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Instructor-Nursing

Chemeketa Community College


Instructor-Nursing
Chemeketa Community College

Position Overview

Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon seeks energetic and teaching-focused candidates for a full-time, 180-day Nursing faculty position. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Chemeketa Community College encourages and activelyseeks applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and racially/ethnically diverse candidates. This facultyposition will be committed to student success and is responsible for providing didactic and clinical instruction to students. Participation in departmental and college activities, effective communication with students and staff, and use of technology are essential components.

Terms of Employment
• This is an 80%, 180-day academic position. Recently hired faculty are expected to participate in a new faculty orientation program.
• This assignment is subject to budget approval
• Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire
• Requires flexible work schedule to meet the program needs which mayinclude evenings and weekends
• Upon hire, must successfully complete a physical agility test.

Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
Actively participates in the retention and recruitment of students
Embraces appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions; understands and utilizes available technology as communication and data gathering tools
Meets all scheduled and special classes-day, evening, nights, week-ends, and 12 hour shifts
Teaches classes as assigned, following approved course outlines
Prepares and develops materials for assigned classes
Posts and maintains office hours
Provides students with course syllabi
Maintains records of grades and attendance; reports individual academic grades when required
Maintains college facilities and equipment
Participates in curriculum development; recommends course outline revisions
Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials and equipment; recommends library and reference materials
Contributes suggestions for annual department budget
Keeps up to date on technological changes and developments in subject area
Attends staff meetings and participates in designated committee work; represents the department at pertinent meetings as required
Works in a cooperative manner with other people in the department and college
Communicates in a timely manner with students and department personnel
Promotes positive image of college and college programs
Develops and maintains contacts with community and professional organizations
Assists Advisory Committee as needed
Functions as a life-long learner
Applies the College's values for teaching and learning:
• Creates a learning climate of mutual respect and fairness
• Encourages creative and critical thinking
• Actively engages students in the learning process
• Facilitates learning that applies to and enriches a student's life
• Encourages mutual responsibility for a supportive learning environment
• Clarifies expectations and encourages student responsibility for learning
• Promotes learning as a life-long process
Performs all other job related duties as assigned

Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2016

Why Chemeketa?
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Mission
Chemeketa Community College values access and diversity which is affirmed by how we care, collaborate, and innovate with each other and the community. We promise to actively support student learning from precollege to transfer or to the workplace and lifelong learning by focusing on student success, quality, and sustainability in all of our practices and by being responsible stewards of our resources.

Diversity
We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer
The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).

Salary
Salary - $47,162.00 - $78,142.00 Annually

Requirements
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
-AND-
Nursing experience in medical/surgical or equivalent within the past five years

-OR-

BSN from an accredited institution and current enrollment in an MS in Nursing
-AND-
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license (or eligible for Oregon Licensure)
-AND-
Nursing experience in medical/surgical or equivalent within the past five years

Application Process
To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://hr.chemeketa.edu.

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