Tenure Track Faculty, Nursing - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Metropolitan Campus

Job Responsibilities

Teaches a variety of courses in the Associate Degree Nursing Program including health assessment, fundamentals, and medical-surgical nursing.

• Prepares and delivers lectures to students on various topics in relation to a specific discipline
• Evaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments and papers
• Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts
• Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, speaking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences
• Maintains student attendance records, grades and other required records
• Initiates, facilitates and moderates classroom discussions
• As needed, advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues
• Plans, evaluates and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instruction
• Compiles, administers and grades examinations
• Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
• Maintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students
• Selects and obtains materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment
• Serves on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional polices, department matters and academic issues
• Participates in campus and community events

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree with a major in nursing
• Completion of a professional nursing education program approved by a state board of nursing
• Minimum of 2 years current experience in the practice of nursing as an RN
• Current active, unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Ohio
• Clinical experience in obstetrics and other specialties, depending upon course content
• Proficiency in word processing and presentation software, internet and email

• Teaching experience
• Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for students
• Advanced communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and organizational skills
• Logic and reasoning skills to identify solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
• Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

In addition, the ideal candidate will show evidence of:

• Demonstrated teaching experience
• Ability to develop new curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market discipline
• Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students
• Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to using new technology, applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles
• Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment
• Excellent oral, written and listening skills
• Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments
• Being a successful advocate to new initiatives in curriculum or delivery
• Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college
• Capability to teach in more than one discipline
• Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue the larger goal
• Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the college

Work Schedule

Classes are assigned beginning January (Spring semester) 2015. Ability to work a combination of days/evenings/weekends is required. Assignments include working at multiple sites/campuses.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

$48,653 minimum; offer based on education/or and experience.

Special Note

This is a full-time tenure track faculty opportunity for the academic year beginning January (Spring) 2015. Summer contracts are issued separately.

If hired, must be able to receive or show evidence of all required healthcare immunizations as defined by the Center of Disease Control.

The following documents must be attached to your on-line employment application.
1) Current resume
2) A cover letter
3) A one-page statement explaining how you promote student learning and achievement
4) Scanned copies of your transcripts (original, unofficial, or photocopy) for all degrees and copies of required licenses/certifications. Please indicate your current name of the transcript if it differs from the name on the transcript.


Applicants selected for interview must provide official transcripts for all degrees at the time of interview. Hire is contingent upon receipt of all official college transcripts.

Please note that degrees must be conferred/completed prior to submission of your application.

Please DO NOT include other transcripts or documents not requested such as letters of reference or past evaluations; only the transcripts and required licenses/certifications will be forwarded to the search committee. No faxed transcripts, licenses, or certifications will be accepted.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Nursing
  • Tenure Track Faculty, Nursing
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter