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Professor, Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Central Arizona College
Central Arizona College-District Wide, AZ, AZ

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

Job Details

Job Summary

Central Arizona College, a diverse and innovative institution, is located in Pinal County, Arizona, a rapidly expanding business and residential community with a student population in excess of 12,000 on five major campuses and several emerging sites. Less than one hour from the Phoenix metro complex, faculty, staff, and students enjoy access to the arts, sports, recreation, and cultural history in the inviting Southwest climate. Faculty may teach at multiple sites, via distance learning (on-line, etc.) and traditional classroom instruction, possibly evenings and weekends.

To provide a quality education for Central Arizona College students. Perform instruction-related and other duties and responsibilities in accordance with the philosophy, vision, mission, policies, and procedures of the college.



Teach assigned classes in accordance with college policy and in a variety of potential modalities (e.g., face-to-face, online, hybrid, Interactive Television (iTv), Weekend College, accelerated, evening or late start classes) on any campus, site or center as directed by division chair or program director.Provide and present information, content, and context through lecture, laboratory, recitation, seminars and/or other learning venues utilizing a variety of teaching/learning styles as appropriate to the course content.Employ a variety of assessment tools; evaluate grades and comment on student work in a timely fashion in order to facilitate and ensure student progress throughout the course.Communicate with students as appropriate. This may include email, online discussions, virtual chats within the Learning Management System, instant messaging (IM), telephone and/or face-to-face consultations to provide frequent feedback. Refer students to appropriate college and community services when needed.Communicate to students when and how they will be available to assist students outside of scheduled class time.Maintain records of student progress and performance; complete and return required reports to the appropriate office by established due date.Develop, prepare and evaluate instructional materials, as required by chair or director.Write and develop syllabi and course calendars, in accordance with college policy.Review and update course outlines and syllabi, and provide input on text selection when appropriate, in cooperation with other faculty and appropriate division chair or program director as necessary.Collaborate with division chair, program director, other faculty and other programs to review and maintain the integrity of the curriculum within established college timelines or more frequently if necessary.Assist in recruitment and retention of students through the development and implementation of teaching and learning strategies primarily in the instructional setting. 2. College/Community Service and Shared Governance: Recognize the goals and mission of the college to maintain a positive professional and educational environment that promotes student success and enhances community relations.3. Professional Development: Are invited to attend and participate in professional development activities.Cultivate development of instructional programs and knowledge of trends, pedagogy, andragogy, and new technologies.Participate in the evaluation process as defined by Policies and Procedures.Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Nursing, current AZ Nursing license in good standing or ability to obtain, and three years of experience in clinical nursing. DESIRABLES:Expertise in two specialty areas of nursing and experience instructing nursing students. Knowledge and skill operating a variety of medical computer simulation programs and equipment.
Background Verification: As a condition of employment, all candidates accepting an offer of employment for a full-time, part- time, temporary, student worker, or volunteer position, will be required to undergo a Background Verification. Employment with Central Arizona College is contingent upon the successful completion of the background verification. The level the background verification for this position is: Standard level.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Duties require physical effort in working with moderate (up to 50 lbs). Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties due to long periods of standing, sitting, repetitive motion and viewing a monitor. Some specialized faculty positions may require the lifting of heavier weights although lifting may be assisted.


Demonstrate the willingness as well as the capacity to cooperate in a professional and courteous manner with other college employees and students. Share knowledge and contribute to helping others collegially while supporting the mission of the college.

This position is performed in a classroom and/or lab skills area. These areas may have occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements. The position requires transportation to variety of clinical nursing facilities.

CAC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity and anti?discrimination. CAC strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of the following protected classes and/or characteristics, in all of its operations, programs and activities, including but not limited to employment, promotion, admissions and access to all career and technical programs: race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including sex assigned at birth, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. For more information contact: Laura Shepherd, Title IX Coordinator at 480?677?7853 or; Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 520?494?5409 or or Talent Development at


Welcome to Central Arizona College! We invite you to make Central Arizona College your employer of choice. Join our dedicated, award-winning faculty and see our quality classroom facilities and equipment. Central Arizona College is a fully-accredited, comprehensive community college with a national reputation for academic and athletic excellence. As a state public institution of higher education, Central Arizona College is a multi-campus community college serving primarily the people of Pinal County. The open door concept provides access to educational opportunities for people with diverse interests, talents, abilities, ages, cultural backgrounds, and ethnic views. We are a learning institution committed to excellence in learning; student achievement and success; leadership and service to community; and providing a quality environment for achieving personal excellence and growth. We invite you to join us.

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