Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Health and Fitness, the Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing teaches organized classes primarily in the Nursing discipline(s); the primary responsibility is to teach up to 10 units (part-time) in the assigned discipline.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Duties and responsibilities may include, but not limited to the following:
Instruct courses in Nursing in accordance with credit course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.
Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.
Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the progress of each student and notify students in need of counseling services and/or tutorial assistance. Track student learning outcomes and maintain records of student learning outcomes.
Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes in order to make the program successful.
Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and various programs.
Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials.
Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting and budget development.
Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information.
Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as required.
Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester.
Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.
Master's in nursing OR Bachelor's in nursing AND Master's in health education or health science OR the equivalent OR the minimum qualifications as set by the Board of Registered Nursing, whichever is higher.
Sensitivity to and demonstrated success teaching in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic environment such as a community college.
Meet the California Board of Registered Nursing requirements.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
BOARD OF REGISTERED NURSING REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a valid, current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.
At least one year of experience within the last five years as a registered nurse providing direct patient care or clinical instruction in the area of medical/surgical nursing.
At least one academic year of experience teaching nursing courses in pre-or post-licensure registered nursing programs or a course from an accredited college or nursing school which includes: teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan development, practice teaching and evaluation.
Meets the California Board of Registered Nursing definition of clinical competency
Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in nursing.
Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware and software and on-line instructional techniques.
Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline specific courses and/or programs.
Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in the field.
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance education courses.
Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Nursing.
Clinical experience in mental health, obstetrical or pediatric nursing.
Expertise in use of computers for teaching and management of on-line course information.
Experience in evaluation of clinical performance of health care professionals.
Demonstrated commitment to student learning and demonstrated commitment to promoting the success of all students in an open-access learning environment.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, preparation, learning styles and/or disabilities.
Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment.
Expertise in the use of computers for teaching and management of online course information. Familiarity and ability to teach in a distance learning environment.
Ability to teach in a technologically rich environment.
Ability to teach in a large lecture format.
Demonstrated excellence in preparation and knowledge in the subject area.
Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with community groups and schools in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
Completion of a course that includes teaching and learning principles.
The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The Districts prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.
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