Instructor, Nursing (Multiple Openings)
Requisition #: 2015  -  1213
Posting Date: 10/13/2016
Location: Any Campus
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field.  He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.  

The full-time Nursing faculty member participates in the planning, implementation, evaluation, and revision of the program curriculum.  This individual may also be assigned the responsibility of coordinating the efforts of a designated instructional team. 

Essential Duties/Functions:

Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
* developing learner centered lesson plans 
* employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles 
* incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
* creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population 
* preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
* updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency 
* developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission
* participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate
* developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning in outcomes courses and programs/general education as appropriate  

Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
* participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
* participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies  

Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include: 
* maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment  
*providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
* maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)  
* complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations  

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
* conducting recruiting activities  
* providing academic advising 
* promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success  
* assisting students with the registration and graduation process  
* referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate  

College Service
Support college-wide endeavors to include:  
* collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules, and support student success 
* serving on department, division, and college committees  
* participating in GTCC institutional initiatives
* collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC 
* supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)  
* participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs
* attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required
* Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

Educational & Certification Requirements:

Minimum requirements:
Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution  
Current unrestricted license or multistate license privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina
* Prior to or within the first three years of employment, have preparation in teaching and learning principles, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. 

Preferred requirements:  
Master’s degree in Nursing Education from an accredited institution

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

Minimum requirements:
* Two calendar years or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse 
* Post-secondary teaching and/or industry training experience in nursing  

Preferred requirements: 
* Experience with state board of nursing approval and national accreditation standards and procedures 
* Experience with curriculum development and program evaluation 
* Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes  
* Experience in a community college setting  

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:

1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed): 

1.  Reporting Requirements 
2.  Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)  
3.  Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)  
4.  Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5.  Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)  
6.  eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
7.  eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods  (before the first day of the first semester teaching) 

Nursing Department Trainings:  

1.  Bloodborne pathogens/personal protective equipment (yearly)
2.  Automatic electronic defibrillator/CPR certification (renewal every 2 years)

Working Conditions:

1.  Physical Requirements
     a. Stand extended periods of time 
     b. Stoop, bend, squat, lift, reach overhead  

2.  Use and manipulate nursing equipment according to industry
     standards. Meet the health requirements of clinical partners  

3.  Stay abreast of, meet, and maintain CDC and/or Occupational Health
     and Safety Standards for employees, students, and visitors

4.  Work hours may include day, evening, weekend responsibilities  

5.  Travel may be involved


Acceptable results on background screening consisting of Criminal Background Check (CBC), Office of Inspector General Review (OIG), and 12 panel drug screen (upon hire).

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

* Maintain student records 

* Seek external funding sources

* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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