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Instructor of Nursing - Pysch

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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

Job Details

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Faculty | Full-time, tenure track position | 9 months | Initial placements are based on education and experience

Position Summary

MCC instructors are higher education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies to reach a variety of learners. They assess student learning to ensure student success, staying abreast of current and emerging trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College to reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach approximately 15 contact hours per semester in Nursing and will consist of a combination of clinical, lecture, and nursing lab hours
  • Available to teach daytime, evening, weekend, on-line, and blended classes, as needed
  • Assessment of program objectives including student learning outcomes
  • Assist the Department Chair and with scheduling, budget, recommendations or hiring of part-time staff, and other duties typically conducted by other Business instructors
  • Work with High Schools, and appropriate MCC colleagues to facilitate dual credit/dual enrollment opportunities
  • Be informed of activities at the State level that directly impact Nursing and the community college; i.e., Illinois Articulation Initiative, and ICCB
  • Participate as a faculty member in college governance, committee work, advisement of students and assessment of student learning
  • Assist in curriculum development through preparation of courses consistent with the needs of the McHenry County College business community
  • Assist with and chair/co-chair department events
  • Work with local industries and advisory committees that provide information necessary for future growth in the program areas
  • Work with colleagues in four-year institutions to facilitate articulation of appropriate courses with those institutions
  • Assist in the development of departmental goals and objectives with college-wide strategic planning and program reviews
  • Cultivate student engagement through facilitation of and/or participation in extracurricular activities
  • Assist in maintaining accreditation status through Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Required Qualifications

    · Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution
    · Experience in medical surgical nursing
    · Recent work experience in an acute care setting
    · Current licensure as a registered nurse (or eligibility for licensure) in Illinois
    · CPR certified by the American Heart Association
    · Willingness to use educational technology, to include SimMan and other simulation equipment
    · Demonstrated commitment to professional growth
    · Commitment to the mission of the community college and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles

    Desired Qualifications:
    Experience in psychiatric nursing



    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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