Schedule Information: Per course schedule; maintains a minimum of 15 contact hours of teaching and 10 office hours per week for student consultation; evening and weekend instruction may be required. Serves on college committees; participates in departmental and division initiatives.
Weeks per fiscal year: Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May) - this position requires an additional commitment in the Summer from May thru August. Additional compensation will be awarded for this time period. This position includes some evening and weekend work.
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense
Position Description and Duties: This position involves didactic and clinical instruction of nursing students in both the RN and LPN program. The person hired will also assist with the ACEN accreditation process. Instructional responsibilities include: course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in required format, assessment of student outcomes, research and development of resources for instruction, and utilization and development of instructional design methods that include technology (simulation). Timely evaluation of students including reporting of student grades and progress is required.
The successful candidate will participate in and contribute to program, divisional and institutional committees, assignments and activities. Committee work will include assignment to a faculty nursing committee. Ten office hours per week for student consultation and advisement and participation in professional development, both internal and external, to remain credentialed in nursing and to advance in the instructional role are required.
Educational Requirements: Master's Degree with a major in Nursing is required. Adult/Gerontology Medical Surgical Experience is required. Candidates must have a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license (Illinois) or eligibility for Illinois license.
Experience Requirements: Two years of teaching experience preferred. Additional experience in Long-Term Care, and OB or Peds preferred.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before January 25, 2019.
*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:
CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.
*Official transcripts required upon hire.
*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check
*Employment Sponsorship is not available
Internal Number: 493422
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.