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Nursing Instructor, Full-Time (Mental Health Psychiatric)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Nursing Instructor, Full-Time (Mental Health Psychiatric)
Department Health Sciences - Dept
Employee Group Full-time Faculty
Status Full-time
Starting Salary Range Base Salary: Mid 40's to Mid 50's. See details below regarding potential for additional compensation.
Compensation Details

Starting salary is dependent on education, directly related experience and internal equity.  After completing the second probationary semester, the potential exists to earn additional compensation by teaching overload and spring/summer sessions.  This additional compensation varies based on several factors, including educational level and step.  For example, a faculty member with a Master’ s degree at Step 0 who teaches 10 hours of overload during the fall and winter semesters would earn an additional $18,000.  Teaching during the spring/summer sessions would also generate additional compensation beyond the base salary.  Excellent benefits package.  Click here to view our benefits summary.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Purpose, Scope & Dimension of Job: Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan. Where applicable, faculty maintain licensure and certifications. In addition, full-time faculty have the following key responsibilities which are described more fully below in the Essential Duties/Major Accountabilities section:
• Professional development
• Curriculum Development
• Collegial Responsibilities
• Actively participate in efforts focused on the College’s operational success.
• Communication
• Safety

Specific Teaching Assignment:
Conducts classes in Associate Degree Nursing theory, laboratory and clinical practice in accordance with program philosophy, objectives and procedures.

Supervisory Responsibility:
Faculty are sometimes called upon to perform quasi-supervisory responsibilities, particularly in their role as Coordinators. When interacting with support specialist of the AVT Skill Laboratory and office assistants, will provide direction on tasks and/or request action to be taken within specific time frame.

Minimum Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
1. Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from an accredited institution.
2. A minimum of three years of full time clinical nursing experience or part-time experience that would equate to three full-time years is required (6,240 hours).
3. Recent, relevant experience in Nursing within the past five years.
4. Current Michigan Licensure as a Registered Nurse or eligibility to obtain Michigan RN licensure prior to start date.
5. Evidence of continuing professional development.
6. Demonstrates excellent human relations skills.
7. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
8. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
9. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
10. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
11. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
12. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
13. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.

  • A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.
Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. Teaching experience at community college level.
2. Clinical experience in mental health psychiatric nursing.
3. Familiarity with use of computer-based instruction, distance learning, learning technologies, competency-based instruction and modularized courseware.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. The employee must be able to move about 2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is required to be mobile around campus for participant involvement/activities.
2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.
3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).
4. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.
5. If applicable, must be able to tolerate frequent exposure to a wide variety of chemicals which are common to the industry. Must be able to handle and mix chemicals properly and safely; and wear appropriate gloves and other personal protective equipment.

Work Schedule

Although full-time faculty are obligated to teach during fall and winter, the nature of their full-time job requires them to perform many of their professional responsibilities year-round.

Faculty are required to maintain office hours and will make additional provisions for student consultations as may be necessary and reasonable.

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Additional Information

Start date: 2018 Winter Semester

Degree must be conferred by application deadline or close of posting.

Visa sponsorship is not available.

The College is unable to assist with travel and/or relocation expenses.

Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

Application Deadline Open until a sufficient pool is identified
Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Equal Opportunity Statement

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • CareerBuilder website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • HigherEdJobs website
    • Mott website
    • MI-HERC website
    • MLive website
    • Monster website
    • Professional Association website**
    • Professional Publication website**
    • Other website**
    • Newspaper**
    • Professional Publication**
    • Email notification from Mott Human Resources
    • Notified by current or former Mott employee**
    • Other**
  2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have recent, relevant experience in Nursing within the past five years?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a minimum of three years of full time clinical nursing experience or part-time experience that would equate to three full-time years (6,240 hours)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * If you answered yes, please explain further.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have a current Michigan license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or are you eligible to obtain a Michigan RN license prior to start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have clinical experience in mental health psychiatric nursing? If yes, briefly explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Licenses/Certifications
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3