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Nursing Program, Instructor or Assistant Professor

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Department Contact

Department Contact Information

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Department Contact Name Yvette Benitiz
Department Contact Title Human Resource Manager
Department Contact Phone 575-527-7552
Department Contact Email ybenitiz@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1800178F
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
General Information of Campus and Unit

Dona Ana Community College (DACC) is a comprehensive, learning-centered community college dedicated to a diverse population of learners in support of student success, workforce and economic development and lifelong learning. Established in 1973 at the request of the Gadsden, Hatch and Las Cruces school boards, DACC continues to meet the educational needs of county residents by providing instruction leading to associate degrees and technical certificates as well as community and adult education opportunities. As the second largest community college in the state, DACC offers accessible and affordable higher education opportunities to more than 18,000 students annually with eight learning sites county-wide. As part of New Mexico State University, DACC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Position Number 499650
Position Job Title Nursing Program, Instructor or Assistant Professor
Rank Instructor, Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Summary

Teach the equivalent of 45 clock/contact hours over fall, spring and summer semesters when considering clinical courses and other faculty contact with students. Teaching assignment may include evenings, weekends, clinical courses and/or multiple campus locations. Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and director or chair. May develop and teach online courses. Instructor, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups. Participate in ongoing program evaluation including maintenance of the systematic plan of evaluation and preparation of reports for NM Board of Nursing and/or accreditation. Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. As appropriate, assist with cooperative education or clinical work site development and student placement. Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Master of Science Degree in Nursing.
• Current New Mexico licensure, or a compact state license, or eligibility to obtain a New Mexico license to practice as a registered nurse required.
• Three years related work or teaching experience that reflects recent developments in Nursing, or any equivalent combination of work and teaching experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position.

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

• Current practice in Telemetry Nursing, Medical/Surgical, Emergency Care or Critical Care clinical setting.
• Community college/post-secondary teaching experience.
• Knowledge of innovative, creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students.
• Experience with media, evolving instructional technologies, and distance learning programs and delivery.
• Experience in developing curriculum, measuring student learning outcomes, evaluating course efficacy, and assessing and improving student learning.
• Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students through active learning experiences and strong faculty involvement.
• Demonstrated experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors and the community.
• Bilingual competence in Spanish and English will be considered and asset.

Special Requirements of the Position
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Campus/Work Site
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0
Appointment Base Annual
Posting Date 03/09/2018
Closing Date 05/04/2018
Target Salary Rate
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) 08/13/2018
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
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    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

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