Adjunct Nursing Theory Instructor (2 positions)
Basic Function and Responsibility:
This position will be responsible for delivering all levels of nursing program classes. Must be willing to teach a variety of methodologies: face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and video conferencing. Assignments may also include teaching at multiple sites during the course of a semester. This instructor will also be responsible for course instruction and classroom management. Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching classroom and laboratory sessions, assessment of student learning, responsibility for materials and supplies. All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires prolonged standing or sitting. Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching. May require light lifting. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols. Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers.
Typical Working Conditions:
Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment. Frequent contact with internal and external customers
is required. Some travel may be required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
- Help students achieve their educational and career goals
- Promote, develop, and deliver quality education programs with the intent to retain students to graduation
- Organize and teach theory courses and labs as assigned by the academic dean
- Develop and revise course and program curricula with the assistance of the dean
- Assess student learning outcomes in courses each term
- Collaborate with the department to analyze assessment of student learning data and develop course and
- program improvement plans
- Contribute to the annual evaluation and revision of institution level student learning outcomes.
- Promote, model, and enforce academic integrity
- Advise students
- Refer students to college resources
- Participate in department, division, and college meetings
- Initiate and pursue a professional growth plan to maintain competency and knowledge of current research, practice trends in the field
- Post student attendance, grades, and course syllabus to the college LMS in accordance with college timelines
- Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth-oriented work environment
- Be available in office for student assistance via email, phone, or conference
- Maintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA and Title IX regulations
- Implement accommodations for ADA compliance
- Demonstrate professional decorum with all members of the college and community
- Undertake and timely complete additional duties as assigned, e.g. development of class schedules, budget development, course and program evaluations, committee assignments, reports, and equipment needs and evaluations
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Capable of creating a classroom and lab environment, which is conducive to student learning.
- Ability to organize and present various nursing concepts to a wide range of nursing students with varying levels of comprehension, backgrounds, and perspectives
- Effective organizational skills, particularly as they relate to the teaching-learning process.
- Assume accountability and responsibility as a nursing instructor
- Exercise astute judgment and deal with issues effectively when they arise
- Exercise strong human relations skills and work effectively with diverse personalities
- Role model appropriate behavior in all professional encounters
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Required: Master's degree in Nursing (MSN)
- Preferred: Community college teaching experience is preferred.
- Supervision Received: General supervision received from academic dean and director of nursing
- Supervision Exercised: None
Salary Range: Adjunct
Application Deadline: open until filled
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.
Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Kim Henry, or ADA Coordinator, Keri Zimmer, email@example.com, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp.