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Nursing Faculty, Spring Valley (req776)

Location: Spring Vly
Employment Type: Faculty
Compensation: 88,686.19 - 103,005.72 USD – Salary (Exempt)
Job Openings: 1

Review of application material will begin on 03/15/2021.

Job Description

Colorado Mountain College is seeking full-time faculty to join our Nursing faculty team at the Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs campus.  With teaching and learning at the center of what we do, chosen candidates will join a team of 10 full-time faculty and over 20 part-time faculty across three campuses dedicated to inspiring and educating the next generation of highly skilled, caring and compassionate nurses.

Full time faculty positions are expected to teach a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually.

Colorado Mountain College is expanding our growing nursing program. Nursing faculty work under the supervision of the Nursing Program Director and Chief Nursing Officer. There are three full-time faculty opportunities, each with a specialty in one or more of the following content areas; Medical Surgical, Mental Health and Psychiatric, Obstetric-Pediatric, and Gerontology. All three positions will focus on a respective content area in the Associate Degree program of Nursing.

All positions may include other major areas of instruction including, but not limited to: Fundamentals of Nursing Practice, classroom instruction, simulation lab and clinical teaching.

The academically prepared and experienced candidates could also be responsible for teaching courses at the Baccalaureate level including but not limited to: Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice & Transition, Advanced Health Assessment, Gerontology, and Nursing Ethics and Informatics. Assignment of responsibilities will be based on experience and program need.

This position may include night, weekend, and teaching at alternate locations, along with possible interactive video teaching and other use of technology in teaching.

Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teaching course load as assigned, evaluate courses and assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities.

CMC Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly endeavors as well as service activities such as campus and college committees, participation in relevant projects, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention.

Salary range: $88,686.19 - $103,005.72 depending upon education and experience. Excellent benefits include, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pet insurance, 12% retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, sick time accrual, mental health resources, and healthy life style benefits. 

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be credentialed to teach in this program, or eligible to be credentialed. Examples of ideal qualifications include:

A Master’s degree in Nursing and 2000 verifiable related occupational experience within the past 5 years and a minimum of one year demonstrated teaching/training experience (or equivalent in part-time role). An active, unencumbered Colorado RN license or the ability to obtain a Colorado Nursing license is required. A Doctoral degree or current enrollment in a Doctoral program is preferred. Colorado Mountain College is actively seeking a mix of both Master’s and Doctoral prepared candidates for its programs.

Diverse. Inclusive. Centered on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams and cultivating leaders. They are our hallmarks in creating an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every person; faculty, staff, students, and community members in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to work effectively with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.