Position: Be the future of nursing at Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State), Fergus Falls campus! Accepting applications for a Full-time Nursing Instructor for the Associate's Degree – RN Nursing program, to begin fall semester 2021. This position will become unlimited upon completion of required six semesters of probationary status.
Responsibilities: Activities related to comprehensive community college teaching and learning, including but not limited to:
Instructional planning and delivery;
Teaching and facilitating student learning;
Curriculum planning and development;
Academic advising for Practical Nursing students;
Assessment of student performance at course and departmental level, and contribute to student assessment at the college general education level;
Maintenance of professional skills and credentials;
Participation in department meetings, coordination activities, and college-wide committees.
Provide engaging theory, laboratory, and/or clinical instruction to a diverse student body
Create a positive, student-centered, dynamic, structured, equitable and inclusive classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning environment
Participate in program and institutional accreditation activities, program review, assessment
Education Requirement: Master's degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing or a nursing clinical specialty
Occupational Experience Requirement: Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level
Recency Requirement: 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
Professional Requirement: Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license.
Current North Dakota Registered Nurse [RN] license
Experience as a nursing instructor in an academic setting
Leadership related to student success, retention and persistence
Experience mentoring students
Experience collaborating across departments or programs
Demonstrated familiarity with and commitment to the mission and constituencies of a comprehensive community and technical college;
Experience with learning communities or team teaching;
Experience in curriculum development;
Experienced in integrating cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in course instruction;
Experience teaching a diverse student population.
Service on local, regional, national committees
Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills
Knowledge of active learning strategies
A comprehensive benefit package offered by the State of Minnesota, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and the bargaining unit contract of the position. Benefits may include: Holidays, vacation and sick leave Retirement Medical and dental insurance Life insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment Disability insurance Medical/Dental Expense Account Dependent Care Expense Account Health Reimbursement Account (eligibility based on bargaining unit contract) Tuition Waiver (eligibility based on bargaining unit contract)
Desired Start Date: 08/16/2021
Internal Number: 1597
About Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: Member of the North Central Association (1972-present). M State was admitted into the Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) in 2009. M State has numerous career/technical programs that are additionally accredited by boards, agencies, commissions, or professional organizations in their field or discipline. In addition to a strong liberal arts transfer program, M State offers highly successful programs in fields including business/accounting/marketing, dental hygiene, graphic design, nursing, computer and network technology and more.M State also has a strong eCampus option and a number of unique destination programs such as Electrical Line Worker, Marine and PowerSports Technology, and Diesel Equipment programs.