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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Employer
South Georgia State College
Location
SGSC -  Douglas Campus (Main)

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Location: SGSC - Douglas Campus (Main)
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 264427
Job Summary

The primary duty of a faculty member is teaching. In addition, a faculty member is expected to demonstrate success in some or all of these areas: service to the College, academic achievement, professional growth and development, and academic advisement. Teaching assignments may be assigned to any SGSC campus, off-campus, day, evenings, week-ends, and/or on-line.

Responsibilities

Teaching -
Teach 15 credit hours per semester / 30 semester credit hours for the academic year (tenure track faculty); 225 contact hours per semester / 450 contact hours per academic year.

Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.

Maintain a minimum of ten office hours for student consultation per week, appropriate to the time and delivery method of the assigned courses (e.g.., evening, week-end, on-line, or off-campus) and post this information.

At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.

Develop new courses and course materials as appropriate.

Service -
Serve on committees, task forces, and other college-improvement activities.

Attend and participate in all college-wide and appropriate school meetings.

Support student activities and clubs.

Professional Development -
Participate in professional development activities on an on-going basis.

Stay current in the teaching discipline(s) and the pedagogy of that discipline.

Advising -
Assist advisees with academic planning, scheduling, graduation, registration, and other appropriate academic issues.

Administrative Duties -
Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.

Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.

Comply with deadlines in submitting required reports to include but not be limited to annual reports for SGSC as well as reports for ACEN, Georgia Board of Nursing, and the Southern Association of Colleges Schools Commission on Colleges.

Other Duties -
Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
The completion of a Master's of Science Degree in Nursing with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline

Other Required Qualifications
An unrestrictive license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
The Masters of Science Degree in Nursing with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

Preferred Experience
Two years of teaching experience.
Five years of clinical experience in the field of nursing.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Ability to engage students in higher order learning.

Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.

Ability to align instruction with student learning outcomes.

KNOWLEDGE
Adhere to institutional policies and procedures.

SKILLS
Mastery of the teaching discipline.

Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position may require credit check (if using PCard, working with cash, etc.).
The position requires completion of SGSC annual compliance training course such as State Business Transactions, Drug free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interests/Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Contracts 101.
Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Workers Compensation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

South Georgia State College is an Equal Opportunity educational
institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. South Georgia State College has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education

Company

Waycross College is a two-year college and one of the newest institutions in the University System of Georgia. It is located in rural southeast Georgia and serves a ten-county area adjacent to the Okefenokee Swamp. Five major buildings, including a new state of the art Student Services Center, are located on the 150 acre campus. Off-campus classes are offered in the city of Hinesville.

The College is widely recognized as a place for students who want to enter the job market with a solid foundation in liberal arts or transfer successfully to a baccalaureate program at a four-year institution. The College does an excellent job of preparing its students for both.

Waycross College is a non-residential college of 980 students. The student body is diverse, and the average age is 25. Students may choose to major in one of 30 associate degree programs in areas such as business, criminal justice, history, psychology, and teacher education. Flexible class scheduling and an academic support center assist students in making the most of educational opportunities. Waycross College students perform well on the Regents’ Test and have good success upon transferring to four-year institutions. The Adults Start College Grant helps returning non-traditional students achieve success in higher education.

Partnerships with the community are particularly evident at Waycross College. The College is an active supporter of the Okefenokee Arts and Entertainment Alliance.

There is no lack of outside activities for students. Concerts, special lectures, social events, cultural exhibits and intramural sports are just a few of the extracurricular activities offered at Waycross College. Students also may participate in leadership opportunities through Phi Theta Kappa, the Multicultural Student Alliance, the Drama Club and Outdoor Adventurers Club.

Waycross College was founded in 1970 by the University System of Georgia to serve the growing southeast Georgia region. Classes began in 1976.

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