Faculty - Nursing - La Plata Campus

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Position SummaryLocated 45 minutes from the Nation’s Capital, nestled in a history rich community of southern Maryland, The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is a two times Aspen Award winning institution (top 15% of Community Colleges) with academic programs in over 100 degree programs. CSM offers excellent health insurance benefits (90% paid by the college); State Retirement Pension plan; wellness programs; Code Green Fridays; early closure Fridays in the summer; college closure for spring break and several major holidays. We are an innovative institution committed to student success and well known for our flexibility to meet student and community needs.


We have highly skilled and creative faculty who incorporate the latest teaching approaches and technology into their instructional delivery. The Nursing department boasts a highly credentialed faculty with 11 Certified Nurse Educators and 8 faculty with nursing specialty certifications. Our faculty work closely with students inside and outside of the classroom to help them maximize their success. Faculty serve as advisors to the Nursing Student Association club and the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society for associate degree nursing. Nursing department faculty are also highly engaged in scholarly projects related to clinical simulation and clinical judgment. Our faculty have presented at the National League for Nursing, Organization of Associate Degree Nursing, and International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning national conferences. Faculty support student success through a focus on individual and group faculty advising, collaboration with the nursing retention coordinator, and an emphasis on multi-modal teaching to meet students’ diverse learning styles. Faculty approach teaching as a collaborative endeavor built on a foundation of interactional relationships. As such, faculty use adult learning theory to approach their teaching and act as role models and facilitators for students. Our faculty teach a range of face-to-face, hybrid and/or blended and hy-flex classes. Using both synchronous and asynchronous modes of instructional delivery, our faculty focus on student engagement and success through critical thinking, analytical and hands-on approaches. CSM faculty are expected to be knowledgeable of learning management systems in addition to face-to-face and innovative technology-based instructional delivery approaches. As such, we are seeking an innovative educator to join our Nursing faculty. Nursing faculty teach courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing and Leadership and Management in Nursing.


The College of Southern Maryland is an ardent supporter of professional development and offers a healthy professional development program for and investment in its faculty.

Additional Information:

Your cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required as part of the application process. Please attach those documents to your application.

When applying for this position, please be prepared to answer the following statements during the application submission process:

Please describe your activities that demonstrate a commitment to student success for a diverse population. Please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy.
Placement in rank is commensurate with background and experience. Professional development and professional service requirements are determined by rank and documented annually on the faculty development plan. For more information on placement in rank please visit the Pay and Benefits Questions page at: https://www.csmd.edu/employment/frequently-asked-questions/


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the College's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check and Sex Offender Registry Check. This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm, EST on Friday, March 19, 2021. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specific Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe successful faculty member will teach 15 credit hours per semester and 30 credit hours per academic year of day, evening or weekend classes. Flexibility is required to work in this position as teaching assignments may vary from semester to semester. There may be an opportunity to teach classes in the summer also. Faculty may be assigned to teach on the La Plata campus or any campus or center where CSM offers classes. The faculty member hired in this position is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities to promote student-centered learning and success. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, holding office hours, serving on various committees, and demonstrating a commitment to professional development thorough participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations.

In addition, this faculty member may coordinate various aspects of the College of Southern Maryland’s nursing courses, including such activities as mentoring, observing, and evaluating adjunct faculty, and fielding student feedback regarding department, course and program questions and concerns. Other responsibilities may include acting as a liaison to various clinical facilities, coordination of clinical experiences, management of student background and health data, and contributions to student learning outcomes assessment processes.

Teach 30 credits of courses per contract year in the Nursing disciplineTeach a range of courses that may include morning, day, evening, weekend or online, in an accelerated format. Opportunities may exist to teach in summerDesign assignments that incorporate students’ program of study and connect to the Nursing discipline Engage students in their learning through active and collaborative learning approachesMeet with students outside of class to assist them with being successful college studentsIncorporate culturally relevant pedagogies into the teaching and learning processDemonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writingDemonstrated ability to read and interpret informationDemonstrated ability to deliver instruction to diverse student populations, with varied levels of learning and preparation Knowledge and use of student engagement strategies that support completion and student success goalsDemonstrated experience providing feedback students can use to improve their performanceExperience developing or using Open Education Resource (OER) materials as an instructional toolMaintain an ongoing program of professional development and participate in professional organizations, workshops, seminars, conferences and activitiesExhibit emotional control and stabilityStress management and coping abilityMastery of appropriate computer operation skillsOperate a motor vehicle for travel to other campuses

Minimum Education and TrainingMaster’s Degree in Nursing requiredRegistered nurse (RN) in Maryland, or ability to obtain Maryland RN license requiredTwo years full-time teaching experience or four years teaching as adjunct faculty member at the college level preferred.Related professional experience of five (5) years clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing with some leadership or management experience preferred.Ability to use word processing, basic internet applications, and basic database navigation required.Ability to use an educational enterprise, learning management system such as D2L Brightspace to support and facilitate instructional delivery required.Ability to teach in face-to-face, virtual, web and web-hybrid formats required. Minimum Qualifications and Standards RequiredAdditional Information:

Your cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required as part of the application process. Please attach those documents to your application.

When applying for this position, please be prepared to answer the following statements during the application submission process:

Please describe your activities that demonstrate a commitment to student success for a diverse population. Please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy. Placement in rank is commensurate with background and experience. Professional development and professional service requirements are determined by rank and documented annually on the faculty development plan. For more information on placement in rank please visit the Pay and Benefits Questions page at: https://www.csmd.edu/employment/frequently-asked-questions/


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the College's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check and Sex Offender Registry Check. This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm, EST on Friday, March 19, 2021. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 5/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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