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Nursing Instructor
Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, Tennessee
Date Posted 09/15/2020
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Institution:Dyersburg State Community College
Location:Dyersburg, TN
Faculty - Medicine - Nursing
Faculty - Health - Healthcare Administration
Application Due:Open Until Filled
General Description:
This is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position reporting to the Dean of Nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the nursing curriculum.
Participate in development of policies and standards for the Division of Nursing.
Assist in classroom and lab (clinical and campus) instruction.
Monitor, grade, and evaluate students’ progress.
Become certified in and fully use the course management system for all classes.
Utilize technology in classroom and lab instruction.
Participate in professional and committee activities including serving on Nursing Division committees as assigned by Dean and serving on college committees.
Work cooperatively with hospitals to provide optimum clinical experience.
Flexibility to teach evening, weekend, and at both locations as needed (requires use of personal vehicle).
Teach a range of ages of students including nontraditional, returning adults.
Recruit students from the community to make DSCC’s program viable and competitive.
Practice a learning-centered educational philosophy and redesign courses to include research-based learning strategies including service learning opportunities, learning communities, critical thinking skills, co-operative learning, and reading across the curriculum.
Develop web-enhanced courses for delivery in technology-enhanced classrooms/labs (such as Zoom rooms), online or in a hybrid mode.
Work with colleagues to assess the effectiveness of courses and the nursing program, analyze the results, develop and implement improvement plans, and document the improvements each semester in the form prescribed by DSCC.
Participate in professional development and maintain membership in an appropriate regional, state and/or national organization related to your teaching at DSCC.
Assist in the identification and mentoring of adjunct instructors.
Revise and develop curriculum in cooperation with colleagues; assist in preparation of schedules and in selection of textbooks (including e-textbooks when appropriate).
Advise students, maintain regular office hours which are accessible to students and participate in college life and committee work of the College.
Willingness to acquire software certifications as needed.
Assist in grant writing.
Actively communicate with colleagues and students using email, voice mail, text and other electronic means. Normally, responses are expected in no more than 72 hours.
Be trained and certified as a Master Advisor.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions:
Sedentary: Desk work; travel will be required for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office settings. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.

Required Qualifications:
MSN from an accredited institution.
Medical Surgical nursing experience in an acute care setting.
Four years clinical nursing experience.
Recent Medical Surgical experience.
Must be eligible for Tennessee licensure.
Ability to communicate well in oral and written English.
Commitment to teaching and providing quality education for students.
Qualities of integrity, initiative, and good judgment with high ethical standards.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals and/or groups.
Minimum Requirements of Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Nursing
Teaching experience.
Teaching experience.

Three (3) letters of reference, Cover Letter, and Resume must be uploaded. Official Transcripts (where applicable) must be sent directly to the Office of Human Resources, 1510 Lake Road, Dyersburg, TN 38024.

DSCC requires OFFICIAL college transcripts be sent directly by the institution before an applicant packet is reviewed by the search committee. Unofficial transcripts can be downloaded. However, the applicant file is not considered complete until we receive the OFFICIAL transcripts from the institution for the highest degree awarded. Request transcript(s) be sent to:
Dyersburg State Community College Attn: Human Resources 1510 Lake Road Dyersburg, TN 38024

Initial appointment (when applicable) is contingent upon completion of an acceptable background check.
If you are interested, click on the link to the left to apply.

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