Adjunct Professor, Associate Degree Nursing

Temple College

United States

July 11, 2021

Description

Adjunct Professor, Associate Degree Nursing

Location

2600 South First Street Temple, TX

Job Type

Part-Time (Faculty)

Division

Health Professions

Job Number

00005

Department

Nursing - ADN

FLSA

Exempt

Salary Grade

Faculty

Salary Grade Ranking

Bachelors

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Position Summary & Essential Duties

    The following duties, responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. The information listed below is not intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties, responsibilities, KSA's, and physical requirements required of this position since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements may be added over the course of time.

    SUMMARY: Under general supervision from the Executive Director, Nursing, the Adjunct Professor will function in the role of clinical supervisor and is responsible for supervision of students' skills performance, student evaluation, and other aspects of student learning in the clinical or simulation lab setting.

    Qualifications (Required and Preferred)

    MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL AND WORK REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS) :

    Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) and is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree in Nursing program with a minimum of 50% of the required credits earned. Candidate must have a minimum of two of the last four years of nursing practice experience in the areas of teaching responsibility.

    Must meet accrediting body criteria to teach in Associate Degree Nursing Program.

    CERTFICATIONS OR LICENSES:

    Registered Nurse with current Texas license, no stipulations.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Master's degree in nursing and nursing education experience preferred.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The incumbent will:

  • Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
  • Engage students in active learning.
  • Supervise and evaluate student performance in simulated and clinical environments.
  • Demonstrate professional written and oral skills in communications with students.
  • Incorporate best practices.
  • Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
  • Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
  • Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance professional growth.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solve within the clinical setting.
  • Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and students.
  • Fosters collegiality within the department/division.
  • Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional responsibilities.
  • Adhere to the policies of the college, department and the assigned clinical institution.
  • Perform job-related duties as assigned.
  • SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:

  • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non- verbal communications.
  • Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  • Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
  • Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
  • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  • Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
  • Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design
  • Knowledge of group communication and interaction techniques.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate subject matter and the application of the subject matter for the discipline being taught.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operation for the protection of people, data, property, and institution.
  • SKILLS:

  • The assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Effective communication skills and strategies, verbal and written in dealing with students and other involved parties.
  • ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work with a diverse faculty and student population.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to engage students in the learning process.
  • PHYSICAL EFFORT:

    Primarily moderate activity is required with frequent standing, walking and occasional lifting and manipulation of objects up to 40 pounds or more with assistance. Keyboarding and computer use. Use of audio/visual devices.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment. May be exposed to various types of gases, chemicals or pathogens.

    WORK SCHEDULE:

    Schedule will vary due to departmental commitments.

    HOURS REQUIRED PER WEEK: A minimum of 12 hours per week.

    TRS/ORP: TRS only.

    SUPERVISORY DUTIES: None.

    REPORTS TO: Department Chair/Supervisor.

    TEMPLE COLLEGE BENEFITS

    To enhance the employment opportunity you may be seeking, Temple College offers a competitive array of benefit options to select from, some of which are fully paid for by the college. Listed below is a summary of benefits currently offered for full-time employees. Part-time employees are eligible for specific benefits on a pro-rated basis.

    MEDICAL AND OPTIONAL INSURANCE COVERAGE BENEFIT OPTIONS

    The Medical and optional insurance coverage benefit options listed below are offered through Temple College by the Employees Retirement System (ERS) of Texas. Please visit ERS at https: // www. ers.texas.gov/ for further information.

  • MEDICAL: Eligible full-time employees can choose from the following medical programs which begin the first day of the month following the 60th day of employment:

  • HealthSelect of Texas "Blue Cross Blue Shield" (PPO)
  • Consumer Directed HealthSelect "Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA)
  • Baylor Scott and White (HMO)
  • Medical plans include prescription coverage. Employee medical coverage monthly premiums are fully paid for by the college and the college pays for one-half (1/2) of the cost of dependent care coverage monthly premiums.

  • OPTIONAL BENEFITS:
  • Dental (PPO and HMO), Vision, Optional Term Life Insurance, Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Dependent Term Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Texa$aver (457 plan), TexFlex-Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement.

    Optional benefits are employee paid but are offered at very competitive rates.

    ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACCRUALS

  • ANNUAL LEAVE ACCRUALS:
  • Regular, full-time twelve (12) month faculty and staff accrue Annual Leave as follows:

  • Years of Service : 0 through 5
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) = 8
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) = 96
  • Years of Service: 6 through 10
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =10
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =120
  • Years of Service: 10 plus years
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =12
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =144
  • Annual leave may be accrued up to a limit of 240 hours with special provisions allowing for annual accruals above that limit. Faculty with contracts less than 12 months do not accrue Annual Leave but are provided with 20 hours of personal time per fiscal year.

  • SICK LEAVE ACCRUALS:
  • Faculty and Administrative Staff: Accruals of 8 hours per month. Sick Leave may be accrued up to a limit of 1040 total hours. Faculty with contracts less than 12 months will receive accruals during the summer semester if they instruct during that time.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • HOLIDAYS: Recognized college holidays, in addition to Annual and Sick leave accruals, include Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Good Friday, Memorial Day and Independence Day.
  • PAYROLL: Employees are paid by direct deposit through the last working day of the month. Actual deposits are paid on the last working business day of the month. All benefit deductions are taken at that time.
  • RETIREMENT: Temple College is one of the few community colleges in the state of Texas to be permitted Federal Social Security deductions. Temple College is a Section 218 employer.
  • All regular employees are mandated by the Texas State Legislature to enroll in either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) however, ORP participation is based upon position. All faculty members are eligible to participate in either TRS or ORP. A list of ORP providers is available.

    Please visit TRS at https: // www. trs.texas.gov/Pages/Homepage.aspx for further information.

  • Contribution:
  • Member: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 7.7% of annual salary
  • Employer: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 7.5% of member's annual salary
  • Contribution:
  • Member: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.65 % of annual salary
  • Employer: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.6% of annual salary
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSAs) also known as Tax Deferred Annuities (TDAs) are available to all employees who are eligible to participate in the TRS/ORP retirement program and who wish to participate in this program. This participation is voluntary and contributions are made from the employee's salary. A list of providers is available.

  • MISCELLANEOUS LEAVE: Family and Medical Leave (FMLA), Jury Duty, Bereavement, Deteriorating weather, and Military training.
  • WORKERS COMPENSATION: If an employee is injured on the job, Temple College, through its Worker Compensation Program, pays all authorized hospital, nursing, and physician's fees. Additional benefits may be available.
  • HOURS OF OPERATION:
  • Regular Schedule:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Summer Schedule:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Agency

    Temple College
    

    Address

     Temple College
    

    2600 South First Street Temple, Texas, 76504

    Phone

     254-298-8601
    

    254-298-8606

    Website

     https:// www. templejc.edu
    

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