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Nursing Faculty - Adjunct - Psychiatric-Mental Health

Pittsburgh Technical College

Job Description

Job Title

Faculty - Adjunct - Nursing Psychiatric/Mental Health


Nursing Faculty

Commitment to Mission

This position has an obligation to uphold the mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.

About PTC

Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor�s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.

Purpose of Job

Pittsburgh Technical College is looking for an experienced individual to teach coursework, develop curriculum and provide training and student support in the Nursing Program as primary job function at both Associate and Bachelor levels. This position works effectively as a team member to support the Pittsburgh Technical College mission.

Education Requirements

  • Master�s degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited institution or is currently enrolled in a MSN program.
  • Current Pennsylvania Nursing License required
  • State teaching certification not required

Experience Requirements

Minimum four years of full-time work experience in Nursing, healthcare, or Nurse Education.



Assist in bachelor and associate degree curriculums and provide training and student support resulting in graduates who meet entry and mid-level employment criteria for positions in the Nursing Field.

Must be able to teach theory courses and/or clinical courses which address content areas related to Psychiatric Nursing.�� Support students � Prepare students for employment.

Teaching Effectiveness
  • If teaching in the clinical setting, must complete physical exam and any other requirements in the assigned clinical setting. Compensation is based on scheduled class hours and includes:
      • Instructional time (based on 55 hour, 44 hour or 33 hour schedule)
      • Preparation time
      • Grading
      • Office hours and other formal and informal interaction with the students; i.e., telephone, email
      • Three hours per quarter of faculty meetings/in-service training
      • Eight hours of pre-service training is provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning Department.



Physical Demands

Pittsburgh Technical College (hereinafter �PTC�) will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with known disabilities if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship and/or a direct threat to the health and/or safety of the individual or others.

Other Job Information

Must pass criminal background check prior to starting position

PTC is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all positions. PTC believes that the gathering and celebration of unique experiences, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace. Our mission is to champion a community of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a spirit of civility.
To learn more about DEI�s mission, vision, and values, Visit the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage

Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.
If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at PTC, please give us a call at 412-809-5100 or email

Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PTC does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students with qualifying disabilities. PTC will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. To request reasonable accommodation, please email

Work Schedule

Adjunct � Hours will vary based on assigned coursework
  • Equipment used includes desktop or laptop with Microsoft Windows environment, phone, specialized software and printing devices, and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work generally performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

Starting Pay Rate

$55.00 per class hour

Job Category


Full Time/Part Time

Part Time

Posting Number


Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


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