The purpose of the position is to provide nursing instruction to nursing students. This position must meet the instruction standard of the NLNAC for qualified master's prepared experienced registered nurse for teaching campus and clinical labs and didactic. The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Full-time teaching faculty in Nursing are responsible for teaching various courses in the designated discipline/field of study. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach assigned day, evening and/or weekend classes. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, conduct requisite office hours, student conferences, serve on assigned division/campus/college committees and participate in curriculum development. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, the ability to work in a collegial manner with a highly diverse faculty, staff and student population and the ability to teach in an urban community college setting. Candidates for all positions are expected to demonstrate an understanding of the effective use of instructional technology, including learning management systems like Canvas. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester.
Minimum Qualifications :
Virginia license as a registered nurse. In accordance with SACSCOC accreditation requirements: a Master's degree in Nursing OR Bachelor's degree in Nursing and a Master's degree in another Health related field (e.g., Health Administration, Health Informatics, Public Health) with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Nursing. Experience teaching in the hospital, clinical and/or classroom setting. A minimum of two (2) years of related full-time or full-time equivalent experience, preferably occupational experience. CPR certification for Healthcare Providers required.
Experience teaching/supervising ADN nursing students in a clinical setting. Previous academic experience such as classroom teaching, online teaching and/or curriculum development in a community college setting. Recent clinical experience and teaching (didactic) experience in a college and university setting preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
Internal Number: 32707
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.