DESCRIPTION: Inver Hills Community College seeks a Nursing Instructor dedicated to excellence in teaching who desires to become part of a creative, vibrant, student centered learning community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and cross cultural perspectives. Faculty members at Inver Hills are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff.
Inver Hills Community College seeks a Nursing Instructor to team teach in an integrated Registered Nursing Program with emphasis on health, healing, and holistic nursing. The Inver Hills Nursing Program is a member of the Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Participate in department and college curriculum development.
Deliver classroom, web enhanced and/or online course instruction.
Conduct classroom research and other assessment/evaluation activities.
Mentor and advise students.
Participate in committee assignments and college wide initiatives.
Participate in department accreditation and review.
Engage in scholarly and other professional development activities.
Course assignments include day, evening, and weekend hours; and offsite locations.
Master’s degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing or a nursing specialty; AND
Two full-time years of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level; one year of nursing work experience at the professional level must be within the five years immediately preceding application date.
Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license
Recent acute care medical surgical nursing experience or long term care experience
Understanding of holistic health and healing principles
Higher education teaching experience with diverse student population
Experience with learning communities or team teaching
Experience in curriculum development
Experience incorporating technology into curriculum delivery, including web enhanced and online instruction
Experience developing and using student centered, active and experiential learning strategies
Experience integrating cross cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in course instruction
Experience assessing student academic achievement of campus wide and classroom learning outcomes
Experience with accelerated adult learning
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 40 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 28 to 33% in the last four years. 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Work assignment of 171 days (August – May)
Tuition Waiver (24 credits each year at any Minnesota State Colleges and Universities institution)
Medical and dental insurance (https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/)
Employer paid life insurance
Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
Retirement plan (Teacher's Retirement Association or Individual Retirement Account Plan)
Personal and sick leave
Desired Start Date: 08/17/2021
Internal Number: 1588
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.