Posted: June 30, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 10-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Thursday, July 14, 2022, receiving priority consideration.
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708
**This position is not remote**
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CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.
Anticipated Start Date:
The CT Community College system offers two-year liberal arts degree programs and a broad range of career, occupational and technical certificate, and non-credit programs in order to meet the varied learning needs of the populations served. Among those programs are courses in subject areas that prepare students for occupations and careers in fields that support and are adjunct to health care. These subject areas include such fields as Nursing and Allied Health Programs. The programs include both academic and clinical instruction.
The Clinical Coordinator directs the clinical practice portion of courses in the Nursing program at the College. The incumbent’s work includes both clinical program administration and teaching of students in the clinical setting, laboratory, and simulation lab settings.
Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)
Master’s degree in Nursing with one (1) or more years of related experience or a combination of education, training, and experience would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Must hold a current CT license in Nursing.
- Experience in Clinical instruction and course design, including simulation
- Experience with Methods of testing and assessing student performance in clinical settings.
- Experience in accreditation requirements.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
- Two (2) years or more of acute care clinical nursing practice
- Experience with Clinical instruction in nursing practice
Example of Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing or another administrator, the Clinical Coordinator is accountable for contributing to useful practicum for assigned students through effective performance in these essential functional areas:
- Clinical practicum administration
- accountable for administering the clinical practicum for assigned students in the program
- Clinical instruction
- accountable for contributing to the quality of student clinical instruction
The position is required to have extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with faculty, students, staff, the public, and professionals in peer organizations and professional associations. The incumbent is expected to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to the retention of students. The incumbent is expected to represent the College in a positive manner.
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, and informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.
Anticipated Salary; $59,173 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion [email protected]
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