Faculty and Program Director, Nurse Aide

Employer
Front Range Community College
Location
Westminster, CO

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Health & Medical, Nursing
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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

General Summary


Who We Are
We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually in a diverse service area with broad cultural and recreational activities. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. Our online learning program has twice been listed recently as one of the top 10 community college online programs in the country.

We have strong commitments to student success and to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community. We are an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution and expect to reach HSI status by 2024 or 2025.

We have worked hard to create a culture of collaboration, innovation, and pride and seek people who share those values and our commitments to student success and equity.

Want to learn more about FRCC and our leadership? Visit our website.


Who You Are

As a full-time faculty member and program coordinator in the Nursing Department, you will coordinate, lead, and teach the Nurse Aide program at Front Range Community College Westminster Campus. This may include developing, supporting, and overseeing apprenticeship programs with industry partners and/or concurrent enrollment programs in our local high schools.


Your primary teaching and curriculum development responsibilities will be in the nurse aide level in long-term care and rehabilitation nursing with instruction taking place in the classroom, clinical settings and simulation labs. Your program includes anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathophysiology, workplace ethics, and patient care.
You will work individually, as well as in collaboration with colleagues, to develop innovative curriculum which meets the needs of our diverse population of students. Student retention and success is your top priority. You will utilize technology and effective teaching strategies to develop students’ critical thinking skills.


As a faculty member and program coordinator you will recruit, hire, and support part-time instructors. You will serve as representative of the department by participating in committees, task forces, and events at the campus, college, and/or state levels. You may be asked to teach at different times, locations and modalities to meet the needs of the College.


Please note: this is an on-campus position with some remote work opportunities. You need to be a Colorado resident on your first day of employment.


SALARY: $69,189 - $78,758 for an 11-month renewable contract. Please see our Full-Time Faculty Salary Matrix for more specific information.


BENEFITS: Please click here to find more information about APT & Faculty Benefits


SELECTION PROCESS: Position will remain open until filled. This posting may be used to fill one or more similar positions in the future.


At FRCC, masks are optional, but we allow individual staff and faculty to request students and colleagues wear masks in offices or in class.


In addition, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division (CDPHE) issued an emergency rule on August 31, 2021 requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers in the State of Colorado. This includes Front Range Community College employees working in the healthcare clinics/facilities.

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes: A resume; A letter of interest; A copy of official transcripts; A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy; and A list of courses and the semesters you have taught.

Qualifications

Required Education/Training & Work Experience:

  • Associate’s in Nursing and 4000 verified occupational/industry hours within 5 years;
  • OR,
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing with 18 discipline related credits and 4000 verified occupational/industry hours within 5 years.
    AND,
    • Valid/unencumbered Colorado RN license
    • At least 2 years (4000 hours) of Nursing experience caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age, and at least one of those years (2000 hours) must be in the provision of services in a long term care facility.
    • Have completed a course in teaching adults (e.g. Train the Trainer), or have documented experience in teaching adults, or have 1 year experience managing Nurse Aides.
    • Computer skills including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, and general internet use.
    • Must be able to communicate using English writing skills and medical terminology.
    Welcoming. Respectful. Inclusive. Together, we are FRCC.

    Organization

    Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for faculty and instructors, including four faculty reassigned to be instructional coaches. The college has a strong commitment to diversity and is actively involved in a discussion about how to create inclusive communities.

    Find Us
    Website
    Telephone
    303-678-3804
    Location
    2190 Miller Dr.
    Longmont
    CO
    80501
    US

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