Nursing Instructor/Simulation Coordinator (Reposted) - Kern Community College District in Bakersfield California

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Kern Community College District

Bakersfield, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

College Site

Bakersfield College

Basic Fuction

This assignment supports all clinical learning lab and simulated patient care learning experiences for the Nursing/Allied Health Departments; provides direct instruction utilizing simulation; develops simulations for student and faculty use; maintains nursing lab environment and simulation equipment; and, provides faculty training in simulation.
This assignment will also require instruction in a full range of Nursing courses that may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning, and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs for the Nursing department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college, and discipline-specific professional activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Nursing
    OR – Baccalaureate degree in nursing and a Master’s degree, which shall include course work in nursing, education, or administration
    OR – Baccalaureate degree in nursing and enrollment in an accredited college for a Master’s degree which shall include course work in nursing, education, or administration, with a scheduled completion date before December 2018 academic year;
  • A valid, active license as a California Registered Nurse;
  • At least two year’s continuous, full-time experience in direct patient care practice as a Registered Nurse within the last 5 years
  • Successful approval by the Board of Registered Nursing and Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
  • Shall have or be willing to complete (within 6 months of hire) a course in teaching offered by an accredited school;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • One year experience in simulation and/or skills lab instruction
  • Record of successful teaching experience in a pre or post-licensure nursing program

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the discipline. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning, and service to diverse student population;
  • Ability to effectively work with students with wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
  • Ability to participate in the development of curriculum, including curriculum delivers via new modalities;
  • Ability to participate in recruiting and articulation activities with local schools, colleges and universities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain subject matter currency;
  • Ability to assess student learning outcomes;
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to explore new technologies that would benefit the program;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the California community college mission.

Minium Salary

$64,009.50 annually

Maximum Salary

$118,672.93 annually ($83,988.06 maximum entry level)


It shall be the policy of the Kern Community College District that equal opportunity to seek, obtain, hold, and advance in employment in the District shall be afforded to all who qualify without discrimination because of race, color, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, and/or physical or mental disability. Appropriate qualifications for the performance of specific duties are the basic criteria for the employmentand promotion of personnel. Additional efforts will be made to recruit, develop, and to promote qualified members of groups that are underrepresented in the District workforce, even if that under-representation cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions on the part of the District.If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 336-5141.

Keyword Phrases

  • 3 campuses serving 38,000 diverse students
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Invested, Inclusive, Accountable, Focus, Committed
  • Nursing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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