Instructor - Nursing Program (Watertown/Ft. Atkinson Campus)
Madison Area Technical College - Watertown, WI

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This is a full time position beginning with the Fall 2013-2014 academic year.
*The salary schedule for the Fall 2013-2014 academic year is based on a nine-month teaching contract and will be adjusted pending publication of the recently amended collective bargaining agreement for 2011-2014.

Newly hired instructors serve a three-year probationary period.

NOTE : The interview committee plans to conduct both first and second round interviews in early July.

Madison College provides a generous benefit package. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, including a fair share provision.

Start date: August 13, 2013.

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:
To instruct adult students in Nursing at the vocational credit level. Instructors develop instructional strategies and curriculum as a regular part of their work, and are encouraged to serve on committees.

This position is based at Watertown campus but will eventually have instruction responsibilities at the Fort Atkinson campus as well. There is a possibility that this position will move to the Fort Atkinson campus in the next couple of years.

This position reports to the Dean of the School of Health Education.

Essential Duties:
The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

1. Instructs students in the Associate Degree Nursing program including but not limited to the following courses: Nursing Fundamentals, Nursing Skills, Nursing Pharmacology, Nursing Health Alterations, Nursing Health Promotions, Complex Health Alterations 1 & 2 Nursing Management and Clinical courses.

2. Develops and plans appropriate instructional strategies, including alternative delivery strategies when appropriate including but not limited to hybrid, face-to-face and on-line course delivery.

3. Assists and advises students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.

4. Evaluates student performance and provides regular feedback in courses taught by the instructor.

5. Actively works with other personnel in student recruitment, retention and success. This includes developing strategies aimed at the recruitment and retention of minority (including males) students.

6. Develops and maintains curriculum in a variety of non-traditional formats to meet student and healthcare delivery needs in collaboration with department/ division staff; participates in instructional and curriculum articulation activities with other programs and other divisions of instruction.

7. Complies with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and academic advising, etc.

8. Assists students in developing work experience assignments such as clinical affiliations, work study assignments, team projects, etc.

9. Maintains certification as an instructor with the Wisconsin Technical College System.

10. Complies with all aspects of Board policies, work rules, and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

11. Attends division, department and advisory committee meetings.

12. Participates in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.

13. Demonstrates a commitment to the college values of excellence, respect and integrity.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.

2. Knowledge and experience in community, acute care or long-term care setting.

3. Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.

4. Skill in use of technology and alternative delivery methods, including but not limited to: online instruction and the use of distance education.

5. Knowledge of and experience in the use of Simulation.

6. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities.

7. Skill in oral and written communications.

8. Ability to interact in healthcare settings to establish partnerships.

9. Ability to adapt to new and emerging technologies and incorporate them into the curriculum.


1. Master’s Degree in Nursing.

2. Two (2) years (4,000 hours) of related work experience as a registered nurse.

3. Licensed to practice nursing (or able to obtain Wisconsin license by time of hire if currently licensed elsewhere).

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