Adjunct Faculty- Associate Degree Nursing

Classification: Faculty
Status: Part Time
Minimum Salary: Varies

About this position

A faculty member of the NTCC Nursing Program is responsible for providing quality instruction to students thus ensuring the fulfillment of departmental educational goals and objectives. These responsibilities require leadership in both academic and workforce areas and include meeting student retention goals, directing and participating in educational planning, evaluating student performance, motivating and advising students, and ensuring program compliance with all applicable accrediting agencies. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in curriculum development and instructional advancement in the field of Nursing
  • Assess the instructional needs of students in the program and help coordinate the development of a plan to address these needs.
  • Teach courses as assigned; determined by need and/or expertise.
  • Assist in the annual core curriculum evaluations of the program, assessment of institutional effectiveness and preparation of reports.
  • Coordinate departmental textbook orders.
  • Maintain communication and work cooperatively with clinical instructors of off-campus instructional sites.
  • Maintain quality assurance to remain compliant with all required accrediting agencies.
  • Obtain qualified preceptors at each clinical facility and supervise preceptors and students in various off campus clinical facilities.
  • Keep current evidence of licensure and education on file with the institution and allied health department.
  • Maintain current CPR certification
  • Keep current on best practices, healthcare trends, and nursing theory in their designated clinical specialty. Certification is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Maintains frequent communication with other faculty, students, and clinical preceptors through personal visits, letters, email, phone calls and web-conferencing
  • Consistently facilitate collegial interactions with staff, students, clinical sites and other colleagues
  • Initiate and establish strong relationships with nursing education and program stakeholders to promote nursing program goals and the institutional strategic plan
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Dean of Allied Health
  • Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

About our ideal candidate

  • Faculty in the Nursing Program must possess a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program. (A candidate employed without the MSN degree will be required to demonstrate progress toward attainment of the degree).
  • A minimum of three years of successful clinical practice as a RN and knowledge of learning theory and practice is required.
  • The candidate must possess a current undisciplined license to practice nursing in the state of Texas.
  • The individual must also have a strong commitment to quality teaching, preferably in a community college, be an excellent communicator, have superior interpersonal skills, be an innovative, problem-solving thinker, and have demonstrated potential for leadership.