Position Title: Nursing
Position Number: F0080
Division/Office: Health & Life Sciences
Immediate Supervisor: Dean of Health & Life Sciences
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reference, criminal background checks required.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is accepting applications for a nine-month nursing faculty position for the fall 2014 semester. Employment will begin August 16, 2014. This position is a nine-month faculty appointment with a teaching load of 15 credits per semester, which may include day, evening and weekend sections, on- and off-campus sections, and distance learning sections.
In addition to the job functions noted above, essential job functions of full-time faculty include: Holding 10 office hours weekly, preparing and distributing a syllabus to all students consistent with the course of study for each course taught, preparing grade reports for each course taught, recommending appropriate texts and support materials for each course taught, assisting in the requisition of adequate instructional equipment and supplies, regularly reviewing library collection within faculty discipline, and evaluating course instruction in accordance with established policy.
Full-time faculty also advise students in course selection and curricular requirements, maintain attendance records and confer with students who display excessive absenteeism or an inclination to withdraw from a course, confer with students who display poor academic performance, participate when applicable and practical in co-curricular activities, prepare and follow an Individual Development and Performance Plan (IDPP), and maintain a positive, professional relationship with colleagues, supervisors, students, and the community.
Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and curriculum meetings, attend faculty workshops, assist with registration, prepare textbook orders, assist in maintaining an up-to-date inventory of equipment assigned for use in instruction, work with colleagues to promote retention of students, incorporate current and emerging instructional technologies into classroom instruction, work with colleagues to secure external financial and/or physical resources (e.g., grant writing, equipment), adhere to policies, procedures, and regulations of the college and the Virginia Community College system, and perform other related duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will teach lecture, lab and clinical courses which may include medical surgical, pediatric, health assessment, pharmacology, and nursing dimensions. The nursing faculty member will supervise nursing students during clinical experiences, serve as a liaison between the college and the health care community, and will serve as a course coordinator at least once each academic year.
In addition to teaching, all faculty members advise students, serve on division and college-wide committees, and participate in other activities that support the mission of the college. Such activities may include, but are not limited to: institutional effectiveness activities, club sponsorship, student recruitment, course and program development and evaluation, community service, and mentoring new and part-time faculty. Faculty members are expected to maintain currency in their teaching disciplines and in trends in community college education.
Master‘s degree in nursing, valid license to practice nursing in Virginia, clinical experience in pediatrics or acute care medical surgical nursing. Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy, students, and teaching in a community college, commitment to academic advisement and mentoring of students, and ability to teach during day, evening and weekend hours and travel to locations within Central Virginia, and ability to use current and emerging instructional technologies and distance learning technologies
Doctorate in nursing, pediatric nursing experience or medical surgical nursing experience with proficiency in another nursing specialty, experience in simulation instruction, experience teaching with newly emerging learning technologies, experience developing courses and curriculum, experience with securing external grant funding, teaching experience in the community college setting.
In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs site for this position. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts must be attached electronically to the online application.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
In accordance with Virginia Community College System guidelines, rank and salary are dependent upon experience and qualifications.
Application Package must include:
- State application, which can be found at jobs.virginia.gov
- Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references
Deadline: open until filled
Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Manager, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.