Full Time Faculty: Registered Nursing Instructor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Lafayette, LA, Opelousas, LA
Categories: Nursing

College: SLCC

Department: Academic & Student Affairs

Sub department: Nursing, Allied Health & Safety

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Faculty 12 month

Salary: $74,250.00

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Instruct students in assigned courses in accordance with college policy and procedure
• Use effective teaching strategies and technologies to meet the diverse learning needs of students
• Notify department chair, or dean of absence in a timely manner
• Maintain accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes
• Submit grades, attendance, and other required reports by established deadlines
• Develop and revise curriculum to maintain current offerings
• Discuss with counselors and other appropriate personnel any problems of students, which may require special attention. Provide records as needed
• Advise students and/or perform special assigned duties related to registration
• May serve as faculty advisor to student organizations and interact with students outside the classroom environment via extracurricular activities
• Assess learning outcomes and demonstrate the use of the results in course planning
• Serve on college-wide committees
• Attend all departmental, division, and general faculty and staff meetings
• Attend college convocations and participate in graduation exercises (attired in appropriate academic regalia)
• Request supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to successful teaching or assigned classes.
• Incorporate the use of the library into courses; use writing as an instructional method; and utilize computing and other academic technologies in courses when possible
• Engage in continual professional development activities
• Meet all scheduled classes and conference hours
• Maintain a minimum of 10 office hours per week
• Promote diversity in the classroom
• Adhere to professional standards of conduct
• Represent the college in the community
• Participate in the evaluation process (i.e. student evaluation of faculty and administrative evaluation of faculty)
• May participate in the development of proposals for obtaining grant funds to support departmental and college-related activities
• Ability to plan and prepare course content and curriculum, utilizing assessment and effective methodologies of instruction for the enhancement of learning.
• Maintain expertise in field of study and teaching pedagogy by attending seminars, workshops and classes for self-improvement and/or professional enhancement
• Maintain active participation in professional organizations as appropriate
• Participate in enrollment management activities and sharing of professional expertise with colleagues and students beyond the classroom.
• Support student activities include course and career guidance to students, mentor, graduation, and foster a love of learning.
• Assist in the development of departmental course schedule
• Submit required forms and papers to Registrar’s Office within specified timeframe.
• Maintain appropriate records of student performance.
• Demonstrate procedures in nursing skills laboratory, supervise student demonstrations and evaluate student performances in simulation lab, skills lab, and clinical.
• Integrate theory with planned clinical performance.
• Orientate students to the clinical site and communicate clinical objectives to the student and the staff.
• Assign, guide, supervise, and evaluate student’s performance in giving care to selected patient(s)/resident(s).
• Write anecdotal progress notes, and clinical evaluations of student performance.
• Participate in selection of students as a member of the admissions committee as assigned or appointed.
• Ensures College compliance with regulatory boards including licensure and accreditation.
• Other duties as assigned.
In addition to qualifications listed, faculty must be committed to:
• Delivering quality-learning experiences to students
• Using alternative educational delivery sys tems and instructional techniques
• Incorporating library, computers, technology, writing and a culturally diverse perspective
• Continuous assessment of the teaching-learning process and its outcomes
• Continuous professional growth and development

Required Education: 

• Bachelor's degree in Nursing and enrolled in Master’s of Nursing program within two years

Required Experience: 

• Minimum of two (2) years RN clinical experience
• Must be approved by LSBN

Required Licenses or Certifications: 

• RN with current, unencumbered Louisiana License
• Valid, unencumbered driver's license

Preferred Education: 

Master's degree

Preferred Experience: 

• Credentialing, certification, or licensure as appropriate to SASCS and other criteria
• Teaching experience in post-secondary setting, school system, with community college teaching preferred
• Demonstrated mastery of the subject matter in designated discipline
• Demonstrated mastery and ability to read, speak, and write in the English language


Benefits: As a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, SLCC has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, term life, disability, accident, vision, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), holidays (14 per year, typically includes longer break at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits and Employee Assistance Program. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Passing pre-employment criminal background and drug screen are required as a condition of employment. SLCC is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. SLCC is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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