Nursing Adjunct Pool

Central New Mexico Community College
Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM

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

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Position Summary

An adjunct instructor is appointed on a term contract for instructional, temporary and part-time assignments. They are not assigned to other responsibilities such as professional service or college service. They have no right to reappointment. Persons appointed at this rank will vary in minimal academic qualifications but generally shall have a relevant doctoral or equivalent terminal degree to teach at the upper division and graduate level, and a master’s degree for lower division courses. All degrees shall be from accredited institutions or from internationally reputable and recognized institutions. Exceptions to these requirements may be made by the Provost upon presentation of evidence of a record of experience or other credentials that indicate academic degree equivalence. Adjunct Faculty members can only serve as Faculty Senators if they teach during the current semester or have taught within the last fiscal year.Duties & Responsibilities

As part of their contracted duties and specified by their division Dean or Department Chair, Adjunct Faculty may be expected to perform the following:

  • Establish learning objectives and outcomes for assigned courses.

  • Evaluate student performance (attainment of learning objectives) and assign grades.

  • Serve as academic advisor to students as assigned.

  • Maintain all office h1. Provide the most effective instruction possible in one’s discipline to insure that the educational needs of students are met and that students achieve specified learning objectives.

  • Teach assigned courses, whether on campus or off campus, day or evening, following the official syllabi and using approved textbooks and other learning materials.

  • Meet all classes regularly and on time, as scheduled, and for their full duration.

  • ours and make arrangements for appointments with students at other times.

  • Participate in the department’s/division’s review of courses and programs.

  • Upgrade the educational program by evaluating course content, student needs, and instructional methods; make recommendations for improvement.

  • Assist in the preparation of course syllabi; engage in curriculum development (revising and updating existing courses and programs, creating new courses and programs)

  • Evaluate support materials available to students in the library and make recommendations for improving collections in one’s field.

  • Keep accurate records of student attendance, grades, etc.

  • Make arrangements with the department chair or assistant dean for covering classes when scheduling an absence.

  • Meet all deadlines in submitting grades or other required information on students.

  • Attend all faculty meetings, other convocations as appropriate, and graduation exercises.

  • Preforms any other related duties as asigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited university program required or within one year of completion of Masters Degree in Nursing.

  • Credentials and certifications including BLS must be current. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure by the New Mexico Board of Nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an NLN Associate Degree Nursing program is highly desirable

Physical Demands

  • 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 physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must meet the requirements of our clinical institutions.

  • Approximate percentages of other activities:

  • Standing 30%

  • Walking 30%

  • Sitting 35%

  • Driving 5%


  • Based on Schedule


As an EEO employer, Santa Fe Community College will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, serious medical condition or status as a protected veteran or spousal affiliation. Santa Fe Community College hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Additional Comments to Applicants:

Applications are disqualified in the first level of review if they do not meet all Minimum Qualifications listed in this job posting. (Years of experience are calculated based upon numbers of hours worked per week. Example: 2 years of experience working 20 hours per week equals 1 year of experience.) Relevant experience pertains to Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities described in this job posting. ASSUMPTIONS ARE NOT MADE at any level of SFCC’s Hiring Process if information presented in the application material does not clearly address the Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Number of pages of application material will not negatively/positively affect your application, however, LACK OF DETAIL may.

Diversity Statement:

As Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) neighbors ancient Pueblo lands, and is a Sanctuary campus in a Sanctuary city, SFCC is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified and richly diverse faculty and staff. Our students need a community to teach and support them and that represents their diversity. SFCC strives to make our campus a place of safety, inclusion and equity where all individuals from all diverse backgrounds feel welcomed, nurtured and valued. At the heart of SFCC’s mission – Empower Students, Strengthen Community. Empoderar a los Estudiantes, Fortalecer a la Comunidad – is a commitment and promise that higher education and opportunity should be open to everyone in our community and to fostering a climate where students can be who they want to be. A place where all within our community belong. A place where you are seen, a place where you are valued, a place where you are respected, a place where you are appreciated. Come join our community!

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