Nursing, AD Instructor

Riverland Community College
Austin, MN
Jul 22, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
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Classification Title

Unclassified MSCF-CC Faculty

Working Title

Nursing, AD Instructor

Position Type



Riverland Community College


Academic Affairs


Nursing, Health & Wellness


Austin, Minnesota



Full/Part Time

Full Time


Employment Condition


Work Shift

Classes meet during daytime hours, evening and weekends.

Work Schedule/Hours/Days

171 days/year - Alternate Calendar Assignment. 30 Credits between January 1 - January 1 of each year.

Posting Details

Riverland Community College welcomes applications for the full time position of Nursing, AD Instructor from individuals who are passionate about helping students succeed. We are committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Bargaining Unit/Plan

210, MSCF

Job Description

Nursing, AD Instructors are responsible for teaching 30 credits per school year in various foundational Nursing courses.

We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students. Teaching assignments may be located at all three Riverland campuses of Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna. The instructor may be assigned to teach in a traditional classroom and lab format as well as online, hybrid and interactive television formats. Classes meet during daytime hours, evening and weekends.

The candidate must be able to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and college laboratory assistants in lab settings, demonstrate knowledge of and experience in assessment of student learning outcomes, participate in department meetings, curriculum development, and college-wide committees, and maintain ongoing professional development activities.

Required Qualifications


* Master's degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing or a nursing clinical specialty.


* Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level.


* One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.


* Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license.


* Course construction (credit course)
* Teaching/instructional methods (credit course)
* Student outcomes assessment/evaluation (credit course)
* Philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)
* Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.

* * These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)

* * This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)

Preferred Qualifications


* Undergraduate teaching experience;
* Excellent communication skills;
* Experience with online instruction;
* Ability to provide leadership in curriculum development and academic assessment activities;
* Commitment to departmental participation, vision, and planning;
* Ability to work with a diverse student body including multilingual or multicultural and underserved populations.

Other Requirements


Riverland Community College provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, innovation and respect. You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement. All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Riverland is a proud supporter of the Minnesota State College and University system's Equity 2030 framework. We are fully committed to the Equity by Design model and will strive to educate our employees, our students and community on global perspectives in order to create equity and parity in student success. We encourage applicants who are motivated to contribute and serve as colleagues to our faculty body.

Riverland Community College takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses and leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality Matters™ certified online courses.

With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences.

Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your quality of life.

To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit or

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Special Instructions Summary

Position is open until filled and the unlimited assignment will begin Fall 2021. The following materials will need to be uploaded and attached to the online application:

* Letter of interest/cover letter;
* Curriculum vitae (or resume);
* College transcripts (copies are acceptable for initial application screening)

Posting Contact

Debbie Johnson, Human Resources Business Partner

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please email and indicate what assistance is needed.

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