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#23-073 Professor of Nursing (Grant Funded)

Arizona Western College
Yuma, AZ

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



December 4, 2023


Professor of Nursing (Grant Funded)


2023/24 minimum is $73,081, commensurate with education and experience. Click here for 2023/2024 Faculty Salary schedule. Plus, excellent fringe benefits



A graduate degree with a minimum of a Master's Degree and a minimum of 2 years' experience as an RN providing direct patient care. If the graduate degree is not in nursing, the faculty member shall hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing; as long as the majority of the faculty members in the nursing program hold a graduate degree with a major in nursing.

Possess or be eligible for an Arizona Registered Nurse's License.

Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.

Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty, and staff from diverse and multi-cultural backgrounds.


Master's Degree in Nursing and Teaching experience in higher education.



Position Type & Work Schedule:

Monday-Thursday (33 hours per week).

May require Friday work schedule, nights, and/or weekend.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures

Skill in instructing students from diverse cultures and/or backgrounds

Skill in using authentic assessment to evaluate students' needs and progress

Skill in creating, adapting, and implementing student-directed, participatory, project-based curriculum

Skill in integrating technology into curriculum and other educational services

Ability to maintain an awareness of new instructional technology and advances in teaching and learning

Ability to learn new skills for enhancing and developing instructional programs

Ability to participate in assessment and evaluation processes

Ability to participate in continuous improvement processes and strategies

Ability to create a student-center learning environment accessible to individual learners with diverse educational needs and goals through guided instruction, which is individualized to meet student learning styles

Ability to collaborate with academic partners, faculty, and staff, to help students during their academic program and as they prepare for success with the NCLEX-RN exam

Ability to work with students individually and in small groups to assess learning styles, identify strengths, and discover opportunities for academic development.

Ability to create and implement personalized remediation plans, it is important for our students as they prepare for academic and professional success

Work Environment:


Outdoor student events

Physical Demands:







May be required to travel to other locations using various modes of private, commercial, or fleet transportation.


Yuma Campus

Benefits eligible

Completion of EDU 250 - The Community College within two years of initial employment, or transcript indicating successful completion of a similar course at another college.


Faculty members, both full-time and associate, are involved in continuous assessment and engaged in expanding teaching methodologies and delivery systems to improve student academic success and retention. Full-time faculty will follow an 80-5-15 model, where they actively participate in departmental divisional meetings and activities, in student recruitment/retention/advisement activities, in community/partner relationships, and in activities that promote and support the district-wide academic goals of the local populations and the College. Faculty may be asked to teach on various campuses, via online/hybrid courses, or via Interactive Television, as directed by the needs of the community for a given semester. Course scheduling may include daytime, evenings, and/or weekends.


College Responsibility:

Serves Students. Teach 12 to 14 equated load hours/semester (to include material and preparation time); develop and grade exams and instruments to evaluate student learning and progress; submission of student grades/progress as required by the programs/policies of the Learning Resources.

Maintain a min of 5 office hours/week/semester load and direct interaction with students in a formal learning environment for a 12-14 equated load hour schedule.

Remain current in his/her discipline, updating course content when appropriate. Maintain standard syllabus/outline for each course, in accordance with program/procedures. Update course syllabus/outline annually.

Working with the Vice President of Workforce Career and Development, the Director of Nursing, and departmental faculty, develop and implement processes and tools for assessment of teaching and student learning outcomes incorporating appropriate methodologies and technology.

In collaboration with colleagues and the Director of Curriculum, Assessment, and Scheduling and the Vice President of Workforce Career and Development, and under the guidance of the Director of Nursing, develop a system for evaluation of teaching and learning including course competency expectations and student outcome measures.

Working with the Director of Nursing, incorporate results of assessments to modify instruction and materials in general education.

Develop, implement, and evaluate the program of learning; and develop and implement standards for the admission, progression, and graduation of students.

Schedule student orientation to clinical facilities. Provide joint mentorship of clinical associates with the clinical facilitator.

Teaching Responsibility:

Collaborating with the Director of Curriculum, Assessment, and Scheduling, the Vice President of Workforce Career and Development, the Director of Nursing, and departmental Faculty to identify student-learning outcomes; develop assessment processes and tools; Incorporate results to enhance/modify instruction and material, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program as appropriate.

Working and coordinating with Student Services and the Director of Nursing, actively participate in student recruitment, retention, and advisement activities and programs.

Participating in institutional functions such as but not limited to, college committees, task forces, ATF, club sponsorships, facilitation of advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and associate faculty. Participation may be directed by the Director of Nursing.

Maintain 10 positive interaction hours/week. Attend graduation ceremonies/nurse pinning ceremonies.

Support and participate in strategic initiatives and perform other duties as assigned.

Community Responsibility:

Participate in professional developmental activities outside the College, such as but not limited to, community events, boards, clubs, and conferences.

Support partnerships with local businesses and community/professional organizations, working in collaboration with the Director of Nursing.

Remain current with applicable local, state, and national standards/licensures/regulatory requirements that directly impact and influence programmatic offerings and instructional methodologies.

Maintain individual certifications as required by local, state, and national licensing and/or regulatory agencies.

Serve on local and state advisory committees as directed by the Director of Nursing.

Other duties as assigned.

Supports and participates in strategic initiatives and performs other duties as assigned.


The first review of applications will begin on December 11, 2023. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Arizona Western College

Human Resources

Phone: (928) 344-7505 / FAX: (928) 317-6001 / TTY: (928) 344-7629



The following materials must be uploaded at the time of application. Any materials submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail will not be accepted. Applications missing any of the below requirements will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

1. Completed Application

2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (no more than 3 pages)

3. Cover Letter

4. Unofficial College/University Transcripts


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