Faculty - Nursing - Fremont

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Pueblo Community College
Pueblo County, CO
Jul 22, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Organization Type
***Applications submitted by Friday, July 16, 2021 will receive full consideration***

**Please Note: Pueblo Community College is not able to provide sponsorship for applicants who do not currently have the legal right to work in the United States or require transfer of a Visa.**

NOTE: **Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.**

Department/Division Purpose (brief description of main function):
Nursing faculty provide students with classroom and clinical instruction to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills identified in course objectives using varied and appropriate teaching methods. They plan learning activities to meet program outcomes based on the standards set by policies, legal and other regulatory requirements, and acceptable practice.

Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):
All job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement. This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Open Pathway is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations. Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Pueblo Community College (PCC) believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. PCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. We are seeking a leader committed to these same ideals.

This position specifically exists to provide student instruction in accordance with approved curriculum guidelines, and maintain required program standards for the Nursing Department. In addition, this individual works with the Department Director, Branch campus coordinator and other Nursing Program faculty in establishing laboratory schedules, student advising, recruitment, assists with assessment and evaluation of student learning, and participates in the program's evaluation and continuous improvement process and engages in personal professional development. The position reports, on a day-to-day basis, to the Nursing Program Director. General faculty responsibilities are identified in detail within the institution's Policy and Procedures Handbook.

Job Duties

Essential Functions:
Teach courses as assigned within faculty workload guidelines, which may include, lecture, and laboratory, clinical and clinical simulation. Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses. Includes appropriate supervision of students in the learning environment. Serves as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences as determined by Program Director or Dean. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and faculty workload policy. Maintain, and update course syllabi, lectures, lab exercises/tests, and instructional materials, as appropriate in accordance with accreditation and college standards. Teaching assignment may include courses at both the Pueblo and Fremont campuses.
Assists in the development and revision of curriculum and program and student outcomes assessment.
Works cooperatively with other full-time and part-time faculty and assists in providing training and supervision within the department.
Serves as faculty advisor for students.
Participates in program promotional activities and maintains a work schedule agreed upon by the Program Director and in concert with the faculty workload policy.
Participates in regional and national self-studies and program reviews as required to maintain state program approval and national accreditation. Assist in the collection of program/student data needed to maintain all necessary program approval/accreditation.
Follows guidelines of the PCC Faculty Evaluation and Compensation Plan and is responsible for adhering to all laws, policies, procedures, rules and regulations that govern and affect the College. This includes the Fiscal Rules of the State of Colorado.
Attends all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings as required by contract, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the faculty member is excused by the Program Director or Dean.

Non-Essential Functions:
Participates in screening of nursing student applicants.
Participates in on- campus interviews of potential nursing faculty.
Attends graduation

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in Nursing from a nursing education program with National Nursing accreditation

Licenses or Certificates:
Active, unencumbered Colorado Registered Nurse license
Eligible for Colorado Vocational Teaching Credential

Two years of recent clinical experience.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Good written and oral communication skills.
Basic computer skills
Ability to participate as a member of a high performing team.
Effective Time Management
Commitment to working with a diverse population.
Able to travel between the Pueblo and Fremont campuses for teaching assignments

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Licenses or Certificates:
Colorado Vocational Teaching Credential

Three years of recent clinical experience in maternal-child nursing
Nursing education experience

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of assessment principles
Knowledge in curriculum development
Knowledge of student retention models
BenefitsYour total compensation goes well beyond the number on your paycheck. Pueblo Community College provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.While many of our benefits are listed here, eligibility for these benefits vary and may be based on hours worked and position.Pueblo Community College, as a member of the Colorado Community College System, offers a wide variety of comprehensive and rich benefit programs. Some benefits offered are: Health Benefits- Medical- Dental- VisionRetirement Savings- Employer Sponsored Plans- Individual Supplemental PlansFlexible Spending AccountsHealth Savings Account (HSA)Life InsuranceDisability CoverageAnnual and Sick LeavePaid HolidaysTuition Reimbursement

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