North Hennepin Community College seeks an innovative medical surgical instructor who is dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. New faculty will practice contemporary teaching strategies, including learner outcome assessments and online instruction. Classes are held on campus as well as at off-campus sites and meet during daytime hours, in the evenings, on weekends, and online. Faculty members at North Hennepin are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide matters to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission.
· Primary teaching responsibilities include theory instruction and lab/clinical supervision.
· The college community expects participation in discipline, division, and college matters through service on committees and attendance at regular meetings as well as continued professional development.
· Expectations include curriculum development, revision of instructional material, and assessment of learner outcomes.
· Collegiality is essential for ongoing development of departmental missions and objectives.
· North Hennepin expects faculty to fully participate on committees involving academic, professional, and student development.
· Must be flexible to teach day, evening or weekend sections.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
· Master's degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing or a nursing clinical specialty.
Occupational Experience Requirement
· Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level.
· One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
· Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license.
· Current theory instruction and clinical experience in medical surgical desired.
· Experience in online teaching or demonstrated willingness to learn and develop online courses.
· Ability to work with a diverse population of student learners is expected.
· Experience with learner outcomes assessment.
· Demonstrated ability to educate adult learners, students of color, students with disabilities, and international students.
· Working knowledge of alternative instructional techniques and delivery methods such as online education, podcasting, digital technology, etc.
· Flexibility to teach daytime, evening, or weekend sections.
Application Procedure and Supplemental Information:
You must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.
One of the largest community colleges in the state, North Hennepin Community College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, comprised of 32 public institutions. We serve more than 14,000 students with credit offerings and an additional 6,600 people from 260+ organizations with continuing education and customized training.
NHCC's 80-acre campus is located at the intersection of 85th Avenue North and West Broadway in Brooklyn Park - easy access from major highways including 610, 694, 94, 81, 169, and 252. The College serves a rapidly growing, richly diverse northwest corridor of the Twin Cities metro area.
Full-time, unlimited faculty work 171 days during a nine-month academic year and receive excellent benefits including health insurance (100% employer paid single premium or 90% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short-and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Under the collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF), new faculty to the system receive a salary placement based on education and related experience after a job offer is accepted. The maximum salary at hire is $58,000 per academic year, depending on education and experience.