Professor of Nursing

Oklahoma City, OK
May 01, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Faculty 09 Month

Working Title:

Professor of Nursing

Datatel Position ID:


Annual Hours:

9 Month

Placement Range:

$45,000 - $55,000

Position Type:


General Description:

A faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include participating in various college activities, including committees, and providing student advisement. The Professor of Nursing is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating curriculum at the course level for students enrolled in nursing courses as well as the development of appropriate objectives, test blueprints, and test items.

This position is a Safety Sensitive position and subject to mandatory pre-employment background and drug testing.

Reports To:

Dean of Health Professions, Nursing Program Director

What position(s) reports to this position?:


Minimum Education/Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing currently enrolled in a Master’s in Nursing

Must complete a minimum of 6 credit hours per year towards a Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Current practice with a minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting preceding the first date of first employment as a teacher.

Hold an active, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Positive human relations and communications skills.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve his/her goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such a learning management systems).

Organization and attention to detail.

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when he/she is having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Must be punctual and reliable.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Available to teach day and evening classes.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, patients, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that frequently involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently use upper and lower body to exert force up to 20 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with classroom and lab equipment to instruct or assist students and patients.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom, office, and lab area.

The person in this position will be exposed to infectious diseases.

The person in this position will be required to occasionally function around prisoners, mental patients, or agitated, hostile patients.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Hours:

This is a full-time position. Teaching schedules can include online, days, nights and/or weekends. Required institutional activities (other than attendance at commencement) usually occur in the classic eight-to-five Monday through Friday work week.


Division of Health Prof.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Jordan Mannell

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if
the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

A faculty member is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the faculty member and the dean agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared, and relevant class activities, effective and understandable
presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices, timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, a faculty member is expected to:

Maintain posted office hours with a minimum of ten (10) hours per week.

Serve as an academic advisor.

Serve as an appropriate mentor and role model for students.

Manage program and course curricula by helping select textbooks, evaluating learning materials, and writing course syllabi.

Maintain a flexible schedule to meet program and department needs.

Contribute to developing, implementing, and evaluating approved academic programs and developing new academic programs to meet community needs.

Fulfill course, program, and department goals and objectives.

Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for the program and/or department.

Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from program, division, and college administrators.

Attend department, division, and college meetings.

Acquire new knowledge and skills as appropriate for the academic discipline.

Maintain current Oklahoma licensure, CPR training, TB testing, and other required immunizations, and maintain clinical expertise.

Participate in on-campus staff development opportunities.

Participate in mutually agreed upon committees.

Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments.

Participate in faculty-related activities that attract and retain students.

Demonstrate team-building skills by functioning in a positive and collegial manner.

Support the College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation, shelter in place drills, and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

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