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Associate Degree Nursing Instructor
Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas
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Date Posted 09/14/2018
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title Associate Degree Nursing Instructor

Department Nursing

Position Type Full Time

Position Grade

Position Level (Faculty Only)

Step Range

Salary Range $43,000 - $74,291 + Stipend $20,000 (Based on credentials & experience)

Pay Basis Annual

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•Ensure instructional quality for the student as assessed by content mastery and competency-based skills.

•Create, modify, and implement nursing curriculum 

•Identify, collaborate, and evaluate clinical sites for student learning needs

•Maintain current and unrestricted licensure, level of expertise, and remain current in discipline changes via conferences, continuing education units, course work, journals, etc.

•Ensure course syllabi clearly reflect expectations of the students, including new competencies identified through the systematic program evaluation.

•Effective written and oral communication with students on all information pertinent to student business, such as email or website course requirements, grade determination, testing, other assignments, and information regarding other departmental policies.

•Compile, administer, and grade course work in a timely manner. Inform students of course progression and must be able to develop personalized educational plans to promote student success. 

•Maintain security of assigned equipment, classrooms, office, and all other teaching materials.

•Maintain HIPPA and FERPA standards.

•Provide information and/or data as needed for educational, funding, and/or accrediting agencies.

•Follow the procedures related to the Registrar’s Office such as grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadline; class changes; and time and room scheduling.

•Follow Laredo College’s course, faculty, and student evaluation procedures.

•Follow the proper procedures for requesting textbooks, instructional supplies, expendable supplies, and travel requests. Submit travel and absence reports within one week.

•Substitute for colleagues when necessary.

•Prepare, assign, and direct the students in library research and/or outside assignments.

•Follow the academic calendar as approved by the LC Board of Trustees.

•Participate in institutional and departmental committees Southern Association accreditation activities; implement Institutional Effectiveness plan in occupation area; and program accreditation activities.

•Participate in assessment, implementation, and evaluation of Institutional Effectiveness measures.

•Perform other duties as assigned


Position Reports To Dean of Health Sciences

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

•Provide a safe environment for students; encourage students to use available support services; encourage group activities and involvement of classes within Health Sciences as appropriate. Collaborate with support services to ensure information is shared and discussed.

•Prepare a professional development plan in consultation with the department chair; review the plan on an on-going basis with the Nursing Programs Director or designated person; work with assigned peer mentor; serve as peer mentor as requested.

•Promote the college’s programs and curricula.


Required Qualifications

Master of Science in Nursing.

Three years of clinical and/or a combination of clinical and teaching experience at a community college and/or senior college level institution in the field of nursing


Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Nursing or related field OR working towards a Doctorate degree.

Required experience as listed above, plus experience with research and/or grant writing.



Current/Unencumbered RN license to practice in the State of Texas.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The faculty demonstrates:

•Pedagogical competency focused on student learning and engagement 

•Use of current technology to enhance teaching effectiveness (use Microsoft Office is required)

•Professionalism and effective oral and written communication skills with the public, students, colleagues, and administrators 

•Ability to operate specialized simulation and laboratory equipment 

•Ability to develop and use various teaching strategies 

•Willingness to work flexible schedules which include: days, evenings, and weekends, as needed


Physical Demands

Prolonged period of standing in a teaching environment. 

Required to lift items weighing 10-15 pounds and over 50 lbs may be required. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


Supervision Exercised

•Students in classroom, lab, and clinical sites.


Work Environment

•Work inside a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time.



•Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations. Employee has the duty to report unsafe working conditions. To take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.


EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00015

Number of Vacancies 1

Open Date 05/04/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

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