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NURSING INSTRUCTOR (Medical, Surgical, Geriatrics - 2 positions)

Evergreen Valley College

Job Description

Opportunity Type FULL-TIME FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position Title NURSING INSTRUCTOR (Medical, Surgical, Geriatrics - 2 positions)
Posting Number F2212
Close/First Review Date 07/10/2022
Department Nursing and Allied Health
Work Location Evergreen Valley College
Position Status Full Time
Salary Range $89,944 to $123,466 Entry Level Annual Salary (11 Month Academic Salary Schedule 2021-2022); Maximum Salary Potential $160,195. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.
Benefits Summary
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Faculty also receive paid sick leave.
Position Description
POSITION SUMMARY

This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE (11 Months, August – June) Tenure Track position as Instructor of Nursing (Medical, Surgical, Geriatrics – 2 positions) in the Division of Nursing and Allied Health located at Evergreen Valley College.

Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities. Some workdays may be assigned outside the eleven-month academic calendar.

This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The assignment includes teaching in a classroom setting, simulation and skills laboratory, acute care hospital and community-based health care settings. The nursing curriculum is progressive with each course content and outcomes building on the subsequent courses and culminating in the 4th semester program outcomes. As a result, the faculty collaborate on curriculum and overall program evaluation.

Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, the instructor will be assigned to teach theory and clinical for medical surgical and geriatric nursing. The position may require remediation in mental health nursing, depending on the teaching assignment. As a member of the faculty, this person will accept collegial responsibilities associated with full-time status.

1. Ability to lecture, complete clinical evaluations, write test questions that demonstrate critical thinking and remain clinically competent.

2. Participate in SLO Assessment, program review, program and college accreditation and state approval processes.

3. Participate in meetings, develop effective learning activities and evaluate tools/criteria for theory and clinical teaching.

4. Keep accurate anecdotal notes and information supporting student performance in clinical.

5. Work effectively within a team-teaching structure, through consistent team meeting attendance and communication among all program faculty team members.

6. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

7. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

8. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.

9. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.

10. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.

11. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

12. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

13. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

14. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

15. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Required Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. Master’s 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.

a. Master or higher degree from an accredited college or university which included course work in Nursing, Education, or Administration. If degree other than in Nursing submit information verifying course work in Nursing Education.

b. Completion of at least one (1) year experience teaching courses related to Registered Nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes PRACTICE IN TEACHING REGISTERED NURSING.

c. Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by: (A) One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; or (B) One (1) academic year or of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent.

2. Current valid California Board of Registered Nursing License (CA BRN).
District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

 

  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.
*Equivalency
Applicants applying under equivalency bear the responsibility of submitting the District’s Equivalency Application form with details and evidence of the factors (academic preparation and/or experience) that they believe to be equivalent of the required qualifications as listed on the Job Announcements. Application(s) for equivalency are required if the degrees are not in the exact discipline required for the applicable position, according the California Community College Minimum Qualifications (select link below to review).

NOTE: Equivalency review is for degrees not in the exact discipline, only. You do not need to apply for equivalency review if you have a degree earned outside of the United States. However, a U.S. credential evaluation must be attached with your application materials for consideration. (See *Foreign Degrees section below). Transcripts must have an award or confer date at the time the application is submitted.

California Community College Minimum Qualifications

https://www.cccco.edu/-/media/CCCCO-Website/About-Us/Divisions/Educational-Services-and-Support/Academic-Affairs/What-we-do/Curriculum-and-Instruction-Unit/Minimum-Qualifications/cccco-2021-report-min-qualifications-a11y.pdf?la=en&hash=AB424D9D2AEDEEBE2A54757BF58ABFC2B852A2F9
 
Foreign Degree
Foreign Degrees:

Degree(s) must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

All degrees and credits earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application.

Degrees earned outside of the U.S. without a U.S. credential evaluation attached, will not be considered.
Desired Qualifications
Desired Qualifications:

1. Prior teaching in a Pre-licensure Registered Nursing program.

2. Working knowledge of multi-media materials, computer-assisted instruction-Canvas, online testing software.

3. Current direct care, medical-surgical nursing skills.

4. Ability to use technology as a teaching and learning tool.

5. Certified to teach Distance Education

6. Ability to work effectively in a team teaching environment.

7. Ability to travel between multiple work locations.

8. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
Working Environment
Typical classroom environment.
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of Fall 2021, with enrollment of approximately 14, 699 students per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 34%, American Indian/Native American 0.2%, White/Caucasian 10%) attaining educational goals reflecting 56% – Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 20% Hispanic/Latino, 27% Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% Black/African American, .1% American Indian/Native American, 41% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.
Important Information
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT:
San José-Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the First Review Date/Closing Date as listed on the job announcement. Applications received after the First Review Date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.

1. A completed online San José-Evergreen Community College District APPLICATION.

2. A COVER LETTER (Stating how you feel you meet the qualifications as outline in the job announcement).

3. A current RESUME/CURRICULUM VITAE

4. TRANSCRIPT – (If Required) If a degree is listed as a requirement, transcripts (Not Diplomas) MUST INCLUDE confer or award date of stated degree. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted; however if the position is offered, official transcripts will be required prior to employment. If the transcripts or degrees are from outside of the United States, an official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a certified U.S. credential review service (course by course of the transcripts) MUST also be submitted. (*See below for a list of suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees).

Note: Some positions may require additional documents and/or certificates, in addition to the items listed above. Please refer to the job announcement.

OTHER APPLICANT INFORMATION:

1. San José Evergreen Community College has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees. All new hires will receive a conditional offer letter and must submit proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to their start date as a condition of employment. Selected candidates in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason/disability or due to a sincerely held religious belief must submit a request for exemption and complete the process prior to Board Approval and starting work.

2. Only complete application materials will be considered. No exceptions.

3. Letters of Recommendation are NOT required and will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

4. Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

5. Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.

6. Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate.

7. Meeting the minimum qualifications does NOT assure an interview.

8. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

Suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees:

Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.
Website: http://www.acei-global.org/

Education Records Evaluation Services
Website: www.eres.com

International Education Research Foundation
Website: http://www.ierf.org/

World Education Services
Website: www.wes.org

CONTACT:

Employment Services,
Human Resources, SJECCD
40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 270-6414
Email: hremploymentservices@sjeccd.edu

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