February 16, 2018

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description:
Roxbury Community College Department of Nursing invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions. We are looking for two faculty members with Pediatric specialty. Primarily responsible for instructional preparation and teaching of nursing courses offered at the associate degree nursing and practical nursing certificate level in the classroom, clinical, simulation and laboratory settings. Roxbury Community College unveiled a state of the art simulated hospital in Fall 2017 and rolling out a revised curriculum to meet the needs of our students and better prepared them for entry to practice.

The faculty member is responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the Department and in accordance with the Massachusetts Board of Nursing Registration and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The faculty member participates in the review and evaluation of nursing courses and in the evaluation of student performance. He/she participates in departmental, division and college- related committees and activities. Each faculty member is responsible for maintaining current R.N. license and expertise in nursing and teaching specialty.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of Nursing.

Supervision Exercised: None

Develops instructional material consistent with course objectives.

Collaborates with faculty colleagues to develop, support and implement the philosophy, conceptual framework, objectives and policies of the Department.

Actively participates in curriculum development, course refinement and program evaluation.

Collaborates with faculty colleagues to develop a nursing curriculum plan that shall provide a variety of learning experiences consistent with the program mission, philosophy and nursing education outcomes.

Actively participates in departmental committees.

Accepts responsibility of delegated assignments.

Demonstrates effective working relationships with individuals and groups.

Keeps educational records as required.

Demonstrates flexibility within nursing specialties.

Effectively teaches in the classroom, lab and clinical area in the areas of acute medical-surgical nursing and at least one other setting.

Demonstrates computer skills for patient care and for educational and office requirements.

Uses strong organizational skills to manage and teach in the classroom, nursing skills lab and the clinical setting.

Prepares for class, lab and clinical according to the needs of the program. This may include preparing clinical assignments at the clinical facility one-day in advance and communicating this information to students.

Coordinate courses including lab and clinical components.

Work with adjunct faculty to ensure the best learning experiences for students.

Utilize a variety of appropriate teaching strategies to promote students' critical thinking skills.

Use simulations and computer technologies in the classroom and lab.

Comply with the duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Teaches in both the day and evening option as assigned.

Actively participates in in the Systematic Evaluation Plan (SEP).

Actively participates in a minimum of 1 college committee.

Curriculum Responsibilities:
Demonstrate ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate instructional materials in assigned areas of classroom, nursing laboratory and clinical teaching.
Assesses classroom, nursing laboratory and/or clinical student performance using outcomes based criteria.
Utilizes a variety of appropriate teaching strategies including technology to correlate and enhance classroom and clinical teaching.
Identifies the learning needs of individual students and seek experiences to meet these needs.
Evaluates student's progress against established criteria.
Assists students in their own self-evaluation.
Participates in evaluation of the nursing program.
Maintains expertise in area of teaching responsibility.
Non Instructional Workload:
Acts as an advisor to nursing students and potential nursing students.
Serves on departmental, division and college governance committees.
Participates in professional development, as stipulated by the MCCC contract, or as necessary for personal and professional growth.
Provides support and assistance for students having difficulty in achieving course objectives.
Serves as professional role model to students.
Participates in evaluation of peers, coordinators and administrators.
Participates in student recruitment activities.
Maintains office hours according to MCCC contract.
Participates in Accreditation activities.

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States
Requires an earned graduate degree in nursing
Current experience in pediatric nursing is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of nursing experience is required.
Experience teaching at a school of nursing preferred.
Experience with clinical simulation preferred.
Demonstrated curriculum development and classroom teaching skills preferred.
Demonstrated computer skills for patient care and for educational and office requirements.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proven dedication to student learning and academic support
Medical/Surgical teaching experience preferred
Proven dedication to student learning and academic support
Comply with the duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Current MA registered nurse license in good standing; clean CORI; updated health clearance.

Additional Information:
Annualized Salary Range: Roxbury Community College offers competitive salaries and full benefits according to the guidelines and procedures of the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement. The range of the salary for this position is $52,000 to $60,000, commensurate with the qualifications and years of related experiences.

Effective Date: Fall 2018

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

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Application Instructions:
We are looking to fill TWO full time Nursing Faculty positions to start in Fall 2018.

Please attach a letter of application, resume, transcripts and the names of 3 references.