Napa Valley College Medical-Surgical Nursing Instructor Faculty (Tenure-Track) Salary: $54,429.00 - $89,457.00 Annually Deadline: 2/12/2017 Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/napavalley/jobs/1608445/medical-surgical-nursing-instructor?keywords=MEDICAL-SURGICAL%20NURSING&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs Napa Valley College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This position will participate in developing and implementing the philosophy and curriculum of the Associate Degree Nursing program. This full-time, tenure-track faculty position works a 175-day faculty work year, in accordance with the district/faculty agreement, beginning fall semester (August 2017). Appointments are contingent upon approval of the college's Board of Trustees and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Initial salary placement is $54,429-$74,814 annually, with future steps to $89,457. Placement on the salary range is commensurate with education and experience. The college offers a fringe benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, employee assistance program, and CalSTRS membership. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, Dean of Health Occupations, and Program Coordinator/Director • develop, teach, and evaluate students' accomplishment of specific objectives; • supervise students' clinical experiences in a variety of assigned agencies; • work with other faculty to coordinate program goals with other college courses and health occupations programs; • participate in the development and revision of curriculum, program evaluation, and assessment of student learning outcomes; assist the dean/director in program development and other division tasks; • participate in professional development activities; • maintain current knowledge in the subject-matter area and effective teaching/learning strategies; • work cooperatively with other department members, the program coordinator/director, the dean, and the vice president to develop and maintain quality instruction; • maintain required licensure and educational requirements determined by the BRN; • maintain current nursing knowledge and required skills to oversee the education of students in the clinical site, demonstrating the ability to provide professional care and practice in the clinical setting as well as meet clinical site requirements; • perform related duties in the Health Occupation Division, as assigned. Assignment may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, off-campus classes, and online or other technology-supported instruction. All contract and regular faculty are required to adhere to contractual obligations, meet assigned classes, maintain regular office hours, assist and advise students, participate in division activities and appropriate college committees, including regular faculty meetings of the department, division and College. EXPECTATION FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Napa Valley College believes that faculty can and will develop in their abilities and skills in teaching, responsibility within the college community, professional development, and student support. Thus, the college has a developmental faculty evaluation model which adds expectations with each additional year and which expects that faculty will participate in professional development activities that support these criteria. Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Instructors/Faculty will also need to meet requirements of the Board of Registered Nursing and professional development as deemed appropriate in the ADN Faculty Handbook. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications Education: • Earned Master's degree in nursing OR • Bachelor's in nursing AND Master's in health education or health science OR • Hold a valid CA Community College teaching credential in Nursing OR • The equivalent.If you do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications as stated in #1, #2, or #3 above and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency, a Request for Equivalency Review (Download PDF reader) form must be submitted at the time of application. All degrees must be from an accredited institution. Experience: • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of community college students; AND • Demonstrated college-level teaching experience in Nursing; AND • Direct patient care experience within the previous five years in the medical-surgical nursing area, which can be met by: • • • • • One year's continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the medical-surgical nursing area; OR • • • • • One academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the medical-surgical nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; AND • Completion of at least one year's experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing. License: • Current valid license or eligibility to practice as a registered nurse in California. Desirable Professional Competencies • One year of full-time or two years of part-time teaching experience in a registered nursing program or in staff development at the community college level within the previous five years. • Demonstrated ability to facilitate application of theory to practice. • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with program faculty as a team member in an integrated curriculum, including course planning, curriculum development, teaching, learning outcome assessment, and evaluation. • Demonstrated experience in implementing teaching techniques to effectively address the learning needs of students from a variety of cultural, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds. • Demonstrated experience in using current information technology in the classroom. • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. APPLICATION PROCEDURE A. Applicants must complete the online application through GovernmentJobs.com. To begin the application process, please visit the Napa Valley College website at www.napavalley.edu and click the "Job Opportunities" link. All elements of the application, including supplemental questions, must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete. Internal applicants are still required to submit a complete application packet for this position. This includes submission of transcripts and all other required application materials. B. Applicants must attach the following to complete the application process: (.pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf, .bmp, .gif, .jpe, .jpeg, or .jpg files only) 1. A letter of interest, not to exceed two pages, that addresses how you meet the minimum and desirable professional competencies for the position as outlined in this announcement. 2. Request for Equivalency Review (Download PDF reader) form (only for applicants who do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency). 3. Current comprehensive resume. 4. Legible copies of transcripts verifying college work, degrees, and conferral dates (official transcripts required on offer of employment). • Transcripts without the degrees and conferral dates will be deemed incomplete. • Please remove SSN or DOB if visible on transcripts. • Foreign Transcripts: Napa Valley College requires that individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement, even if the foreign transcript has previously been accepted by a different college or university in the United States. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the State of California, Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Please click here (Download PDF reader) for a list of approved organizations. It is important that your application reflect all of your relevant education and experience, including academic and non-academic employment history. Please note that your resume does not take the place of completing the "Work Experience" section of the application. Applications will be rejected if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required application materials are completed and properly uploaded into the system. Only complete applications will be forwarded to the selection committee for further review. An application is only considered complete if all items above are uploaded. All required application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. PST on the filing deadline. Please do not submit material not requested. Application materials submitted become the property of Napa Valley College and the Office of Human Resources cannot copy, return, or transfer materials to other positions. Any expenses incurred in connection with the initial interview will be the responsibility of the candidate. The college will reimburse certain travel expenses associated with second interviews (if applicable), depending on distance of travel. The District will not accept materials by e-mail, fax, or mail. Napa Valley College, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace and requires that employees abide by that policy.