Nursing Instructor

Location
Ridgecrest
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College


Nursing Instructor

Kern Community College District


Position Number: 03195

Posting Date: 01/07/2021

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date: 02/16/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Contract Academic

Rate:

Work Week:

Minimum Salary: $72,149.55 annually

Maximum Salary: $133,764.50 annually ($94,668.78 maximum entry level)

Benefits:
Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability.
In addition to the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary benefits selection:
  • Flex 125
  • Additional products and services through American Fidelity
  • Supplemental voluntary life insurance
  • Tax Shelter Annuities

The District participates in the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS) for faculty. Employees covered under the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS), are vested 100% after five years of full time service credit.

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.

Benefit Website Link:
Benefits Website


College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest

Basic Function:
Cerro Coso Community College is seeking dedicated, experienced, and motivated individuals to provide leadership, engagement, and discipline expertise in continuing to move the program forward in innovative ways. As a full time faculty member at Cerro Coso Community College, successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to student success and equity through teaching and learning excellence.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of nursing, health careers, and related courses depending on institutional need.

This assignment may include teaching courses in various locations, at different times, and with different modalities. Cerro Coso Community College offers college courses in the greater Ridgecrest area, rural communities, and local-area high schools using face-to-face, online, and real-time interactive modalities. Faculty may also teach in the college's nationally-recognized incarcerated student education program if they choose to do so.

Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using innovative learning technology; assessing learning outcomes; participating collegially in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities; and others.


Education and Experience:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-A valid, active license as a California Registered Nurse;

AND

Master’s in nursing;

OR

-Bachelor’s in nursing;

AND

-Master’s in health education or health science;

OR

- The equivalent.

OR

-The minimum qualifications as set by the board of Registered Nursing, whichever is higher.

Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form;
AND
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service. Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the discipline. In addition, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:

-Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to diverse student population;
-Ability to effectively work with students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
-Ability to develop curriculum, including curriculum delivered via different modalities;
-Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local schools, colleges and universities;
-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
-Ability to maintain subject matter currency;
-Ability to assess student, program, and institutional learning outcomes;
-Knowledge of computers and willingness to adopt new technologies that support student success. Knowledge of and commitment to the California Community College mission.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
-Ability to provide leadership in program and college initiatives.
-Ability and willingness to participate effectively in college committee work and in co curricular and extra-curricular activities that support students and the college.


Salary Grade: Initial placement for all new faculty hires shall be Step 1, Class will range from 1-5 depending on earned degree.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on February 16, 2021 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form
  • Copy of sample syllabi

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.


All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/14409. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.





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