To perform instruction and other related duties in the College’s instructional program.
Adjunct nursing faculty member reports to the course lead instructor, who reports to the Dean, who reports to the Vice President, who reports to the President.
Qualifications for Position
• Qualifications required for area of teaching – Master’s degree in nursing required for ADN program; Bachelor’s degree in nursing required for LPN program • Commitment to community college mission and philosophy • Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills • Willingness and ability to teach students in the classroom and clinical setting • Work with entire College community in an effective and positive manner
• Perform instructional duties as assigned for appropriate subject area • Prepare or update syllabi or clinical course documents for instructional area as assigned. • Participate in selection of textbooks and equipment, which the instructor deems necessary in instructional assignments. • Perform assessment of student learning and participate in College wide assessment program. • Report absences from assigned responsibilities promptly to the Dean • Maintain attendance and grade records and provide these records for review as necessary • Participate in professional development activities both on campus and off-campus, if available. • Keep abreast of current trends, technologies and information in subject area.
• Perform other related duties as assigned
Adjunct faculty member is required to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision. Consultation as necessary is available with the Course Lead instructor.
Adjunct faculty member is expected to follow all College policies and procedures, all hospital or clinical site policies and procedures, as well as all local, state, and federal laws. Adjunct faculty member is also expected to adhere to and foster development of Kaskaskia College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, responsibility and fairness.
Depending on the specific teaching schedule, adjunct faculty member can expect to have frequent contact with students and other College employees.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Depending on the adjunct faculty member’s load assignment, duties will be performed in either a classroom setting or internship or clinical environment. Travel within the College district, as well as occasional overnight travel is required as necessary to perform the duties of the position