evaluation of knowledge and skills in the clinical setting

13. Willingness to work with both faculty and staff in a spirit of collegiality at department, division, college, and District levels

14. Ability to reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of one’s own pedagogy and modify techniques to engage students

15. A familiarity with and willingness to expand the use of computer-based technology appropriate to the field of nursing

16. A commitment to the SMCCCD goal of integrating writing skills across the curriculum

17. A commitment to the goals and ideals of the teaching profession and enthusiasm for the mission of the community college

Preferred Qualifications

• MSN preferred

• Recent experience working with racially minoritized and other disproportionately-impacted students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education and particular fields shape patterns of participation and outcomes

• Willingness to examine and remediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized and other disproportionately impacted students

• Experience and skill with addressing inequity in the classroom and on campus

• Experience and expertise in culturally-responsive teaching in nursing

• Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps within nursing courses and classrooms

• Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving Institution designation for institutional, departmental and instructional practices

Faculty Benefits

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California (no contributions to Social Security). Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/12/2019 First Review Date 04/16/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:

1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position)

2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience

3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted)

Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.

4. A cover letter that includes discussion of the following questions:

• What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting students who have been historically marginalized?

• Think of the most successful class you have taught. What were the key factors in creating that success for racially-minoritized and other underserved disproportionately disadvantaged students?

• How is your teaching approach culturally-responsive to the students you serve?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)

Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
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5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Accomodations

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report

San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • District Employee
    • District Employment Site
    • CCC Registry
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • ACCCA
    • HERC
    • EdJoin.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook or Twitter
  2. * Do you possess a Master’s or above in nursing OR Bachelor’s in nursing AND Master’s or above in health education or health science OR the equivalent (see below) OR the minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, whichever is higher?
    • Yes, I have a Master’s or above in nursing
    • Yes, I have a Bachelor’s in nursing AND Master’s or above in health education or health science
    • I am applying for equivalence and my Equivalency Application is attached
    • I meet the minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing
    • No
  3. If you are applying for equivalence to meet the minimum requirements for this position, please identify which equivalence from the following options. (Applicant is encouraged to attach appropriate validation, such as transcripts, evaluations, portfolios, certificates, licenses, employer attestation, publications or other relevant materials which support this application.)DEGREE EQUIVALENCE: Description ACADEMIC BACKGROUND EQUIVALENCE: Description PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT EQUIVALENCE: Description

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you possess a current California Registered Nursing license?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Can you demonstrate at least one year's continuous experience, within the previous five years as a registered nurse providing direct patient care (Clinical teaching applies toward direct patient care)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you able to teach in medical/surgical and pediatric nursing with a willingness to remediate as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you demonstrate cultural competence, a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you possess a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. College Transcripts
  4. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials
Optional Documents
  1. Equivalency Application
  2. Foreign Degree Evaluation
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3

 

 

 

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