Nursing Instructor (Tenure Track)
POSITION AND SALARY:
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Typically that includes teaching 45 credits and participating in departmental and college-wide activities. Salary is based on the negotiated faculty salary schedule. Initial placement typically ranges from $52,540 to $62,685 (depending on the candidate's qualifications) for a 9 month contract (170 instructional days).
ANTICIPATED DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: September 19, 2018
PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
To ensure full review of your application, materials should be received by 4:00 pm, February 08, 2018.
SUMMARY OF KEY RESPONSIBILITITES:
Teaching: Teach a range of core nursing courses, including clinical rotations, in the associate degree registered nursing program (teaching assignment may include evening/weekend, online, hybrid, and off campus sections), advise students in college success strategies, mastery of course content, and developing/monitoring their academic and career plans.
Service: Engage in department, division and college initiatives; participate in shared governance; promote the college's values and perform other contracted duties (for example, advising and community outreach) as required.
Professional development: Maintain competence in teaching and the discipline through professional development.
FACULTY-WIDE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
At Highline, successful faculty applicants demonstrate the ability to promote:
Active, inclusive and culturally relevant learning environments and curricula that welcome and engage all students, incorporating instructional technologies as appropriate to improve student attainment.
Cultural responsiveness and a commitment to equity in interactions with students, faculty, staff and community members who span a diverse range of languages, nationalities and ethnicities, socio-economic levels, identities and educational experiences.
Collaborative approaches to day-to-day activities, to the development of innovations and new initiatives and, when necessary, to problem-solving.
Self-reflection practice in teaching and learning, assessment, leadership, professional development and service.
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under wither 1) or 2).
1) Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and from a nursing education program that is accredited by a nursing education accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education;
(2) A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and from a nursing education program that is accredited by a nursing education accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education, and a graduate degree in a health or education related field from an accredited college or university.(WAC 246-840-526)
- Two years of professional experience as a registered nurse; AND
- Current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Washington State.
- Teaching experience, preferably at the community college level;
- Proficient in a language(s) in addition to English.
Your online application must include the following four attachments to be considered complete:
- A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
- A letter of application (two-page maximum) that addresses your ability to meet the FACULTY-WIDE SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position. Please include in your letter lower-division undergraduate courses taught, and number of times taught.
- A one-page response to the DIVERSITY STATEMENT found in the Supplemental Tab above.
- Transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees (unofficial transcripts may be submitted – official transcripts required upon employment).