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Assistant Professor, Nursing

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park Main Campus

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Job no: 495268
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position, Department: Assistant Professor, Nursing, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: M-F, 40 hours per week

Pay Range: determined in alignment with the Master agreement

Pay Grade: 9MOBU

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits

Position Summary: JCCC Nursing program is seeking a full-time assistant professor to teach both didactic and clinical components of the program. This professor will be part of a team-teaching approach. Clinical duties include one day per week in the clinical setting.

The duties of the nursing professor are many and varied. In addition to classroom teaching, they supervise and advise students in the live and simulated clinical settings.
1) Demonstrates and teaches patient care in the classroom, as well as live or simulated clinical units to nursing students and instructs students in principles and application of physical, biological, and psychological subjects related to nursing.
2) Supervises student nurses and demonstrates patient care in clinical units of hospital or the simulated setting.
3) Evaluates student progress, and maintains records of student’s clinical experience.
4) Cooperates with medical and nursing personnel in evaluating and improving teaching and nursing practices.
5) May specialize in specific subject, such as in a type of nursing activity, such as nursing of medical or surgical patients, or of a specialty area, such as maternal-child, pediatrics, or mental health.

Work requires occasional heavy lifting and use of specialized medical equipment.
Knowledge of principles and methods of adult education.
Computer proficiency preferred in PC and Mac-based software applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and web design.
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills.
Ability to work under pressure and reliably meet deadlines.
Ability to prioritize work demands and work with minimal supervision.
Ability to carry out responsibilities in a timely and meticulous manner demonstrating initiative and creativity.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment with healthcare professionals.
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding job assignments and sensitive issues.
Ability to assess situations and adapt to highly dynamic environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing (or within one year of completion with a program plan)
  • Must be licensed as a registered nurse in Kansas (or other US state or multi state--must seek endorsement in Kansas as needed)
  • Three years minimum of experience as an RN

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Nursing education experience

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, transcripts, and a cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected].

Advertised: 17 Mar 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Apr 2023 Central Daylight Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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