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Job Type: 
Full-Time, 9-month academic calendar
Job Category: 
Faculty
Department: 
Health Sciences

                                                     Nursing Instructor

Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered.

Methods to submit an application:

  • In person: 1042 W. Hamlet Avenue, Hamlet, NC, DeWitt Building, 2nd floor.
  • Mail: RCC, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 1189, Hamlet, NC 28345.
  • Fax: 910-582-7028.Applicant needs to ensure that documents are readable.
  • E-mail: employment@richmondcc.edu.  Application must contain a physical signature.
  • Online submission at www.richmondcc.edu

General Description of the Position:

An Instructor, under the authority and direction of the Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer and in cooperation with the Dean of Applied Sciences and Engineering and Department Chairperson, is responsible for providing effective instruction in the assigned curriculum area.

Duties and responsibilities of an Instructor are as follows:

  1. Teaches students effectively to meet student learning outcomes.
  2. Holds class sessions as scheduled to meet student learning outcomes.
  3. Maintains office hours as required by college policy.
  4. Makes course syllabi and Instructor Course Requirements available to students no later than the first class session or the first date of the course session for Distance Learning courses.Rubrics used to evaluate specific assignments should also be made available to students.
  5. Provides clearly organized and understandable instruction.
  6. Provides adequate and timely feedback and evaluation of assignments.
  7. Maintains a positive attitude in interactions with students and shows a genuine concern for student learning.
  8. Fulfills obligations in student recruiting, advising, orientation, and registration and remediation.
  9. Assists in the continual evaluation and enhancement of curricula through the planning process and monthly departmental meetings.
  10. Provides the Vice President for Instruction or his/her designee with updated Instructor’s Course Requirements that reflect expected student learning outcomes.
  11. Submits accurate and complete records and reports in a timely manner in order to provide assessment data for institutional improvement.
  12. Attends and participates in faculty, advisory, and assigned committee meetings designated to improve curriculum programs.
  13. Participates in professional development, including back-to-industry, conference, and workshop activities that lead to professional and institutional advancement.
  14. Maintains current RN licensure.
  15. Responsible for student learning in class, lab, and clinical.
  16. Assists as needed with the review of applicant records.
  17. Participates in the authority and responsibility for: student admission, progression and graduation requirements, and the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum.
  18. Accepts other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the Institution.  Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Able to teach in various delivery modes.  Willing to accept day and/or evening teaching assignments and teaching assignments at other locations as needed by the Institution.  This position could include instruction in the Associate Degree Program or the Practical Nursing Program. 

Minimum Education and Experience:

Licensure: Must hold a current unrestricted license or multi-state licensure privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina. Master's degree in nursing preferred, Bachelor's degree in nursing required.  Two years full-time experience in clinical nursing practice as a R.N. required.  Teaching experience, particularly in a nursing program, preferred.  Prior to or within the first three (3) years of employment, nursing faculty who teach in a program leading to initial licensures as a nurse shall have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation that is appropriate to assignment.  The nurse faculty member in a program preparing individuals for registered nurse practice who has primary responsibility, designated by the program, for coordinating the planning, implementation, and evaluation of each major clinical nurse course shall hold a master's degree.  This nurse faculty member shall also have had a minimum of one academic year of full-time teaching experience in a nursing program. Nursing Instructors must maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility and have current knowledge of nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.  Demonstrated ability to integrate computers into the instructional environment and on-line teaching experience preferred.  

Position Available: August 2017. Full-time, 9-month.

To apply: the RCC Application and photocopies or unofficial copies of college transcripts must be received prior to consideration.  Incomplete packets will not be considered.  Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.

Salary:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Bachelor’s minimum $42,435 – maximum $63,702. Master’s $44,604 – maximum $66,951.  

Contact:

         Human Resources
          Richmond Community College
          PO Box 1189, Hamlet, NC 28345                                                                                   
          Phone: (910) 410-1804 or (910) 276-3331
          Fax: (910) 582-7028
          E-mail:  employment@richmondcc.edu             Equal Opportunity Employer