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Faculty, CNA, and PCT Certificate Coordinator

Joliet Junior College
Main Campus, Joliet, IL

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Faculty, CNA, and PCT Certificate Coordinator

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POSITION TITLE: Faculty, CNA, and PCT Certificate Coordinator
STATUS: Full-time Tenure Track (pending board approval)
DEPARTMENT: Nursing Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair & Dean
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience
Funding: Grant funded

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age, and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.


Objectives for this position include creating and coordinating the Patient Care Technician Certificate program. This faculty member will also teach classes in the BNAT program. Must be able to adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen contact hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be during the day, late afternoon, evening, Saturday, Sunday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. The position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior college faculty contract.


Create and Coordinate the Patient Care Technician Certification Program. Teach classes in the PCT program appropriate to the candidate’s qualifications including theory, lab, and clinical. Teach classes in the Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program, including theory, lab, and clinical. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support. Participate in course development, assessment, revision, and planning activities. Have and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load, and keep informed of current trends in the field of nursing and long-term care. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses, as well as CPR classes. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings, committees, recruitment activities, and advisory boards. Assist students with academic tutoring. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning. Demonstrate a strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at other clinical and campus sites as needed. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Current Illinois Licensure as Registered Nurse.

2. Completion of state-approved Train-the-Trainer and Evaluator Workshop course with approval as Basic Nurse Assistant instructor in Illinois. Approval must remain current.

3. American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR instructor (or obtain within 6 months).

4. Experience teaching in a Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends.

5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

6. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.


1. Master’s Degree in Nursing.

2. Teaching experience at the collegiate level. Experience at the community college level.

3. 5+ years experience teaching in a BNAT program Experience in teaching and online and/or using course management programs.

4. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee engagement.

5. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

6. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

7. Demonstrated multicultural competence.


1. Standard classroom equipment and software.

2. Ability to travel between campus locations.

3. Ability to participate in lab and clinical settings without lifting or other restrictions.

4. Excessive walking, bending, stooping, and lifting are required.


1. Classroom and skills lab teaching environment. Clinical site/long-term care facilities.


Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:



Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

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