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Part Time Instructor - Nursing

Central New Mexico Community College
Central New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

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

Compensation based on education and courses taughtLimited Term End Date


Position Summary

CNM faculty are vital to the College’s vision of “changing lives, building community.” This vision is evidenced by a commitment to teaching and learning that supports our goals of student success, increased student retention, and improved graduation rates. Faculty are responsible for providing high quality instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners so that each student may meet course outcomes and achieve their educational goals. An instructor is responsible for providing high quality instruction so that each student may meet course outcomes. Collaborate with the Dean and colleagues to improve the student learning experience. Being hired into the regular part-time instructor pool is not a guarantee of employment. Classes are assigned on an as-needed basis. Hours will vary each class and by term. The number of openings for instructors is dependent upon student enrollment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for effectively preparing, teaching, grading, and assessing student learning in courses assigned.
  • Create and model a quality learning environment to support a diverse student population including students with disabilities or special learning needs.
  • Maintain student records and provide documentation for in-completes within established College timelines.
  • Utilize a variety of technology-based programs to access and input information related to student records and college/school/department processes.
  • Assist students with registration, advising, and graduation processes.
  • Structure classes and curriculum to correspond with program and course outcomes.
  • Prepare, distribute and utilize instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials,instructional media and other devices as appropriate.
  • Convene classes as scheduled and respond to student inquiries.
  • Assist students outside the classroom through posted office hours.
  • Attend in-service sessions, college/school/department meetings, graduation and convocation as required.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifcations:

  • Conferred Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Nursing.


  • Two (2) years of recent clinical experience


  • Current unrestricted/ unencumbered RN license, NM/Compact license or eligible for NM licensure (if from a non-compact state) – Please include your license number on your resume.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience in a school of nursing or in a clinical education role. Conferred MSN degree and/ doctoral degree in Nursing. Please note: BSN candidates actively working on an MSN degree will have greater preference over BSNs who are not in school.
  • Previous experience teaching online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses.
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level within the last five (5) years.
Apply by Date/ Best Consideration date: 5/15/2024

This is an in-person opportunity for clinical instruction on Thursdays and Fridays in lab and clinical sites. Contracts are various lengths 5-14 weeks. There may be opportunities to teach in-person didactic coursework Monday-Wednesday. All opportunities are in-person, and we are not seeking instructors for remote positions.


As an EEO employer, Central New Mexico Community College will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, serious medical condition or status as a protected veteran or spousal affiliation. Central New Mexico Community College hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

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