Professor, Associate Degree Nursing

Tyler junior college - Tyler
30+ days ago (23/07/2021)

job description

Job Title:
Professor, Associate Degree NursingRequisition ID:
req687Application Deadline:
Open until filledRegular or Temporary:
RegularNumber of Months:
12 monthsSalary Range:
Commensurate with education and experiencePOSITION DESCRIPTIONProfessors provide classroom instruction and college service and are responsible to department chairs and instructional deans. Responsible to prepare and deliver Associate Degree Nursing coursework in engaging, innovative and discipline-appropriate ways that reflect a commitment to unity, caring, integrity, empowering, and excellence.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and DUTIESGeneral Expectations of all TJC FacultyExhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning* Maintain current and comprehensive knowledge and experience in the teaching field and assigned teaching discipline* Create a classroom environment reflecting professionalism, equity, respect and trustAdhere to college policies* Abide by Employee Standards of Conduct - DH (Exhibit)* Perform job duties as assigned by department chair and dean (unless request is in violation of TJC policy or local/state/federal laws)* Stay current with and follow departmental and college policies* Complete required compliance trainings and stay current on professional development hoursResponsibilities to the StudentExhibit a commitment to student success* Design classroom instructional activities appropriate to the expected rigor of the course and consistent with program expectations and course objectives* Embed interactive learning activities in the instructional setting that engage student learning and encourage student development of active learning skillsets* Facilitate student learning and successful completion of course by preparing and using appropriate instructional materials compatible with the expected rigor of the course and consistent with program expectations and course objectives* Align learning opportunities and employ suitable assessments of course learning outcomes and program learning outcomes, with the student core competencies* Sequence learning opportunities and assessments through the courses and program to build student learning and understanding* Integrate workplace professional skillsets into the classroom environment (i.E., prompt and regular attendance, initiative to seek clarification, timely submission of work, use of technology in work completion, etc.)* Motivate students to perform at their highest level by maintaining an atmosphere of dignity and cordiality conducive to learning in both the classroom and officeAdhere to college policies* Meet all classes as scheduled and maximize use of available class time* Maintain scheduled office hours as required* Follow attendance and office hour requirements for online and hybrid classes as specified in the distance education course standards (see employee handbook)Responsibilities to the Department* Follow prescribed course syllabi and adopted textbooks [including appropriate assigned readings]* Inform students of student learning outcomes, class procedures and grading policies at the beginning of each semester* Demonstrate initiative and/or cooperative support of leadership, faculty and staff to implement strategic improvements and achieve goals* Attend and participate in required department and school meetings, and perform other duties as assigned by the department chair or instructional deanResponsibilities to the College* Maintain accurate records and submit required student attendance and grade reports by published deadlines* Model professional conduct and enforce student conduct policies as prescribed* Participate in all required convocation activities and graduation events* Maintain required memberships/licensures/certifications per department and accrediting body standards* Assume duties, including committee assignments, over and above assigned classes and office hours as requested by department chair or instructional dean* Demonstrate commitment to the college through actively participating in TJC sponsored events and activities beyond assigned classes and office hours as appropriateResponsibilities to the Community* Network with community members and others to promote the TJC program and its students* Exhibit conduct that reflects the mission, vision and values of the institution and the communityDiscipline- or Position-Specific Responsibilities/Competencies* Prepare and teach courses in the field of nursing to a diverse and multicultural student population based on the department's approved course learning outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies as appropriate to the needs of students and the standards of the discipline.* Participate actively in departmental responsibilities and departmental governance, including curriculum review and revision, program review/evaluation, accreditation standards, assessment of student learning outcomes, and other departmental duties.* Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback reflecting program learning outcomes and departmental expectations.* Keep accurate records of students' attendance, progress, and performance.* Contact clinical facility assigned and plan rotation for assigned clinical group(s), provide direct supervision of students practicing in the clinical setting, and evaluate students' performance.* Supervise all initial nursing procedures performed by the student in the clinical area and establish competence before allowing the student to perform a nursing procedure without direct faculty member supervision.* Participate in the development, implementation, and enforcement of standards/policies for admission, progression, probation, and dismissal of students, and participation in academic guidance and counselling.* Serve as a mentor to students in the Nursing program.* Serve as a Team Leader during appropriate period of assignment.* Assist with orientation of new faculty and serve as a mentor to new faculty as needed.* Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities.* Support department goals through active and collegial engagement in decision-making and planning.* Serve on college wide and departmental committees, councils, work groups, and task forces.Other Expectations* Must be computer literate and willing to utilize latest multi-media technologies* Appropriate use of the college's learning management system.* Meet deadlines for attendance reporting and course grades.* Begin classes and labs on time and promptly notify the appropriate instructional administrator in the event of an unscheduled absence.* Participate in pinning, graduation, convocation, and other official college functions.* Maintain regular office hours to assist students and improve student retention and success.* Attend and participate in college wide, campus, department, or other activities and meetings.* Recognize and reflect standards of civility and collegiality in all interactions.* Comply with published college policies and procedures and meet professional standards for teaching.* Perform other duties as assigned* Will have contact - in person, by email, or by phone - with staff, students, and the general public* Must exhibit a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students with disabilitiesQUALIFICATIONSRequired Education/Experience* Master's degree in nursing* Three (3) years of recent, varied nursing experience as a Registered NursePreferred Education/Experience* Previous teaching experienceRequired Credentials:
Certifications/Licensures* Must hold a current license or privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas

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