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Faculty - Licensed Vocational Nursing

Company: Amarillo College
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

At Amarillo College, our students are the priority. It is our mission and our responsibility to enrich their lives by helping them identify an educational pathway that will lead to success in life. It is therefore required that every team member, regardless of job title or duties, be responsible, first and foremost, for assisting students in every way.

We are accepting applications for a Full-Time Faculty in Vocational Nursing who will adhere to the aforementioned mission statement and who will teach courses in assigned discipline. Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, laboratory, tech-supported, or online courses and in immediate preparation for respective courses, maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

+ Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

+ Preferred: Master's Degree preferably in Nursing, if a Master's Degree in a discipline other than nursing must hold a BSN from an approved or accredited Baccalaureate Program in Nursing.

CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Degrees, experiences, and certificates must be in the proposed teaching or service area and must meet any accreditation requirement applicable to the program or institution. The appropriate Presidents Cabinet member must expressly approve any exceptions in writing. Certification, licensure, or registration counts toward placement only in programs in which one or more of these is required for accreditation of that program.

EXPERIENCE:

+ Required: Three (3) years of recent experience in the industry.

+ Preferred: Minimum five (5) years' work experience in business and industry. Must have some teaching experience.

CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:

Must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Exhibit effective teaching in Nursing courses with a willingness to learn new software applications as needed.

+ Demonstrate commitment to student success, innovation, collaboration and instructional quality.

+ Perform teaching activities, including classroom instruction, directing projects, and assisting with student coursework, research and internships.

+ Plan, develop and present organized classroom instructions and learning opportunities for students in accordance with approved course outlines.

+ Teach off-campus, dual credit, online courses as required and teach day and/or evening courses.

+ Demonstrate and maintain competence in the use of instructional technology.

+ Develop curriculum, prepare syllabus i.e., determine course content that is consistent with the catalog description.

+ Willing to teach on satellite campuses, in class or online as needed.

+ Assist with registration and participate in recruitment activities.

+ Ensure effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility.

+ Participate in and complete performance assessments/evaluations as assigned.

+ Perform additional related duties as required, and

+ As an Amarillo College employee, seek knowledge of and pledge to actively engage in a culture of caring striving to serve students, peers and the community by embracing the AC Core Values: Wow, Family, Fun, Innovation, and Yes!

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

+ Ability to work with and motivate students.

+ Ability to demonstrate excellent teaching skills.

+ Ability to work under stress.

+ Ability to work well with a team or independently.

+ Excellent oral, written and listening skills, including computer skills sufficient for email, course development and course management.

+ Must be able to deal with people in a professional manner.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods; and have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment.

Salary: New faculty members will be placed appropriately on the College salary schedule established for their category of employment. When determining an employee's placement on the appropriate College salary schedule, the employee's position, responsibilities, experience, education, and years of service shall be considered.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Amarillo College is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who not only reflect the demographics of our clients but also continue to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our customers.

Promotional Opportunity Policy

Under the Amarillo College Promotional Opportunity Policy, only current appointed or part-time non-appointed employees will be considered for a position during the first five (5) working days from notice or posting

Benefits

Amarillo College offers a rich benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages available through ERS. Amarillo College provides (at no cost to the employee) a long-term disability policy. In addition to retirement savings through Teachers Retirement System - TRS (pension plan) or Optional Retirement Plan -ORP (403b), the college offers the AC Benefit Plan - additional 403(b) with a generous matching contribution. Amarillo College employees receive an additional 2.5% of their pay that can be applied to health insurance or retirement. Employees and their dependents are eligible for reduced or free tuition for Amarillo College courses. Employees have free access to the fitness center located on the Washington Street Campus. Amarillo College Holidays (https://www.actx.edu/hr/2021-2022-duty-days-paid-days)

Keywords: Amarillo College, Amarillo , Faculty - Licensed Vocational Nursing, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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