- Purpose of Job
- Provide effective student instruction to meet course objectives.
- Job Requirements
- The Instructor position requires a college degree, obtained from a regionally accredited program that is appropriate to credentialing in the instructional field. Preference for appointment will be given to those already in possession of a Master’s degree. Individuals pursuing a Master’s degree in a related field may be appointed where a master’s degree in the primary area of teaching is extremely limited or impossible to attain. For additional information, please refer to the Nebraska Methodist College Policy Manual, Vol. 2.
- A minimum of two years of professional experience is required in an area relevant to the program assignment within the College. No prior teaching, scholarship or service activity is required. Where appropriate, Nebraska licensure and national certifications are required. For additional information, please refer to the Nebraska Methodist College Policy Manual, Vol. 2.
- Where appropriate, Nebraska licensure and national certifications are required of faculty employed at Nebraska Methodist College.
- Ability to provide academic instruction, read, analyze, interpret and grade academic assignments in a higher educational environment.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Proficiency with personal computer and standard office applications.
- Knowledge of various teaching methods and adult learning styles.
- Skill in the effective use of resources including time, information and available services.
- Physical Requirements
- Weight Demands
- Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.
- NOTE: Faculty who work with students completing clinical assignments will be required to meet Medium Work standards-exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
- Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
- Distinguish colors
- Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
- Repetitive Motions
- Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
- Not Related:
- Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
- Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
- Explosives (pressurized gas)
- Electrical Shock/Static
- Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
- Rare (1-33%):
- Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
- Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
- Essential Job Functions
- Essential Functions I
Factors: Instructional Responsibilities: Demonstrate effective instructional methodology (see Section 2.5.1 of NMC Policy Manual ).
Command of the subject and use of effective teaching/learning methods.
Clear formulation of learning objectives/outcomes demonstrated by thorough course planning, and thorough preparation for individual classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical sessions.
Skill in communicating with students and challenging them to go beyond what is required.
Effective course implementation through the use of a variety of instructional methods, as appropriate, to foster an environment to stimulate student interest and pursuit of learning.
Integrity, open-mindedness and objectivity in presenting material.
Ability to relate the subject to other areas of knowledge.
Collaboration with other faculty in the development of curriculum.
assessment of student learning.
of constructive feedback in a timely manner to students to foster professional
Punctuality and reliability in conduct of classes.
Course revision as needed to increase effectiveness
Scholarly, Creative and Professional Activities
Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factor listed below.
Factor: Participates in scholarship in work that is well expressed, innovative, comprehensive, and visible, and appropriate to rank in accordance with the Boyer Model of Scholarship (see Sections 18.104.22.168 of the NMC Policy Manual).
Professional, College and Community Service.
Factors: Contributes to the welfare of others through a variety of means at the College and in the community.
Is engaged and participates in expected service activities, in accordance with Section 22.214.171.124.1 of NMC Policy Manual.
Is effectively engaged in encouraged service activities, in accordance with Section 126.96.36.199.2 of NMC Policy Manual.
Is effectively engaged in community/professional service activities, in accordance with Section 188.8.131.52.3 of NMC Policy Manual.
Essential Job Functions II
Health Professions Clinical Coordinator
Factors: Health Professions Clinical Coordinator. Please assign Overall Rating in accordance with the factors listed below.
- Coordinates clinical education with didactic education and evaluates its effectiveness.
- Participates in clinical instructional activities (e.g., student evaluation, student observation, instruction).
- Develops a clinical rotation site visit schedule with regular visits to each site.
- Maintains accurate clinical log/records of all clinical communications (interactions with students, phone conversations, site visit notes, etc.).
- Promptly replies and follows-up with clinical student or clinical affiliate regarding concerns and issues.
- Collaborates with the program director in the review of clinical materials, accreditation activities and general program support.
- Accurately and fairly enforces program and clinical policies. Assumes responsibility for resolving student questions and concerns.
- Facilitates communication among the College and clinical affiliates.
- Collaborates with Program Director in the review, revision and development of policies.
- Supports program marketing, recruitment, admission and retention efforts to ensure enrollment goals and fiscal performance goals are met.
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