Assistant Professor Nursing (Medical/Surgical/Mental Health

Assistant Professor (Medical/Surgical/Mental Health)

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Assistant Professor (Medical/Surgical/Mental Health)
Department Nursing Department
Position Category Faculty
Job Summary The Assistant Professor will hold a faculty appointment and have administrative, academic and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Nursing Department and the Community College of Rhode Island. This individual will demonstrate competence in teaching and development of curriculum as well as clinical competence in the area of Medical/Surgical Nursing/Mental Health Nursing.
Duties and Responsibilities The primary responsibilities are:
(1) to facilitate learning in the college classroom and laboratory;
(2) instruct students in accordance with the established curriculum;
(3) Must maintain the ability to fulfill all instructor responsibilities on assigned clinical units at varied sites;
(4) counsel students relative to their academic progress;
(5) contribute to the development and revision of curriculum, and
(6) to participate in faculty meetings to ensure coordination of didactic instruction and clinical experience.
Minimum Qualifications 1. Master’s Degree in Nursing required.
2. Active license (or eligible for licensure) as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island.
3. The equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the nursing field with emphasis on Medical/Surgical Nursing/Mental Health Nursing.
4. Current acute care experience required.
5. Current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification.
6. Current experience with computer modalities.
7. Experience in classroom and/or clinical instruction, preferably in a nursing program.
8. Strong communication, organization, interpersonal and counseling skills.
9. Experience, by education or employment, with curriculum design and evaluation, as well as student assessment.
10. Current skill and knowledge in the use of information technology and demonstrated experience with integration of computer technology into instruction.
11. Ability to thrive in a dynamic teaching/learning environment requiring flexibility, adaptability and teamwork.
12. Must maintain the ability to fulfill all instructor responsibilities on assigned clinical units at varied sites.
13. Willingness to travel and teach among four campus sites as required by department needs.
Preferred Qualifications
Reports To Level I Nursing Department Chair
Campus Location Multi-Campus Locations
Work Schedule Academic
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Tenure-track position
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union CCRIFA
Pay Grade N/A
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
Additional Salary Information
Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment Must have access to and use of own transportation.
Environmental Conditions This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Desired Start Date 2019 Spring Semester
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date 12/10/2018
Application Close Date (includes the grace period) 01/04/2019
Open Until Filled No
Comments CCRI Mission:
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.
Special Instructions to Applicants The closing date to apply for this position is 1/4/2019. This date includes a five-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 1/4/2019.

To apply:
1. Complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter, resume, active RN License, and current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification. You may attach other relevant documents under “Other Document.”
2. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information.
3. Proof of license as a Registered Nurse in the State of RI is required at the time of appointment. Out of state RN licenses are acceptable at the time of the application with proof that application for license has been submitted to the RI Board of Nursing.

Please include name and contact information for three references within the application.

Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess an active license, or are eligible for licensure, as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in the nursing field with emphasis on Medical/Surgical Nursing/Mental Health Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have current acute care experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess current CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * To improve CCRI’s advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity? Please be specific when using web site or publication names (example: LinkedIn, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.). Thank you.(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Registered Nurse License
  4. CPR for healthcare providers AHA certification

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document

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