Johnston Community College

PO Box 2350
Smithfield , NC
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Nursing Instructor

Johnston Community College
Smithfield, NC Full-time
Posted on June 11, 2018

SALARY: $43,861.50 - $77,738.50 Annually


Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing Education, Nursing Faculty are required
to provide quality instruction in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings and to
assume responsibilities designed to enhance the Nursing Program and Johnston
Community College as assigned by the Director of Nursing Education and/or the Dean of
Health Wellness & Human Services


  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
  • Providing instruction in classroom, laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum and
    learning resources.
  • Participating in the development of course outlines and overviews.
  • Participating in student advising.
  • Evaluating student learning.
  • Maintaining accurate student records pertaining to attendance, health and
    achievement of program outcomes.
  • Participating in the evaluation and selection of instructional supplies and equipment,
    textbooks and supplemental materials for students and the Learning Resource
  • Participating in recruitment and selection of students.
  • Participating in program evaluation and development and implementation of
    departmental policies and the annual departmental plan.
  • Attending Faculty and Nursing Advisory Committee Meetings.
  • Providing quality care for patients involved in selected learning experiences within
    the guidelines of the North Carolina Nursing Practice Act.
  • Contributing to effective relationships between the College and affiliating health
    service agencies.
  • Complying with all requirements of the health service agencies.
  • Participating in Department and College graduation ceremonies.
  • Participating in affairs of the College including recruitment of students, maintenance
    of learning environment, student activities, committee appointments, and other
    duties assigned by the College Administration.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Programs and/or
    Dean of Health Wellness & Human Services.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications: To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

Required: Master of Science Degree in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Education or
Master of Science Degree in Nursing and meet the education requirements for Nurse
Educators as outlined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing within the first three years
of employment, which includes: have preparation in teaching and learning principles for
adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation,
appropriate to assignment.

This preparation may be met by one of the following:
(1) completion of 45 contact hours of continuing education courses;
(2) completion of a certificate program in nursing education;
(3) nine semester hours of graduate course work;
(4) national certification in nursing education; or
(5) documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development
activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the NC Board of Nursing.

Minimum: Two calendar years, or the equivalent of full time clinical practice experience
as a registered nurse.

Preferred: Two calendar years and recent clinical practice experience as a registered
nurse, and teaching experience in nursing at the community college or university level.
Recent medical-surgical/acute care experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North
  • Health Care Provider CPR – Adult, Infant, Child

Additional Qualifications: (Desired)

  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Membership in Professional Organizations



Language Skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting,
    multiplying and averaging all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute fractions, percentages and decimals.


Reasoning Ability
Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in a Windows
environment and have knowledge of email systems, PowerPoint, Blackboard and online

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions
of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The faculty member who has primary responsibility for coordinating the planning,
implementation and evaluation of each major nursing course MUST hold at minimum a
Master of Science Degree in Nursing and have had a minimum of one academic year of
full time teaching experience in a nursing program.

Continuation of employment is contingent upon verification of current North Carolina
Registered Nurse License on file with the Director of Nursing Programs.