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Clark College | Tenure-track Nursing Instructors

Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Job - Education

Close Date: 05/31/2019

Tenure-track Nursing Instructor

Clark College is accepting applications for full-time, tenure-track Nursing Instructors. Seeking dynamic candidates who embrace collaboration, creativity and innovation to support academic excellence and successful/effective student learning. The successful candidates will work within a team to teach a combination of didactic, clinical and lab courses. Department and college service work is expected with tenure-track positions to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being student success and retention. There are multiple positions available. This position begins September 13, 2019.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities
• Renew skills and maintain currency in the discipline through involvement in professional development activities.
• Effectively teach assigned classes/labs to support student success in meeting the documented course and program level outcomes.
• Design and implement tools and strategies for accurately assessing student progress and providing timely feedback.
• Use a variety of evidence-based and creative methods to promote learning. Engage learners and facilitate student learning by employing active learning strategies.
• Demonstrate respect for others.
• Demonstrate ability to work with others to achieve educational goals.
• Attend required department meetings and activities and serve on campus committees.
• Advise students, accurately and appropriately per department guidelines.
• Effectively use computer applications for instruction and communication where appropriate.
• Effectively use current instructional technology, as well as, consideration of emerging and future uses.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the College, its student population, and educational goals.
• Engage in on-going curriculum review and development.
• Participate in program review and outcomes assessment activities that impact student success.
• Actively participate in program and college accreditation processes.
• Maintain vocational and/or professional certification, and obtain relevant industry certifications as needed.
• Collaborate with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners.
• Enhance and support all forms of diversity on college campus.
• Demonstrate innovation in supporting student success and retention.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master's degree in Nursing, or will have obtained a Master's degree in Nursing prior to start date.
• Three full-time equivalent years of registered nursing experience.
• Ability to teach in a variety of content areas which may include: Geriatrics, Public Health, Lifespan, Family-centered care, Medical-Surgical, Psych/Mental Health, Leadership and Management.
• Active RN license in both Oregon and Washington by start date.
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to work well as a member of a team in a dynamic college environment.

Preferred Qualifications
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of the Clark College community.
• Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques to enhance student success.
• Knowledge and/or experience with curriculum development and teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Salary Statement
Starting salary is $53,416 (non-negotiable). Faculty may be eligible to advance every other year; current top step is $76,339. Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.

Required Online Application Materials:

• Clark College Online Application
• Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
• Current résumé
• Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office
• Responses to the following supplemental questions included in the online application
1. Describe your teaching philosophy.
2. Describe what assessment methods you use to ensure student learning; what strategies do you use to assess your teaching is effective and students are succeeding.
3. How do you infuse social equity and inclusion in your classroom?
4. Describe any special interest areas you have within your discipline. How do you keep current within your field of academic interest?

Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105

Application Deadline:
Open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications completed and submitted online by April 11, 2019.

Condition of employment:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources
February 28, 2019

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