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Full Time Nursing Faculty (tenure track)

Morton College
Cicero, IL

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Health & Medical, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Full Time Nursing Faculty (tenure track)

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean of Nursing

Required Qualifications:

Master of Science in Nursing; current Illinois Registered. Professional Nurse (RN) licensure; 2 years clinical nursing experience with at least one year in area of specialty; strong foundation in evidence-based teaching or clinical practice. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction. Ability to work during the day and/or evenings. Ability to run simulation and experience in operating high-fidelity and low-fidelity mannequins.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English and Spanish; 1 year experience teaching; recent clinical nursing experience. Experience at a community college. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality, and accreditation process, and committee services. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

Job Summary:

This position requires a strong commitment to teaching and diversity while incorporating technology and innovation in the delivery of instruction. The ability to infuse new approaches into the teaching/learning process is essential. Candidates must be able to work actively and collegially with faculty within and outside of the department. Faculty teach across medical surgical and specialties in theory, lab and clinical in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Other related faculty responsibilities may be performed as required.

Specific Job Duties:

• Review and adhere to the policies, procedures and standards of Morton College, the Nursing Program, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
• It is the professional responsibility of each faculty member to contribute to and cooperate with the committees formed to insure the continued accreditation of the college and program.
• Develop, deliver and evaluate course curricula, including, but not limited to, syllabi, student outcome measures, instructional strategies and course summaries for accreditation
• Serve students in an advisory manner
• Attend monthly unit meetings
• Contribute to and perform on college committees that benefit the college and program
• Maintain office hours (6 contact hours per week)
• Maintain, record and submit student grades
• Remain timely in regard to submission of paperwork
• Collaborate with clinical education partners in instructional delivery and supervision of student experiences in the clinical setting, including, but not limited to, orientation, adherence to agency policies/procedures, communication with members of the healthcare team, student clinical evaluation
• Serve as professional role model and example of nurse leader for students, the College and its stakeholders
• Demonstrates nursing and teaching expertise, including the use of technology and simulation
• Engage in ongoing personal and professional development and scholarly activities
• Engage in community outreach activities
• Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Letters of recommendation can be submitted to or uploaded as one document.


Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.


Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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