PRACTICAL NURSING/NURSE ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR
Company: Southwestern Illinois College
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Full-time Practical Nursing/Nurse Assistant Instructor
Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a
full-time, tenure track position of Instructor in the Practical
Nursing/Nurse Assistant program(s) within the Health Sciences &
Homeland Security division. Position available upon initiation of
the Practical Nursing programming at the East St. Louis campus. The
anticipated start date is August 10, 2021.
The successful applicant will serve as instructor in the Practical
Nursing/Nurse Assistant program. As an instructor, the individual
will teach Practical Nursing/Nurse Assistant courses in both the
traditional and computerized environment, assist the program
coordinator with program operations, accreditation standards, and
the clinical education component of the program. The individual
will also assess student performance and collaborate with Practical
Nursing/Nurse Assistant faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of
instruction in each of the programs. Opportunities exist for
participation in professional development activities and service on
departmental, divisional, and/or college-wide committees.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an academic institution
accredited and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
(USDE) required; Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
- Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Illinois (or the ability
to obtain such a license prior to the start of official employment)
is required with a minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing
practice. Diversity in clinical practice experience, med-surg,
rehabilitation, and pediatrics preferable.
- Minimum of two (2) years' experience teaching as a clinical
preceptor, college level courses, or in a practical nursing program
is required. CAN instructor experience is a plus.
- Illinois Department of Public Health certification to teach
Nurse Assistant courses or the commitment to personally obtain such
certification at the earliest possible opportunity but no later
than the start of a second year of employment.
- Qualified through education and/or experience to assure
proficiency in, but not limited to, the following areas:
- Curriculum design
- Program administration/evaluation
- Instructional methodology
- Testing and evaluation
- Educational psychology
- Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and advising
- Must meet and continue to maintain the professional standards
established by the program's oversight agencies including the
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional
- Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers, applicable
software, and Internet required.
- Ability to meet, successfully complete and maintain minimum
health requirements, drug and/or reference checks required by the
college, program accreditation and/or clinical facilities prior to
and throughout employment.
- Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by
the Administration and the Board of Trustees for any assigned
- A valid driver's license is required.
This is a nine-month teaching position with the salary determined
by placement on the base salary schedule. For example, the minimum
2018-2019 starting salary at step one Bachelor's Degree is $46,453,
and step one Master's Degree is $49,453. Voluntary overload
teaching assignments and summer may increase the annual
compensation by 40%. The College offers a comprehensive flexible
Practical Nursing/Nurse Assistant instructional responsibilities at
the East St. Louis/Granite City/Belleville campus with
district-wide clinical responsibilities. Driving may be required to
reach off-campus sites, visit clinical facilities throughout the
region, and to attend professional functions within the state of
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review
of applications will begin February 19, 2021.
You must provide a cover letter, resume, list of three references
and college transcriptions.
Required application materials, such as resume, cover letter and
references, should be attached to your application. Other required
application materials i.e., transcripts, etc., should be attached
after your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job
Applications page from the careers home page of your account.
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(EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status,
political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or
disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act)
with respect to employment opportunities
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal
treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin,
religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical
or mental disability or other basis protected by law.
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