Faculty - Licensed Vocational Nursing
Company: Amarillo College
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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
+ 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.
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.
+ Required: Three (3) years of recent experience in the
+ Preferred: Minimum five (5) years' work experience in business
and industry. Must have some teaching experience.
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
+ Plan, develop and present organized classroom instructions and
learning opportunities for students in accordance with approved
+ 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
+ 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
+ Assist with registration and participate in recruitment
+ Ensure effective two-way communication at all levels of
+ Participate in and complete performance assessments/evaluations
+ 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
+ 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
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
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
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