Position Requisition Information

Job Title Instructor of Nursing (Med-Surg)*
Department Nursing Program
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Type Contingent/Seasonal/Temporary
Position Grade Faculty – 1 year temporary non-tenure track appointment
Employee Type Full Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with Education & Experience
Grant Funded
Work Year 9 Months
Work Year-Other Information
Typical Work Schedule
This is a full-time one-year faculty position that requires the successful candidate to serve as Nursing Faculty, be available for student inquiry, teach classroom sessions and supervise student clinicals.  Full time faculty must teach a minimum of 30 contact hours in an academic year. In addition, faculty schedule weekly conference hours and are otherwise available regularly for student inquiry. Service on college committees and participation in departmental, divisional, shared governance, and college-wide initiatives is required as well. Clinical hours will vary from 8-12 hours and may be on weekdays or weekends if necessary. 
Bargaining Unit Eligibility Yes-Faculty Association
Work Week 40 Hours
Work Week-Other Information · Available to teach varied hours to include days, evenings, weekends
Special Instructions to Applicants
* Faculty – Academic year 22/23, non-tenure, appointment
Position Information for Posting

Position Introduction
Plan, implement, and evaluate clinical and laboratory learning experiences for students in the nursing program. Must have a strong medical-surgical background
Position Summary
MCC instructors are higher-education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies in instruction. They assess student learning to ensure student success, staying abreast of trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community
Reports to Director of Nursing Program
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Including but are not limited to:
– Teaching responsibilities will consist of a combination of clinical, lecture, and nursing lab hours equivalent to 15 contact hours per semester
– Available to teach varied hours to include days, evenings, weekends
– Assist with writing or revising curriculum
– Evaluate student nursing skills both in the clinical and laboratory settings
– Maintain open lab hours for student skill practice; assist students as needed
– Develop and teach clinical simulation scenarios utilizing SimMan and other high/low fidelity equipment
– Record student skill demonstrations and or simulations as required
– Demonstrate a commitment to student success
– Attend college events as required to support the nursing program
– Work with local healthcare providers, advisory committees, regional and state-wide vocational organizations
– General involvement as a faculty member in participatory college governance, advisement of students, assessment of student learning, etc. 
– Work cooperatively within the department, the division, and throughout the College in striving for educational excellence
– Support continuous quality improvement
– Commitment to the mission of the community college and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles
– Commitment to maintaining accreditation through ACEN
Required Education Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution
Other Required Qualifications
– Master's Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution
– Five years' experience working as a nurse and experience in medical-surgical nursing
– Current licensure as a registered nurse (or eligibility for licensure) in Illinois
– Experience in an acute care setting within the last 2 years
CPR certified by the American Heart Association, BLS
– Willingness to use educational technology, to include SimMan and other simulation equipment/software
– Demonstrated commitment to professional growth
– Commitment to the mission of the community college and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles
Desired Qualifications
– Three years of successful theory and clinical teaching experience, at the community college level
Skills and Specifications
Able to perform all General Functional Abilities
Location Main Campus

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