Title of Position: Assistant Professor – Practical Nursing (PN) Full-time, tenure-track MCCC Unit Position Salary: Estimated range $46,104 – $53,387* (per MCCC contract) with benefits Effective: Fall 2014
Position Overview: Supervision and evaluation of students in a team-taught, 41-week Practical Nursing (P.N.) certificate program to include simulation lab experiences. Provide 15 credit hours of classroom and on-campus and off-campus clinical instruction (day, weekend, and/or evening assignments) each semester. Assist with preparation of reports required by governing agencies. Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues as well as to enhance classroom learning as appropriate; integrate simulation technology into the practical nursing curriculum. Serve on college committees as elected or appointed. Maintain competence through academic and professional credentials, continuing education, and professional growth. Responsible for student advising, college service, community service, and professional development in accordance with MCCC agreement.
Required Qualifications: Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing; possess an earned bachelor’s degree in nursing (master’s degree in nursing preferred); possess a minimum of five years full-time nursing experience, or its equivalent, within the last eight years, with at least three years in nursing education; and maintain expertise appropriate to responsibilities. Evidence of clinical competence in area of clinical instruction. Commitment to support student-centered, outcomes-based education. Ability to incorporate multiple instructional strategies, including simulation, and integrate computer technology common in nursing practice and education. Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Background appropriate to teach Fundamentals of Nursing, Acute Medical/Surgical Nursing, and Gerontological Nursing. Demonstrated excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Preferred: Master’s Degree in Nursing. Demonstrated excellent teaching skills including using interactive and varied pedagogical strategies. Demonstrated progression in nursing leadership roles. Teaching experience in higher education, preferably at a community college. *Full-time is defined as 2 semesters of instruction: September to mid-December & mid-January to mid-May. Practical Nursing program requires additional days of instruction with additional compensation (approximately $10,517 – $12,178 as per the provisions of MCCC contract) beyond the estimated range stated above. Application Procedures: For consideration, submit cover letter, resume, names and telephone numbers of three current professional references, and a one-page statement containing your philosophy of teaching practical nursing at a community college to Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A teaching demonstration will be required as part of the interview process. Application Closing Date: August 8, 2014
______________________________________________________________________________________ Date: July 24, 2014 Title of Position: Adjunct Faculty (non-benefitted) Salary: Per MCCC DCE Contract: $952 per credit @ Step 1 Effective: Fall 2014
Description of Duties: Adjunct faculty to teach during the day, evening, or on-line (as noted) in the following areas:
|A.D. Nursing (M.S.N. required)
||Health Information Management
||Physical Fitness-Fitness for Life
||Practical Nursing (B.S.N. required)
|Communication (on-line or on-ground)
Teaching opportunities are available on main campus and at off-campus sites in downtown Pittsfield, Great Barrington, and North Adams. Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred in some disciplines. Teaching experience preferred. Experience with online and hybrid teaching and experiential learning preferred Application Procedures: For consideration, send cover letter, resume, and a list of names and telephone numbers for three (3) recent job-related references to the Human Resources Office, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. email@example.com Application Closing Date: August 8, 2014
Berkshire Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service, and national origin in its education programs or employment. All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the Deborah Cote, Vice President for Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 413-499-4660, ext 1022, Susan B. Anthony Annex Building, Room A19.