Full-Time Nursing Instructor

Full-Time Nursing Instructor

Closing Date: 12/10/2017

Opened: May 24, 2017

Job Description updated June 6, 2017

Re-posted: August 14, 2017

Duties and responsibilities:


Under limited supervision, instruct students toward professional nursing practice in community health care.


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include, but are not limited to the following characteristics, duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.

At the discretion of the immediate supervisor other job related duties may be assigned as necessary.


Prepares and presents classroom lectures and implements techniques to facilitate student active learning; prepares and grades quizzes, tests and completes student outcome assessments; participates in program and curriculum development and outcome assessments; and participates in scheduling remediation sessions.

Conducts one-to-one clinical supervision of students in skill labs and health care agencies; assesses clients for student clinical assignments and nursing care plan review; coordinates with community health care agencies to facilitate student clinical experiences.

Assists in planning and implementing student recruitment and retention.

Provides student guidance and advisement on topics including registration, degree audits, individual tutoring, referrals and completion goals.

Maintains currency with changes and advances in health care delivery systems, practices, treatments, drugs, technology, etc.; participates on assigned committees and in professional development workshops and conferences.

Collaborates with nursing faculty and nursing instructors to create and maintain a supportive and balanced system of academic instruction to ensure program goals.

Other Duties as assigned: I.E. (Board Meetings, Committees, Trainings, and Interviews)

Knowledge of adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom presentation techniques.
Knowledge of counseling and advising methods and techniques.
Knowledge of research methodology and information resources related to nursing practices and health care delivery.
Knowledge of basic supervisory and coaching principles and practices.
Skill in the delivery of nursing care and services.
Skill in supervising students in clinical settings.
Skill in preparing and presenting classroom lectures.
Skill in the use of standard office equipment, including personal computer and standard office software.
Exposure to hazardous materials/chemicals in skills lab and clinical settings, and/or infectious diseases in community health settings.


Masters degree in Nursing; and three (3) years of clinical nursing experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Mexico. Must have a valid New Mexico Drivers License.


Salary is based on the LCC salary schedule and is commensurate with education and occupational-related experience. Standard LCC benefits apply.

Application Process:

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Sandra Rivera, Human Resources Technician
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Additional Info:

LCC Application for Employment

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

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