Nursing Instructor - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program (2021)

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Nursing Instructor - Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program (2021)
MiraCosta College

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Type of Assignment: Full Time

Position Available: MiraCosta College’s Nursing and Allied Health Department invites applications for one equity-minded, full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2021. Principle responsibilities will include instruction, curriculum development, classroom preparation, student evaluation, departmental activities, and collegial governance (i.e., institutional service). The person selected for this position may be assigned to any district facility during any hours of operation. The person selected will share leadership roles with other full-time instructors in coordinating and developing curriculum and using culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques and in coordinating the overall program.

Compensation: Initial salary placement is based on education and experience and ranges from $75,755 (class I, step 1) to $126,821 (class VI-doctorate, step 10) on the 2020-2021 Annual Salary Schedule. To view the Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule, please go to Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.

MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages. Faculty members are also covered under the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. a current California LVN or RN license;


2. a bachelor’s degree (or higher) AND two (2) years of professional experience as a LVN or RN in practice and/or in teaching (either full time or equivalent part time); OR

an associate degree AND six (6) years of professional experience as a LVN or RN in practice and/or in teaching (either full time or equivalent part time);


3. IMPORTANT: you must meet one of the following:

a) At least one (1) year of verifiable experience as a licensed nurse providing care and services to chronically ill or elderly patients in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, home care, hospice care, or other long-term care setting; OR

b) at least one (1) year of work experience as a Director of Staff Development in a long-term care facility; OR

c) approval from the California Department of Public Health to teach CNA classes.


4. IMPORTANT: you must meet one of the following:

a) Completion of a course in teaching adults (verifiable in your attached transcripts or certificate of completion); OR

b) one (1) year of verifiable experience in teaching adults; OR

c) one (1) year of verifiable experience supervising nurse aides.


5. demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Job Close Date: 2/16/2021
Open Until Filled:
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment that affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at, and in MiraCosta College’s Institutional Values found at

The college was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in 2013. This designation reflects the great responsibility that MiraCosta has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We are a veteran and military supportive institution and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The successful candidate will join a campus that exhibits its dedication to all students and faculty through offering robust, culturally-responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center.

Human Resources Contact Information: [email protected] or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at

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Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 2/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time