Faculty, Associate Degree in Nursing/Practical Nursing Day, Evening, Weekend (one or more positions)
Department: School of Health Care
Locations: Worcester, MA
Posted: Oct 22, 2023
Type: Full Time
Position ID: 168901
About Quinsigamond Community College:
Quinsigamond Community College (QCC), the largest community college in Central Massachusetts serving over 13,000 students in degree and certificate programs, adult education and workforce development. QCC offers over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. Additionally, over 137 credit and 300 noncredit courses are offered online, as well as a wide variety of classroom non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars. Classes are provided on the main campus, in downtown Worcester (Healthcare, Workforce Development, Continuing Education), at the Worcester Senior Center (Hospitality & Recreation Management), at Burncoat High School (Automotive Technology), and in the city of Southbridge.
QCC is committed to 100% student success as evidenced by its ambitious strategic plan. This commitment is furthered by a college-wide Equity Appraisal-currently underway-designed to assist the College to better serve students who have historically been underserved and underrepresented in higher education.
QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.
For over fifty years, Quinsigamond Community College has provided opportunities for a first-rate education and personal growth to thousands. Some students choose to prepare for immediate entry into a career field. Some choose to transfer to bachelor's level programs at four-year colleges and universities, and some choose opportunities for personal growth and cultural enrichment. Quinsigamond Community College is seeking student-centered faculty and staff who are committed to the community college mission and actively engaged in promoting diversity.
This position facilitates learning for students enrolled in the Associate Degree in Nursing Program or the Practical Nursing Certificate Program. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of strong clinical skills and academic experience in nursing education. All positions may include day, evening, and weekend hours.
The full-time faculty member reports directly to the Dean of School of Healthcare
The full-time faculty member exercises supervision over assigned personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide classroom, clinical, simulation, laboratory and/or team-teaching instruction and facilitate individualized and non-traditional approaches to learning as appropriate.
- Develop and/or revise instructional materials with other faculty members.
- Develop and apply instructional methods that engage students of varying learning styles and abilities.
- Demonstrate professional nursing practice through the ability to teach in the nursing laboratory/clinical.
- Develop and apply assessment strategies that maximize the learning process and measure student learning outcomes.
- Actively participate in curriculum development and assessment, program review and the accreditation processes.
- Conduct academic advising and assistance of students.
- Continuously assess processes and procedures and revise accordingly.
- Participate in nurse education program and college-wide meetings.
- Participate in college service activities in concert with the provisions of the MCCC Agreement.
- Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; striving to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
- Working actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
- Embracing the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and belonging while supporting the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
- Providing flexible, responsive, and high-quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree with a Major in Nursing.
- Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing.
- Possess a minimum of two years of
- medical-surgical and maternity experience OR
- medical-surgical and pediatric OR
- medical-surgical and mental health/psychiatric nursing experience OR
- medical-surgical/skilled/long term care nursing experience OR
its equivalent within the last five years.
4. Evidence of clinical competence in of
medical-surgical and maternity experience OR
medical-surgical and pediatric OR
medical-surgical and mental health/psychiatric nursing experience OR
medical-surgical/skilled/long term care nursing experience OR
its equivalent within the last five years.
- Two years of successful college teaching, preferably in a community or technical college setting.
- Evidence of experience in clinical simulation.
- Demonstrated ability to teach nursing education in didactic, lab and clinical courses.
- Documented examples of curriculum / course development and assessment.
- Integration of computer technology into instruction.
- Documented evidence/examples of effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Well-articulated understanding of the role of community colleges, their students and philosophy.
- Evidence of understanding of and appreciation for diversity and multiculturalism.
- Predisposition to working in a dynamic environment requiring flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork.
- Demonstrated track record in innovative, non-traditional modes of instruction and instructional delivery, including team teaching across disciplines, on-line learning and service learning.
- Strong evidence of passionate commitment to striving for excellence in working with students, faculty, and staff and in responding to opportunities that extend the Mission of the College
Quinsigamond Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Quinsigamond Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI/SORI) request.
Salary is commensurate with MCCC/MTA salary schedule and dependent upon such factors as education and experience. Minimum starting salary for master's level candidate is $59,000.00. Full salary range is $59,000-$79,000 Full benefits package.
This position may be required to perform additional duties (21.03 A) related to instruction, beyond the academic year, associated with the program assessment, program accreditation, and delivery of program courses.
Visit our Web Site at www.qcc.edu/human-resources for information about our positions.
All applicants must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Quinsigamond Community College only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you don't have access to a computer, please visit Human Resources Office Monday- Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm.
Quinsigamond Community College understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office 508-854-2883 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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