Centralia College
Centralia, WA
Closing date
Sep 29, 2021

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Centralia College

Full/Part Time


About Us

Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers four Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), and Teacher Education.

In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.

For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit

Job Description

Centralia College is committed to student success, academic excellence, and supporting our community in an inclusive and equitable learning environment.

Centralia College is seeking an adjunct professor to teach in the Registered Nursing (RN) program. The program is designed to prepare men and women to provide nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings. In addition to preparing a student to obtain licensure and compete for employment as a RN, the AAS-T RN degree provides science and general education courses appropriate for students planning a future transfer directly into selected Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

Nursing faculty report to the Dean of Healthcare and Industrial Trades, but function under the direct supervision of the Director of Nursing.

According to WAC 246-840-523, Nursing faculty shall be responsible for:
1. Developing, implementing, and evaluating the purpose and outcomes of the nursing education program.
2. Designing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum.
3. Developing and evaluating nursing education policies as identified in
WAC 246-840-519 (3) (a) through (e) within the framework of the policies of Centralia College.
4. Participating in or providing for academic advising and guidance of students.
5. Evaluating student achievement, in terms of curricular objectives as related to both nursing knowledge and practice, including preceptorship or mentored experiences.
6. Selecting, guiding, and evaluating student learning activities.
7. Participating in activities to improve their own nursing competency in area(s) of responsibility and to demonstrate current clinical competency.
8. Developing criteria for the selection and evaluation of clinical and practice experiences in clinical facilities or clinical practice settings, which address safety and the need for students to achieve the program outcomes and course objectives.

1. Maintain an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.
2. Support and implement academic policies and procedures, curriculum planning and evaluation, and long-term program goals.
3. Participate in Nursing Department Advisory Committee meetings, communications, and activities.
4. Represent the nursing department at campus level meetings.
5. Represent the nursing department and the college at statewide professional meetings and to external organizations.
6. Potentially teach classes outside of the normal 8am - 5pm schedule.


1. Possess an unencumbered Washington State RN license.
2. A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university that is accredited by a nursing education accreditation body who is recognized by the United States Department of Education.
3. Applicant must be willing to attain a graduate degree within two (2) years of hire.
4. Minimum of two years related work experience as an RN.

Preferred Qualifications

* Teaching experience in nursing education.
* Teaching experience in other healthcare classes.
* Trainer certification for BLS, EMT, or other related field.
* Experience advising students
* Participation in professional activities and practice.
* Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education and cultural backgrounds
* Current clinical nursing practice
* Specialty care experience in Oncology and Medical/Surgical
* Experience in Acute Medical and/or Surgical Care, Community Health, or Mental Health experience
* Graduate degree completed or in process
* PHD or DNP completed or in process

Conditions of Employment

Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.

Adjunct employment is ongoing and filled based on need. Applications will be screened as they are received.

For further information:
Jake Fay
Dean of Instruction, Industrial and Healthcare Programs


Salary: Current lecture/lab rates

Eligibility to Work

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Background Check

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

EEO Statement

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, including people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to ensure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Equity, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

Jeanne Clery Statement

Notice of Availability of Annual Security Report-Centralia College's Annual Crime/Security Report is available here, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call 360-623-8947

Title IX Statement

Centralia College is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information visit, Title IX.

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