The part-time instructor of Nursing is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of clinical instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Nursing program faculty, the instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division. More specifically, and consistent with the employee’s current contract of appointment, the instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1.Teach contact hours per week as assigned (hours may include day, evenings, or weekends), for the full duration of scheduled instruction;
2.Enforce academic policy and procedures at all times, and comply with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom/clinical instruction and general employment;
3.Assist in the development and enforcement of policies and procedures related to student admission, progression and graduation;
4.Be available to students requiring additional assistance;
5.Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials;
6.Participate in program, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings and other announced activities;
7.Maintain complete office and student records, as needed; processing reports, forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data;
8.Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director and/or department dean in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.
1.The Clinical Nursing instructor must have a minimum baccalaureate in nursing or a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited institution.
2.Must have a current unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina;
3.Prior to or within the first three year of employment, the Clinical Nursing instructor must have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment. This preparation may be demonstrated by one of the following:
a.completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses
b.completion of a certificate program in nursing education.
c.nine semester hours of education course work
d.national certification examination; or
e.documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the Board Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population and expectations of student and faculty performance.
4.Should have background experience in the area of Medical-Surgical, Maternal-Child, and/or Psychiatric Nursing. Work Experience:
1.Must have two calendar years full-time employment or the equivalent experience in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse in a hospital or primary care facility;
2.Should also have one year of current teaching experience in a formal nursing education program or work experience such as precepting nursing students or nursing employees;
3.Should have background experience in either Medical-Surgical, Maternal-Child, or Psychiatric Nursing.