Job Title LPN Nursing Instructor

Posting Number 2266

Job Schedule Full Time

Job Shift Varied

OCR Code / Classification 2 - Instructor - Faculty

Min Salary 

Max Salary 

Work Location Main Campus

Job Description Summary 

This team member will serve as a full-time instructor for the nursing department at Forsyth Tech to include the nursing curriculum in the PN department. Team members can start now, in the summer, or at the start of the new academic year.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree or higher in nursing from an accredited institution. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
  • Current, unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina.
  • Two calendar years, or the equivalent of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • Prior to, or within the first three years of employment, have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation appropriate to assignment. (NOTE: Documentation criteria are per the North Carolina Board of Nursing.)
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and a willingness to teach day and/or evening classes across the program at various campus locations as needed.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and/or Google Workspace, spreadsheets, presentation and collaboration apps and software.
  • The ability to transport self to multiple clinical agencies within the workday.
  • Maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Have current knowledge of nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.
  • Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of the College.
  • Valid Driver’s License with a driving record in good standing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in nursing education
  • Teaching experience at the Community College or University level.
  • Certification as Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) encouraged.
  • Experience in testing, evaluation, and curriculum development.
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery methods.

Essential DutiesTeaching and Learning:

  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the program coordinator and approved by the director and dean.
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACSCOC-approved competencies.
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance, grade reports, roll books, etc.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
  • Meet with and advise students regarding academic progress.

Curriculum Development:

  • Assist in the maintenance, review, and updating of course descriptions, objectives, outlines, and examinations for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
  • Make recommendations to the lead instructor for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing curriculum.

Advising:

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of student admission, progression, and graduation requirements of the nursing program.
  • Assist advisees.
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
  • Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees.
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees.
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising.

Professional Development:

  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the director and dean, and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
  • Maintain membership and participation in professional organizations.
  • Read professional literature.
  • Keep abreast of current technology.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
  • Participate in on-campus professional development activities.

Institutional Service:

  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Participate in college-wide activities.

Community Relations:

  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
  • Assist in planning of advisory committee meetings.

Language Skills:

  • Read written communications and analyze and interpret both verbal and written communications.
  • Respond coherently both verbally and in writing to students, co-workers, and individuals having contact with the College.
  • Respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Present information effectively to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

At Forsyth Tech we cultivate a culture of belonging where every member – student, staff, and faculty – are valued, respected, accepted and encouraged to use our true and authentic self and hte voice of our unique characteristics and experience.

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee will need to regularly operate and use computers, phones, and other electronic equipment.
  • The employee will frequently communicate and must be able to exchange accurate information with others.
  • The employee may need to move around their office and/or campus to attend meetings/ classes and to access files, machinery, or other job-related tools.
  • The employee must be able to work in a hospital/patient care setting.
  • The employee may need to lift and/or move equipment, tools, or paperwork up to 25 pounds.
  • The employee may need to position themselves by reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching to adjust or collect equipment and/or supplies.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Workplace Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Encounters low to moderate noise levels in the work environment.

Open Date 05/15/2024

Close Date 

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants 

If you need assistance, please contact HR at 336-734-7302. AA/EOE.

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