Full-Time Tenure Track Instructor - Nursing

Compton Community College District

Job Description


The Compton Community College District is seeking an innovative individual whose focus is student learning for a full-time tenure-track position teaching nursing courses. The two-year Associate Degree Nursing program, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, prepares students for entry-level employment as registered nurses in hospitals and community settings. Teaching assignments will be available in the medical-surgical area with the possibility of obstetric and/or pediatric areas of the program. Faculty will be responsible for supervising students in clinical learning experiences, supervising students in campus-based nursing practice labs, seminar groups, and nursing theory classes in the first or second year of the program. Faculty may have a teaching assignment in more than one course. Faculty are responsible for professional activities such as office hours, faculty meetings, program planning and review, SLO development and assessment, student activities, preparation/research, peer evaluations, and curriculum/instructional development. Commitment to consistent participation on department, division, and college committees and to ongoing professional development is expected.


Required Qualifications:



Master's degree in nursing; OR

Bachelor's in nursing AND master's in health education or health science; OR

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

Valid California Registered Nurse License or eligibility for California licensure as a registered nurse, AND

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices



Recent community college teaching experience; experience in teaching reading, developmental and transfer-level composition; ability to address the needs of students from developmental through transfer levels, especially those who are underprepared; experience developing and using innovative teaching strategies to meet student needs; expertise with current methodology in reading and composition; successful experience with different learning technologies; experience teaching and teaching/learning online; commitment to basic skills instruction; effective oral and written communication skills.


SALARY RANGE: $60,431-89,569 (depending upon education and experience)

The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available, toward which the College and the employee may contribute.


Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick-leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick-leave days. Long-term disability income-protection insurance is also available.

Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.


Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and Social Security card.



To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit:

Online application:Compton Community College District - Administration - Human Resources

Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications

Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments

Request for Equivalency form (if applicable)

Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple-page transcripts must be loaded as ONE PDF document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript-evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript-evaluation services, please visit:


Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position for which you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.



To be included in the initial screening, application materials must be received no later than 3 p.m. on the closing date.



Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible for specified reimbursement. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department.



Compton College Human Resources 1111 East Artesia Boulevard Compton, CA 90221-5393

310-900-1600, ext. 2141

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