Associate Professor, Allied Health

Yavapai College
Prescott, AZ

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description of Position

***Up to $5,000 in relocation reimbursement for qualified candidates******$5000 sign-on bonus with a two-year commitment*****Position starts August, 2022** Reporting to the Faculty Director, this position supports the Prescott Valley and Clarkdale campuses. The incumbent will teach discipline-specific courses as needed using a variety of methodologies. Responsibilities will include course preparation and instruction; curriculum development; participation in the college community and continued professional growth activities, and creative program building based on needs assessment and in collaboration with other faculty. May be asked to teach other courses in disciplines in which she/he is able to be credentialed.
Besides traditional class structuring, the College is also attempting to meet the varying needs of our students by offering weekend, year-round, and compressed courses of instruction and services. Since service to our students is our highest priority, instructors can expect to participate in innovative methods and assignments that may be multi-campus with the possibility of interactive, online, day, evening, and/or weekend classes.
The general expectation is that full-time faculty serve as provisional faculty for a period of three years prior to being reviewed for continuing status. The determination of faculty status is, however, ultimately at the discretion of the Yavapai College District Governing Board and the College President, as the Board's designee.
As a Faculty member:- Meet and teach assigned courses(es) in accordance with course outlines, state and federal regulations, and specified textbooks
- Develop a course syllabus based on the approved college outline
- Attend such meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements; attend other meetings as required
- Promptly submit required rosters, grade reports, evaluations, and academic reports
- Follow the standards of conduct of a full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member
- Document the completion of three (3) hours per semester of professional development activities related to the discipline area and student learning
In addition, for the Allied Health Department:- Provide theory, skills lab, or clinical instruction; ensures implementation of the Arizona State Board of Nursing (AZBN) approved nursing assistant (NA) program curriculum
- Follows AZBN rules and regulations for NA courses; reviews and updates curriculum to maintain compliance with AZBN standards, and maintains AZBN accreditation documentation.
- Program administrative duties include recommending program budget expenditures; scheduling classes and part-time instructors; organizing the classroom and clinical placements; maintaining records; and supervising, full-range of professional and college-related activities including student advising; curriculum development; professional growth; departmental and college-wide meetings, committees, and in-services; and community involvement Minimum Expectations & Requirements

- BSN degree from an accredited program
- Current AZ registered nurse license that is active and in good standing

Preferred Skills & Abilities

MSN degree from an accredited program- Current AZ registered nurse license that is active and in good standing and provides documentation of a minimum of one year full-time or 1500 hours of employment providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in any setting;
- Must possess one of the following (from Article 8, Rules of the Az. State Board of Nursing): a. Successful completion of a three-semester credit course on adult teaching and learning concepts offered by an accredited post-secondary educational institution, or b. Completion of a 40-hour continuing education program in adult teaching and learning concepts that were awarded continuing education credit by an accredited organization, or c. One year full-time or 1500 hours of experience teaching adults as a faculty member or clinical educator, or d. One year full-time or 1500 hours of experience supervising nursing assistants, either in addition to or concurrent with the one year of experience required in section (B) above- Ability to interact effectively and professionally with other faculty, students, and staff- Possess a high degree of integrity and commitment to comply with policies, procedures, regulations, and approved curriculum- Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task- Dedication and enthusiasm for healthcare education.- Ability to work and communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse students, staff, faculty, and clinical site staff.- Ability to work independently and supervise others- Ability to perform and prioritize tasks with limited supervision- Current clinical knowledge and maintenance of clinical skills- Strong commitment to student success - Experience training, mentoring, and advising students- Familiarity with Canvas Course Learning Management System- Application of a variety of teaching methodologies- Previous experience in curriculum development- Experience with simulations- Experience with web-based instructional methods- Experience of teaching excellence at the post-secondary and secondary levels- Active participation in professional organizations- Record of scholarly and/or creative activities- Two years of previous experience teaching in a nursing assistant training program- One year of work experience in a long term care facility- Knowledge of instructional delivery, the elements of effective teaching and learning, and the principles of adult education- Community college teaching experience- Experience with multi-media technology to enhance student learning- Experience with online and/or blended/hybrid instruction- Experience working with culturally diverse populations- Ability to teach other courses as needed

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

Physical Demands
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 sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may vary based on assignment.

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