This is a temporary teaching position ending in June 2018. Faculty in this position can expect to have an opportunity to teach in multiple programs, both in the classroom and in clinical settings. Classes are offered days, evenings and weekends. Using faculty perform duties and responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and be responsible primarily to the Dean of the Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute (HSEWI) and the Associate Dean of Nursing. The Nursing Department includes an Associate's Degree (ADN) program, an RN-BSN program, an RN Refresher program, Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), and a Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) program.
Perform student-centered teaching and promote learning excellence with a culturally diverse student body on-campus, online, and in clinical settings.
Utilize a variety of teaching and learning strategies/techniques, including simulation, face-to-face and hybrid (combination of face-to-face and online) class delivery.
Practice cultural competency knowledge and skills, or demonstrate a willingness to gain competency.
Demonstrate strong commitment to student success through fostering a positive and supportive learning environment where diversity and pluralism are advanced.
Build equitable and pluralistic learning communities within the classroom/laboratory setting.
Build collaborative relationships between the College and the healthcare communities by assisting with planning clinical experiences and finding new clinical sites.
Provide timely verbal and written assessments of student performance.
Provide culturally-responsible advising and mentoring to prospective students and students enrolled in the program, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
Mentor part-time/adjunct clinical faculty.
Maintain effective communication with diverse faculty, staff, students, and clinical partners.
Actively and effectively participate in faculty group processes.
Review content of assigned courses and integrate content relevant to the latest research developments, recommendations, and practice in the profession.
Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and program evaluation/assessment that supports the principles of equity and open-access.
Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes.
Contribute to policy and procedural matters of the college through participation in college/institute/program committees and through individual projects to facilitate institutional effectiveness.
Participate in professional development activities in order to maintain professional qualifications and clinical competency in nursing education; engage in self-reflection and self-evaluation.
Participate in college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations.
Participate in community organizations, events or in related projects and promote collaborative relationships with high schools and four-year colleges/universities.
Perform other pertinent contractual duties & functions that may be assigned.
Nursing Instructors are expected to have:
The gross and fine motor skills required to assist students with providing safe and effective nursing care.
The physical endurance & ability to work in clinical setting with students for 6-12 hours.
The physical endurance and strength sufficient to assist students with providing nursing care. For example, moving objects weighing 10-25 lbs or greater.
Ability to assist students with performing skills requiring the use of sight, smell, touch and hearing.
Master's degree in Nursing or related field from an accredited institution
Current Washington state RN license or be eligible for licensure
Philosophy of education appropriate to teach in a diverse (multi-cultural, multi-ability) classroom and an advocate for pluralism
Nursing specialty certification (e.g. Pain Management Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, Community Health Nursing)
Background/prior experience that shows understanding of concepts related to student-centered teaching and learning theory, curriculum development, and assessment of learning outcomes
Experience in integrating diversity, pluralism, and inclusion into teaching and learning, or equivalent transferable skills to do so
Experience and/or education for developing nursing program curriculum
Knowledge/experience working with a variety of teaching modalities and delivery methods, including simulation, flipped classes, online, and hybrid courses
History of life-long learning in nursing practice, quality care, and current health care issues
Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues within an institution
Be active in community and professional organizations
Be active in continuing professional development
Basic computer literacy skills and knowledge of learning management systems
HOW TO APPLY
To apply go towww.bellevuecollege.edu Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
Attach a Curriculum Vitae
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Candidates may be required to submit a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts OK) if invited to an interview. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
Additional Salary Information: Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; contracts with shorter lengths are prorated. Beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every ye...ar, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.