Position Title Nursing (Medical/Surgical) - LPN Tenure Track Instructor
Employee Group Faculty
Starting Salary $52,700 – $70,520: Commensurate with Education, Qualifications and Experience
Position Summary Information
Delta College is seeking faculty members committed to the college's philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidates for faculty positions understand that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people's lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative.
Delta believes that faculty are the heart of the institution. We are seeking faculty members who are energized by the community college pathways and inclusivity/equity initiatives, and see it as their job to support a diverse set of learners inside and outside the classroom. Delta embraces the notion of life-long learning and continuous improvement, and so is looking for those with a sincere desire to self-reflect on personal instructional practices and work collaboratively with colleagues to improve teaching and learning for all students. The faculty members that Delta seeks to hire live a daily work-commitment to the democratic ideal espoused in Delta's mission.
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion.
Must have the ability to teach in both a classroom and clinical setting and be particularly adept in the areas of Medical/Surgical Nursing.
The ability to work in a variety of settings and promote student growth and success is essential.
Ability to relate to a variety of constituents along with solid pedagogy skills that promote learning.
Demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of belonging, diversity, equity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Delta College.
Demonstrate a philosophy of teaching that provides learning opportunities that meet the needs of all students.
Establish and promote an engaging and inclusive learning environment to maximize student learning in both the face-to-face and online classroom.
Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement to promote student success.
Must actively support student retention initiatives that promote program completion.
Develop innovative, dynamic, and engaging learning environments that support student learning and success.
Collaborate voluntarily and enthusiastically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity.
Serve the community through outreach activities.
Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
Engage fully in course, discipline, program development, curriculum development and assessment.
Attend and actively participate in discipline, division, and college meetings.
Capable of using a learning management system to deliver course material.
Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which supports student learning and encompasses pedagogies for student success to meet course and/or program requirements.
Work in a variety of settings which promote quality learning.
Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.
Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and spring/summer.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
Current or obtainable Michigan License.
Minimum of three years clinical experience in the acute care hospital setting specifically in the area of Medical-Surgical Nursing.
One Year of college level didactic and/or clinical teaching.
Additional Experiences Considered
Pedagogy is informed by belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion.
Experience with accreditation.
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.
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