Mental Health Nursing Faculty

Metropolitan Community college

Kansas City, MO

ID: 7067164
Posted: June 23, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Minimal Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, with Master’s degree in Nursing or related field preferred.
Three (3) years or more of recent clinical experience working in a medical-surgical nursing unit, or nursing education teaching medical-surgical nursing.
Current licensure for professional nursing in Missouri.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

MSN in clinical area or education
Three (3) years clinical experience in mental health nursing
Current involvement in active clinical practice
Teaching experience in undergraduate nursing education
Work Hours
Classes are taught primarily in the evening/weekend, however, may be required to work other shifts to include days, evenings, and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Positions contingent on budget-appropriated funding. Position available Fall 2020 unless otherwise approved. Cover letter, resume, transcripts, license and certification are required and must be attached online in order to receive any consideration.

Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.
Applicants selected for interview will be required to present an online teaching portfolio during the interview.
Position will remain open until filled.
Active undisciplined license to practice professional nursing in Missouri.
Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.
An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;
The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission.
How your teaching style would reflect the diverse learning style of our students;
Your familiarity with the instructional technology appropriate to your discipline;
The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism as you would apply it to your discipline; and
The methods of assessment you would use to assess student learning outcomes.

A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.

Official or student copies of your transcripts.
Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.
Brief Description of Duties:
Full-time Faculty position responsible providing full-time instruction, both didactic and clinical, primarily for the Mental Health Nursing course in the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

To review additional descriptive components of this faculty position click here .
• Deliver effective instruction – Provide quality instruction, which is reflective of current discipline standards and is accurate, relevant, and engaging using college – approved curriculum and resources.
• Assess student learning – Demonstrate reflective practice, including assessment of student learning. This includes ongoing formative assessments, as well as official departmental assessment.
• Manage classes and learning environments – Foster a positive classroom-learning environment by presenting information in a way that is inclusive to all learners, including the assurance of section 508 accessibility.
• Promote continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning.
• Support learning through student engagement – Incorporate pedagogical strategies such as active learning, authentic and problem-based activities, and other successful teaching strategies into classroom instruction.
• Provide student guidance – Help students develop academic habits for college success.
• Pursue professional development – Stay current in academic field.
• Actively participate collegially in department, campus, cross-college, discipline-specific, district, and community service activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned to provide a high quality learning experience for students, including participating in commencement, attending college functions, etc.

Special Requirements:
Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.
Specific Experience Required:
• Two years of teaching experience using interactive teaching techniques.
• Experience using assessment techniques to promote teaching and learning excellence.
• Demonstrated experience with current pedagogical and instructional methods.
• Demonstrated experience with utilizing a variety of classroom technologies, both inside and outside the classroom.
• Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse community.
• Demonstrated interest in and passion for teaching community college students.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to use information technology for professional productivity (such as Microsoft Office Suite).

Preferred Areas of Expertise:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

MSN in clinical area or education
Three (3) years clinical experience in mental health nursing
Current involvement in active clinical practice
Teaching experience in undergraduate nursing education


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