A.Instructor – Associate Degree Nursing Duties: 1.Teach a minimum load of 9-15 contact hours per semester for both the LPN to ADN Transition and generic ADN programs in a flexible schedule as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean, Health and Wellness; 2.Have instructional plans prepared for each class session and in accordance with the stated objectives of the course(s); 3.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; 4.Be available out of class to students requiring additional assistance; 5.Serve as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students; 6.Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, and curriculum plans required to meet program objectives; 7.Contribute to the development and implementation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials; 8.Assist the program director in the identification, preview and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instructional provisions; 9.Participate in registration activities, as assigned, and assist in the recruitment of students and in the placement of graduates; 10.Participate in program, departmental, divisional and instructional meetings and other announced activities; 11.Maintain complete office and student records, as needed; process reports, forms, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data; 12.Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors; 13.Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and College; 14.Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction; 15.Maintain proper communication and supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the division and the College, provide assistance in carrying out their respective functions.
B.Coordinator –LPN to ADN Transition Duties: 1.Serve as liaison between the clinical faculty, the director, and the clinical coordinator in regard to scheduling, coordination of clinical rotations and clinical site visits; 2.Assist in coordination of the orientation of clinical faculty and preceptors in the delivery of appropriate clinical instruction for the transition program; 3.Assist the program director with the recruitment and interviewing of part-time clinical faculty and recommending for employment; 4.Coordinate meetings each term of the clinical faculty and agency personnel for discussion of common clinical problems and improvement of the delivery of clinical education; 5.Arrange and participate in recruitment activities for future students; 6.Schedule advisement terms for current and future students; 7.Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, department dean, chief instructional officer, and/or president in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College; 8.Coordinate with the student success specialist, activities and strategies for student success in the program and first time NCLEX pass rate.
The coordinator/instructor of LPN to ADN Transition is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction. In addition, the ability and knowledge of related support services and activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Associate Degree Nursing faculty, the coordinator/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 coordinator/instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1.The coordinator/instructor must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina. 2.Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse. 3.Must hold baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing.