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Instructor of Pre-Nursing/CNA Program

Central New Mexico Community College
SJC Main Campus - Farmington

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

9 month annual work period.Compensation Type:

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E16Position Summary

Are you eager to make a difference and equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed? Do you value a culture geared toward achieving and maintaining excellence? San Juan College is seeking an individual invested in equity and inclusiveness, who has experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations.

We welcome well-qualified and highly motivated individuals to apply to this full-time, nine-month position of Instructor of Pre-Nursing/CNA.Why Join San Juan College?

Nestled in the northwest corner of New Mexico, Farmington is the hub of the Four Corners region and is home to the stunning main campus and four satellite campuses of San Juan College. Farmington is located one hour south of Durango, Colorado, three hours northwest of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and three hours southeast of Moab, Utah. Along with the phenomenal weather, Farmington offers over 50 beautifully maintained city parks and thousands of acres of terrain, enough to satisfy any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, boating, skiing, off-roading and more, or spend time at any of our three rivers and four lakes. Farmington also boasts a superb variety of special cultural events, museums, galleries, and local theater group events year-round. Learn more about the Farmington area by clicking here.

San Juan College serves as a regional leader in education and provides quality education to approximately 10,000 students seeking academic credit and non-credit programs through face-to-face and online classes each year. San Juan College is proud to serve a unique and culturally diverse population.

SJC Mission and Values

Our mission at San Juan College is to educate and empower individuals to thrive in an ever-changing world.

San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students and the community through a process of continuous quality improvement. San Juan College upholds and affirms the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

What can you look forward to?

As a Platinum Family Friendly New Mexico Business, San Juan College is dedicated to maintaining a workplace with policies that allow employees and their families to thrive. Below are some of the benefits offered:
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Generous paid leave plans and holiday pay
  • Public Employee Pension Plan (NMERB)
  • Optional 403 (b) Tax Deferred Annuities, 457 and Roth Plans
  • Flex Spending accounts
  • Life and Disability coverage
  • Employee Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition waiver
  • Free SJC Gym Membership
  • Free Library services

This position is responsible for the instruction of course specific material within the School of Health Sciences. Job schedule may be negotiated. Job schedule may fall on either evening and weekends, or Monday through Friday, during typical business hours.

Essential Responsibilities
  • The position reports directly to the Director of Nursing within the School of Health Sciences.
  • The individual is responsible for scheduling of students for clinical experience, teaching classes and clinical; supervising students in laboratory and skills testing; conducting pre and post-clinical conferences and evaluating student progress, supervising adjunct faculty; preparing written evaluations and meeting with students.
  • Other duties will include participating in curriculum planning and revision; other teaching assignments as needed in the nursing program and attending nursing faculty and School meetings and other college committees as appropriate.
  • Position will maintain posted office hours, substitute when needed and perform other tasks as assigned by the Director.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required. An Associate’s Degree in Nursing may be considered with a commitment to complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing within 5 years from the date of hire.
  • Must value diversity and have a multi-cultural perspective with high school and minority students and be highly motivated with a strong commitment to the community college philosophy.
  • Individual must possess strong communication/clinical skills, be familiar with computerized activities/testing and be licensed as an RN by the NM Board of Nursing or be eligible for licensure.
  • Physical Requirements: Varied sitting, standing, bending, walking. Ability to lift up to 25lbs related equipment/office supplies.
  • Clinical Requirements: Must provide documentation of compliance with immunization requirements for each clinical agency.
  • All candidates are subject to a Criminal Background Investigation prior to any offer of employment.
  • Must have at least two years of RN experience, with at least 1 year of Long-term care experience.
  • Must have experience supervising CNA’s and/or experience in teaching adults.

The following REQUIRED documents must be submitted with application in order to be considered. Upload all required documents under the Application Questions 2 section for "Additional Documents Required".

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume (Required)
  • Cover Letter (Required)
  • Unofficial Transcripts with qualifying degree conferred. (Required)
  • Licensure Documentation (Required)
  • List of 3 Supervisor References. (Required)
  • Letters of Recommendation (Optional)
EEO STATEMENT: San Juan College is dedicated to providing equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin. disability, age, genetic, veteran's status, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.

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