Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants to create a pool of part-time Nursing Instructors to teach in the classroom, lab and clinical setting at the Walla Walla campus.
Walla Walla Community College was recognized by the Aspen Institute as the top community college in the United States for 2013.
Walla Walla Community College is a comprehensive institution providing professional-technical, transfer, transitional studies, and extended learning programs at the postsecondary level. Most programs are located on the 110-acre Walla Walla campus site, which was established in 1974. Programs are also offered at the Clarkston Center in Clarkston, Washington; at Department of Corrections Facilities in Walla Walla and Connell, Washington; and at other off-campus locations. Over 12,679 students enroll annually. Full-time equivalent enrollment in 2011-2012 was more than 5,236 full-time equivalent students.
The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher, mentor, and facilitator of learning. These positions will be responsible to teach assigned classes, prepare teaching materials, assign grades, maintain records, and consult with students as required by the instructional division. Assist full-time instructors in instruction, clinical, and advising of LPN/ADN students.
· Clinical responsibilities will include supervision, demonstrations, and evaluation of students’ clinical performance may include day, evening or weekend instruction.
· With supervision by full-time nursing faculty, responsibilities may include advising, committee assignments, and curriculum planning.
Competencies & Requirements:
· With supervision by full-time faculty, have the ability to effectively combine an array of methods to enhance understanding, including demonstrations, lectures, group discussions and activities, individual activities, etc. Understand which teaching methods best serve the student’s needs, interests, and ability to learn.
· With supervision by full-time nursing faculty, have the ability to develop accurate standards to measure learning or administer testing or other evaluations to determine effectiveness and ensure a high level of comprehension has been achieved.
· Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual respect.
· Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.
· Master’s degree in nursing desired.
· Bachelor’s degree in nursing and 3 years nursing work experience required.
· Registered or eligible to be a Registered Nurse in Washington state required.
· Experience in medical-surgical nursing required.
Conditions/Terms of Employment:
Conditions/Terms of Employment
This is a part-time instruction assignment contingent on enrollment and located at the Walla Walla Campus. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful employment to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment and provide transcripts. Candidate may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition for consideration of employment.
Compensation for adjunct instruction is contingent on enrollment and paid in accordance with the contract between the WWCC Board of Trustees and the WWCC Association for Higher Education.
Required Application Materials:
Required Application Materials
This position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as they are received. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet the required qualifications and competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
Cover letter detailing how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position.
Curriculum vitae or comprehensive resume
Contact information for three professional references
Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for the application process)
WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.
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Walla Walla Community College - 17 months ago