Full-time Nursing Instructor
$60,966.00 - $68,153.00 Annually
At Nicolet College our mission is to transform lives and enrich communities,
and we see change as an opportunity to transform even more lives and to serve
our communities even better. To accomplish this mission, we are redesigning
higher education to serve today's learners in the most inclusive, creative,
and flexible ways imaginable. Our health care facilities and providers face
many challenges, and Nicolet College is responding with innovative programs,
strong employer partnerships, and student-centered practices. What about you?
Are you committed to academic excellence and to doing our work better? If so,
we can't wait to meet you.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean of Health Occupations, the
Nursing Instructor provides classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction in
a variety of Associate Degree Nursing courses. The position may require
instruction in other health occupations courses depending upon institutional
needs. This position is based on the eight core competencies of nurse
educators as determined by the National League for Nursing. Responsibilities
are at the Rhinelander Campus and designated outreach and clinical locations
with variable hours that may include evenings and weekends. Office hours are
maintained in accordance with the college requirements. Nicolet College
faculty sign an annual, renewable 12-month contract.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Using state-aligned curriculum, develop, maintain and deliver performance-
based learning-centered instruction. This instruction reflects the
mission, vision and philosophy of the health occupations programs and
Employ teaching strategies appropriate to student learning needs which
incorporate the Nicolet Core Abilities, Nursing Program outcomes and
specific course content competencies. Research best practices and adapt
Model critical thinking and clinical reasoning for students in a variety
of classroom and clinical settings and promote opportunities for students
to develop these skills. Demonstrate qualities of a scholar which include;
integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality, and creativity.
Develop working relationships with students, faculty, and clinical agency
staff to promote positive learning environments.
Promote learning environments geared toward socialization to the role of
the professional nurse within the larger professional nursing community.
Facilitate optimal learning opportunities for students' specific learning
styles and needs. Provide timely and constructive feedback to students.
Conduct clinical and didactic evaluation of students, using assessment and
evaluation data and various methods in a variety of cognitive, psychomotor
and affective domains.
Develop syllabi and curriculum in a performance-based instruction model
Maintain office hours in accordance with College requirements.
Utilize technology to enhance teaching and learning as well as other
aspects of work.
Engage in student retention strategies as appropriate.
Provide guidance and resources to students to meet their individual
learning needs, determine their academic career paths, and professional
Maintain accurate scholastic records of students and submit required
reports according to published deadlines.
Professional Development and Service to the College
Participate in ongoing education for professional growth and to improve
Use feedback from self, peer, student, and administrative evaluations to
improve role effectiveness.
Develop leadership skills to shape and implement growth and positive
change. Act as mentor for new faculty colleagues.
Participate in professional organizations and activities that facilitate
socialization to the nurse educator role.
Maintain current RN licensure, certification, CEUs in area of expertise.
Meet and maintain primary instructor qualifications set forth by the
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. Meet and maintain WTCS
and College Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements.
Improve program and courses by working collaboratively with nursing
faculty, administrators, and the WTCS through program review, curriculum
and course development, assessment of student learning and input from the
Nursing Program Advisory committee.
Promote articulations with high schools as well as the four year degree
Participate in department activities including department meetings.
Graduate degree in Nursing.
Minimum of two years (4,000 hours) of verifiable occupational work
experience as a Registered Nurse. One year (2,000 hours) must be within
the last five years.
Current active registered nurse license or unencumbered privilege to
practice in Wisconsin.
Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary setting.
Experience with a variety of instructional delivery methods: face to face,
clinical, lab, and online.
Experience with instructional technologies including simulation and/or
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Maintain health requirement, current health care criminal background
check, and American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers as
required by the clinical agencies.
The employee must demonstrate strong attention to detail, and must be able
to problem solve and perform complex tasks without error.
The employee must be able to read and understand documents/displays, type,
write, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to
normal office conditions and usual office equipment, as well as a variety
of health care agencies and related equipment.
The employee must have gross motor skills: ability to maintain balance,
move within confined spaces, reach, push, pull, or stabilize and move
and/or lift 50 pounds.
The employee must have fine motor skills: pick up and grasp small objects,
pinch/squeeze or work with fingers, twist/turn objects using hands.
The employee must maintain physical endurance (work on your feet 8 hours
The employee must maintain mobility: ability to squat, stand, walk, and
Specific hearing abilities required by this job include hear normal
speaking-level sounds, hear faint voices or whispers.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include see objects up to
20 inches away, see objects up to 20 feet away, use depth perception, use
peripheral vision, distinguish color and color intensity.
The employee must use tactile senses: feel vibrations, detect temperature
(skin, solutions, environmental), feel differences in surface
The employee must be able to detect body and environmental odors and
tolerate exposure to allergens, heat, and humidity.
The employee must maintain emotional stability: provide emotional support,
adapt to changing environment/stress, focus attention on task, cope with
strong emotions, and respond to the unexpected.
This position requires regular and punctual employee presence.
The typical starting salary range is $60,966 to $68,153 per year, commensurate
with qualifications. Includes a comprehensive benefits package. View details
Apply at nicoletcollege.edu/employment. Attach a cover letter that
addresses how your background and experience are consistent with the
requirements of the position, a current resume, and unofficial transcripts of
coursework/certificates. Applications received by 4 p.m. on Wednesday,
February 9, 2022, will receive full consideration. The position will remain
open until filled.
Nicolet Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or
its programs or activities.
We're proud to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package and
competitive wages. Employees may be eligible for the following benefits:
Paid Time Off - holidays, sick, personal, vacation, and bereavement leave
Health Insurance with UMR - employer pays 91% of premiums
Employer contribution to HSA for employees enrolled in HDHP
Dental Insurance with Delta Dental - employer pays 100% of premiums for
single; 96% for family plan
Vision Insurance with Superior Vision - optional; 2 plans to choose from
Life Insurance – employer pays 100% for Basic coverage; optional
Additional and Spouse/Dependent coverage
Long Term Disability Insurance – employer pays 100%
Short Term Disability Insurance – optional; paid by employee
Employee Assistance Program – employer pays 100%
Participation in Wisconsin Retirement System
Optional Participation in Section 125 Plan – Flexible Spending Account
Optional Participation in Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan -– 403(b) and
Professional Development Funding
Degree Pursuit Reimbursement – by application, after 1 year of service
Employee Mentoring Program
On-site mammograms and flu shots
Support for mothers
Teladoc online medical services
Weight loss and nutrition programming
Benefits are pro-rated for some part-time positions. Eligible employees will
receive timely notification if/as they become eligible to participate in
Additional services and on-site resources include:
Art Gallery – Highlights collaboration with local non-profits, public art
on campus, social gatherings, and dynamic conversations.
Community Classes – We believe learning is for life! Get creative with
classes in a variety of areas:
Arts & Crafts
Computers & Technology for Home
Food & Cooking
Health & Fitness
Outdoor Adventure Series
Food and Dining
A' La Carte Service – grab 'n go items, operated by Culinary students.
Bytes Café and Lakeside Market – located in the Lakeside Center.
Top of the Hill Buffett – a student-run restaurant offering a range of cuisine prepared and served by student chefs. Operates during spring semester.
Check out a wide variety of items including books/audiobooks, DVDs, music on CDs, magazines, newspapers, and electronic items like laptops, cameras, and recorders.
Participate in events/offerings throughout the year.
Tours and research assistance.
Room Rental and Catering
Conference and technology classrooms, computer labs, and a theatre are available for rent, and we offer catering services.
Studio 113 - Cosmetology students provide a range of hair care, nail care, and spa services.
Nicolet Live! brings a diverse offering of events to celebrate the performing arts from the Northwoods and around the world including theatre, music, and film events.
Nicolet Area Technical College
5364 College Drive
PO Box 518
Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501