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Internal Application: Nursing Faculty (10 month)

Academic Programs | North East, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Employees of Cecil College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships.

General Description:

This position is responsible for teaching in the associate degree in nursing program. The faculty member's responsibilities include planning, organizing, teaching, and, providing feedback to promote and direct student learning in accordance with Cecil College's department of nursing learning-centered values that meet the essential competencies.

Specific duties generally include but are not limited to:

Faculty members shall:

  • Conduct assigned classes in accordance with the approved master course syllabus and stipulations of the department. Teach a full-time load of 30-credit hours per academic year.
  • Meet every scheduled class, including the final examination, for the full scheduled number of minutes. Any changes in meeting place or time should be reported to the Administrative Assistants of Academic Programs and the Department Chair prior to the class meeting.
  • Follow the requirements in the ‘Master Syllabi and Course Syllabi Policy and Procedures’. On the first day of class, provide each student with the Course Syllabus. Course Syllabi must be posted to Canvas prior to or on the day of the first-class meeting.
  • Utilize the current College course management system.
  • Ensure all course information is available to students no later than the start of the first class session via the College’s LMS.
  • Maintain attendance records, including the last day each student attended class.
  • Establish, post and maintain at least six (6) reasonably distributed office hours per week in a minimum of one-half (1/2) hour increments each Fall and Spring semester.
  • Assist students through informal academic advising appropriate to the department or division.
  • Adhere to copyright laws provided on the Library site for the college web portal.
  • Regularly and routinely check Cecil College email accounts and respond in a timely manner to emails, including those from the department chair, administrative staff and students.
  • Participate in the first and second Academic Monitoring.
  • Administer a final examination or culminating activity during the regularly scheduled final exam period.
  • Submit any Incomplete Grade Contracts to the Administrative Assistants in Academic Programs.
  • Adhere to “End of Semester Checklist.”
  • Submit materials for faculty performance evaluation, on time, to the appropriate CAO or designee.
  • Participate with the Faculty Member’s department chair in conducting and completing adjunct evaluations and the annual department report.
  • Submit other materials and forms necessary for the College’s purpose or for the College’s compliance with outside regulations and/or regulatory bodies.
  • Prepare and revise necessary master course syllabi, utilizing appropriate textbooks or additional course materials.
  • Prepare new master course syllabi and new programs as necessary.
  • Attend all scheduled and special faculty meetings and meetings of other groups to which assigned (e.g. division, committees, affinity groups, etc.).
  • Support College-wide testing and actively encourage students to participate.
  • Participate in Commencements, other official College ceremonies, and meetings called by the Department Chair, Dean, Vice President for Academic Programs, or the President.
  • Serve on faculty and other College committees.
  • Participate in course assessment and program reports, as needed.
  • Complete required professional development, including Safe Colleges.
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the College and the policies of the Board of Trustees.
  • Act in accordance with the letter and spirit of applicable laws, College policies, rules, and expectations, and the terms of the contract for the current academic year.
  • Adhere to additional duties as set forth in a faculty member’s contract and/or required by virtue of the faculty member’s position at the College.
  • Conduct College classes at Cecil County Public Schools High Schools when necessary
  • Conduct classes in various modalities, such as online, in-person (on campus and off-site) and hybrid as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline
  • Licensure - Current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in Maryland or Multistate
  • Education- Minimum of Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Prior teaching experience in a college/university setting preferred
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology
  • Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Successful college-level teaching experience in the related field preferred. Only completed applications (resume, letter of application and unofficial transcripts) will receive consideration. Only applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will be eligible for hire. Cecil College, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educational institution, is committed to diversity.
  • Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Physical Demands:

  • Lift 50 pounds (pick up a child, transfer a patient, etc.) as required for patient care
  • Carry patient care equipment/supplies.
  • Use upper body strength (CPR, physically restrain patient, etc.)
  • Squeeze with hands (operate fire extinguisher)

Position posted until filled.

Based upon the budgeted hours of a position, contribution to the Maryland State Retirement Pension System may be required.
*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.