Instructor, Vocational Nursing
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Position Title:
Instructor, Vocational NursingIs this an Adjunct Position:
02/28/2021Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions To Applicants:
The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in your not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
Review of qualified applicants will begin immediately with the desire to hire immediately for the Spring 2021 semester.
The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) professional letters of reference. However, for the review process we will accept three (3) professional references, name, phone number and e-mail address. Official transcripts will be required upon hire along with copy of current Texas Nurse License.
In compliance with House Bill 558, passed during the 76th Legislative session,
Lamar State College Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. Citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective Service System or exemption of such registration, prior to employment.
Lamar State College Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
The Instructor reports directly to the Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator and the Chair of the Allied Health Department. The duties of this position includes instruction in the classroom, skills lab, and clinical instruction and supervision. Serves on assigned committees, advises and recruits students. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a Registered Nurse and have a current license to practice in the State of Texas. Three (3) years of nursing experience following graduation from an approved nursing program. Must be currently employed in nursing or nursing education for the previous three (3) years.
Minimum degree: Associate Degree in Nursing
Able to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Able to work with little or no supervision.
High degree of communication skills, written and spoken.
Able to evaluate programs and procedures.
Able to deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in a professional manner.
Able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Able to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Able to establish effective working relationships with others.
Able to positively promote the campus image.
Able to follow college policies and procedures.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.
Occasional Travel required. Valid Texas Drivers License.
Normal classroom and lab setting. Some online teaching my be required. Clinical experiences are typically performed in the hospital, community setting, nursing homes and simulation lab. Some hazardous conditions exist.
Teaching experience, experience in public speaking, and experience using Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint.
A desire to work as part of a team.
Experience in BlackBoard Learning Platform. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred.
Commensurate with experience plus benefitsWork Hours:
40 hours Full-timeQuick Link for Internal Postings:
Provide quality, innovative and evidence-based instruction. Teaches students in the classroom, clinical skills lab, simulation lab and clinical affiliate facilities.Essential Job Functions:
Maintain academic and professional standards as established by the Texas Board of Nursing.Essential Job Functions:
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum.Essential Job Functions:
Participate in guidance and counseling of students in program appropriate content.Essential Job Functions:
Assist in the advising and recruiting of students.Essential Job Functions:
Establish effective and professional working relationships with others.Essential Job Functions:
Serve on departmental and college committees, participates in community service, and continues professional and technical development.Essential Job Functions:
Maintain current evidence-based knowledge, clinical expertise, and safety in the subject areas related to teaching responsibility. Performs related duties as required.Essential Job Functions:
Maintain a current Texas nursing license.Minimum Requests:
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