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Employment Opportunities - Nursing Instructor

Nursing Instructor

Date Opened: 2023-07-25
Closing Date: Until Filled

Position Overview

Grade 38 NFPR2

This position instructs students toward professional nursing practice in community health care.

Essential Job Functions

• Prepares and presents classroom lectures and implements techniques to facilitate student active learning.
• Provides clinical supervision of students in various clinical experiences and serves as a liaison to assigned clinical facilities.
• Participates in program and curriculum development; maintaining faculty expectations for program accreditation and board of nursing approval.
• Evaluates student outcomes throughout the curriculum utilizing assessment data to improve teaching strategies within courses; continuous
development of department strategic plan.
• Advises and mentors nursing students for success.
• Participates in assigned committees, recruitment, and activities; collaborates with faculty within the college and other institutions to meet student
• Maintains currency in the field by conducting ongoing research and participates in professional development.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom, laboratory and field presentation techniques.
• Advising methods and techniques.
• Research methodology and information resources related to designated field
• Basic supervisory and coaching principles and practices
• Ability to operate equipment and performing work related to designated field
• Ability to supervise students in work experience settings
• Ability to prepare and present classroom lectures and laboratory work
• Proficient in the use of standard office equipment, including computer and standard office software.

Work Environment and Physical Factors

• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move
• The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a
computer terminal; extensive reading; and visual inspection.
• Exposure to hazardous materials/chemicals in skills lab and clinical settings, and/or infectious diseases in community health settings

Education, Experience and Licenses

• Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing accepted: must obtain a Masters in Nursing within 5 years of employment.
• At least two (2) years of clinical nursing experience is required.
• Master’s degree in Nursing is preferred.
• Must be Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Mexico.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

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

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

Phone: (505) 454-2503
Fax: (505) 454-2520

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.

LCC Application for Employment