Cincinnati State
  • Health & Public Safety
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Instructor, Practical Nurse Certificate Program ~ Tenure Track



Cincinnati State Technical and Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Nursing Instructor at our Clifton Campus location beginning in the Spring Semester 2018. This position does require teaching at various sites as well as the Clifton Campus. Qualified candidates will need to teach college-level courses to our technical, transfer degree and non-degree seeking students in our Health and Public Safety Division (HPS). Responsibilities will include instructing students and providing relevant class/lab/clinical experiences needed to assist them in the successful completion of their program.

Our Faculty are also responsible for providing student advising relative to academic programs, and collaborating with program chair(s), co-op coordinators, and other teaching faculty, as well as members of the HPS Division and the community to support the program and activities of the Nursing cluster/area, Division, and College. Instruction may take place in a classroom with course enhancement via online learning web portals.


Essential Duties:

Teach assigned introductory and upper-level nursing courses following established course descriptions, course objectives, and syllabi.

Provide academic advising to students, including information regarding the curriculum, scheduling, cooperative education, and career opportunities.

Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.

Actively participate in cluster/area, College and Divisional activities, meetings, and committees.

Assist in the development of new courses/curricula and the maintenance of existing courses/curricula.

Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair.

Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.

Teach courses, labs and clinical at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.

Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in the nursing field.

Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with nursing students.

Knowledge of Ohio Board of Nursing laws and rules.

Unencumbered Ohio nursing license.

Valid driver's license and reliable transportation to travel to campuses, training and clinical sites as needed.

Evening hours availability required, and occasional weekend hours as needed.

Meet standard physical requirements of an acute care nurse.


Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in Nursing or Education field.

Certified Nurse Educator credential.

Licensed Practical Nursing education experience.


Desired Competencies:

Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.

Experience using diverse methods of classroom technology, and innovative instructional/academic support systems and programs.

Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Demonstrated skill in teaching, using applied academic methods, including active and collaborative learning.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Team player, strong organizational skills, and self-motivated.

Demonstrated commitment to student and faculty success.

Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population.

Possess good organizational and planning skills.

Demonstrate sensitivity and the ability to teach students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment. Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.

All candidates are asked to upload an unofficial copy of his/her transcripts to the candidate profile.


Reports to:                             Dean, Health and Public Safety Division

Position Level:                       Instructor

Compensation Range:          $58,199 (Bachelor), $63,703 (Master), $69,206 (PhD)

Job Category:                        Tenure Track Faculty

Contract Affiliation:             AAUP I

Exempt Classification           Exempt

Status:                                    Fulltime


Excellent Benefits

Candidates selected for full-time positions are eligible for our benefit package that includes excellent medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits with cost effective out of pocket payments and contribution rates, tuition reimbursement, and immediate accrual of sick leave.

Equal Opportunity Employer- Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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