Instructor, Nursing

Chattanooga, Hamilton County
Apr 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Position Summary: Perform specific duties related to instruction; course and curriculum development; professional growth; service to students; and service to the college and community. Typical duties and responsibilities: -Instruction: Teach assigned courses; facilitate the classroom instructional process; evaluate students, monitor progress, assign final grades; provide out-of class academic assistance to students; maintain attendance and grade records; counsel and advise students regarding academic preparation and career goals; work to retain students; mentor and orient faculty and staff; maintain required classroom and office hours -Course and Curriculum Development: Select texts, supplemental documents, equipment, supplies, and other learning resources; develop supplemental instructional materials; use current technology in preparation, creation and delivery of instruction; create and revise courses and/or curricula as needed; maintain updated course syllabi -Professional Growth: Remain current within field of assigned instruction, related occupational areas and technologies; acquire, maintain, and apply knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials; attend scheduled college, divisional, professional development and in-service activities; support related professional organizations by attending meetings and serving as officers; participate in annual faculty evaluation process -Service to Students: Respect rights of students and access to educational opportunities; participate in registration process by advising, assisting students in preparing schedules and entering schedules into Student Information System; assist in recruitment, selection, orientation and evaluation of potential students; assist in formal and informal placement activities for employment and/or transfer to four-year institutions; support student activities -Service to the College and Community: Assist in recruitment and selection of college personnel as assigned; participate in accreditation, assessment and performance funding processes; support and participate in college/division/department committees, organizations and/or task forces to make recommendations in the College’s decision-making processes; provide input and/or assistance in preparation of semester schedules, faculty assignments, facility assignments and budgets; attend convocation and commencement exercises and participate in college programs; develop and maintain positive and cooperative relationships with colleagues; strengthen relationships between the college and the community through program advisory committees and/or community outreach activities -Perform other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Education and experience vary by discipline Physical requirements/Working conditions: -Full-time faculty positions are either 9-month or 12-month employment contracts -The normal workweek requires a five-day workweek and includes a minimum of 37.5 hours per week with 30 hours per week at an approved campus work site for instruction and office hours for student assistance and college service -Other conditions of employment are described in the Chattanooga State Employee Handbook