Instructor, Nursing
Cincinnati State - Cincinnati, OH

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Overview: Cincinnati State Technical and Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Nursing Instructor to begin at our Main Campus location beginning in March, 2013. Qualified candidates will need to teach college-level courses to our technical, transfer degree and non-degree seeking students in our Health Division. Responsibilities will include instructing students and providing relevant class/lab experiences needed to assist them in the successful completion of their program. Our Faculty are also responsible for providing student advising relative to academic programs, and collaborating with program chair(s), co-op coordinators, other teaching faculty, members of the Health Division, and the community to support the program and activities of the Nursing Program, Division, and College.

Instruction may take place in a classroom or via distance or online learning web portals. Essential Duties Assess student performance in achieving course objectives and communicate progress in a course to students in a timely manner. Promote student success in their courses and program through academic advising and referral to College resources (tutoring, etc.). Teach assigned introductory and upper-level accounting courses following established course descriptions, course objectives, and syllabi.

Provide academic advice to students, including information regarding the curriculum, scheduling, cooperative education, and career opportunities. Address student issues in a timely manner, including communicating issue to program chair. Teach assigned introductory and upper-level accounting courses following established course descriptions, course objectives, and syllabi. Remain current in Nursing field and relate information to teaching responsibilities.

Participate in professional development activities. Participate in peer mentoring program and demonstrate continuous progress toward completing on a timely basis all required activities and documentation required for tenure. Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods. Actively participate in Nursing Program, College and Divisional activities, meetings, and committees.

Assist in the development of new courses/curricula and the maintenance of existing courses/curricula. Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair. Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles. Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.

Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines. Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials. Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs. Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously.

Where appropriate, assist the Chair with the routine maintenance of instructional laboratories. Participate in Faculty Organization and credentialing processes Minimum Qualifications Master's of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited college or university. Five years of work experience in the Nursing field. Experience teaching or precepting nursing students Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.

Experience using diverse methods of classroom technology, and innovative instructional/academic support systems and programs. Preferred Qualifications Experience in the area of Medical Surgical Nursing Certified Nurse Educator credential Coursework focused in the area of nursing education On-line distance education instruction experience preferably using Blackboard Desired Competencies Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment. Willing and able to teach day or evening classes . Demonstrated skill in teaching, using applied academic methods, including active and collaborative learning.

Strong written and oral communication skills. Team player, strong organizational skills, and self-motivated. Demonstrated commitment to student success Ability and willingness to work with students of various abilities and diverse backgrounds. Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population. Possess good organizational and planning skills. Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities. Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.

Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others. Details Annual Salary: $57,985 (MA), $62,995 (PhD) Contractual Affiliation: AAUP1 Exempt Classification: Exempt Status: Full time This position will be open and posted until an offer has been accepted. Excellent Benefits Candidates selected for full-time positions are eligible for our benefit package that includes excellent medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits with minimal out of pocket payments and contribution rates, a Health and Wellness Bonus Program, immediate accrual of vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and much more! Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion.

It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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