The nursing faculty is a creative, knowledgeable, and flexible individual who provides classroom, simulation laboratory, and/or clinical instruction in medical-surgical and gerontological nursing for assigned courses in the nursing program. The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program and participates in college service as well as student advisement. The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence, equity, diversity, and continuous professional improvement.
Provide classroom instruction for sessions that last up to three hours. This normally requires preparation of materials, conducting lecture/discussion for a group of up to 32 students, and using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes: preparing; proctoring; correcting; grading; and posting of exam grades.
Provide clinical instruction two days per week, for six hour each day, for a group of up to 8 students. The instructor is typically on his/her feet and walking for most of the six-hour day.
Clinical instruction involves: selecting appropriate client assignments; supervising and instructing students as they provide direct client care; conducting daily pre- and post-conferences; providing formative and summative evaluation of student progress.
Collaborate with program faculty in planning, implementation, and evaluation of student experiences.
Collaborate with agency personnel in planning and implementing student experiences.
Provide ongoing advising with assigned students for the purpose of course and program decisions.
Post and conduct office hours in his/her office space as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Implement all nursing program policies as well as applicable college policies.
Plan, implement, and evaluate the program in compliance with appropriate regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
Participate fully in department, division, and college meetings.
Participate in college service as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Maintain currency in nursing and nursing education through participation in continuing education.
Orient new part-time faculty to course and program requirements.
Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the Agreement between the Higher Education Coordinating Council and the Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers Association.
Other related duties as assigned.
Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing by date of hire.
Master's degree or higher in nursing or expected graduation date prior to January 21, 2021.
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in medical surgical nursing or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing.
Experience with equity-minded work and working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Experience in collaborative work environments.
Master's Degree in Nursing Education.
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in gerontological nursing or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
Understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
Knowledge of cultural competency skills framework.
Bilingual skills a plus.
This is a full-time faculty position with benefits.
Salary: The Full-Time Faculty salary under the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement is based on the classification placement table with a base salary of $48,811; actual salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of the MCCC/MTA Agreement based on the candidate's academic credentials, related experience, related licenses and certifications.
Location: Lowell campus, with occasional travel to the Bedford campus and off-site
Start Date: Spring semester, January 2021
Application Deadline: October 27, 2020
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Internal Number: 125503
About Middlesex Community College
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