Adjunct Faculty, Nursing (for ADN or PN Program)

Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI

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Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Nursing (for ADN or PN Program)


Nursing Department - ADN

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About CCRI:

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary:

The adjunct faculty will have clinical responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Nursing Department and Community College of Rhode Island. This individual will demonstrate competence in clinical teaching in areas of nursing fundamentals and medical-surgical nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Commitment to CCRI’s Mission
•Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
•Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
•Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.

Student Focus
•Demonstrate commitment to providing academic support to all students.
•Ensure student awareness of available resources that support learning and success within the institution.
•Facilitate engagement and academic success by incorporating student advising, counseling and remediation as needed.

Instructional and Communication Skills
•Facilitate learning in the classroom, laboratory, simulation and clinical settings.
•Contribute to a dynamic teaching/learning environment requiring adaptability, creativity, and teamwork.
•Use innovative instructional strategies that support student success and recognize diverse learning styles.
•Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
•Apply strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.

Departmental Support
•Participate in department activities, including course, committee and faculty meetings to ensure coordination of didactic instruction and clinical experience.
•Participate in assuring compliance with accreditation standards.
•Other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:

•Master’s Degree in Nursing, required
•Unencumbered active license (or eligible for licensure) as a Registered Nurse in the State of RI, required
•The equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the nursing field with emphasis on medical-surgical nursing, required; long-term care experience preferred
•Current nursing experience within the past 5 years, required
•Current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification, required

Reports To:

Department Chair, Nursing

Campus Location:

Initially located at the Warwick Campus



Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information:

One clinical day per week, day or evening shift; schedule varies based upon clinical group

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Number of Vacancies:


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Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement:

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: [email protected]

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:


Community College of Rhode Island, the largest public, two-year, degree granting college in New England, offers educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution.community_college_of_rhode_island1.jpg

The College provides a variety of career, technical and academic programs at four main campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. A secondary Providence Campus is located in the historic Shepard Building in the heart of downtown Providence and courses are also offered at a satellite facility in Westerly.

CCRI offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs to its approximately 18,000 students and its non-credit classes for workforce training or personal enrichment through the Center for Workforce and Community Education receive more than 32,000 registrations annually.

Thirty percent of recent CCRI graduates who are continuing their education at least part time are attending more than 50 colleges or universities across the country and also are working at least part time. More than 92 percent of recent graduates are employed, continuing their education or a combination of both.community_college_of_rhode_island3.jpg

Community College of Rhode Island grants the Associate in Arts (A.A.), the Associate in Science (A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.) and the Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees. Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

CCRI opens its facilities for public use, sponsors programs on issues of public concern, and offers workshops and seminars for small businesses, for government agencies and for individuals seeking to improve their skills or enhance their lives.

In every sense, CCRI strives to be Rhode Island's community college meeting the educational needs of the people of this state.community_college_of_rhode_island2.jpg


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