This position is for a full-time instructor to teach the Nursing Assistant course. The hiring assignment is based on an alternate calendar, extending each year from July 1 - June 30 at Northwest Technical College. Courses are offered day, evening and/or possibly weekends. Courses are offered based on community and employer-based need and partnership. The Nursing Assistant course is the primary responsibility of this instructor. Based on credit and course need, other health-related courses may be considered. Credentials and teaching experience will aid in the determinant of potentially teaching for other health-related courses.
Must be able to clear a Minnesota State DHS and National Background study.
Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in course content, Department of Health regulations for this course, and assessment of student learning outcomes. Candidate must be willing and able to participate/coordinate the Nursing Assistant Test Out and participate in the nursing department and college initiatives. Candidate will be expected to engage in student advising, contribute to activities across disciplines and recruitment of health programs, and join in college wide committees. Candidate must maintain ongoing professional development. Candidate must complete the Minnesota State Train the Trainer course and be willing to become a Certified Minnesota State Registry Tester.
An adjunct / temporary part-time (TPT) position may also be available - for details contact Michele Brielmaier or Sandy Thole (see contact information below).
ABOUT NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Great things are happening at Northwest Technical College where student success is the priority! Bemidji is a vibrant, urban community located in northwest Minnesota. It is the first city on the Mississippi, the best Minnesota town (2018) and the birthplace of Paul Bunyan. Bemidji's growth in the past decade has been celebrated in academics, industry, employment and tourism.
You are invited to join the Nursing Department team and community with flexible employment opportunities. The teaching hours may vary between day and evening, and instruction will be delivered in the classroom, lab and clinical. The teaching environment will be autonomous within the courses taught, collaborative with supporting general education instructors and the Distance Minnesota team, and innovation since growth and recruitment are priorities.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your application and/or resume clearly demonstrate fulfillment of the following minimum qualifications.
Diploma or Associate degree with a major in nursing
Occupational Experience Requirement
Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience of direct patient care as a registered nurse, one year must be in long term care.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
* These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
** This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree
Teaching experience as Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide instructor
Teaching experience in the clinical setting and traditional classroom
Train the Trainer certificate
Train the Tester certificate
Professional communication skills
Experience with curriculum development
Experience with industry partners and program expansion
Experience with diverse cultures and populations
Experience with simulation education
Experience with D2L BrightSpace
All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MinnState) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to MinnState's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
Vehicle Notice: NOTICE : In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (Minnesota State) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Institution: NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE, BEMIDJI Eeo Notice: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
Internal Number: 18825
About NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE, BEMIDJI
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.