Instructor, Upward Mobility Nursing

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Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Instructor, Upward Mobility Nursing

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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 you 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 of the process of applying for a position.

Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) professional letters of reference. For the review process we will accept three professional references, name, phone number, and e-mail address. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

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 System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

The Instructor reports directly to the Upward Mobility Nursing Program Coordinator. The primary duties of this position are classroom instruction, lab instruction, and clinical supervision. Serves on assigned faculty committees. Assists with student advising. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required.
Assigned courses may include at least one evening class or clinical per year.
Teach a standard work load of thirty (30) semester credit hours of instruction each academic year beginning each fall and continuing through the following summer.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited college or university with a MSN or BSN with master’s degree in related field and a minimum of six semester hours of graduate level content in nursing. Must be a Registered Nurse and registered to practice in the State of Texas. Must be currently employed in nursing or nursing education for the previous three years.
Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
High degree of communication skills, written and spoken.
Ability to evaluate programs and procedures.
Ability to deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in professional manner.
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to promote a positive campus image.
Ability 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.
Working conditions include a normal classroom and lab setting. Clinical experiences are typically performed in hospital or nursing homes. Some hazardous conditions exist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Blackboard Learning Management System is desirable.


$58,667.00/12 month. Plus excellent benefits. On Tenure Track.

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40 hours a week

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Provide quality and innovative instruction.

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Maintain academic standards as established by the Texas Board of Nursing.

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Assist with advising and recruiting students.

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Provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.

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Serve on departmental and college committees, performs community service, and continues professional development.

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Posted: 3/5/2021
Application Due: 3/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time