Nursing Instructor Community College - FT Tenure Track - Begins Fall 2018 - Glendora

Job Description

This tenure-track medical-surgical nursing instructor position is a 10-month (175 days) assignment, which includes a variety of courses, and will require the selected candidate to teach across programs. The assignment and schedule, as determined by the District, may consist of day, evening, and weekend hours including 12-hour shifts.

This position contingent upon funding and final Board approval.


Salary to be determined by the candidate's proper placement on the current Faculty Salary Schedule which is based on education and experience, and can be found at the Citrus College website.



Maintain professional and ethical academic standards set by the program and the District.

Provide class and clinical instruction in accordance with established course outlines, program expectations and the Board of Registered Nursing.

Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.- Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and student records and submit them in accordance with published deadlines.

Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations according to curriculum standards set by the District and the Board of Registered Nursing.

Involve technology in the learning process when appropriate.

Teach students with diverse backgrounds.- Participate actively in staff development and professional growth programs.- Participate in recruitment activities.

Meet obligations with regard to grade reporting, scheduled classes, required office hours, and other directions provided by the Director of Health Sciences.

Active involvement in all aspects of program design, implementation, and evaluation.

Perform other professional duties as assigned.


Ability to communicate effectively, in English, with a diverse population both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively as a member of the instructional team.

Willingness to participate in the distance education program.

Willingness to develop and assess student learning outcomes.

Evidence of computer literacy and experience with standard computer software on Microsoft Windows platform (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Blackboard or similar).

Willingness to use and promote technology-mediated instructional techniques.

Possess excellent organization skills.

Possess teaching and clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing.


Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural background, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff;


Possession of a master's degree in nursing


Possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing AND a master's degree in health education or health science including graduate level course work in nursing, education or administration;


Direct patient care experience in medical-surgical nursing area within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by: 1) one (1) year of continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing area; or 2) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency;


Completion of at least one (1) year (two (2) semesters/three (3) quarters) of experience teaching medical-surgical nursing courses/clinical rotations related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing;


Possession of a valid, active license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

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