Assistant Professor, Nursing

Kankakee Community College

Kankakee, IL

ID: 7069570
Posted: September 8, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Provides instruction and assesses student learning in a variety of nursing and other related courses; collaborates with colleagues to maintain and develop curriculum, serves on college committees, and performs other duties appropriate for a faculty member as assigned; is dedicated to the learning college concepts and develops programs and facilitates activities that promote student success and lifelong learning. This position includes clinical and theory teaching instruction in Fundamentals and Medical –Surgical Nursing in the day and evening programs.

Examples of Duties
A. Provide instruction and assess student learning within their program area.

B. Select and review educational strategies and materials to facilitate achievement of competencies related to each course taught.

C. Prepare current syllabi and instructional materials in accordance with course master syllabi, college policies and procedures.

D. Collaborate with colleagues to review and revise curriculum, teaching materials, and teaching methods to promote student success and lifelong learning.

E. Advise, counsel and assist students enrolled in their program in accomplishing their course and program goals.

F. Meet classes as scheduled by the college and maintains office hours as stated in the KCC Faculty Association Contract.

G. Evaluate student performance, including maintaining and providing tenth day and midterm attendance in addition to grade records for each class.

H. Remain current with content, technology and teaching and learning strategies in the discipline.

I. Assess student learning outcomes at the class, course, and program levels as defined by the faculty Assessment Committee.

J. Participate in curriculum and course development.

K. Attend division and faculty meetings and communicate regularly with the director of nursing regarding instructional concerns.

L. Function as an academic advisor for students enrolled in their division and assist in the advisement and scheduling process during in-service week.

M. Participate in faculty evaluation and in-service development activities.

N. Work in a collaborative manner and respond to phone and email requests promptly.

O. Assist the director of nursing in the recruitment and selection of part-time instructors.

P. Assist the director of nursing in the selection of clinical facilities.

Q. Provide clinical facilities with appropriate course materials.

R. Provide course materials and assistance to part-time instructors as requested by the director of nursing.

S. Assist the director of nursing to meet requirements and standards set by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

T. Serve on college committees as stated in the KCC Faculty Association Contract.

U. Assist in budget preparation by recommending supplies and capital items where applicable.

V. Follow the policies and procedures of the college as stated in the Faculty Handbook and the KCC Faculty Association Contract.

W. Represent and interpret the program informally at available opportunities such as high school visits, community gatherings, etc.

X. Attend the commencement program.


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