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Medical Surgical Nursing Faculty

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173-day contract, including full-time benefits and sick leave. NICC Higher Education Association position

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Medical Surgical Nursing Faculty
Posting Number F00108
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Work Schedule
Posted At
Campus/Center Calmar

Position Summary Information

Job Goal

Provide effective instruction of medical surgical nursing and carry out assigned related responsibilities.


Master’s degree in nursing required; or BSN with annual progression toward a master’s degree in nursing. Must have a minimum three years’ experience in medical surgical nursing; teaching experience is desired. Must be able to meet Iowa Board of Nursing academic qualifications and the credentialing requirements in Northeast Iowa Community College’s Quality Faculty Plan (QFP). Must maintain current Iowa RN licensure.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Responsible for classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction for nursing courses assigned.
2. Teach courses in accordance with objectives of the course outline as set forth by the department in which one is assigned.
3. Meet all scheduled class and office commitments as promptly as possible.
4. Assist in advising and registration of students.
5. Attend and participate in all scheduled faculty meetings unless excused by the Director of Nursing.
6. Emphasize to all classes the importance of prompt and regular class attendance.
7. Keep attendance records on all students to comply with Federal Financial Aid Guidelines.
8. Prepare and submit accurate grade reports to the Department Director as requested.
9. Submit referrals to the Department Chair on all students who may be in need of counseling.
10. Serve actively on any committees to which appointed.
11. Submit requests for materials needed for instructional assignments.
12. Keep accurate inventories of all equipment and supplies.
13. Promptly report repairs needed for the classroom and equipment.
14. Assist in recruiting students.
15. Assist with the development and support of a cohesive general education program within the department, campus and college district.
16. Represent the college in a professional manner in all settings.
17. Adhere to responsibilities as outlined in the Department of Nursing Reference Manual.
18. Assume a leadership role in assigned Program Evaluation Committees.
19. Perform additional professional responsibilities as assigned.

Essential Functions

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/16/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

173-day contract, including full-time benefits and sick leave. NICC Higher Education Association position

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In 1-2 paragraphs, please explain your teaching philosophy. As you prepare to write your statement, reflect on your goals for teaching in your discipline or area. Consider how you will apply your practical experience to the classroom. Share how you will engage your students and help them understand challenging concepts.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NICC Website
    • Posting at NICC
    • IowaWorks
    • AccessDubuqueJobs
    • Local Newspaper
    • Other
  4. If you answered the referral question with "Other", please provide. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. If newspaper, please provide name/town of newspaper. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other Document
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2