Nursing, AD Instructors are responsible for teaching 30 credits per school year in various foundational Nursing courses.
We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students. Teaching assignments may be located at all three Riverland campuses of Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna. The instructor may be assigned to teach in a traditional classroom and lab format as well as online, hybrid and interactive television formats. Classes meet during daytime hours, evening and weekends.
The candidate must be able to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and college laboratory assistants in lab settings, demonstrate knowledge of and experience in assessment of student learning outcomes, participate in department meetings, curriculum development, and college-wide committees, and maintain ongoing professional development activities.
Master's degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing or a nursing clinical specialty.
Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level.
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.
Philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
* These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
** This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Undergraduate teaching experience;
Excellent communication skills;
Experience with online instruction;
Ability to provide leadership in curriculum development and academic assessment activities;
Commitment to departmental participation, vision, and planning;
Ability to work with a diverse student body including multilingual or multicultural and underserved populations.
Riverland Community College provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, innovation and respect. You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement. All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students.
Riverland is a proud supporter of the Minnesota State College and University system's Equity 2030 framework. We are fully committed to the Equity by Design model and will strive to educate our employees, our students and community on global perspectives in order to create equity and parity in student success. We encourage applicants who are motivated to contribute and serve as colleagues to our faculty body.
Riverland Community College takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses and leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality Matters™ certified online courses.
With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences.
Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your quality of life.
To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www.riverland.edu or www.minnstate.edu.
Desired Start Date: 08/18/2021
Internal Number: 1557
About Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College, a proud member of the Minnesota State system, prides itself on student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. The College serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses. With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, all located along the busy I-90 and I-35 corridors in southern Minnesota, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Many of our career programs have received specialized accreditations to align curricula and outcomes of programs or specific fields with national industry standards. The College leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses. Students enjoy a rich college experience through a wide array of student life activities. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way for students to meet new friends, share talents, and develop leadership skills.To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www.riverland.edu or www.minnstate.edu.