Nursing Adjunct

Lower Columbia College

United States

October 18, 2021


Nursing Adjunct


$54.13 - $63.55 Hourly


Longview, WA

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Instruction - Adjunct

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    At a Glance: Lower Columbia College is seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and competent registered nurses for an adjunct nursing pool! Our Adjunct Faculty are an integral part of the college and their contributions to student success is valued.

    The LCC Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and prepares approximately 100 graduates each year for registered nurse licensure.

    The salary is:

  • Lecture rate: $54.13 - $63.55 per contact hour ($595.43 - $699.05 per credit).
  • Lab rate: $41.47 - $47.37 per contact hour ($912.34 - $1,042.14 per credit).
  • Practicum rate: $30.39 per contact hour ($986.04 per credit).
  • Adjunct Nursing faculty will also receive a nursing stipend equal to 24.8% of the base salary.
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    Examples of Duties & Responsibilities

  • Impart expertise, enthusiasm and creativity in the teaching of nursing
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment
  • Model professional nursing behaviors
  • Effectively prepare and present content to a diverse student population with various learning styles and abilities
  • Provide quality instruction in various settings (classroom, practicum sites, simulation, and skills lab) adapting to a variety of teaching/learning styles
  • Competently incorporate instructional technologies in course delivery, both face-to-face and online
  • Seek and promote opportunities for student learning and critical thinking
  • Assess, evaluate, and document student learning and achievement of course outcomes
  • Provide individualized support to promote student success
  • Provide verbal and written feedback to students in a timely manner, including grading of assignments
  • Maintain currency of course content and materials, including course syllabi
  • Protect student, staff, and patient safety in practicum, simulation and skills lab settings
  • Assure the clinical setting and the selected patients are commensurate with the student's learning needs, abilities, and course objectives
  • Demonstrate understanding of the faculty role in assisting the student with the provision of patient care
  • Collaborate with Nursing Program Director and Nursing Faculty regarding student and program issues
  • Establish and maintain office hours
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Typical Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Active, unencumbered license as Registered Nursing in WA State
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • Expertise and clinical practice in medical/surgical nursing
  • Proof of required immunizations and negative drug screen per clinical agency requirements
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years college teaching experience in Nursing
  • Experience using a Learning Management System such as Canvas
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience in student and program assessment
  • Nursing experience in specialty areas in addition to general medical/surgical is welcomed
  • The minimum qualifications may seem specific and limiting, but we do consider candidates with relatable education, experience, and skills. We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet exactly what's listed. With questions about qualifications, feel free to reach out to our HR team.

    Supplemental Information

    Equal Employment Opportunity LCC provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. For more information, see Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.

  • The college encourages qualified members of protected classes to apply.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion LCC celebrates and embraces diversity of all kinds, including differing beliefs, cultures, people, and experiences. We commit to institutional and individual changes that recognize, understand, and challenge patterns of social inequity and systemic disparities within our ever-changing world. For more information, see Diversity& Equity.

  • The college is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information, visit About Title IX.
  • Mission, Vision & Values Our Mission, Vision & Values define our reason for being, and provide the framework for planning and improvement efforts at LCC. For details on LCC's Mission, Vision & Values, see our Strategic Plan.

    Application Procedure and Requirements An online application must be completed for consideration. Paper submissions or emailed materials will not be accepted. A complete application must also include the following documents (attached or in the online application itself):

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
  • Upon request, accommodations are available for persons with disabilities for the Lower Columbia College hiring process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.

    Conditions of Employment

  • If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate legal authorization to work for the duration of this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1995.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • This position is part of a bargaining unit subject to a collective bargaining agreement.
  • The College is committed to maintain an environment for teaching and learning which is free of drugs and alcohol.
  • Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College's commitment to safety and security on campus, Lower Columbia College reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Lower Columbia College's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    Proclamation 21-14 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader), college employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please reach out to the HR Office (360) 442-2120, or email us directly at if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.

    Declaration Regarding Sexual Misconduct Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants must declare whether they are the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment or is currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the applicant's current or past employers. By law, post-secondary education institutions cannot hire an applicant who does not complete this form. HR will do an inquiry with current and/or previous postsecondary employees at the final stage in the recruitment process.

    Lower Columbia College Human Resources For any questions regarding this job advertisement and/or department or campus culture, please call our Human Resources office at (360) 442-2120, or email us directly at

    Adjunct faculty must work two (2) consecutive quarters at 50% or more of full time academic load in order to qualify for benefits (based on instructional hours only). Once determined to be eligible, benefits begin on the first day of the month following the beginning of the quarter. Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board. Participation in one of the retirement plans is mandatory. The two plans are the State Board Retirement Plan administered through TIAA-CREF and TRS Plan 3 through the Department of Retirement Systems. Leave accruals and usage are governed by the faculty contract.


    Please make a selection from the choices below that best describes your highest level of education.

  • Some college or no college
  • Associate's degree
  • 3 years of college
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • 02

    If you have a Master's Degree, what field is it in?


    Do you have experience using online resources and tools for face-to-face instruction?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Are you currently working at another Washington State Facility? If so, please indicate the agency:


    Do you currently contribute to retirement at another Washington State Community & Technical College?

  • Yes
  • No
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