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NORTHERN NEW MEXICO COLLEGE

BACCALAUREATE DEGREE NURSING

IS RECRUITING FOR PART-TIME FACULTY (NON-TENURE TRACK)

Nature of Work:  Educate baccalaureate degree nursing students in accordance with the program’s vision, mission, and student learning outcomes. 9-month part-time faculty position in an innovative, holistic, nationally accredited RN to BSN nursing program. The program is based on The Theory of Integral Nursing and prepares nurses to provide holistic, intentional, relationship-centered care.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel within this classification.
  1. Implement the RN to BSN program curriculum in accordance with the stated program philosophy.
  2. Promote integral (and integrative) holistic nursing education within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  3. Maintain academic proficiency regarding integral nursing education and holistic health care.
  4. Teach 6 credits of upper division nursing courses in the RN to BSN Program per semester in accordance with approved course syllabi in an online learning environment.
  5. Instruct and supervise student clinical practicum experiences.
  6. Maintains satisfactory relationships with cooperating clinical agencies.
  7. Serve as a role model for students both in professional and personal interactions.
  8. Maintain an online classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  9. Maintain professional expertise and credentials in areas relevant to position through ongoing professional development activities.
  10. Post and maintain a schedule of office hours to include at least three hours per week.
  11. Mentor students in the RN to BSN Program.
  12. Maintain accurate student scholastic records and submit required reports to the Registrar’s Office in a timely manner.
  13. Refer students to appropriate college resources when indicated.
  14. Inform Associate Director or Chair of the Department of Nursing and Health Sciences of problems or concerns that impact the RN to BSN Program.
  15. Participate in RN to BSN Program departmental meetings.
  16. Work with the RN to BSN Program community advisory committee.
  17. Provide input into the RN to BSN Program budget.
  18. Participate in the assessment of student learning for the RN to BSN Program to include collection, aggregation, analysis, and reporting of assessment data.
  19. Participate in the maintenance and update of the RN to BSN Program’s Systematic Program Evaluation Plan.
  20. Participate in accreditation activities necessary to maintain national accreditation for the RN to BSN Program.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in nursing. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in New Mexico or compact state required. Certification/credentials in online teaching and learning required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

PhD preferred. Experience teaching online preferred. Three years of full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience in a nursing program preferred.  Certification in holistic nursing preferred.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

A minimum of twenty hours per week. Flexible schedule. Responsibilities include teaching course content online, providing student feedback, assigning grades, and role modeling the professional values and standards of holistic nursing. Additional duties include participation in program faculty meetings, curriculum development and evaluation activities, program assessment, and national accreditation activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of baccalaureate degree nursing programs required.
  • Applicant must embrace the philosophy of holistic/integrative nursing practice.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based teaching strategies.
  • Excellent demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students, and the public.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals (students, staff, faculty, public) and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge and experience in learning management systems (LMS), and online teaching and learning.
  • Ability to effectively provide a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning. Ability to address multiple learning styles in classroom teaching. Experience with a variety of teaching resources. Ability to maintain clinical competence in area of teaching.
  • Proficient computer software skills – Microsoft Office, email and electronic calendar.
  • Ability to introduce computer technology into the classroom and willing to explore new course delivery methods.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to attend to details and meet deadlines.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Work is normally performed in an online classroom environment or clinical setting.  A minimum of twenty hours per week as necessary to complete job duties.

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include 1) a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, 2) curriculum vitae or resume, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) professional references

 

The position will remain open until filled.

 

Required application materials should be sent to:  humanresources@nnmc.edu

 

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews and official transcripts will be requested upon acceptance of the interview.

 

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