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Faculty - Nursing Instructor

Muskegon Community College
Muskegon Heights, MI
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Faculty - Nursing Instructor Tracking Code649-262Job Description
Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning which provides persons the opportunity to attain their educational goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community, and global needs.

Muskegon Community College

Named the 19th Best Community College in the U.S. in 2021, Muskegon offers accredited academic programs leading to 56 associate degrees and 29 certificates. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, MCC's nationally recognized commitment to student success unites its faculty and staff in their mission to prepare students, build communities and improve lives.

One of Michigan's most picturesque community colleges, the Muskegon main campus building - an award-winning Alden Dow design - spans Four Mile Creek on a 15-acre sylvan setting. The campus boasts several new multimillion-dollar facilities - the Health and Wellness Center, the Science Center and the Art and Music Building - and includes University Park Golf Course and the Carr-Fles Planetarium. The Sturrus Technology Center in historic downtown Muskegon is home to state-of-the-art applied technology offerings, the Rooks|Sarnicola Entrepreneur Center and the Lakeshore Fab Lab. MCC offers classes in adjacent Ottawa and Newaygo Counties.

Living in Muskegon CountyMuskegon County residents enjoy 26 miles of sugar-sand beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline, as well as one of America's only luge tracks at the Winter Sports Complex and the regionally popular Michigan's Adventure Amusement & Water Park. An outdoor recreation hub with three state parks and swimming, fishing and boating on its many lakes and rivers, the Muskegon area offers dynamic downtown and beachfront restaurant and entertainment venues. The Muskegon Farmer's Market is the second largest in Michigan. Cruise ships dock in Muskegon, while a high-speed ferry connects the city to Milwaukee. Notable local museums range from rare art collections to an actual World War II submarine and a U.S. Navy ship used during D-Day.

Application Deadline: Open until filled - First Reviews April 22nd, 2024

Unofficial Transcripts must be submitted.

General Description:

Responsible for instruction, facilitation of student learning and assessment of student outcomes; committed to student recruitment, retention and success. Instructors will teach courses within the discipline and will be responsible for coordination of student classroom, laboratory, simulation and clinical activities. Instructors are responsible to participate in departmental and college committees and campus activities representing the MCC Nursing Program. This Full-Time position requires classroom, laboratory and clinical teaching in Associate Degree Nursing Courses with teaching responsibility during fall, winter, and summer semesters.
Required Skills
Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1.A minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited college or university is required and must be licensed as a professional Registered Nurse from the State of Michigan.

2.Five (5) years of experience in medical-surgical nursing practice is essential.Preference will be given to applicants with experience in obstetrics, behavioral health, or nursing education.

3.Qualified applicants will demonstrate ability to develop and use instructional technology, implement interactive teaching strategies in the classroom, and provide direct clinical supervision and evaluation of student learning outcomes.

4.Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card with Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider certification is required.

5.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations representing a wide range of abilities, ages, nationalities, and cultures.

6.Demonstrated excellence in communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, which transcend diverse audiences.

7.A passion for continuous learning and a dedication to support student success through the mission of the College.

8.The ability to facilitate varied teaching methods (i.e. lecture, class discussion, testing, presentations) to enhance student learning and completion.

9.Willingness to teach during the day, at night, and online, as well as at the main campus and extension centers.

10.Experience in educational theory and techniques, teaching, experience at the post-secondary level preferred.

11.Participates in professional and community organizations.

12.Must be detailed-oriented, well-organized, and able to deal effectively with college staff at all levels and handle confidential information appropriately.

13.Highly motivated and solution oriented with a high degree of integrity, ethics and dedication to the mission of the College.

Essential Function:

1.Teach assigned course load which may include day, night, and online courses, at the main campus and extension centers. Classes are to meet on time for the full allotted time.

2.Establish and promote an effective learning environment that maximize documented student learning.

3.Participate in professional development activities and maintain current knowledge in the discipline.

4.Prepare, submit and maintain reports related to student learning.

5.Develop or assist in development of curriculum including review or revision to keep programs on the cutting edge or ahead of current trends.

6.Grading assignments in a meaningful way to promote continued student growth, returning graded assignments to students in a timely manner, and assigning final grades for all students, meeting or beating all institutional deadlines for completion.

7.Provide educational assistance to students during regularly scheduled and posted times (i.e., office hours) and by appointment

8.Ensure student opinion surveys are conducted for each class and then reviewed after summary information available to assist with increasing student success.

9.Participate in the evaluation process which assesses the following:

·Content Expertise

·Instructional Delivery

·Instructional Design

·Course Management

·Special assignment work in which release time is being given

·Non-teaching duties including, but not limited to:

a.Committee Work

b.Student Organizations

c.Governing Councils

10. Contribute to Department or College by working collegially with Academic Leadership or other teams to support or review processes or participate in council, committees, and teams as well as mentoring.

11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical, Mental, and Environment Requirements Include:

Mental Demands:

Detailed Work

☒ Student Contact

☒ Deadline oriented

☒ Problem Situations

☒ Multiple Priorities & Demands

☒ Emergency Situations

☒ Confidentiality

☒ On-call Availability

☒ Continual Interruptions

☒ Working Alone

☒ Faculty Contact

☒ Working with Others

Physical Demands:

☐ Standing & Walking

☒ Sitting

☐ Reclining

☒ Carrying

☐ Lifting up to 10 lbs.☒ Up to 25 lbs. ☐ Up to 50 lbs. ☐ 80 + lbs.

☒ Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Bending

☒ Climb or Balance

☒ Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl

☒ Squatting

☒ Handle or Feel

☒ Reach with Hands and Arms

☒ Talking or hearing


☒ Working Overhead

☒ Speak in English via Phone or In Person

☒ Close, Distance, Peripheral, and Color Vision along with Depth Perceptions

☒ Ability to Adjust and Focus

Work Environment:

☐ Exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat/cold; and moderate to loud noise levels.

☒ Normal Office environment with little, if, any, discomfort due to heat, dust, noise and the like. Ability to travel to all campus locations required.

Muskegon Community College continues to promote staff diversity, and is an equal opportunity employer. MCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, political persuasion, disability, height, weight, veteran status, age or any other protected class in any of its educational programs, activities or employment. Minorities, women, veterans, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.Anyone with a disability will be reasonably accommodated by the College.If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance in applying for this position, please contact the Human Resources Office.

Job LocationMuskegon, Michigan, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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