ReAnnouncement VDepartment: NursingPay Level & Step: 27/03, 29-30/01Annual Salary: $46,265.08 - $50,040.31Location: As Terlaje Campus, SaipanOpening Date: May 20, 2021Closing Date: June 3, 2021 or Until Filled
Nature of the Position
This position is located within the Nursing Department of the Northern Marianas College. The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Department Chair of Nursing.
- Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited institution in nursing.
- Three (3) years of nursing experience AND
- A current license to practice as a registered nurse in the United States or U.S. Territories, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).
All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. All candidates must have a demonstrable ability to work with various College stakeholders in a respectable and collegial manner.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Must have experience in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment.
- Must have strong computer background including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and database, preferably Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Able to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculties, and other college stakeholders.
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail.
- Capable of handling multiple tasks while maintaining composure under stressful conditions.
- Completes and prioritize tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
- Takes initiative and works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
- Must be able to present information in clear and professional manner.
- Contributes and promotes a positive and professional working environment and relationship with the college community and promotes a positive representation of the Nursing Department, Learning & Student Success Division and the College.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participates in program review and outcomes assessment (PROA) activities, this includes, but not limited to course level assessment for all courses taught by the position, lead role in program level assessment for the nursing program, coordinating/overseeing a nursing program advisory council, and as a supportive role in program level assessment for other programs and overall institutional assessment.
- Provides high-quality student, internal and external customer service.
- Participates in Institutional Assessment Review as a member of an Accreditation Standard Team..
- Participate as a member of the faculty team in organizing and coordinating theory and clinical learning experiences related to the Nursing profession.
- Coordinates and manages the Skills Lab and the Nursing Resource Center/Computer Lab as assigned by department chair.
- Sets up skills lab for skills practice, for return demonstration/test outs as assigned by course instructors or department chair.
- Supervises students during skills lab for skills practice, demonstrates assigned skills to students, and then observes/guides them during skills practice as assigned by department chair.
- Supervises students in clinical/practicum experiences for both first year and second year nursing students.
- Evaluates students’ progress, maintains record of students in skills lab and clinical/practicum experiences, and periodically advises students of progress in skills lab and clinical/practicum experiences.
- Participates in updating and revising curriculum, course guide revision, course preparation, selection of textbooks, and preparation of teaching schedule.
- Posts and maintains regular office hours for student counseling.
- Advises students on academic matters.
- Makes appropriate referral to other student support services.
- Teaches at least thirty (30) credits per academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) in the areas of Nursing.
- Uses a variety of teaching methods designed to enhance student learning, reading, and writing proficiency, interpretive abilities, and the development of critical thinking skills.
- Exhibits sensitivity of student’ personal, cultural, and gender differences in a non-threatening learning environment.
- Participates in community activities for college representation, students recruitment, and other purposes of institutional advancement as assigned by Department Chair, Dean of Learning & Student Success, or the President of NMC.
- Plans and implements educational and training workshops as requested by the Department Chair or community agency.
- Assists the department chair as requested by conducting classroom observation of department faculty for full-time and/or adjunct faculty, and submits written reports of these observations through the Nursing Chair for faculty evaluation purposes (peer evaluation).
- Participates in Nursing’s “Guided Study Hall” once a week to assist nursing students.
- Assist the Nursing Program through the assignment of the Department Chair as needed.
- Reviews the qualifications of adjunct faculty to teach courses within the employees’ area of expertise, and make recommendations to the Department Chair for certification of hiring.
- Maintains a good working relationship with the department personnel and other College employees.
- Adheres to College policies and procedures.
- Provides information and assistance to the department chair in budget matters related to the Nursing Program.
- Submits monthly reports to the Department Chair regarding information on activities, accomplishments, and problems/concerns.
- Assist the department in developing, revising, and implementing the goals and objectives of the Nursing Program.
- Works cooperatively with other departments in implementing the Nursing Program and College Mission.
- Provides effective phone etiquette and customer service skills.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must have visual acuity for the purposes of reading computer screens, manuals, labels and other printed materials.
This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 Ibs.
The Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment may vary.
This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is “Not Covered”: Is not eligible to receive overtime payment for each hour worked in excess of forty (40) within the given workweek.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Deadlines that fall on a non-business day will be extended to the next business day.
All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. It is our requirement that degrees be from a U.S.-accredited college or university. Foreign degrees may be accepted when accompanied with a credential evaluation report. A listing of authorized evaluation reports can be obtained at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website at http://www.naces.org/
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification (I-9) document form upon hire. Police/court clearance will be required upon job offer.