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Faculty - Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

Employer
Amarillo College
Location
Amarillo, TX
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Sector
Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
At Amarillo College, our mission is: Transforming our community and economy through learning, innovation, and achievement. Every team member, regardless of job title or duties, is responsible first and foremost, for assisting students in every way.

This is an exciting time to work for Amarillo College! We are seeking our next Faculty - Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) who will be all-in on our mission and who will develop the course curriculum and teach classroom, laboratory, tech-supported, or online courses.

Requirements

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with at least 6 hours of graduate level nursing courses.

Preferred: Master's Degree in Nursing

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

Required: Current and unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Nursing experience in the clinical area in which one is teaching.

Preferred:

Experience in intensive care, pediatrics or cardiac care units.

Participation in professional organizations.

Evidence of competence in teaching, curriculum development.

Evidence of continued education.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Exhibit effective teaching in Nursing courses.

Develop curriculum and prepare syllabus, keeping course content consistent with the catalog description.

Develop on-line courses focused on student success.

Demonstrate commitment to student success, innovation, collaboration and instructional quality.

Perform teaching activities, including classroom/online instruction, direction projects, and assisting with student coursework, research, and internships.

Teach subject matter field in person and online.

Assist with student registration and participate in recruitment activities.

Serve on college committees.

Attend briefings on procedures, advising, registration and general policy.

Attend faculty meetings, general assembly, and commencement.

As an Amarillo College employee, seek knowledge of and pledge to actively engage in a culture of caring striving to serve students, peers and the community by embracing the AC Core Values: Wow, Family, Fun, Innovation, and Yes!

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Ability to comprehend and implement learner-centered and impactful instructional methods.

Capability to collaborate with and motivate students.

Proficiency in demonstrating exceptional teaching skills.

Ability to perform effectively under stress.

Capability to work well both independently and as a part of a team.

Proficiency in dealing with individuals in a professional manner.

Effective verbal communication and presentation skills.

Strong organizational and prioritization skills.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to convey information effectively.

Proficiency in utilizing instructional aids such as computers and multimedia in teaching.

Ability to learn or have experience in online teaching.

Capability to implement active learning and learner-centered teaching methods in the classroom.

Outstanding oral, written, and listening skills, including computer skills for email, course development, and course management.

Notice: Applicants selected for employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal history background check and possibly a pre-employment drug test.

Faculty Salary: , salary is determined by the Faculty Placement Schedule and the Faculty Salary Questionnaire.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to travel between offices and buildings, and requires the ability to lift, carry, push, pull and/or maneuver office supplies as needed.

Working Conditions: Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (days, nights, weekends, holidays, and varying events if necessary.)

Work Environment: This position operates in a professional office environment, routinely uses standard office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, copy and fax machines, filing cabinets) and is in a high traffic area with continual interruptions. Software commonly used includes Microsoft Office, Colleague, and various other educational applications. Work may also be performed outside of the office and with little to no supervision.

Commitment Statement: Amarillo College is dedicated to building a workforce that embraces a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, fostering a culturally aware team at every organizational level. Our goal is a faculty and staff that mirrors the distinctiveness of our community and is continually enhancing their skills and knowledge to better serve our entire student population.

Promotional Opportunity Policy: Under the Amarillo College Promotional Opportunity Policy, only current appointed or part-time non-appointed employees will be considered for a position during the first five (5) working days from notice or posting.

Benefits

Amarillo College offers a rich benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages available through ERS. Amarillo College provides (at no cost to the employee) a long-term disability policy. In addition to retirement savings through Teachers Retirement System - TRS (pension plan) or Optional Retirement Plan -ORP (403b), the college offers the AC Benefit Plan - additional 403(b) with a generous matching contribution. Amarillo College Employees and their dependents are eligible for reduced or free tuition for Amarillo College courses. Employees have free access to the fitness center located on the Washington Street Campus. We also offer a generous vacation schedule,

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