Health Occupations/LVN-to-RN Nursing Full-Time Instructor

Job description

Requisition Details

Position TitleHealth Occupations/LVN-to-RN Nursing Full-Time InstructorHow many positions are you recruiting for?1CampusMission CollegeDefinition

Mission College is now accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track instructor position in the LVN-RN and Vocational Nursing Programs. Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of our diverse student population are encouraged to apply.

Do you remember the one professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and your ability to be the successful nurse professional you are today? Now you have the opportunity to be that instructor at an institution where the mission is to provide extraordinary care for students. Come share our excitement for teaching and our commitment to excellence in education. We are looking for someone with a willingness to help our department grow and who will enjoy working with our diverse student body.

Mission College serves a region of the San Francisco Bay Area that includes urban neighborhoods, business centers and residential communities. Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mission College enjoys an entrepreneurial and innovative energy in sync with its closest technology and business neighbors. Mission College has been identified by the federal government as being both an AANAPISI and a Hispanic-serving institution. Currently, Federal HSI and AANAPISI grants support our efforts to bridge achievement gaps for these groups.

The successful candidate will be an equity-minded professional committed to closing achievement gaps and further committed to collaboration with faculty, classified professional staff, administration, students and members of the greater community towards student success.

This position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin October 6, 2020.

Assignment

This is a full-time, 11-month, tenure-track position that begins in Spring 2021. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, as well as local area clinical agencies.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range:

  • $78,381 to $121,981 annually (11 months), based upon academic achievement, teaching and related experience (Academic Salary Schedule, Steps 1-9).

Benefits include:

  • Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and dependents.
  • Employer paid long term disability for employee.
  • Employer-provided life insurance.
  • Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.
  • Banked leave provisions.
  • Professional Growth and Development activities.
  • 11 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.
  • Conference leaves.
  • Opportunity for overload assignments.
  • Cal STRS Retirement.
  • Position is union affiliated.
Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education – Possess one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing AND Master’s degree in Health Education or Health Science; OR
  • The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Direct patient care experience within the previous 5 years, which can be met by:

  • One year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse; OR
  • One academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency;

AND

3. Completion of at least one year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

AND

4. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

LICENSE:

Must also possess a current, valid California Board of Registered Nursing License (CA BRN)

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate the following desired qualification:

  • Multi-specialty for LVN-RN and VN programs
Knowledge and Abilities

Not Applicable

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, in-class activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class (scheduling time beyond normal office hours if necessary), ensuring regular effective student contact for Distance Education courses, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes, and participate in the process of SLO assessment and evaluation and use the results of these assessments in the process of continuously improving student learning.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records.
  • Submit, when due, all necessary reports, such as attendance, grade reports, rosters, class and office schedules.
  • File a syllabus for each course with the appropriate division offices.
  • Post and maintain office hours each week.
  • Provide each student with a current course syllabus as required by Title 5, which includes SLOs, classroom procedures, requirements and grading policies and provide a copy to the Division Office.
  • Refer students to appropriate college resources.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.
  • Assume institutional responsibilities, essential to the ongoing operation and effective achievement of department, division, college and district programs.
Working ConditionsOther DutiesPhysical DemandsApplicant Information

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

  • Interested applicants must submit online all materials requested, including: (1) A completed online West Valley-Mission Community College District application; (2) Supplemental application questions; (3) Resume; (4) Unofficial copies of transcripts; (5) Cover letter and/or reference list, if requested; and (6) Any requested licenses or certificates, if applicable.
  • All sections of the online application, including Education and Educational Work History, must be completed thoroughly.
  • Supervisor(s) name(s) and telephone numbers must be included in the application.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Do NOT send unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will be removed from your application and will not be used for consideration of employment.
  • The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.

ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:

  • If a minimum requirement is possession of a degree, then a copy of transcripts is required to be included with your application to verify the degree being awarded. If no transcripts are included, the application may be screened as not meeting minimum requirements.
  • Degrees must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form, which is part of the application package. See Equivalency Information below.
  • Candidates with degrees earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with this online application. A list of sample credential review services is available on the District HR website at: https://wvm.edu/services/hr/careers/Forms/Foreign%20Degree%20Equivalency%20Resources.pdf
  • If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at an office supply or copy store; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application.
  • Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

EQUIVALENCY INFORMATION:
Applicants applying under equivalency bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application form with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) that they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications for this position. Application(s) for equivalency are required if degrees are not in exact discipline required.

The Equivalency Application is included in the online application as an OPTIONAL form to complete.

  • ONLY complete the Request for Equivalency application if degree does not match discipline(s) stated in the Minimum Qualifications.
  • List accurately and completely the courses taken that match requirements of the required degree.
  • Do NOT attach documents such as course evaluations.

For assistance, contact:
Office of Human Resources, Attn: Recruitment
14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone: (408) 741-2174 Fax: (408) 867-9059
Email: [email protected]

Selection Process

SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • Upon the first review deadline date, a committee will review and evaluate applications and supporting materials to select the applicants to be interviewed. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview.
  • All candidates will receive an e-notification to acknowledge receipt of their application materials. If not contacted within 3-6 weeks following the close of the recruitment, no suitable match was determined at this time.
  • Travel expenses to attend first-level interview are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • The District may choose to re-advertise or indefinitely delay filling a position. Some positions may include first and second level interviews.
  • The District reserves the right to contact former, current, the most recent employers, and others to investigate past employment records of applicants.
  • Any tentative verbal offer of employment is contingent upon formal approval of the college Governing Board.
  • Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.
  • Prior to employment, the selected candidate must submit official transcripts.

EEO STATEMENT:
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ a diverse workforce who will contribute to an inclusive and welcoming educational and employment environment. The District is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, military or veteran status, and medical condition consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT REQUESTED:

  • Upload a photocopy of any licenses, certificates or California credentials you may possess as related to this position (RN, LVN, PT).
Posting NumberFY19/20-982FTOpen Date09/02/2020Close Date10/05/2020Open Until FilledYesRequisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Mission College students come from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The demographics consist of: African-American: 3.3%, American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%, Asian: 35.6%, Filipino: 9.7%, Latinx: 29.4%, Multi-Ethnicity: 4.1%, White/Non-Hispanic: 14.6%, and the majority of our students are female (55.6%). The median income in Santa Clara County is the highest in the state however 32% of Mission College students are low income. Thirty six percent of our students are not United States citizens and 56% are first generation college students. Our research shows that the largest population of disproportionately impacted students include Latinx, first-generation students, African Americans, and low-income students. What strategies would you use in your classes at Mission College to improve the success and retention rates for all Mission College students while focusing particularly on student groups that are currently disproportionately impacted?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Upon application, can you demonstrate direct patient care experience within the previous 5 years, which can be met by:(A) One year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse; OR(B) One academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Upon application, can you demonstrate completion of at least one year's experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess, or have ability to obtain, a valid and current California license as a Registered Nurse?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Other Related Licenses or Certificates
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Transcripts
  2. Additional Supporting Documentation
  3. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 1
  4. Supporting Documentation for Equivalency Request 2

 

 

 

Diversity Profile: University

 

AAUP COMPENSATION SURVEY DATA

View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 10/5/2020
Work Type:
Salary: