Employment Opportunities

Date PostedMarch 19, 2013
Closing DateOngoing
Job Requisition Number101881
Position TitleAdjunct Professor, Nursing - Clinical Instructor
Position TypeFAC PT
DepartmentNursing AS
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
Salary according to the Faculty Salary Schedule.

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Responsibilities
Seminole State College is seeking clinical instructors with a personal and professional commitment to student learning. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, collaborative faculty educating highly motivated students. We are one of the fastest-growing state colleges in Florida, offering 196 degrees and programs, including five bachelor’s degrees. We serve Central Florida with six sites and more than 32,000 students. We are also recognized for our expert faculty and staff’s unwavering commitment to student success. You'll find the results of their dedicated work reflected in the growing reputation and achievements of the College.

Description:
THIS IS A POOL POSITION. This is a temporary part-time clinical instructor position. Applications for adjunct faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Applications remain active for one year from the date received. Associate Deans will review applications only when positions become available.

Teaching strategies will be incorporated to foster student learning, success and retention. Adjunct Faculty will work with other faculty in support of curricula improvement as appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program competencies. The person in this position will plan, organize and teach classes as assigned. Flexible hours and days, assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.

Functions as resources person to assist students in achieving their nursing objectives on an individual and group basis in clinical and college laboratories.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Provides and coordinates clinical teaching activities in the hospital/clinical setting to include student assignments, clinical supervision of students and evaluations.

2. Participates in skill lab demonstrations, practice and testing of students.

3. Provides and coordinates clinical teaching activities in selected community settings.

4. Assists students through observational and participative experiences to apply nursing
theory, the nursing process and nursing techniques in the clinical settings.

5. Coordinates student clinical experiences with facility's nursing staff

6. Uses evidenced based practices as applicable in the clinical setting.

7. Provide regular, accurate and timely feedback to students relative to their performance.

8. Plans and conducts student conferences.

9. Engages and nurtures students in and beyond the classroom.

10. Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.

11. Discusses instructional or related matters with course coordinator and program manager.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: RN license (FL certified) and Master of Science in Nursing with a minimum of 2 years of acute care nursing experience

OR

RN license and Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a minimum of 2 years of acute care
nursing experience. Three to five years of nursing experience is preferred.

2. Computer and Internet skills.


KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:
1. Personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at
Seminole State College.

2. Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.

3. English, reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.

4. Understanding of and a commitment to working in a multi-cultural environment with a
diverse student population.

5. Understanding of and a commitment to Equal Access/Equal opportunity.

Required documents: A resume and transcripts showing date degree was conferred (copies accepted) must be uploaded and attached to your application to be considered.

For those with degrees from institutions outside of the USA: When applying for a position where a degree is required, you are required to have your educational credentials evaluated by a qualified educational credentialing agency. This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.
Conditions of Employment
This is a pool position. Applications will be reviewed only when positions become available. Applications will remain open for eight months from the date of applied.

Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
All applicants including employees of Seminole State College must scan, upload and attach "Required" documents to their electronic application to be considered. To attach documents, on the Careers Home page click "Cover Letters and Attachments", then "Add Attachments" to attach documents. Applicants must include work history even if attaching a resume.

For positions requiring a degree, scan, upload and attach copies of your transcripts showing your name and the date your degree was conferred to be considered for the position.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity employer. The College values, supports, and celebrates diversity among applicants, faculty, staff, and students. In order to maintain the College community as a place of work and study for College personnel and students, harassment on the basis of gender, race, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age is prohibited.
Other Information
This is not a grant funded position.

This position requires candidates receiving an offer of employment to undergo a drug/alcohol test before beginning work. Individuals who fail the test will not be hired. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Full-time and Part-time Faculty positions are not eligible for Veterans' Preference.

For positions other than faculty positions; to claim Veteran's Preference, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

Holders of Degrees from institutions Outside of the USA: Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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