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Instructor, Nursing/Maternal-Child - Tenure Track  « Position Deleted on 2/16/2013 »

Institution: Joliet Junior College
Location: Joliet, IL
  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Posted: 12/19/2012
Application Due: 02/15/2013
Type: Full Time
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Posting Number: 0600938

Tenure Track

STATUS: Full time

DEPARTMENT: Nursing, Allied Health & Emergency Services

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

UNION: Faculty


REPORTS TO: Department Chair

PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.

MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a normal load. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers including some classes that may include outdoor activities.

1. Teach introductory and advanced classes in nursing theory and practicum.
2. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.
3. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
4. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.
5. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.
6. Assist students with academic advising.
7. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
8. Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load; and keep informed of current trends in the field of nursing and health care.
9. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
10. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at clinical and other campus sites as needed.
11. Participate on advisory boards or organizations related to the program.
12. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Master's Degree in Nursing.
2. Current Illinois Licensure as R.N.
3. Recent work experience in acute Maternal-Child area.
4. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
5. Ability to work evenings.
6. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

1. Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
2. Experience at the community college level.
3. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.
4. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
5. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

1. Standard classroom equipment and software.
2. Standard hospital equipment and software.

1. Classroom, skills lab, and simulation teaching environment.
2. Clinical/hospital units.


Apply online at

Unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to your online application.
2 reference letters must be attached to your online application or copies e-mailed (, faxed (815-729-3331) or mailed (Human Resources Dept., Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL 60431) BY DEADLINE DATE. All required documents must be on in Human Resources by posting deadline. OFFICIAL transcripts REQUIRED prior to hiring. Bring OFFICIAL transcripts at time of interview.


An equal opportunity employer, affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Joliet Junior College is committed to a policy of non-discrimination to recruit, hire and promote for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, unfavorable military discharge, or any other unlawful basis in the recruitment selection, or employment of its employees. All employment decisions are based on the qualifications of each individual. No person shall be denied equal treatment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, unfavorable military discharge or any other unlawful basis in employment practices and policies.
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