9 month Teaching Faculty - Nursing

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9 month-Instructor

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9 month Teaching Faculty - Nursing

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Northern VA Community College


NV280-Provost Medical Educ Ctr

Work Location:

Fairfax County - 059

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Commensurate with Experience

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Full Time

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Monday through Friday and may be required to work weekends as needed. Clinical shifts may be outside the 8:30 am to 5:00 pm time frame

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Job Description:

General Description:

  • The purpose of the position is to provide nursing instruction to nursing students. This position must meet the instruction standard of the NLNAC for qualified master’s prepared experienced registered nurse for teaching campus and clinical labs and didactic. The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs.

Duties and Tasks:

  • Full-time teaching faculty in Nursing are responsible for teaching various courses in the designated discipline/field of study. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach assigned day, evening and/or weekend classes. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, conduct requisite office hours, student conferences, serve on assigned division/campus/college committees and participate in curriculum development. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, the ability to work in a collegial manner with a highly diverse faculty, staff and student population and the ability to teach in an urban community college setting. Candidates for all positions are expected to demonstrate an understanding of the effective use of instructional technology, including learning management systems like Canvas. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester.

As a part of this primary responsibility, the College expects each faculty member to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports in a timely manner; teach the prescribed courses of study with the established texts; conduct requisite student conferences; hold required office hours; attend to assigned divisional and College duties; contribute to the development of the program of instruction; adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with College policies, procedures, and regulations; answer emails in a timely manner; maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization; and advise students.

Special Assignments:

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:

Required KSAs:

  • The ability to effectively teach Nursing concepts in the classroom. Ability to use technology to enhance classroom instruction. Ability to use on-line resources and Learning Management Systems. Competent in the use of a computer, Power Point and Microsoft Word. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Virginia license as a registered nurse. Master’s degree in Nursing OR Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in another Health related field (e.g., Health Administration, Health Informatics, Public Health) with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Nursing. Experience teaching in the hospital, clinical and/or classroom setting. A minimum of two (2) years of related full-time or full-time equivalent experience, preferably occupational experience. CPR certification for Healthcare Providers required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching/supervising ADN nursing students in a clinical setting. Previous academic experience such as classroom teaching, online teaching and/or curriculum development in a community college setting. Recent clinical experience and teaching (didactic) experience in a college and university setting preferred.

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Background Check Statement Disclaimer:

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement:

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement:

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement:

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time