Laramie County Community College Instructor, Nursing in Cheyenne, Wyoming

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.

A copy of official or unofficial transcripts are required for this position. You can upload transcripts in your applicant profile. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.

This is a nine month ON CAMPUS (168 duty day) position.

Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Instructor, Nursing position is a fulltime-benefited position that is responsible for developing, implementing and teaching nursing curriculum to meet the standards of state regulatory and national accreditation mandates.

This position provides effective instruction to meet student and program needs through coordinating, planning, evaluating, maintaining, and instructing course work; laboratory; and clinical courses though utilizing various teaching methodologies. This position also participates in recruitment and retention of students and comprehensive program assessment. The essential functions of this position require the ability to work a variable work schedule including day, evening, and weekend courses which may be located on the Cheyenne campus, Outreach campuses, and clinical sites as assigned.

Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty. The College’s faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of teaching assigned courses, holding regular office hours, being available for students, advising, and collaborating on departmental objectives. In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and values to continuously improve as professional educators and experts in their field. Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET).

Other duties may be assigned based on institutional need.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary: $55, 714.

Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by May 28th, 2018.

Starting Date: August 20th, 2018.

For information about Cheyenne http://lccc.wy.edu/about/welcome.

Facilitate Learning (80-90%)

Faculty employ effective teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate educational materials, delivery strategies, and effective assessment practices. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

Teaching:

  • Teach assigned classes as per course schedule and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need

  • Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor

  • Post and maintain office hours or maintain regular hours in the Student Success Center, Writing & Communication Center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure

  • Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 faculty work days)

Curriculum Development:

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and review of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate

  • Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies

  • Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as applicable

  • Coordinate with and provide input to appropriate subject librarian to assist in selecting, evaluating, and deselecting library resources as applicable

Instructional Delivery:

  • Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success

  • Incorporate current subject matter expertise into instruction

  • Utilize varied learning activities to maximize student engagement and success

  • Employ relevant teaching tools, strategies, and classroom technologies

Assessment of Student Learning and Continuous Improvement:

  • Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies

  • Evaluate student progress through cycles of formative and summative assessment

  • Comply with College procedures and practices related to instructional delivery, assessment, and reporting requirements to include records management

  • Engage with colleagues in the course, program, and institutional level assessment cycle of student learning for college data collection and continuous improvement

Service to the College (5-10%)

Faculty contribute to the College by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

Align with Core Values:

  • Faculty demonstrate a commitment to the College by involvement in one or more of the following

  • Serving on recognized College committees

  • Participating in student, College, or community-sponsored activities

  • Advise student clubs or groups

Build Relationships:

  • Engage in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and College-wide initiatives such as attending faculty and department meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, etc.

  • Assist with program promotion and recruitment of students through collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as four-year partners in transfer and/or articulation, industry, high schools, etc.

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Financial Aid, and the Career Center to promote student success

  • Provide collegial assistance and mentoring for colleagues

Professional Development (5-10%)

Faculty are knowledgeable about their subject matter and maintain relevancy in their field through activities such as research, publications, presentations, professional association memberships, and/or conference attendance. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

  • Maintain current subject matter expertise and expand knowledge through professional development

  • Comply with the minimum faculty qualifications and credentials, and, if applicable, maintain required certification or licensure per Administrative Procedure 2.7P (Minimum Faculty Qualifications Procedure)

  • Engage in professional development activities in order to incorporate best practices to instruction

  • Develop communities and professional relationships that are relative to teaching assignments such as advisory committees, industry partners, and other external stakeholders

  • Share knowledge gained through professional development with internal and external stakeholders

Nonessential Functions:

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

  • Represent the college at appropriate state meetings and planning sessions as they relate to the assigned area of responsibility

  • Participate in state, regional and national professional associations and/or user groups related to the functions in the assigned department

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include (finish per position).

  • Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching assignments in more than one area of nursing. Keep current on required titers, immunizations, etc. as required by clinical facilities and contracts

  • Demonstrate professional knowledge of discipline and changes in the field

  • Apply appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom, laboratory, clinical and/or online instruction

  • Promote student retention

  • Display a professional demeanor and exhibit good work ethic

  • Establish a student-instructor relationship conducive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning activities.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of

  • constituencies in a diverse community

  • Teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level.

  • Demonstrate collaboration, cooperation and sensitivity in working with colleagues and staff

  • Maintain professional boundaries with students

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities

  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions

  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds

  • Ability to take group of students to clinical facility for 2-3 shifts per week. Requires considerable walking and standing

Minimum:

  • Master of Science degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution (MS, MSN) or a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited institution with significant coursework completed towards and the ability to complete master’s within 1-2 semesters

  • Minimum of 2 years of Registered Nurse clinical experience

  • License/Certification: Current, unencumbered, NLC multi-state compact nursing license that includes the state of Wyoming or an active Wyoming license or the ability to obtain a Wyoming license. For more information regarding licensure visit: http://www.nursecompact.com/

Although some faculty positions may necessitate specific education and/or experience requirements, all LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P.

Preferred:

  • Two years of experience in teaching or instruction

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

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Street: 1400 E. College Dr