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(Part-time) Temporary, Clinical Teaching Assistant - Associate Degree Nursing

Employer
Shasta College
Location
Redding
Salary
$61.26 - $76.54 Hourly

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

OVERVIEW:
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Part-time instructors at Shasta College enjoy significant flexibility in balancing their work schedule with other priorities. Part-time teaching in the California Community College system offers a unique opportunity to empower students to improve their lives and communities while maintaining a healthy work-life balance and pursuing other interests. Our part-time faculty engage with a diverse student population, facilitating equitable outcomes for all students seeking enrichment through our academic programs. As a part-time faculty member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. With flexible schedules, the ability to control your work hours, and opportunities to improve the quality of our communities, teaching part-time at Shasta College is a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Shasta College division of Health Sciences is seeking to build a pool of qualified applicants for possible part-time instruction. Applicants should have previous teaching experience and experience web-enhancing or delivering courses online. We will respond to applications based on our current needs. If Shasta College no longer has a need for this advertisement, and the position has been filled prior to the closing date, this advertisement will be removed from the website.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the Associate Degree Nursing Clinical Teaching Assistant to teach clinical courses, under the supervision of Master's Prepared Associate Degree Nursing faculty serving as instructor(s) of record [Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4)], ADN faculty, as assigned and to perform those tasks that support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

All Temporary, Part-time Clinical Teaching Assistants are compensated in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District and Shasta College Faculty Association/CTA/NEA.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the Clinical Teaching Assistant role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each Clinical Teaching Assistant and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests. Faculty who hold the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) approved Clinical Teaching Assistant classification are required to defer to the Master's Prepared Instructor(s) of Record the overall responsibility for the design of the assigned clinical course, including the determination of instructional outcomes and students' ultimate course grade(s).


Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

Clinical Classroom Responsibilities in Collaboration with Instructor(s) of Record:
  • Meet classes or assigned clinical hours on days and times according to approved schedule.
  • Provide instruction for each clinical period consistent with the official course outline of record.
  • Review written syllabus, course objectives, lab/clinical assignments, grading criteria, and classroom policies prior to first day of the assigned class.
  • Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.
  • Refer students to the instructor(s) of record for remediation and related student services, when appropriate.
Evaluation of Students:
  • Periodically, evaluate student progress toward meeting course objectives; advise the students about methods of evaluation and the results of the evaluation.
  • Grade student assignments and complete student evaluations in coordination with the instructor(s) of record within established timelines; return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
  • Assign grades to students and submit to supervising faculty for confirmation and review in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title 5 and Title 16 regulations of the State of California (§1425(d)3.3.4).
  • Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner to instructor(s) of record per Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4).
  • Curriculum:
    • Participate in the development and review of curriculum, in coordination with the Master's Prepared ADN.faculty.
    Student Advising:
    • Advise students enrolled in the instructor's classes on such matters as:
    • Course content, learning outcomes, and classroom policies;
    • Evaluation and grade requirements;
    • Learning skills;
    • Collateral or enrichment reading or experience opportunities for further understanding of the course or subject matter;
    • Career alternatives/opportunities related to the subject field.
    Professional Development:
  • Participate in professional development activities, including scheduled flex activities, student learning outcomes process, and governance committees.
  • Participate in an orientation program, including, but not limited to, the program's curriculum, policies and procedures, strategies for teaching, and student supervision and evaluation [Title 16 (§1425.1(b)].
  • Attend/participate in professional conferences, seminars or meetings, as needed, in order to maintain clinical competence [Title 16 (§1420 (d)].
  • Participate in professional development to remain current in discipline.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
    • All faculty are required to attend and participate in shared governance through committee work of the nursing program [Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4)].
    • Maintain clinical competency as defined by the Board of Registered Nursing.
    • Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of equipment and District property.
    • As part-time faculty, Clinical Teaching Assistants are eligible and encouraged to participate in the process of shared governance through committee work of the division, college, district, or state level; participate in other significant non-classroom college, district, or community activities.
    • Participate in articulation activities and coordination of inter-divisional and intra-divisional learning activities (voluntary).
    • Attend advisory committee meetings when required by divisional programs [Title 5 (§55601)].
    • Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity and the intended date of return, if at all possible, prior to the class meeting, according to the ADN Faculty Handbook.
    • Provide recommendations for purchase of instructional supplies and equipment.
    • Attend/participate in "in house" conferences, seminars or meetings (voluntary).
    • Provide administrators, program director(s), and instructor(s) of record with sample instruction materials as may be deemed necessary, such as pre and post conference handouts, student evaluations, and clinical paperwork.
    • Maintain Board of Registered Nursing "Report of Faculty" form as directed by the ADN Program Director.
    • Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.


    Experience/Education

    Education Required:
    • Associate degree with six years of professional experience OR the equivalent
    Experience Required:
    • Eligible for approval from the Board of Registered Nursing at the Clinical Teaching Assistant level.
    • Meet clinical competency requirements and approval to supervise students in the assigned clinical settings.
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, as well as staff members and students with physical and/or learning disabilities.

    EQUIVALENCY:
    The state of California has established minimum qualifications for academic positions in California Community Colleges to promote professionalism, instructional integrity, and academic rigor. The primary minimum qualification for academic positions is an advanced degree in the relevant subject matter for the position. Applicants who do not meet the minimum education requirement(s) for a discipline may still be qualified for the position, if they can demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities conferred in the degree program through any combination of education and experience.
    Shasta College is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all candidates and strongly encourages candidates who believe they meet the minimum qualifications for a position through equivalency to apply for consideration. The Shasta College Academic Senate has established standards for determining equivalency in faculty positions, which are described here:
    https://scmainweb.s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/files/resources/procedure-for-selection-of-new-faculty-spring-2019.pdf (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
    Please note the Equivalency Committee will consider only those applicants who formally request equivalency consideration. Candidates applying for equivalency must provide evidence demonstrating they possess equivalent qualifications prior to the closing date stated in the job announcement. Candidates interested in equivalency must state their interest in a cover letter and briefly summarize how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position and attach all relevant evidence demonstrating equivalency to their application.The committee will review all documents sent by the candidate and shall approve or disapprove equivalency following the guidelines in the Procedure for Establishing Equivalency.

    Questions regarding the application process, including equivalency, may be directed to the Shasta College Human Resources Department at (530) 242-7640 or hr@shastacollege.edu.

    Additional Information


    To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

    Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
  • The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.







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    Organization

    Shasta College is a comprehensive community college with campuses in Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity Counties, offering students a unique educational experience. Small class size allows faculty to provide personalized instruction and hands-on training. Shasta College is committed to providing access to the latest information technology.

    The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Community College District encompasses over 10,000 square miles serving approximately 247,700 residents of beautiful north­eastern California. The College is located four miles east of Redding, which is the population center of the upper Sacramento Valley. Located 220 miles northeast of San Francisco, the campus is situated on 337 acres and commands spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and the Trinity Alps. Nearby are some of the outstanding recreational areas in the western United States, including Shasta, Trinity, and Whiskeytown Lakes.

    Shasta College enrolls approximately 11,000 students, including on-campus day, on-campus evening, and off-campus students taking classes in extended education centers throughout the District. The College currently employs about 150 full-time faculty and administrators, 400 part-time instructors, and 200 support staff.

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